Author Archives: Andrea Tyson

Assistant Principal of the Year Finalist- Mr. Smith

This year, one of my favorite administrators and mentor was nominated as a candidate for Wake County Public School System’s Assistant Principal of the Year Award. We had the chance to sit down and talk to November’s Cougar of the Month and candidate, Mr. Rodney Smith. Why do you think you were selected as a candidate? That’s a good question;

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The Hate U Give– A Movie Review

     Based off of the book written by Angie Thomas, The Hate U Give was made into a film production released on Oct. 5 of this year. Produced by George Tillman Jr., the story tackles disturbing topics surrounding police brutality, being black in America, code switching, and balancing worlds between cultures. Tillman did a great job developing the plot

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Our New Leader

With the last days of school upon us, these final moments are bittersweet. Students are excited for their summer plans, are ready to delete the alarms off of their phones, and are awaiting the ending of final exams. As most of the student body, parents, and teachers have been told, our principal, Diann Kearney, will be retiring in June of

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