• AHS Key Club Hosts Backpack Buddies Food Drive

    Each year, the Apex High School Key Club hosts a yearlong project that aims to help our community. This year, they have chosen to collect cans of food for Backpack

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  • Behind the Scenes of BOCO

    The Homecoming dance is a beloved high school tradition that many students look forward to attending. However, alongside this dance is another event that some might not know of: band

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  • A Look Into Walk Two Moons

    By: Shreya Senthilkumar, Shivani Handa, and Kate Sinodis On August 10th, the Apex Peak Players officially announced their twenty-third annual fall production: Walk Two Moons! Based on the book of

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Student Signing Day

Being a student athlete is no easy feat. It often comes with long hours as well as both physical and mental exhaustion. Despite these challenges, many Apex High School student athletes have pushed through and are now seeing the fruit of their labor, committing to college. Most recently, five AHS student athletes have committed to playing their sport at the

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Back to the Moon

On Wednesday, November 16 at 1:47 am, the Artemis I rocket launched from Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral Florida. The goal of this mission is to orbit the moon, but the eventual goal of the Artemis program is to land both the first woman on the moon as well as the first person of color on the moon. The

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Why are colleges waiving the SAT/ACT?

SAT/ACT requirements were waived for students due to the Coronavirus pandemic starting in 2020. Some colleges continue to waive the SAT/ACT requirements, but is the trend here to stay? As a result of COVID-19, the academic landscape changed. In the spring semester of 2020, to maintain educational continuity, classes were held online after the initial outbreak of COVID-19. The requirement

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Sophomores are Taking the PreACT

This Friday, November 18, 2022, all sophomores at Apex High School will take the PreACT. Many universities and colleges require students to submit their ACT and/or SAT test scores. Although, since the COVID-19 pandemic many schools have stopped requiring the scores, students are still strongly encouraged to take these tests. The PreACT is designed to prepare students for the ACT

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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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