Big Mann on Campus

Apex High has produced thousands of incredible humans who have gone on to do amazing things, and most will leave the town to achieve their dreams. However, some come back to return the favor of the teachers before them. One of those people is none other than Mrs. Murphy, formerly known as Ms. Mann. Murphy remembers “the old Apex,” but

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NC Crunch Festival at Apex High

On October 20th, students and faculty gathered in the courtyard of Apex High to celebrate apples at the NC Crunch Festival. This statewide event is widely celebrated by schools across North Carolina. Apex High’s culinary program dedicated its menu that week to consist of apples, while festivities occupied the courtyard for the day. During both lunches, games and food were

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Drum: Line, Majors, Front Ensemble’s Award Winning Season

By: Shivani Handa and Isabel Terrett Marching band had a successful season this year and brought home several awards, including special awards earned by our school’s drumline, front ensemble, and drum majors. Everyone knows our drumline, but might not know the hard work and dedication it takes to perform at a level to receive these awards.  Our drum majors won

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Homework at the Peak

By: Kate Sinodis and Kristina Andrews Every teacher has their own philosophy when it comes to giving out homework. Sometimes homework is necessary, sometimes just standard practice, and sometimes the result of improper time management. Just so, it is a highly discussed topic among students and teachers, especially as it reaches a crucial point in each semester where work may

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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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Apex Football Highschool OT

By: Calvin Sonntag and Matthew Shelby Apex High Football ends their season with an even record of 5-5. This put the Cougars 4th in the Southern Wake conference and was the football team’s best season since 2014 where they went 6-6. Unfortunately the team took a loss on their Senior Night to the Holly Spring High School Hawks, Apex was

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New Season, New Sports

With fall sports coming to an end, it’s time for winter sports to get up and running. With tryouts coming up, some even already starting, and some already finished, take a look at what’s coming up. We have a variety of sports for you to try out for or come out and support.  Cheerleading will continue its season past fall

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