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RIP Class Rank

RIP Class Rank

Erin McIndoe, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Those who feel like their intelligence is currently based off a number should find themselves within a group of many other people who support the incoming Latin honors system.  Starting with the class of 2019, there will no longer be a valedictorian and salutatorian named at graduation.  Wake County Sc...

Green Hope’s “Extra Credit” Policy Is Extra

Dalal Azzam, Editor-In-Chief

November 1, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Through various policies, rules, and regulations, Wake County can arguably be  seen as one of the strictest school counties in the state. As the county’s policies regarding snow-days and school hours are concrete, there is one policy that the county is unclear about- the extra credit policy. Ext...

Freshmen vs. Sophomores: Battle of the Underclassmen

Freshmen vs. Sophomores: Battle of the Underclassmen

Alex Price, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Out of all four years of high school, sophomore year is by far the most normal year. During freshman year, students are getting used to high school and figuring out how they’re going to survive four years of school. Juniors are taking as many AP classes as they can to get their GPA as high as possib...

Make Up Your Mind About Make-Up Days

Make Up Your Mind About Make-Up Days

Bilal Azzam, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Sophia Hall Everyone’s getting ready for the hurricane set to affect North Carolina. People from the mountains to the coast have been panicking about this natural disaster. And the closer the hurricane comes to North Carolina, the higher the chance is for school to be cancelled. As great as a weekday...

Kaepernick was the Catalyst

Kaepernick was the Catalyst

Peyton Barish, Sports Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

The summer before sophomore year, my interest in the criminal justice system was sparked by a book my mom gave me, Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson.  The book recounts Stevenson’s personal experience as a lawyer working in the Alabama criminal justice system in horrifying detail.  He focuses specifically ...

Ad-DRESS-ing the Dress Code

Ad-DRESS-ing the Dress Code

Lily Redick, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Dress code is an ongoing issue here at Green Hope. Students and teachers here butt heads daily on whether someone is dressed appropriately. According to administration, the reason for many of these rules is safety and to keep distractions to a minimum. Many students feel as though they can’t ex...

New Sports Banners Spark Twitter Controversy

New Sports Banners Spark Twitter Controversy

Shea Kofkin-Hansen, Junior Staff Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Over the summer, the Green Hope Athletic Director previewed some new decorative banners on his twitter account, and the responses ranged from delight to anger as students shared their opinions about our school’s new decor.  The banners showcased four male athletes for the fall season (two footbal...

36 or 1600, What’s in a Number?

36 or 1600, What’s in a Number?

Cayley Ryan, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

For most people, fall is associated with beautiful views, excitement for the fair, and the upcoming holidays. For high school students, however, the season is also associated with standardized testing. Immensely thick prep books get plucked off the shelves and College Board becomes a bookmarked site. See...

A (Satirical, Yet Serious) Letter To The Men’s XC Team

A (Satirical, Yet Serious) Letter To The Men’s XC Team

Peyton Barish, Sports Editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL SPORTS, OPINION, SPORTS

A Letter to Men's Cross Country Dictated By: Colin Fegeley / Ghost Writer: Peyton Barish Dear Men’s Cross Country, There has been a lot of talk since the end of last cross country season about the men’s cross country program and the potential that you guys have.  Your team returns 6 of th...

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