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North Carolina Teacher Pay Increase

Madison Haithcock, Layout Assistant

October 30, 2015

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Wake County school board made a budget, Oct. 6, to spend $16 million in raises for teachers, $1.8 million of which will go towards raises for teachers who have extra duties and $6 million put towards raises for positions such as b...

Glee Club Comes To The Drive

Blessing Aghimien, Current Events Reporter

October 16, 2015

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With the start of a new school year, new clubs and extracurricular activities flourish, such as the brand new Athens Drive Glee Club, created by ninth grade choral students Netta Osborne and Victoria Stocker. Glee clubs are ce...

Athens Drive becomes Magnet school

October 16, 2015

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The school board voted for Athens Drive High School to become Wake County’s newest Magnet School Sep. 15, 2015. Athens Drive now has the same Magnet status as Broughton, Enloe, and Garner High, and many other High Schools lo...

Bernie Vs. Hillary

Savannah Allred, Photographer

October 16, 2015

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  Bernie Sanders and former first lady, Hillary Clinton, are running against each other for the 2016 presidential campaign. With the N.C. primaries coming up March 1, only one of these candidates will receive a nomination from...

More Attractive, More Success?

Blessing Aghimien, Current Events Reporter

October 16, 2015

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and studies have now proven that a beholder may be the reason behind a beauty’s success. An extensive study conducted in 1999 consisting of 9,000 high school students being followed all ...

Public pressure saves Athens Drive Community Library from closure

Katie Songey, Editor in Chief

September 18, 2015

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        Wake County Public Libraries (WCPL) and Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) jointly decided to reverse their decision to close Athens Drive Community Library after the public responded negatively to the abrupt announ...

10 Point Grading scale

Jordan Avery, Secretary

June 1, 2015

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10 Point Grading Scale It has been proven by the state board and teachers of Wake County that the ten-point grading scale will help 6-12 graders who are struggling through middle and high school. The ten- point grading scale...

“Plant Sale”

Jordan Avery, Secretary

June 1, 2015

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Plant Sale For five years Athens Drive has had a plant sale that supports the special education classes to help provide extra materials that they need for their classes. This year the sale is led by the special education program...

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