Author Archives: Lindsay Taylor

Mental Health Awarness

Adolescence is a very important period for developing social skills and healthy emotional habits for mental well-being. On the contrary, mental health struggles are an epidemic for teenagers right now. Mental Health stressors include social media, the pandemic, peer pressure, especially when it comes to doing drugs and drinking. Nowadays with all the risk factors, one in seven (14%) ten-nineteen

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NC Thespian Festival

The Annual North Carolina Thespian Competition took place this past weekend. From March 11-13th, in Greensboro at UNCG. Many students here at Apex had the opportunity to attend the festival and participate in workshops, take part in Tech Challenge, meet with colleges, perform and watch One Acts from schools from across the state, apply for scholarships, interview to become a

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One of Us Is Lying Book Review

Imagine the classic movie, Breakfast Club, meets the outstanding book series, Nancy Drew. One of Us is Lying is a book about growing relationships, powerful encounters, hope, defeat, and an overall high school experience.Five students, Browyn, the smart one, already set on a college on always keeping the rules in place, Nate, the “bad boy” already broken laws and on

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Celebrating Black History at Apex

Black History Month is the annual celebration of the achievements of African Americans and all their importance in America’s history. This month started out just as a week, but eventually, in 1970 became an entire month. Ever since 1976, every president has recognized this month, even though it started in 1915, by Carter G Woodson, an American author, journalist, historian

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