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Turkey Trot

This Thanksgiving Day, our community held the annual Turkey Trot, an 8k race that is held every year on Thanksgiving Day. A typical turkey trot is a footrace, usually long-distance, and held on or around Thanksgiving Day in the United States. The name stems from the use of turkey as a common centerpiece of the Thanksgiving dinner There are many

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Music Habits at the Peak

Music is known as a universal language that binds us together. While it is used in vastly different ways, listened to little or a lot, the impact it has is insurmountable. Even here, at Apex High School, the impact of music is very high. With an overwhelming usage of streaming services, especially Spotify and Apple music, students are using music

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It’s Time for Track

The fall sports season is officially over. This past Monday, November 7th, one of Apex’s most decorated teams began practice. The Apex High winter track and field team, who finished second place in the SWAC conference championships last year behind Panther Creek,  looks very different this year with some notable runner and coaching absences. The biggest and most notable absence this

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Why Should Students Take Dual Enrollment Courses?

In the Wake County School System there is a dual enrollment program with Wake Tech that lets students take college courses during high school. This program lets students who are sophomore, juniors, and seniors earn dual credit. With dual credit students can earn college credit and credit for your high school requirements.  The students who are sophomores through seniors can

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Junioritis

Junioritis:  “A tendency of juniors in high school to slack off as if they were seniors with senioritis.” (Wiktionary.com) We are so close to being done with high school yet so far. Freshman year everything was new and exciting, and as sophomores, we were finally getting into the groove of things and trying to figure out how to have balance

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How To Stay On Top Of Grades With the Upcoming Holiday Season

With Halloween this past weekend, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and many other holidays/days off, it’s easy to let your schoolwork slide while partaking in festive activities. When we push our responsibilities back to make room for all of the fun things in life, it’s easy to get overwhelmed when you circle back to get things done. Thankfully we are now in an

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