Broughton’s next top models

Broughton’s next top models

April 7, 2017

Miuccia Prada once said, “What you wear is who you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is an instant language.” Broughton is home to many y...

Cosmic Slay Fashion Show

April 5, 2017

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Former student, current coach

Former student, current coach

March 29, 2017

  Dorrian Stephens, teacher, alumnus, and coach, has spent much of his life involved here at Broughton.   As a student, Stephens was a part of the original WCAP team but admits that his moti...

Top 10 Netflix Shows to Binge

Top 10 Netflix Shows to Binge

March 15, 2017

The next time you sit on your couch--utterly devastated as the ending credits of the final season’s finale roll across the screen and you ponder what the meaning of life is: take a stab at these shows ...

From one country to another

From one country to another

March 9, 2017

For many, America is the land of opportunity. This can be seen in the large waves of people who come here every year. While some have sought religious freedom, others look for economic or educational pri...

Cookin’ with Farris

Binita Thapa, Online Editor

February 23, 2017

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Sharpen your knives and get ready to cook. The Foods course is one of the most popular classes to sign up for. The class, taught by Chef Colleen Farris and Chef Susan Williams, is offered at three levels: Foods l, and then Foods ll and Foods lll which are included in the ProStart curriculum. Chef Farris began teaching four years ago at Broughton. She gained a culinary diploma at the Western Culinary Institute in Portland,...

Put the boogie in Boogie Wonderland!

Jack Nickens, Managing Editor

February 23, 2017

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Get infested with the funk! This year’s Queen of Hearts entertainment really knocked our socks off! With many new and many returning acts, the Queen of Hearts assembly surely will not disappoint. One of the hot new acts this year is a rap duo of junior Daniel Secor and senior Davis Byrd. This duo has been rapping together for two years and they are were very excited to show off their talent to the Broughton student body...

Enriching electives for 2017

Gabrielle Strickland, Reporter

February 23, 2017

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Registration for classes this year takes place online from February 21 to March 17. Students meet with their counselors to make academic choices, but for electives, there are many to choose from. There are the easy ones, hard ones, boring ones, and the ones that we love. There are also the electives low on the totem pole that are completely underrated or just not well-known. If writing is something that you enjoy, then the...

Sounds of Spring

Meredith Lee, Copy Editor

February 23, 2017

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Dress rehearsals. Building sets. Running lines again and again. The cast of the Sound of Music is almost ready for opening night.Broughton theater department is putting the final details together for this week’s performances of the spring play. The shows will be March 2-4 at 7 p.m. in Diane Payne Auditorium. Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for adults, and $15 for VIP seating (in the first three rows). The cast members h...

Dear teachers, Dear students

Regan Curtis, News Editor

February 23, 2017

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“Can she just please grade our papers already?” “Why won’t my students stop talking?” “Eating a stinky bean burrito during a test? Not cool.” We all have been in these excruciating situations, when that one little action makes us unreasonably agitated. Every Broughton student has their pet peeves, but they also have those small actions that they appreciate. In fact, every Broughton teacher does too, it’s...

QOH Crosses Generations

Reed Proctor, Reporter

February 23, 2017

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The Queen of Hearts dance is not only a tradition recognized in all of Raleigh for its originality, but it is an event that is unique to Broughton. This year the festivities took place on February fourth at 9 p.m. in the Holliday gym. The theme was Boogie Wonderland so the skit, gym decor, and music all had a focus on one crucial aspect of the 70s--funk. A special lady recently wrote a letter to Broughton explaining her...

Food ark club serves community

Cate Brewer, News Editor

February 23, 2017

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Want to change the world? Look no further than the Broughton Food Ark, an active club that gives back to the community by fighting hunger. “It’s by far the most active club in Broughton,” junior Elle Hodges said, “We have constant community service opportunities and really are dedicated to improving our community.” This unique club began after a student at Enloe started the Enloe Food Ark in the fall of 2014. In...

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