Category Archives: Features

What is AOIT?

Did you know that Apex High School has an Academy within the school? It’s called Academy of Information Technology, or AOIT. AOIT is a career academy in the Wake County Public School System, one of over twenty career academies in Wake County high schools. As the name implies, the focus of AOIT is information technology with two pathways: Applications and

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Spotlight: Political Club

Over the last two years, Apex High School’s Political Club has seen substantial growth and established a solid presence in the school community. While the club has existed for several years, it previously operated mostly within its own niche. Under new leadership, however, it has gained significant exposure and popularity on campus. During meetings, students discuss current events, policy, and

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Everything Pumpkin

By: Briana Taylor There is a faint chill in the air as the Autumnal Equinox has arrived, only meaning one thing: fall is just around the corner. Or, for those who celebrate a different season—pumpkin spice season—is about to get underway. Starbucks started selling its seasonal pumpkin spice lattes last week; this yearly occurrence has come to represent the official

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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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