The Hi-Times

The Hi-Times

Stop hunger event quickly approaching

Jack Krueger, Sports Editor

March 5, 2015

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This year’s Stop Hunger Now event will be held Friday, March, 6, an early release day. The goal is once again to package 100,000 meals but this year the price has increased, meaning students need to raise $29,000. Students were initially scared of the increase in price. However, this year, students from Cary High School decided to do their own Stop Hunger Now packaging event. They will also package 100,000 me...

Chapel Hill shooting shocks community

Chapel Hill shooting shocks community

February 23, 2015

Broughton graduate Deah Barakat was killed on Tuesday, February 10th. Barakat was gunned down in Chapel Hill along with his wife, Yusor Mohammad, and his wife’s sister, Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha. The alleged sh...

Coming home revives school spirit

Coming home revives school spirit

Ryan Haar, Online Editor

January 28, 2015

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Coming home week is a great way for students to gain some positive energy in the midst of the winter doldrums. The exciting week involves three theme days leading up to the main event: the coming home...

10 points now on grading scale

January 6, 2015

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This October, the North Carolina Board of Education approved a new 10-point grading scale for high schools. This will go into effect for the upcoming freshman class of the 2015-2016 school year. Previously, the grading scale used by NC high schools has been a seven-point scale. The implementation of the new 10-point scale will allow high schoolers applying to college to be more competitive compared to other ...

Band students have reason to toot their own horn

Ford Hester, Reporter

January 6, 2015

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Another year at Broughton brings another fantastic marching band. This year the band is doing some new things as a whole and individually. They’ll still be doing fund- raisers and sports games, but now the marching band is marching in some new parades and incorporating new styles. Broughton will be featured in The Peach Bowl in Georgia this year. The Peach Bowl is the annual college football game bet...

Matkins wins Teacher of the Year award

Matkins wins Teacher of the Year award

November 14, 2014

English teacher Richard Matkins was elected Broughton’s Teacher of the Year for the 2014-2015 school year. Matkins teaches freshman English and IB English Year Two. He is widely respected by his col...

Thom Tillis elected

November 5, 2014

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Gone are the ubiquitous television commercials. Ditto the signs alongside the road as well as the blasts of political campaigning on the music apps. Whether you found these abrupt advertising tactics to be informative or annoying, the 2014 election has come to a close, and North Carolina has made history, especially in the race involving incumbent U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan and challenger Thom Tillis. Tillis was elected as the new senator for North Carolina. "My nam...

Clinton, Hagan rally crowd for Tuesday election

Clinton, Hagan rally crowd for Tuesday election

November 2, 2014

“I’m trying to get around this race track one last time because I believe in Kay Hagan,” Clinton told the crowd.

Former President Bill Clinton comes to Caps’ campus

Ryan Haar, Online Editor

October 30, 2014

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Broughton is no stranger to the presence of presidents on campus. President Barack Obama spoke on campus in 2009, and Al Gore made his mark in 1999.

Homecoming

Homecoming

September 24, 2014

One of the most exciting, fun-filled weeks of the year at Broughton is coming up, from September 29 to Ocotober 3. Homecoming features Broughton’s spirit week, which generates hype for the big homecoming...

New clubs comin’ in hot

Ford Hester, Reporter

September 24, 2014

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Wonder what all the traffic and drum beating was about on September 12?  That was the school club fair with the musical performance from the African Drum Club. School clubs can be a fun and interesting way to meet new people at your school and learn something new.  Students are also able to create clubs they think should exist to become a better leader while also doing something they enjoy.  This year at Broughton we had...

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