Author Archives: Briana Taylor

Turkey Trot

This Thanksgiving Day, our community held the annual Turkey Trot, an 8k race that is held every year on Thanksgiving Day. A typical turkey trot is a footrace, usually long-distance, and held on or around Thanksgiving Day in the United States. The name stems from the use of turkey as a common centerpiece of the Thanksgiving dinner There are many

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Everything Pumpkin

By: Briana Taylor There is a faint chill in the air as the Autumnal Equinox has arrived, only meaning one thing: fall is just around the corner. Or, for those who celebrate a different season—pumpkin spice season—is about to get underway. Starbucks started selling its seasonal pumpkin spice lattes last week; this yearly occurrence has come to represent the official

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AP Art Show

By Briana Taylor and Ada Bartels With the end of the school year rapidly approaching, the students in Apex’s AP Visual Arts classes are marking their calendars for June 3rd: a day to celebrate their strokes of genius at Downtown Apex’s Peak of the Vine. With classes ranging from 2D to 3D visual arts, the show will capture the time,

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German State Competition

By: Briana Taylor The German State Competition is hosted once a year and is a week of German themed competitions ranging from culture and language related to art and performance. From March 21-24, 2022, eighteen Apex High School students participated in the 20th consecutive state German competition, otherwise known as German Da. After months of planning by our state organization,

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