Author Archives: Kate Sinodis

Seussical: The Review

On Thursday, March 2, Friday, March 3, and Saturday, March 4, the Apex Peak Players performed Seussical The Musical here at Apex High School. The musical was set to be a family production, friendly to all ages and especially to kids. This differs starkly from last year’s production of Curtains, which may not have been suitable for younger audiences. At

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The Recent Lockdowns in Wake County

At least six different schools in Wake County have gone into either a code red or code yellow lockdown this month. There has been an increase in online threats, not just this school year, but more specifically in 2023. Recent news stories about schools going into lockdown because of social media threats or the stories of students bringing guns into

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Mental Health During Exams

By: Kate Sinodis and Rose Andrews First semester exams are coming up quickly, and with that, student stress levels are rising as well. Maintaining good mental health is always important, but with exams coming up, that can be hard to do.  Mental health is a person’s psychological, social and emotional wellbeing. Good mental health is important because it means that

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The 2022 World Cup

The FIFA World Cup is the most viewed and followed sporting event in the world. It is watched by billions of people in over two hundred countries. The 2022 World Cup has been going on since November 20 and will end on December 18. This year, the tournament is taking place in Qatar, which is why it is happening now

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Back to the Moon

On Wednesday, November 16 at 1:47 am, the Artemis I rocket launched from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral Florida. The goal of this mission is to orbit the moon, but the eventual goal of the Artemis program is to land both the first woman on the moon as well as the first person of color on the moon. The

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Seniors vs. College Applications

Senioritis is a popular term for when seniors in high school slack off, usually during their second semester. Before seniors can relax, however, they have to face one of the toughest semesters of school they will ever go through. During their fall semester, most seniors have to balance regular schoolwork, often with difficult classes to display academic rigor, with the

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