Articles By: Anna Howell

A Passion for Cars

A Passion for Cars

Vintage cars line the parking lot, the chrome glinting in the sunlight and engines rev as the owners show off their prized possessions. Some of them have been restoring these cars for years and others have coveted these cars since they were kids. Last Saturday, the school hosted their annual car show, where people in the community come and bring […]

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The Top Colleges in the State

The Top Colleges in the State

 Each year, colleges are nationally ranked from best to worst, giving seniors a look into which schools they might want to start applying to. This year, and in the past years, North Carolina has had some top ranking colleges. U.S. News, which is the top site to go to for education rankings, releases this coveted list for parents and students […]

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NHS’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive

NHS’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive

On August 25 Hurricane Harvey hit Texas as a category 4 storm, devastating cities and leaving thousands of people without homes and hope. The National Honor Society is setting up a relief drive in the school for the hurricane Harvey victims in Texas. NHS officer Marissa Prendergast is the main student leading this effort and is hoping that this drive […]

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Videri Chocolate Factory

Videri Chocolate Factory

The flakes of gold, silver, green, and purple glint off of the chocolate as I sit underneath bamboo and fairy lights, sipping a rich hot chocolate and relishing in the cool night air. Nestled away in the city of Raleigh, near The Red Hat amphitheater, Videri is a small hidden gem that, hopefully, people will want to learn more about. […]

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New Year, New Band Director

New Year, New Band Director

Instruments blare to the conductor’s instruction, trained fingers move along with the notes, and the instructor beams down at his pride and joy. New Band Director Lucas Meade is starting his journey at his new job. He comes from an extensive background of musical experience, directing many bands before coming here. “I worked at a 6A program in West Texas […]

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Green Day

Green Day

The sky was dark and ominous, no amount of light could seep through the clouds. Rain bounced off of jackets in droplets and dripped from soaked hair as fans waited in anticipation for the band they had come to see. As the thunder growled and the lightning split the sky, fans screamed and bounced on their heels. Chants coursed through […]

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Ice Cream Around Eastern North Carolina

Ice Cream Around Eastern North Carolina

The sun’s rays beat down on Earth, creating a stifling heat that lets everyone know, summer has officially arrived. With the beginning of summer, comes a need to cool down, and the best way to do that is to grab a fresh scoop of ice cream. I decided at the start of summer, that I was going to go to […]

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Create Your Own Story

Create Your Own Story

Students laugh as they hold their phone up, following the action with their camera. In a few seconds, they’ll post it to a place the whole school can see. Recently, Snapchat made an update where people can create their own stories for a specific location, which is something entirely new on the social media scene. Since the day the update […]

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Junior Marshals

Junior Marshals

Homework, tests and quizzes rule the life of juniors, some considering it the hardest year of high school. Some students strive to be the best that they can be in school and one of the ways that shows that is to be given the title, Junior Marshal. A Junior Marshal is a student in the junior class that is in […]

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Little Free Library

Little Free Library

A child sitting on a bench swings their legs as their fingers shift through the pages of picture book. Beside them, their parent rifles through a book of their own, equally as interested. Starting in June, Media specialist Yvette Davis is setting up a Little Free Library at the school food pantry. After some pondering, she decided to call it […]

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