Author Archives: Kylie Radford

Senior Sign Off- Kylie Radford

In the spring of 2021, I came across an Instagram post highlighting that applications were open for the next semester of Newspaper and Cougar TV. I had always been interested in studying journalism, so I was excited about potentially taking Newspaper. However, throughout most of my life, I have really struggled with fear, specifically a fear of rejection. So in

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Poetry Slam Recap

On Friday, November 18th, the AHS Key Club held its third annual Holiday Poetry Slam, hosted by the event founder, Tyler Rosado. “This year’s event was bigger and better than ever before! We had a dynamic judges panel and a wide variety of entries. We even increased the number of causes we support! What I’m most proud of is the

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Student Signing Day

Being a student athlete is no easy feat. It often comes with long hours as well as both physical and mental exhaustion. Despite these challenges, many Apex High School student athletes have pushed through and are now seeing the fruit of their labor, committing to college. Most recently, five AHS student athletes have committed to playing their sport at the

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Early Childhood Education at Apex High

Last year, Apex High School introduced a new Child Development class. Now, it introduces the course’s second level, Early Childhood Education. This is the first year that Early Childhood Education is being offered at AHS, and it comes with many new opportunities for students to learn about working with kids.  In this class, students gain a better understanding of the

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AHS Collab with PurpleAir

This semester, Ms. Piper’s AP Environmental Science students completed a lab using an RTI International PurpleAir device to study air pollution. PurpleAir is an organization that makes sensors meant to “empower community scientists who collect hyper-local air quality data to share it with the public.” PurpleAir sensors measure particle pollution (PM2.5), and can be installed by the general public. Each

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