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Apex High School returning to true colors with return of green color  WRAL.com

A new school year means a brand new building for students at Apex High School. It also means a return to some history and the color green.



15-year-old girl hit by teen driving truck near Apex High School  WTVD-TV

Apex Police say a 15-year-old girl was hit by a 17-year-old driving a truck near Apex High School Tuesday morning.



Teen struck in crosswalk in front of Apex High School  WRAL.com

A 15-year-old was struck in a crosswalk in front of Apex High School on Tuesday.



Apex will add warning lights to the crosswalk where a high school student was hit  Raleigh News & Observer

The town will soon install new signs with flashing lights at a crosswalk where an Apex High School student was hit on her way to school last month.



Thousands of students, teachers head back to school across central NC Monday  CBS17.com

CARY, N.C. (WNCN) – On Monday, children across the region will wake up and get back on the school bus for the first time in months. Many of them will head to ...



Apex High and two other Wake schools get new principals  Raleigh News & Observer

Elaine Hoffman will become principal of Apex High School, which recently was renovated. Denise Tillery will be principal of Heritage Elementary and Jena ...



State Board of Education welcomes student voices after three year absence  The Progressive Pulse

Student representation returned to the State Board of Education this month after missing for three years due to political infighting between the board and State ...



Apex High gets extra police due to hoax threat. Those responsible will be ‘prosecuted.’  Raleigh News & Observer

Extra police were assigned to Apex High School on Wedesday, Feb. 13, 2019, after an apparent hoax threat of a school shooting was posted on a bathroom wall ...



Apex High School senior jumps in Junior Olympics  WTVD-TV

APEX, N.C. (WTVD) -- The Triangle was well represented as the American Association of Athletics Federation held its third Junior Olympics last month in Buenos ...



Ryan Rodgers named boys basketball coach at Apex  HighSchoolOT

Ryan Rodgers has been selected as the boys basketball coach of the Cougars, replacing longtime coach David Neal who left to become the athletic director at ...



Coaching keeps this mom of five young at heart  WRAL.com

It's difficult to comprehend exactly how Jennifer Marks manages to find the time to accomplish everything she does. But, fortunately for her family and the ...



Apex High School teacher resigns after video appears to show him choking student  WTVD-TV

An Apex High School teacher has resigned after a video appeared to show him choking a student.



Wake approves new school start times, but promises to do a review of bell schedules  Raleigh News & Observer

The Wake County school system approved 2019-20 school bell schedules that changed the times at some schools over the objections of families. But the district ...



Del Phillips to retire as Apex AD, Scott Ferguson named replacement  HighSchoolOT

After 13 years, Del Phillips will retire as the athletic director at Apex High School. He will be replaced by Scott Ferguson, who has been part of the Apex ...



Wake County’s newest high school now has a principal  The News & Observer

Two Wake County schools — including the district's newest high school — have new principals, and another principal has been promoted to a leadership ...



Some say planned U.S. 64 underpass in Apex would do more harm than good  Raleigh News & Observer

The N.C. Department of Transportation's plans to widen U.S. 64 in Cary and Apex includes an underpass for Shepherds Vineyard Drive near a planned ...



School colors announced for Wake County's new Green Level High School  HighSchoolOT

Green Level High School, the newest high school in Wake County, has announced its school colors but an announcement about the mascot will come later.



Apex High School’s renovated building will stand four stories tall, feature a parking deck  News & Observer

The Apex Town Council unanimously approved a site plan Tuesday for Apex High School renovations, a design that will transform the campus with a building at ...



Obituaries Sept. 15, 2019  High Point Enterprise

Fred Thomas Albright. THOMASVILLE — Mr. Fred Thomas Albright, 92, a resident of Thomasville passed away on Sept. 13, 2019 at his home surrounded by his ...



Apex High School teacher suspended after video appears to show him choking student  WTVD-TV

An Apex High School teacher has been suspended after a video appeared to show him choking a student.



