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NBA playoffs

Carlos Banegas, Staff writer

April 30, 2018

Filed under News, Sports

The NBA playoffs are back nationwide from April to May in 2018. The best teams come together to compete and find out who is the champion of the NBA. The NBA playoffs consist of four stages. The first round which began April...

Cinderella Project offers prom attire to Wake County students for free

Abby Pikett, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018

Filed under News

With prom right around the corner, many students are looking for the perfect dress, shoes or tuxedo to wear. These items can be very expensive for some families, but the Cinderella Project is a great solution for anyone struggli...

Student-led national school walkouts grab attention of the nation

Abby Pikett, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

Filed under News

    Over a month has passed since the violent school shooting that occurred Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. Throughout the days since, students all across the United States have organized school walkouts. The walkouts are to pro...

Donald Trump releases plan to tackle opioid epidemic

Harrison Rose, Copy Editor

March 28, 2018

Filed under News

President Donald Trump released his plan to tackle the opioid epidemic in the United States on March 18. This plan includes many controversial steps that the President hopes will curb the opioid issue in America. The long a...

School Blood Drives Cancelled Throughout County

Harrison Rose, Copy Editor

March 5, 2018

Filed under News

A lot of people donate blood for the first time at their high school blood drive. Whether it is for the free t-shirt, cookies after donating, or the feeling of saving lives, it is a popular school function that the Health Scienc...

The Flu, A Rising Epidemic

Ava Riach, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018

Filed under News

140 people have died from flu-related illnesses in North Carolina since October. 34 of those deaths were from the week of Jan. 28. According to The News & Observer, this is over five times greater than the 25 flu-related deaths in a similar perio...

Capital Boulevard bridges being rebuilt, redecorated

Abby Pikett, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Filed under News

The city of Raleigh is rebuilding two bridges on Capital Boulevard as well as spending almost one million dollars for art that will decorate the ongoing construction. The replacement of the bridges by the Department of Transportation...

Prince Harry engaged to Suits actress, Meghan Markle

Zach Nowlin, Editor-in-Chief

January 11, 2018

Filed under News

Prince Harry of Wales has gotten engaged to actress, Meghan Markle according to sources at Kensington Palace. The couple has been dating since the summer of 2016 and plans to wed in the spring of 2018. Markle and Prince Harry h...

Students use various techniques to avoid overwhelming exam stress

Rebecca Johnson, Assistant News Editor

January 11, 2018

Filed under News, Uncategorized

The exam period for Athens Drive High School is from Friday, January 19 to Friday, January 26. During this period, many students experience anxiety and stress about how they will do on their exams, especially since it's 20 percen...