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The Infamous @WCPSS Twitter

The Infamous @WCPSS Twitter

Theresa Enright, Copy Editor

April 6, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Social media-obsessed students across the school district follow hoards of unique twitter and instagram accounts to accommodate their interests.  One such outlet that links many of us is the crown jewel of public school twitter feeds -  @WCPSS. With over 85,000 followers consisting of parents, alum,...

Town of Cary Approves New City Park

Katie Tomasi, Living Editor

April 2, 2015


Filed under NEWS

After nearly seven years of speculation, the Town of Cary has finally affirmed the establishment of Carpenter Park, a 16-acre area on the corner of Louis Stephens Drive and Morrisville Carpenter Road. These affirmations came with a hefty $2.2 million price tag, but voters foresee the park developing...

GH Alum Hector Cotto Donates his 2008 Olympic Uniform

Vinnie Durand, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Class of 2002 graduate Hector Cotto has donated his 2008 Olympic games track suit to Green Hope. Cotto, a specialist in the 110 Meter Hurdles, participated in the 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games. After graduation, Cotto went on to continue his education and track accomplishments at Fayetteville State...

Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon

Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon

Katie Tomasi, Living Editor

March 17, 2015


Filed under NEWS

Cary hosted the 6th Allscripts Tobacco Road Marathon on the Tobacco trail recently. The event raises money for various charities and sponsors, including the Wounded Warrior Project, the American Red Cross, Triangle Rails to Trails Conservancy, and JDRF (a research organization focused on curing type...

Men’s Indoor Track earns All-American status after 6th place finish at nationals

Men’s Indoor Track earns All-American status after 6th place finish at nationals

Vinnie Durand, Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2015


Filed under Indoor Track, NEWS, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Four members of the Green Hope boys indoor track team finished 6th in the nation in the 1600 SMR at the New Balance Nationals this past weekend in New York City. Seniors Austin Jackson and Kwabena Sarpong, Junior Henry Pehr, and sophomore Will Hoffmann were the quad that ran at the Armory in New York...

Orangemen Lose Their Zest

Orangemen Lose Their Zest

Brad Trexler, Staff Writer

March 12, 2015


Filed under NEWS

In 2007, Syracuse University self-reported several athletic violations to the NCAA.  The eight-year investigation into the University’s athletic programs finally came to a close this past week.  The NCAA reported that Syracuse’s infractions included academic misconduct, extra benefits for athletes,...

Wake County Make-up Days

Vinnie Durand, Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2015


Filed under NEWS

This week, the Wake County Board of Education released the upcoming weather make-up days: Good Friday, a Saturday in April, and a Saturday in May. The board scheduled these days to ensure that students do not fall too far behind academically and are still able to keep their lengthy spring break. After...

Former Sanderson Grad to Take Over as Men’s Soccer Coach

Brad Trexler, Staff Writer

March 5, 2015


Filed under FALL SPORTS, Men's Soccer, NEWS, SPORTS

On Monday, March 2nd, Green Hope High School announced Caleb Norkus as the new Men's Soccer coach. Norkus has 14 years of professional experience as both a player and coach. Norkus was the N.C. Gatorade Player of the Year in 1996 while at Sanderson High School.  His soccer career continued at UNC-Chapel...

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