Author Archives: Demaree Persson

Where’s the School Spirit?

School spirit creates a sense of school community and identity. Even though Apex students are temporarily displaced at Green Level, that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t proudly wear our school colors. School spirit includes a variety of things including: participating in extracurricular activities and supporting students at events. Here’s some ideas as to how you can show your school spirit!  

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Changes in Apex’s Population Means Changes in What…?

Ever since Apex was named the “#1 Best Place to Live in America” by Money Magazine in August 2015, the area has experienced massive growth. In fact, Apex was “America’s fastest-growing suburb” in July 2018 according to From the small-town charm to the proximity to a big city, the flow of people hasn’t been experiencing any amount of decline.

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Dear Future Self

Have you ever asked yourself, “I wonder what life will be like in a year?” I’m sure we all have at some point, especially for us high schoolers who might be adjusting to some very new chapters during the next few years. Although we can’t predict the future completely, it’s human nature to have expectations for the future. Additionally, it

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Conference Swim Meet Results

On Friday, January 25, the Cougars competed at their conference swim meet. Both the men and women’s teams placed second overall. They trailed behind the Apex Friendship Patriots, a strong competitor. The women’s team has taken home the title of SWAC Champions the last three consecutive years, so they were especially hopeful for a win. The Apex men’s team scored

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What You Can Expect From Netflix In 2018

Netflix has certainly changed since its launch in 1997. The company has transformed from a DVD-by-mail provider to a billion dollar on-demand streaming business that provides to more than 110 million people. Check out what will be joining Netflix this January: National Treasure (January 1) Historian Ben Gates (Nicholas Cage) has spent his entire life searching for treasure that dates

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