Category Archives: Life at the PEAK

Celebrating National Women’s History Month

March’s association with celebrating women originated from International Women’s Day being declared on March 8th in remembrance of an all-women workers’ strike in Petrograd, Russia marking the beginning of the Russian revolution. In 1980, after petitioning from the National Women’s History Project, President Carter declared the week of March 8th National Women’s History Week. The week gained overwhelming support from

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Apex Student Advances onto National Shakespeare Competition

“To be or not to be”is  a famous quote from William Shakespeare’s Hamlet and is instantly recognized by almost any American student. It’s no surprise as about 90% of schools across the United States implement William Shakespeare’s works into their English curriculums. The playwright’s works can even be found in popular films such as 10 Things I Hate About You

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FFA Plant Sale

By: Sophia Volpe Every morning when walking into the school from the parking deck to the iron gates, students pass another building. This building is home to numerous flowers, vegetables, and even tree sprouts that Apex High School students have been growing and caring for all year. Students in Mr. Clark’s Horticulture 1 and 2 take care of the greenhouse.

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Apex High’s UNICEF Club

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Foundation is a worldwide organization that helps kids around the world in need. This organization was founded in 1946 in New York by Ludwik Rajchman who was a Polish physician and bacteriologist who served as the world leader of medicine for the League of Nations Health Organization. He started UNICEF to help disadvantaged kids

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Apex Dance soars at NCDPA

By Amber Wilson On January 21, 2023, the Apex High School Dance Program traveled to Broughton High School in Raleigh to compete at the North Carolina Dance Performance Adjudication. After showcasing five pieces to be judged by dance professionals from North Carolina university dance programs, the Apex High School Dance Program received five superior ratings. The North Carolina Dance Performance

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Mental Health During Exams

By: Kate Sinodis and Rose Andrews First semester exams are coming up quickly, and with that, student stress levels are rising as well. Maintaining good mental health is always important, but with exams coming up, that can be hard to do.  Mental health is a person’s psychological, social and emotional wellbeing. Good mental health is important because it means that

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