Author Archives: Demaree Persson

Apex Signing Day

This spring’s signing day showed off some of the hardest-working athletes at Apex. Athletes were surrounded by their family, friends, coaches, and teammates as they signed the papers committing themselves to a college. Apex was represented by five athletes. There were two volleyball commits, Madeline Rudd and Amanda Dybal; one soccer commit, Olexia Mitchell; one cheer commit, Hannah Wing; two

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Social Media(less)

Although I’m sure Facebook and Instagram started for good reasons, I think social media has been being used for all the wrong reasons lately. It seems like we are always trying to make ourselves the star in our Instagram posts, tweets, snapchats, or Facebook posts, whether that means posting a selfie or spending hours trying to perfect the lightning and

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Second Semester Slumps

It isn’t always easy to find motivation to keep pushing through school work; however it is important to see the light at the end of the tunnel and stay motivated to complete tasks, whether they relate to school or not. Once you get motivated, you may begin to notice that your grades improve, you get along with other people, you

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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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