Get hype for prom

April 21, 2016

  It’s time to bring out the hair gel and learn the hand jive, because we are taking a time machine back to the 50’s for a Grease themed prom on April 30th. Prom  is only for upperclassmen. Tickets are $15, and the dance is from 7-11pm. Go ahead and find yourself a swell date, and tell them  “You’re the One That I Want”,  so you can be like Sandy and Danny on the dance floor. ...

Graduation traditions

Will Beasley, Head Editors

April 19, 2016

  It is fourth quarter and the buzz around Broughton seniors graduation and the many activities that come with that much-anticipated day.   Seniors, most of whom are not immune to the disease senioritis, have put up countdowns to graduation on classroom boards and are longing for the day they have been working up to since they first stepped into the halls of this castle-like school as freshman. This time of year is...

Special Ed teacher of the year

Special Ed teacher of the year

April 15, 2016

On Friday, April 15, Principal Steven Mares and other Broughton staff surprised Ms. Olson and her student on behalf of her new award as Wake County’s Beginning Special Ed Teacher of the Year. Aft...

Listen up freshmen

Luke Brizzolera, Reporter

April 15, 2016

Now that the snowy days of winter are over, and spring has finally sprung, students are settling in for the long haul of the school year. That means freshmen students are being presented with the stressful situation of registering for classes for their first time. Registering for classes can be confusing and include difficult decisions that could determine how the rest of high school plays out.   Some students are ...

2016-2017 parking information

April 15, 2016

2016-2017 Broughton High School Parking Information Message 1 – April 4, 2016 The following information is for Broughton High School rising seniors and juniors, their parents, and their guardians: A total of 150 parking spaces will be made available for student parking in the up-coming 2016 -2017 school year.  The cost to students is estimated to be about the same as last year, $170.  Rising seniors and juniors, who h...

Junior/Senior Prom guest form

April 15, 2016

Needham B. Broughton High School Junior/Senior Prom Guest Selection Committee   723 Saint mary’s Street Raleigh, NC 27605 phone: 919.856.7810 fax: 919.856.7822 WEBSITE: HTTP://BROUGHTON.WCPSS.NET           April 2016 Dear Broughton Juniors & Seniors:   If you plan ...

Final exam schedule

April 15, 2016

2015 – 2016 Broughton High School Exam Schedule Thursday, May 26 – Friday, June 9   Throughout the two-week exam period, school will start at 7:25 and end at 2:18. Buses will run on their regular schedule. Any student able to leave campus prior to 2:18 must have a note from a parent; this note must be given to the student’s teacher at the conclusion of his or her first exam.   2015 – 2016 Senior Exa...

Walk for Water

Luke Brizzolera, Reporter

April 7, 2016

After the two-hour round trip, with sweat covering their bodies, spending half of that time carrying water on their forehead, exhausted African women set down their water, only to repeat the journey again tomorrow. African women must do this every day just to provide water that may not be clean for their families to drink, bathe in, and cook food in.   Walk for Water is an event hosted by Broughton, so that students a...

Stop Hunger Success

Binita Thapa, Reporter

April 7, 2016

This year, the Stop Hunger Now food packaging event brought students together to package 51,000 meals. Students gathered together in the small gym to pack bags of rice, dry veggies, and soy.   “The day is really fun because the whole school gets to join together and support a good cause by packaging meals,” senior Ella Webster said.   Some students worked on filling each plastic bag with the food, while others w...

Reality of senior exemptions

Ryan Haar, Co Head Editor

March 21, 2016

  As third quarter draws to a close, many students gaze longingly out of the windows, dreaming of taking a day off just to relish in the revived sunlight of springtime. Thanks to exemptions, many seniors remain found glued to their desk chairs.    Senior exemptions area major motivating factor that keeps seniors in class.   “I’ll do anything I can to get those exemptions,” senior Alison Austin said.    Inde...

Early release 2/24

Early release 2/24

February 24, 2016

On Wednesday, February 24, students will be released three hours early due to the threat of inclement severe thunderstorms and tornadoes. Students will be released at 11:18 after watching multiple other...

We're all in this together

We’re all in this together

February 22, 2016

  Broughton’s Theatre Department has already begun to bop to the top for the spring musical.   This year’s spring musical will be “High School Musical”, and the play will be performed Thur...