• Apex High Wrestling: Becca Wyman

    For most of her life, Rebecca (Becca) Wyman has been a competitive dancer. But this year, she has decided to step off the stage and onto something quite different: the

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  • 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

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  • Mr. Clark Earns Employee Excellence Award

    By: Shreya Senthilkumar and Allison Hurley Apex High School’s very own Mr. John Clark was honored by Wake County on Friday, November 19, 2021, when he won the Wake County

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  • Welcome Ms. Willer!

    By: Shivani Handa Since the pandemic began, a few new teachers have started at Apex High School.  One of them is Social Studies teacher, Ms. Willer, who moved here earlier

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  • Introducing Mr. Locklear

    By: Kylie Radford Inspiring. That’s the word I would use to describe Mr. Locklear. In every aspect of life Mr. Locklear strives to not only improve himself, but also the

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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

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  • How Flu Season is Affected by the Pandemic

    Alongside Halloween and Thanksgiving comes another familiar event: the annual flu season. Generally lasting from late fall to early spring, flu season is regarded as a common occurrence in America. 

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  • The Controversy Around the Tardy Policy

    By: Kate Sinodis and Kushal Upreti The tardy policy at Apex High School is a controversial topic. The teachers are in favor of it, but many students find it unfair.

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  • Meet Mr. Brown- Apex’s Newest Administrator

    With the new school year underway, Apex has gained many new staff as well as administration.  Welcome Mr. Brown, our newest administrator. Mr. Brown works as an assistant principal and

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Apex Winter Sports

Swim and Dive The Apex Swim and Dive season has started. The team’s first swim meet was on the 23rd of November against Panther Creek, Green Hope, and Rolesville. The team performed well coming in second place to Green Hope. We interviewed Marisa White, a top female swimmer, about the team. She is super excited about the season and has

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The UNICEF Coat Drive: what you need to know

By: Kylie Radford This season, UNICEF is partnering with “One Warm Coat” to host a Coat Drive, to collect and donate coats to the local community. One Warm Coat is a US based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to providing free coats to children and adults in need while promoting volunteerism and environmentally sustainability. I spoke to Sophie Hayer, Co-President of

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Holiday Surveys

When the winter holidays start to roll around there’s a very big stigma surrounding exactly when Christmas should start to be celebrated. Many start to get in the Christmas spirit starting as early as November 1st, once Halloween is over. Others like to wait until Thanksgiving passes before they start decorating and playing Christmas music. We posted a survey on

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The Season of Giving

By Isabel Terrett With Thanksgiving’s end and Christmas just around the corner, it’s officially the holiday season. While many plan to spend winter break at home, cozily wrapped up with plenty of food to eat and gifts to unwrap, December is a difficult time for many families. There are those who are struggling with the cold weather, no access to

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Happy Fallidays!

By: Shreya Senthilkumar, Shivani Handa, and Kushal Upreti People all over the world celebrate different holidays during the fall season. While they may seem different, they all share common themes of unity, family, and festive spirit. Here are three fall holidays that many students at Apex High School celebrate. Diwali: A fall holiday that Americans may not be aware of

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The Cougar Statue

By: Calvin Sonntag and Matthew Shelby The classes of 2019 and 2020 have left their Legacy gift to the school; the Cougar statue outside in the courtyard. It was given to appreciate the class of 2020 and the circumstances they went through, including attending old Apex, Green Level, new Apex, and having their senior year cut short by Covid. The

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