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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...

Bonifant breaks boundaries

Bonifant breaks boundaries

February 16, 2017

Broughton is the home of exceptional talent and forward thinking, which becomes apparent through the talented young artists in our midst, like senior Ellie Bonifant. Bonifant’s passion is an artform, known as...

A Boogie Wonderland

A Boogie Wonderland

February 8, 2017

  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 Februar...

Song-a-grams

Song-a-grams

Regan Curtis, News Editor

January 24, 2017

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  Ever wished you could interrupt class time for some song and dance? Song-a-grams on Friday, February 10, is an entire school day dedicated to this purpose.   Students buy anonymous song-a-grams for...

Getting close to Closs

Kadiejatu Johnson, Photo Editor

December 18, 2016

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Give a round of applause to Ava Closs, showing leadership towards her students in academics and in her clubs.    Born in Hertford County, North Carolina in a rural community and moved to Wake county to go to college. Before she became a English teacher at Broughton High School, Closs gained an undergraduate degree at St.Augustine’s University and spent a year to be certified at North Carolina Central University....

Student leaders at BHS

Meredith Lee, Copy Editor

December 18, 2016

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A dash of this, a hint of that. A good student leader is comprised of diverse qualities that encourage cooperation and unity among peers. Different experiences are crucial in shaping each leader as they help establish an individual’s distinct leadership characteristics.   Here at Broughton there are multiple capacities for leadership- clubs, sports, student government, and band just to name a few.   In order to g...

Confessions of a Cheerleader

Gabrielle Strickland, Reporter

December 18, 2016

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“Two minutes and thirty seconds of torture for a lifetime of memories,” coach Marge Elvers typically says before going full-go. Full-go is when cheerleaders do their complete two minute and thirty second competition routine as if the cheerleaders were at competition. Two minutes and thirty seconds may not seem like a lot, but every single second we are moving at top energy and spirit. From within that little time frame w...

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