Category Archives: Staff

Coach Mo

By: Calvin Sonntag and Matthew Shelby Around two weeks ago our beloved cougar head coach, Britt Morton stepped down. He has done a lot of work to develop our football program to what is today. He has made great connections with his players and his fellow coaches. Coach Morton wasn’t just the leader of his football team, he was a

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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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In With the Old and In With the New: An overview of Ms. Overdiep and the Child Development Program

By: Kylie Radford and Shivani Handa Ms. Overdiep, aka “Ms. O”, is known to some as a softball extraordinaire. Others may know her as the JVB volleyball coach. Some may even know her as an Apex alumna. But to many students, Ms. Overdiep is a teacher. More specifically, the teacher of Child Development.  As a student at Apex High School,

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