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Morehead-Cain Scholar: Layan Q.

With the year’s end looming, many upperclassmen anxiously await scholarship results. Layan Q. was one of these stressed students until Wednesday, February 16, when she was announced as a winner of the University of North Carolina’s Morehead-Cain Scholarship. The Morehead-Cain Scholarship is awarded to a select group of academically prestigious applicants who demonstrate leadership, character, and physical vigor. The scholarship

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

The holiday season has been over for months now, as a majority of the key holidays only occur towards the end of the year; However, there are other holidays riddled throughout the year with one being Saint Patrick’s Day.  Unbeknownst to most, the Irish holiday was originally known for its religious significance centuries ago. It’s celebrated every year on the

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Regional Shakespeare Competition: Shining a Spotlight on Aryana Figueroa

All the world was a stage at the Regional Shakespeare Competition, and Apex senior Aryana Figueroa along with nine competitors from various schools in the state, its players. On the evening of February 17, the ten thespians stepped onto the campus of William Peace University to perform both a monologue and a sonnet of the Bard’s prose to compete for

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Winter Sports Recap

As the winter sports season comes to an end, let us review our winter athletes’ accomplishments this year. Winter sports include Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Wrestling, Indoor Track and Field, and Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving.  Basketball The Men’s JV basketball team finished with a 5-10 record. Our Varsity Men’s team has a 14-9 overall record. Varsity began playoffs

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FTC Robotics Tournament

When most people think of robots, they conjure up the image of a distant future, however, robots are very much a part of present day society at Apex High, where they take on a more competitive form in the First Tech Challenge (FTC) robotics team. Most recently (February fifth) the team traveled to a tournament in Sanford, where they faced

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