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Wake County Teacher Restorement

March 31, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

The Wake County school board is voting to restore teachers’ tenure, but different changes were made in the state law that prevent any North Carolina public school teachers from earning their tenure. There is a new policy for...

Wake County Schools Needs Better Way To Make Up Lost Time

Daulton Bahm, Online Editor

March 30, 2015

Filed under Opinions

After eight snow days, the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) had to make an important decision about how to make up the lost instructional time. State law is very strict about when the school year has to end and how many...

Virtual schooling not developed enough for full-time alternative

Natalie Van Genderen, Editor-in-Chief

March 30, 2015

Filed under Opinions

As the recent trend of online high schools continues to grow both in the United States and internationally, the new system is proving that, despite increased student interest and known benefits, there are still some negative aspects...

Snow’s impact on Spring Sports

Michael Lee, Online Sports Reporter

March 20, 2015

Filed under Sports

Inclement weather caused the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) to close down for eight days in a two-week span in February. With students not going to school for a long period of time, spring sports were affected, resulting...

Girls Lacrosse

Melissa Mitchell, Computer Expert

March 20, 2015

Filed under Sports

Girls Lacrosse Athens Drive’s lacrosse season is coming up and girls from all grades are practicing for tryouts Feb. 6. Workouts are now in session and with skill levels ranging from beginner to advanced all players are tr...

Our Three Winners’ memory lives on

Jennifer Barnes, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2015

Filed under Column, Opinions

Up until recently, I had been fortunate to have never had to attend a funeral. If you had told me a month ago that I would be attending the funeral of a friend killed in a brutal hate crime, I probably wouldn’t have believed...

Wake County Tenure

Zhyme'k Lassiter, PR Manager

March 19, 2015

Filed under News

The Wake County school board is voting to restore teachers’ tenure, but different changes were made in the state law that prevent any North Carolina public school teachers from earning their tenure. There is a new policy for...

Kayla Grubb

Kayla Grubb

March 18, 2015

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