A student's Black Lives Matter mural was torn down. Her tweet of frustration struck a chord.  The Herald-Sun

An Apex High School student said a Black Lives Matter mural was destroyed by another student, sparking a Twitter debate. He says he was offended by the ...



Students, alumni paint parting messages in the halls of Apex High  News & Observer

Educators would never encourage students to deface a public building for the sake of artistic expression. But leaders at Apex High School did just that. For good ...



Longtime Apex basketball coach David Neal to become Sanderson athletic director  HighSchoolOT

Longtime Apex High School boys basketball coach David Neal will step away from the sidelines and into athletic administration.



All-American from Apex named first volleyball coach at Green Level  HighSchoolOT

Green Level High School has hired its first varsity coach for its athletic department and she will coach the Gators' volleyball team.



Changes in store for major Wake County road  WTVD-TV

Drivers who use US 64 in Wake County could be in for some major changes.



Video of Apex High School student tearing down Black Lives Matter mural goes viral  WTVD-TV

APEX, N.C. (WTVD) -- A video of an Apex student tearing down a Black Lives Matter mural at his high school is going viral on Twitter and now that student has ...



Parade makes homecoming real for new Apex high school  The News & Observer

Students at Apex Friendship High have been waiting for a week like this. They're preparing for their first homecoming, which includes a parade Friday evening ...



40 Years Of Apex Relays Has Made A Huge Impact On NC Track  MileSplit

Since 1979, the Apex Lions' Relays has been one of the first stops for many athletes on their way to end-of-season greatness. "The week of the Apex Lions' ...



Wake school board names 4 principals, 6 interim principals, 1 area superintendent  WRAL.com

The Wake County Board of Education voted Tuesday to name four principals, six interim principals and one area superintendent after a closed session meeting ...



Apex high school student struck by car while in crosswalk  WRAL.com

An Apex high school student was struck by a vehicle on Tuesday morning while walking to school, authorities said.



Third case of whooping cough confirmed at Apex High School  WTVD-TV

APEX, NC (WTVD) -- A third case of whooping cough has been reported at Apex High School, according to Wake County Human Services. Stay on top of ...



Sneak peak of new campus housing Apex High School students  WTVD-TV

Apex High students have a new home while their campus on Laura Duncan Road is being renovated.



Apex High could be torn down, rebuilt  News & Observer

A Wake County schools proposal to do more thorough renovations on Apex High School could delay the opening of the new Green Level High School in Cary ...



See the top ranked high schools in the Raleigh and Durham-Chapel Hill metro areas  Raleigh News & Observer

Among the top ranked schools: Woods Charter School, Raleigh Charter High, Wake STEM Early College High, Franklin Academy in Wake Forest, East Chapel ...



Green Level soccer team gets win in first ever varsity game  HighSchoolOT

Hosting Fuquay-Varina High School in the program's first ever game, Green Level's boys soccer team took home a 2-0 win on Monday night.



Meet the six coaches and athletes named to the Apex High sports hall of fame  The News & Observer

The Apex High School/Apex Consolidated High School Sports Hall of Fame added six names in 2017, the second year of the hall of fame and the first since ...



Apex High School fight explodes on Twitter  WTVD-TV

Video showing a male student knocking out another on Apex High School's campus is taking off on Twitter, less than 24 hours after the fight happened.



Apex High’s AOIT program draws high marks but needs more diversity  News & Observer

A Wake County school board committee will discuss Monday school technology, school crime, selection of classroom materials and an evaluation of Apex High ...



Ben Goudeau hired as first football coach at Green Level  HighSchoolOT

Green Level High School announced on Wednesday morning that Ben Goudeau will be the head football coach at the school when it opens this fall.



Green Level selects 'Gators' as school mascot  HighSchoolOT

Green Level principal Karen Summers and athletic director Colin Fegeley went to the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher to unveil the school's mascot on ...



