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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 ...

Extra security at Apex High after threat written on wall

The Wake County Public School System stepped up security Wednesday morning at Apex High School after a threat was written on a bathroom wall last week ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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' ...

Apex moves into top 5 in boys lacrosse rankings  HighSchoolOT

There was some shifting from the fifth spot on down in the boys lacrosse rankings for the eastern half of the state.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Green Level announces first football schedule  HighSchoolOT

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

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.

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

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

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

School safety takes centerstage as thousands of North Carolina teachers protest  PBS NewsHour

A fatal shooting at a college campus was on protesters' minds Wednesday at a North Carolina teacher rally, adding a somber note to a demonstration in support ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sanderson shuts out Apex in convincing 56-0 win  HighSchoolOT

Sanderson scored quick and never gave up a single point as it defeated Apex 56-0.

Apex high school student struck by car while in crosswalk

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

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 ...

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.

Airline strike leaves Wake County high school students stranded in Europe

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

2 arrested in Apex BB gun shootings  News & Observer

Apex police arrested two for shooting at members of the Apex High cross country team with a BB gun.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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

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

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 ...

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.

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.

Find out if your child could be changing Wake County schools next fall  The News & Observer

Students at 40 Wake County schools could change schools in 2018 under the district's new student assignment plan.

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.

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

By Nick Stevens, managing editor. Green Level High School will start its girls basketball and boys & girls golf programs with an experienced, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Plea possible in Apex machete attack case  WTVD-TV

A Cary man accused of attacking a former high school classmate with a machete is scheduled for court on Friday.

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 ...

Missing 17-year-old Apex girl found and is OK, police say  The News & Observer

Apex, NC, police Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, called off their search for a 17-year-old girl, saying she had been located.

Apex Gulf War veteran receives wheelchair-accessible renovations to home  WTVD-TV

As Gordon Jeans took a tour around his newly-renovated home, he was nearly at a loss for words.

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.”

Apex High student dies after drug party

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

Moore County to offer antibiotics after whooping cough found in schools

Carthage, N.C. — Moore County health officials will offer antibiotics to students and staff members affected by an outbreak of whooping cough Thursday and ...

Apex wins 4-A state championship behind star performances  HighSchoolOT

Ian Boyd scored 25 points and T.J. Evans added 22 as the Cougars won their first state championship title in program history.

NC Latino groups create legal fund for families affected by recent ICE arrests  Raleigh News & Observer

Two Latino advocacy groups have created a legal fund for the families of undocumented residents who were arrested by federal immigration officials across ...

Former Enloe High principal Lloyd Gardner named Wake County schools' chief of staff  The News & Observer

Lloyd Gardner has been promoted to chief of staff of the Wake County school system. Gardner will be paid $167500 for a job that includes coordinating the ...

March 2019 Triangle Theater Calendar  Triangle A&E

March 8-9: Broadway by Request, featuring Jennifer Hope Wills and Nicholas Rodriguez (North Carolina Symphony in Meymandi Concert Hall in Raleigh).

Wake County Public School System's 2017 high school valedictorians | Raleigh News & Observer  News & Observer

The Wake County school board recognized the 25 high school valedictorians in the Class of 2017, which will be the next-to-last group of seniors that will get that ...

Phillips High School, Apex Middle School get new principals  News & Observer

Robert Gupton will become principal of Mary E. Phillips High School and Monica Yllanes will be principal of Apex Middle School.

Apex teen's death described as 'freak accident'

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.

Wake County educator is in the running to become NC Principal of the Year  The News & Observer

The principal of Fuquay-Varina High School is among eight finalists for North Carolina Principal of the Year. Jonathan Enns was named Wake County's Principal ...

After 4 fire alarms spark rumors at Middle Creek High School, principal reassures parents  The News & Observer

The principal at Middle Creek High School in Cary, NC, assured parents in a phone call and a web post that social media chatter about someone threatening ...

2 arrested after attempted armed robbery at Apex Verizon store  WTVD-TV

Police arrested two people accused of trying to rob a Verizon store in Apex Saturday night.

Cary High students stage walkout to protest gun violence in schools  The News & Observer

More than 50 Cary High School students walked out of their classes on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, to protest gun violence in schools.

Wake County NC to Issue $151 Million Bond for Educational Facilities  MuniNet Guide

Wake County, NC is issuing $151 million in limited obligation bonds for the purposes of constructing and equipping new schools and renovating existing ...

Apex police arrest man who exposed himself to woman at TJ Maxx  WTVD-TV

Apex police have arrested a man after he exposed himself to a woman inside a TJ Maxx.

Wake County school board honoring 48 award-winning students  News & Observer

The Wake County school board will recognize 48 students as Spotlight on Students award recipients on Tuesday.

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, ...

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.

Plans in works for new Apex High School  News & Observer

Apex High School, built in 1976 on 49 acres off Laura Duncan Road is starting to show its age with 2280 enrolled students: cramped classrooms, outdated ...

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