Category Archives: Life at the PEAK

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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Apex’s Cougar TV

CougarTV is one of the most loved classes in the school and so many students aspire to be a part of it. Here at Apex High school once a week during Cougar Class, (homeroom) we all get to enjoy an episode of CougarTV, where we hear about the past week, upcoming events, and important announcements. CougarTV has brought people together,

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Spring 2022 Finl Exams

Final exams are just around the corner as the 2021-2022 school year comes to a close.  Exam week will be June 6 through June 10. On Monday all students will take their exam for their first period class, Tuesday second period, Wednesday third period, Thursday fourth period, and Friday will be all make-up exams.  Students should bring their school-issued Chromebook

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Pride at the Peak

By: Kate Sinodis and Rose Andrews June marks the beginning of pride month, where members of the LGBTQIA+ community can celebrate their sexuality and gender and remember those who fought for equality before them. Pride month has been a way not only to celebrate, but also to remember the Stonewall Riots which occurred in June of 1969. The Stonewall Riots

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Prom Review 2022

By: Jessica Hudnut and Hadi Rahim On May 13, 2022, Apex High School hosted its first true prom since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Around 750 students gathered at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel to celebrate the 2021-2022 school year coming to a close. In keeping with this year’s theme, the ballroom was transformed into an enchanted forest for the

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’22 Cross Country Seniors

The 2022 cross country and track seniors haven’t just run the past four years they have overcome obstacles, broken records, balanced being a multi-sport athlete, went from running distance to pole vaulting, run marathons for fun, showed what it meant to be a leader and built long-lasting friendships. The relationships these athletes have made go beyond teammates. They have built

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