Mack hired to lead Green Level cheerleading, STUNT programs  HighSchoolOT

April Mack has accepted the coaching position for the Gators, according to Green Level athletic director Colin Fegeley.



Green Level announces first football schedule  HighSchoolOT

The football schedule for Green Level High School was released on Twitter on Thursday evening.



Green Level releases logos for athletic teams  HighSchoolOT

On Tuesday morning, Green Level High School released a series of logos it will use for its athletic teams when it opens this fall.



Apex school resource officer will follow students to temporary location  News & Observer

Apex High School students will relocoate to the new Green Level High School building in Cary for two years starting this fall.



Police: 17-year-old used Twitter to threaten to shoot up Apex High School  WTVD-TV

APEX, N.C. (WTVD) -- A former student has been charged with threatening to "shoot up" Apex High School. Police in the Wake County town say they got a call ...



The message of an Apex High School student's Black Lives Matter mural reaches thousands on Twitter  News & Observer

Gracie Staser, 15, shares her story on Friday, May 11, 2018, about a recent viral tweet of her Black Lives Matter mural that was torn down by a fellow student at ...



Apex High off-campus parking comes to an end for students  News & Observer

Apex Planning Director Dianne Khin said in a letter that the town will have a compliance officer searching for out-of-place student vehicles parked on lawns.



High school football season officially underway in NC: Updates throughout the day  HighSchoolOT

Raleigh, N.C. — The 2019 high school football season in North Carolina officially gets underway on Thursday with the first day of practice. Teams have been ...



Teacher suspended after video posted showing him allegedly choking a student  News & Observer

The Wake County school system has suspended an Apex High School teacher after a video surfaced on Twitter showing him allegedly choking a student.



Basketball coach John Green leaving Green Hope for Green Level  HighSchoolOT

Green Level High School has hired John Green as the school's first boys basketball coach.



First Apex High/Apex Consolidated Sports Hall of Fame class to be inducted  News & Observer

Apex gets to share its storied athletic success in a new way as it inducts 12 members to the inaugural Apex High/Apex Consolidated Sports Hall of Fame class at ...



Apex neighbors fight plan for convenience store near new high school  The News & Observer

People who live near Green Level High School in Apex oppose a proposed Eagles convenience store with 12 gas pumps. But the town council says its hands ...



Apex High School evacuated after science experiment goes wrong  WTVD-TV

Apex High School has been evacuated. Students tell ABC11 there was a fire in a chemistry lab after an experiment didn't go as planned.



Wake County school board buys land for new high school in Apex  News & Observer

The Wake County school board agreed Tuesday to buy land for a future high school in White Oak township in Apex. The district will pay $4.3 million for 66.48 ...



Solakoğlu named boys soccer coach at Green Level  HighSchoolOT

Deniz Solakoğlu will be the boys soccer coach at Green Level, the school announced on Thursday afternoon.



Third case of highly contagious whooping cough reported at Apex High School  The News & Observer

Another case of highly contagious pertussis, or whooping cough, was reported at Apex High School on Monday, according to Wake County school system ...



Apex hires former player to take over football program  HighSchoolOT

Britt Morton, a graduate of Apex and former football player, will take over the Cougars' football program.



Airline strike leaves Wake County high school students stranded in Europe  WRAL.com

Chaperones are working to get members of the Tri-High Chorus chorus back to the United States after an airline strike left them stranded in Europe.



School safety at forefront of teacher rally after shooting  The Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's public school teachers and their supporters showed up in force Wednesday to demand an overhaul of the state's ...



Fegeley accepts Green Level AD job, says it's a 'once in a lifetime opportunity'  HighSchoolOT

Colin Fegeley, who helped Green Hope to nine straight Wells Fargo Cups, will leave the school to become the first athletic director at Green Level High School.



Collins named cross country, track coach at Green Level  HighSchoolOT

Green Level High School will have an experienced coach leading its cross country, indoor track & field and outdoor track & field teams.



