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Rise As One, Apex Women’s Basketball

By: Allison Hurley Winter sports season has officially begun and our Apex Women’s Basketball teams are off to a great start. Both the Varsity and Junior Varsity (JV) have talented leadership. Varsity is coached by the experienced Coach Michael and JV is coached by Coach Holmes. Varsity is led by three captains, Maddie Degnan, Bailey Sigmon, and Ada Anorve. JV

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Wage Increase for School Employees

By: Allison Hurley For decades school employees across the country have asked for higher wages. On Tuesday, November 2, 2021 the Wake County School Board of Education approved a wage increase for full and part-time employees, but many are asking, is it enough? Through the COVID-19 pandemic teachers have had more work than previous years. They adjusted to teaching online

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Bus Drivers Go On Strike

By: Allison Hurley Since the start of the school year, Wake County has struggled to hire bus drivers. On Thursday, October 29 drivers across the county warned of a possible sickout the following day and they followed through.  The United States has been suffering a labor shortage for several months now. As factories, grocery stores, and restaurants scramble to hire

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Student Council Back in Action

By: Hailey Spielman, Shreya Senthilkumar, Kylie Radford, Shivani Handa, and Amber Wilson Fifty-one Apex High students ran for 2021-22 Student Council. Based on your vote, here are your Student Council Officials! Student Body: President- Emma Fornes Vice President- Stanley Wilson Secretary- Sydney Beyer Parliamentarian- Kate Fruehauf Representatives- Carter Boxell, Ellie Hutchinson, Drew Mobley, Sebastian Pennisi, Reed Tilly Senior Class: President-

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A Cicada Surge: All the Facts

Brood X, or the Great Eastern Brood, is characterized by their bright red eyes and loud noises heard everywhere. They will make their first appearance in seventeen years all across the Eastern U.S. and parts of the New England coast.  Brood Ten first emerged as nymphs in April of 2004, and the full brood post-emergence was somewhere around June 2004,

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