Author Archives: Shreya Senthilkumar

New South Asian Clubs at Apex!

With over fifty different clubs, Apex High has always accounted for the diverse interests and backgrounds within its student population. However, two recently-founded clubs have helped provide a space specifically for South Asian students: South Asian Student Association and Apex Tadka! Keep reading to find out more about these clubs and what they have to offer. South Asian Student Association

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Behind the Scenes of BOCO

The Homecoming dance is a beloved high school tradition that many students look forward to attending. However, alongside this dance is another event that some might not know of: band homecoming. Band homecoming, typically shortened to “BOCO,” is a homecoming dance designated primarily for students in Apex High’s Marching Band. It takes place directly after the Homecoming football game, lasting

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What is NC Governor’s School?

For many high school students, finding fun and informative summer programs is a top priority. Thankfully, North Carolina has plenty of options. One program in particular is the North Carolina Governor’s School program, which was founded in 1963 and has operated nearly every year since. Governor’s School is a four-week residential summer program for gifted and talented high school students

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Christmas Around the World

By: Shivani Handa and Shreya Senthilkumar Christmas is celebrated by people all over the world, but everyone has their own unique way of celebrating. Some celebrate it as a religious holiday, while others use it as time to relax and spend time with family. Here are five countries around the world with unique Christmas traditions.  Japan: KFC for Christmas Dinner

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Happy Fallidays!

By: Shreya Senthilkumar, Shivani Handa, and Kushal Upreti People all over the world celebrate different holidays during the fall season. While they may seem different, they all share common themes of unity, family, and festive spirit. Here are three fall holidays that many students at Apex High School celebrate. Diwali: A fall holiday that Americans may not be aware of

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How Flu Season is Affected by the Pandemic

Alongside Halloween and Thanksgiving comes another familiar event: the annual flu season. Generally lasting from late fall to early spring, flu season is regarded as a common occurrence in America.  However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there is a growing concern among health officials that this year’s flu season could be worse than usual. During last year’s flu season (2020-2021),

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