Apex says goodbye to its ‘Cougar Den’ in the coming days  News & Observer

In all likelihood, Monday's Southwest Wake Athletic Conference tournament opener may be the last time the Apex boys basketball team plays a contest in what ...



Leesville Road High School gets a new principal  News & Observer

Ian Solomon will start as principal of Leesville Road High School in North Raleigh on Feb. 18, 2019. He comes to the position after having been principal of the ...



New Apex Friendship High opens Monday, bringing 3 schools together  News & Observer

Rick Gardner and his daughter Sarah came to the first open house for Apex Friendship High School. About a week later, they returned to the school – for a ...



Wake County changes start times at four schools but drops North Forest Pines  News & Observer

Four Wake County schools will see new start times this fall, but families at North Forest Pines Elementary successfully fought another attempt to change the ...



Man killed in Apex officer-involved shooting after noise complaint was shot 5 times, autopsy says  WTVD-TV

Officers shot a 51-year-old man five times in April while responding to a noise complaint, according to the newly-released autopsy.



Man lured woman out of gas station before punching, raping her, Apex police say  WTVD-TV

A Holly Springs man punched and raped a woman behind an Apex gas station, according to investigators.



New principals hired at Apex High, Apex Elementary  News & Observer

The Wake County school board hired new principals Tuesday for Apex High School and Apex Elementary School. Diann Kearney will start at Apex High on May ...



Apex's Cooper named NCHSAA Coach of the Year  HighSchoolOT

Roy Cooper has coached track and cross country at Apex High School since 1984. He is the male coach of the year for the 2017-2018 school year.



Wake has tweaked its new student assignment plan. See who are the winners and losers.  The News & Observer

Wake County student assignment staff made a few changes in the second draft of the 2019-20 student assignment plan. But staff say they couldn't make several ...



Man charged after exposing himself near Apex school days after being released from jail on same charge  WTVD-TV

A man who recently bonded out of jail after being arrested for exposing himself at a shopping center has been arrested again, this time for doing it in front of ...



Green Level: A look at Wake County's next new high school  HighSchoolOT

The next new high school in Wake County will open just down the street from Green Hope High School and Panther Creek High School.



Mike Robinson to lead golf, girls basketball programs at Green Level  HighSchoolOT

Green Level High School will start its girls basketball and boys & girls golf programs with an experienced, successful head coach.



More Wake County elementary schools could start after 9 am. And some parents aren’t happy.  Raleigh News & Observer

Five Wake County schools could change their start times for the 2019-20 school year, including three Cary schools starting 45 minutes later to free up school ...



Picture U.S. 64 in Cary and Apex as part freeway, part 'superstreet'  The News & Observer

To improve the flow of traffic on U.S. 64 in Cary and Apex, the N.C. Department of Transportation has come up with three options that each involve widening the ...



Robbery suspects captured near Apex High School  WTVD-TV

There was heavy police activity near Apex High School Tuesday afternoon after officials said someone was robbed at gunpoint while at a gas station.



A White North Carolina High School Student Says BLM Mural Is Offensive — So He Destroyed It  Atlanta Black Star

A 16-year-old high school student in Apex, North Carolina was suspended after a video showing him tear down a Black Lives Matter mural started trending on.



High court ruling could mean new sentencing hearing in bizarre 2008 Apex murder case  News & Observer

Ryan Patrick Hare was three days shy of his 18th birthday on Nov. 30, 2008, when he led three other teens through a bizarre murder plot that left an Apex High ...



Apex High senior youngest to present on TEDxRaleigh stage  News & Observer

What began as Dhvani Bhatia's college admissions essay turned into a TED talk – a story-driven lecture on big ideas – all because the teen said “yes” to ...



High school teacher finds ‘Sweet’ life with in-home bakery  News & Observer

Amy Gage teaches English at Apex High School and spends her evenings baking goodies for area establishments, teachers and home deliveries.



