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Don’t Stress About Junior Year

Don’t Stress About Junior Year

Erin McIndoe, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

It is an undisputed fact of high school that junior year is the most stressful of all four years, from AP classes and SATs/ACTs to endless amounts of extracurriculars to fill up your college resumes.  High school in general provides a lot of stress for most people, but adding in all of these variable...

Four Hours in Four Days

Four Hours in Four Days

Erin McIndoe, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Green Hope students started off 2018 with a bang.  With the buses not working properly after the winter break, all Wake County Schools were put on a two hour delay schedule.  The school happened to be extremely cold five out of the six boiler heaters in the building were not working.  The first f...

Green Hope Wrestling Grabs Two Conference Wins

Green Hope Wrestling Grabs Two Conference Wins

Alex Price, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, Winter Sports, Wrestling

Wednesday, the 10th of January in 2018 will go down in Green Hope Wrestling history as the team battled to two big victories. The two matches would determine the team’s 2017-2018 season. The first dual, a TRI-6 conference match against Athens Drive, was a must-win for Green Hope in order to make it ...

California Mudslides

California Mudslides

Bianca Serafano, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Tuesday, January 9th, intense rain following wildfires in Santa Barbara caused mudslides to occur, which left at least 15 people dead, over 160 people injured, and roughly 2 dozen people missing. These heavy rains caused homes and trees to become uprooted as well as streets to be filled with aband...

Green Hope Jumps over Jaguars 68-66 in OT

Green Hope Jumps over Jaguars 68-66 in OT

Bradley Stewart, Senior Sports Writer

January 10, 2018


Filed under Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Winter Sports

Green Hope basketball knocked off Athens Drive 68-66 in overtime last night.  The win over the 5th ranked team in the High School OT poll moved the Falcons to 11-3 on the year. It was Green Hope’s first game, and win, in the Tri-6.  Athens Drive should be one of Green Hope’s key conference opponen...

It’s a Great Day to be a Falcon

It’s a Great Day to be a Falcon

Noe Brady, Staff Writer

January 10, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

As the semester comes to a close, the morning announcers will change office. Isaac Fisher’s time will come to a close during finals week. His voice has transformed the lives of students and started their day on a positive note. The famous “It’s a great day to be a falcon!” has become a commo...

Swimming Starts Postseason Run

Swimming Starts Postseason Run

Peyton Barish, Sports Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Swimming

Green Hope swimming capped off their undefeated regular season with victories over Jordan, Holly Springs, and Wakefield.  The men dominated, winning by 69 points while the women put together another 48 point decimation of the other schools.  These wins have become commonplace for a swim team that has been d...

Should Finals Be Pushed Back?

Alex Price, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Green Hope students came back from the winter break only to receive another that practically lasted an entire week. While some students rejoiced, others began stressing out as soon as they found out. This is because our final exams start on the 12th. That gives students less than a week to review mate...

WCPSS: Time For a Change

WCPSS: Time For a Change

Sonia Rao, Opinion Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Green Hope students welcomed the first school day of 2018 by sleeping in an extra two hours, thanks to a county-wide two hour delay caused by frigid temperatures.  However, extreme weather should not be the sole reason that students are granted extra sleep in the mornings.   Countless studies have pr...

Staffsketball – Behind The Scenes

Staffsketball – Behind The Scenes

Claire Melton & Antonia Meneses Gomez, Staff Writers

January 2, 2018


Filed under FEATURES, MEDIA, Men's Basketball, NEWS, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, VIDEO, Winter Sports, Women's Basketball

Take a behind the scenes look at last month's Staffsketball Game!

My guide to AP classes

My guide to AP classes

Shea Kofkin-Hansen, Staff Writer

January 2, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Green Hope is a top tier academic school, recognized in North Carolina and nationally. This reputation is not lost on the students.From the time we arrive at Green Hope as freshmen, and sometimes even before, we are anecdotally advised that in order to get into college it is essential to have a minimum 4....

2017: What Was Green Hope Thinking?

2017: What Was Green Hope Thinking?

Sonia Rao, Opinion Editor

December 28, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

2017 has been a rollercoaster of a year, from political controversies to devastating hurricanes.  It has been a year of global crises’ and in-depth debates.   Though at times it seemed that the only events going on in the world were tragedies, there were many other things happening as well, such a...

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