New changes in the 2017-2018 school year

New changes in the 2017-2018 school year

September 19, 2017

     Principal Elena Ashburn has made changes to school policy with the start of the new school year.   The most drastic change is in regards to the tardy policy. Previously, students receive...

Rep. Ball visits Broughton

Rep. Ball visits Broughton

April 7, 2017

  Friday, April 7 -- the last day before Spring Break -- was full of yawns and can-I-go-home-yets.    But Spring Break was the last thing on the minds of students selected to meet North Car...

Congratulations to Ms. Graves!

Congratulations to Ms. Graves!

April 7, 2017

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Congratulations to Ms. Graves for becoming one of thirteen finalists for Teacher of the Year. The winner will be announced on May 8, 2017 at the Raleigh Convention Center.  

Fire cuts through downtown Raleigh

Fire cuts through downtown Raleigh

March 17, 2017

   A five-alarm fire erupted Thursday, March 16, in an apartment building under construction and lit up the Raleigh skyline in a terrifying way.    Fire crews stayed out all night and into the morning doin...

Farewell to Mr. King

Binita Thapa, Online Editor

February 23, 2017

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As we prepared to crown our Queen, we had to say farewell to our King. Xavier King, Broughton’s Assistant Principal, left on January 27th to become the Assistant Principal at Martin Middle School.   “My only experience has been at high schools. I know how a typical freshman or a senior thinks, but I really want to learn more about middle schools. I know I’m also really excited about all the great electives at Mart...

February 28 ACT

Cate Brewer, News Editor

February 23, 2017

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The ACT is being offered for free to all juniors at Broughton. On February 28 all juniors will be taking the ACT during first, second, and third periods. Ninety-Five percent of all colleges and universities in the United States require the SAT or ACT for admission. Normally, the ACT costs around 40 or 50 dollars to take. However, the county is providing the ACT on February 28 to all juniors at Broughton for free. So,...

Juniors, want to travel next year?

Cate Brewer, News Editor

February 23, 2017

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Want to travel the world, but don’t know exactly how to pay for it? The Broughton Travel Fellowship is a foundation to help students travel over the summer for free. It was created by Will Clayton, a 2007 Broughton graduate and student body president. He now resides in Dallas but still has a passion for his alma mater and helping current students. On Monday, January 31, Clayton presented details about the Fellowship...

New year, new tardies

Branch Quirk, Reporter

February 23, 2017

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Being sluggish in the morning and not excited for class is common among high school students, but sometimes this feeling of lethargy can cause tardiness in regards to school. After an increase in the number of students coming to tardy sweep, the school decided to implement a new tardy policy in order to motivate students to get to class on time. Instead of simply punishing the students who are late to class, now students...

Influenza outbreak impacts attendance

Reed Proctor, Reporter

February 23, 2017

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Spring may be fast approaching, yet many students are in the midst of a full-blown flu season. The flu is described as a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and lungs, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Every year flu season breaks out during the fall and winter months and can continue to infect individuals until May. Influenza activity can break...

Fashion show lets students shine

Reed Proctor, Reporter

February 23, 2017

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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 individuals who engage in the art of this instant language. Each year, Broughton hosts a few fashion shows, and they are largely student-involved. There is a show coming up in February, and it is sponsored by money from Broughton’s...

Raleigh marches for women

Raleigh marches for women

February 6, 2017

On Saturday, January 21, 17 million people, mostly women, in Raleigh gathered to advocate for women’s rights. Marchers met at City Plaza on Fayetteville Street at 10 a.m, began marching at 10:30 a.m., a...

New principal arrives

New principal arrives

Cate Brewer, News Editor

January 5, 2017

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  New principal Elena Ashburn began on February 1.    She replaces Stephen Mares who is currently principal at Athens Drive.   Ashburn is excited to be the principal of Broughton and is lo...

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