Apex Police warn parents about BB guns that look too real  WTVD-TV

The BB gun looks and feels so much like the real thing the Apex Police Department decided to warn parents to make sure their children aren't out in public with ...



Tarini Parti, Ryan Barber  The New York Times

Tarini Parti and Charles Ryan Barber were married June 15 at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley, a hotel in Raleigh, N.C. Lalitha Achutuni, a Hindu priest, ...



UNC Wilmington women's soccer adds 9 to roster for 2019 season  Soccerwire.com

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNC Wilmington Head Women's Soccer Coach Chris Neal has announced the addition of nine student-athletes, including five ...



Researchers say high schools should start later, but Wake sticks with early schedule  News & Observer

Wake County is increasingly going in the other direction at a time when some school systems are starting high schools later and elementary schools earlier to ...



Mikaela Fullerton Commits to In-state Queens University of Charlotte  SwimSwam

Mikaela Fullerton from New Wave Swim Team and Apex High School, in Apex, NC has verbally committed to Queens University of Charlotte NC for 2019-2020.



Apex, Wake County schools negotiate Apex Friendship Middle site plan  News & Observer

The Town Council approved Wake County Public Schools' site plan for Apex Friendship Middle School Tuesday, but only after the school system compromised ...



Apex teen's death described as 'freak accident'  WRAL.com

Ozzie Vargas, 17, was killed Saturday when he fell 47 feet from a zip line at Camp Oak Hill, which is located north of Oxford, authorities said.



See how your child’s high school compares with other North Carolina schools on the SAT  The Herald-Sun

The SAT results for every North Carolina public high school and school district from this past school year were posted Friday by the state Department of Public ...



What to Watch on Friday: Apex grad on ‘Million Dollar Matchmaker’  News & Observer

Justin Jedlica, who grew up in Cary and graduated from Apex High, looks for love on the debut of WeTV's “Million Dollar Matchmaker.”



3 suspects in custody, one on the loose in Apex gun store robbery  WTVD-TV

The Wake County Sheriff's Office is actively looking for one of the alleged robbers of an Apex gun store.



Apex High student dies after drug party  WRAL.com

The Wake County District Attorney is considering additional charges against an Apex teenager who allegedly sold the drugs that killed a friend.



FBI Top 10 fugitive, wanted in LA for violent sexual assaults, killed in officer-involved shooting in Apex  WTVD-TV

A man suspected of being an FBI Top 10 fugitive and wanted in connection with a string of violent sexual assaults in California was killed Wednesday in an ...



Apex Costco to open in March  News & Observer

The Costco in Apex will open March 16, the retail giant has announced.



Apex boy with autism, ADHD and severe food allergies starts snack business  WTVD-TV

A 9-year-old from Apex, inspired by his own food difficulties, has created a snack mixture for people suffering from food allergies and sensitivities.



Looking ahead to Western Wake County growth, changes  News & Observer

As western Wake County's towns transform into an increasingly cohesive and urban metropolitan area, they're all confronting inevitable strains on roads, ...



Green Level High underway in west Cary  News & Observer

Like astronauts on the moon, Wake County politicians used gold shovels on Thursday to claim a field in western Cary as a construction site for the town's next ...



Wake County taking comments on proposed school time changes  News & Observer

The Wake County school system has created an online forum to take public comments on a proposal to change the school times this fall for five schools.



North Carolina teachers are now averaging more than $50,000 a year  The Herald-Sun

The average salary for a North Carolina teacher has increased to more than $50,000 a year for the first time. Recently released figures from the state Department ...



'I thought I was gone:' Crash survivor is victim of alarming increase in motorcycle wrecks  WRAL.com

The North Carolina Department of Transportation and DMV have seen an alarming increase in the number of motorcycle crashes across the state this year, with ...



Cement truck overturns, traps driver on Hwy 64 near Kelly Road in Apex  WTVD-TV

A cement truck overturned on a ramp off Highway 64 in Apex.



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