The Hi-Times

The Hi-Times

Out with the old, in with the cold

Jayla Cardin, Reporter

February 7, 2018

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What’s in fashion this winter? Find out here. WOMEN Whip out your North Face this winter. Not only are ski jackets good for the weather because most styles are lightweight, they are cute paired with jeans and boots. Why just settle for long sleeves, when you can have sleeves that extend past your fingertips? The perfect alternative to gloves, the extra-long sleeve could be casual paired with jeans and winter boots....

High school: Movies vs. Reality

Camryn Darragh, Photo Editor

February 7, 2018

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All high schoolers can recall the summer before their freshman year, when even the most confident young teenager would get nervous just thinking about the upcoming school year. The movies they had seen showed high school cliques, drama, and Regina Georges. At the same time, visions of letter jackets and football games, the whole high school experience, danced in the back of every 14 year old’s mind. We all now know that...

Students unite

Anita Hallberg

February 7, 2018

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With over 50 student-run organizations, Broughton has a club for everyone - no matter the interest or the activity. Beginning with the annual club fair in September, fresh, new groups join the old at the picnic area booths. Some wither out, either due to dithering leadership and poor planning, or simply a lack of interest and commitment. Others stay, and transform from a few nervous leaders and curious members into a reputable...

Don’t accuse, just excuse

Cate Brewer and Lucy Krueger

February 7, 2018

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Life happens. There are always going to be times when students forget to do their homework or are running a little late for a class. But what absurd excuses do students make up for these things? There’s the typical “My dog ate my homework” excuse, but with it being such a known justification, students have to get a more creative. It starts off simple. There’s the classic “hoarse throat” story to get out of having...

Anxiety affects more high schoolers than you think

Lawson Faulkner, Reporter

February 7, 2018

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What exactly is anxiety? Sure, everyone knows those familiar feelings. For some, it’s the swaths of butterflies fluttering around in one’s stomach when a big term paper is due or a test is next period. For others, it could very well be the ever present trickle of sweat and light headed feeling that comes with meeting new people or talking to a crush. Queasiness, panic, worry, fear, anguish, headaches, terror. These are...

Can you count on Bitcoin?

Liam Barton, Reporter

February 7, 2018

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Very intriguing, very confusing, seems illegal but actually is not, are all common descriptions of Bitcoin. This “cryptocurrency,” or digital asset, is catching a lot of buzz lately as it continues to skyrocket in value. Crazy statistics have surfaced saying that if you had put $100 in Bitcoin seven years ago, you’d have over $140 million today. How could anyone have known though? It seemed like such a scam back then....

Cheap gift ideas

Cheap gift ideas

December 12, 2017

   As the holidays approach, many students and their families are quickly realizing the “most wonderful time of the year” is actually the “most expensive time of the year.” Fortunately, I, an...

CAPS Homecoming Week

CAPS Homecoming Week

September 26, 2017

The Road to Graduation

The Road to Graduation

May 25, 2017

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Congratulations to the Class of 2017! Seniors celebrated their upcoming graduation at the Senior Assembly.

Governor Morehead Cheerleaders

Gabrielle Strickland, Reporter

May 17, 2017

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“Mrs. Shonny is the type of person who says ‘You can do it. Don’t give up,’” Haley Valente said.    She is  one of the eight cheerleaders from the Governor Morehead School. It’s a school for the legally blind located near Pullen Park.     Legal blindness is a central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye.  Legally blind is a range of impaired vision, ranging from light perception to so...

Caps celebrate Wake County Teacher of the Year

Caps celebrate Wake County Teacher of the Year

May 10, 2017

  Dance teacher Betsy Graves, was named the 2017-18 Wake County Teacher of the Year on Monday, May 8, at a ceremony to honor the 13 teacher of the year finalists.   Upon winning Wake County Teacher of the...

Best Donuts in NC

Best Donuts in NC

Meredith Lee, Copy Editor

May 2, 2017

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Raleigh is surrounded by a plethora of good doughnut places, and each franchise has something unique to offer. Whether specialty doughnuts or just good old glazed, these doughnut stores are sure to m...

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