Black Friday Mania

Reed Proctor, Reporter

December 6, 2016

   Christmas shoppers can relax. Great deals are abundant on Black Friday. November 26 marks the day after Thanksgiving, otherwise known as Black Friday.   Shoppers on black friday are not only relentless, but competitive. Every year there are a series of incidents, where people are trampled in route to get their goods. According to the Black Friday ‘death counter’ seven people have died and 98 have been injured fr...

Students prep for homecoming week

Regan Curtis, News Editor

October 7, 2016

   Homecoming, arguably the most important night in Broughton sports, is just around the corner and students are excited.   “I’m stoked for my last Homecoming, especially for getting to be Buzz Lightyear,” senior Will Smith said. “I’m being Buzz Lightyear, that’s all I will say,” Smith said when asked if he was in the senior skit or simply referring to Movie Monday.   Varsity football will pl...

Dancing to fame

Dancing to fame

Meredith Lee, Reporter

September 28, 2016

 Many no’s, but five good yesses- that’s all it took for Ariana DeBose to reach the Broadway stage as a cast member of the musical Hamilton.   DeBose visited Broughton Sept. 9 and shared abou...

Summer at the movies

Ben Blanchard, Reporter

May 6, 2016

There are quite a few blockbuster movies coming out this summer. There’s a good amount of variety here, from a classic Pixar film finally getting a much awaited sequel, to the reimagining of an iconic pulp hero, to a comic book team’s film debut unlike any other seen before. The highlights of the vast roster of Summer 2016 movies are as follows:   June   Now You See Me 2 is the sequel to the commerci...

High school hit

Cate Brewer, Reporter

April 21, 2016

Broughton is breaking free from the status quo in its own presentation of the classic High School Musical movie presented April 14-16 in the Diane Payne Auditorium.   Senior Tex Lindsey starred as the basketball star Troy Bolton and junior Sarah Mueller starred as Gabriella Montez. Junior Carly Grissom and senior Bryan Bunch starred as the fantastic sibling duet.   “I saw the musical Friday night and it was ju...

Alumnus author

John Choquette

Binita Thapa, Reporter

March 17, 2016

 Former Broughton alumnae and Hi-Times staffer John Choquette visited the current Hi-Times staff on Friday, March 11. Choquette, who is the author of the Burlwood Forest series, came to talk to student...

Tower time take 2

December 15, 2015

Tower Time needs to return.   It was a short-lived option in 2012 that offered certain students a one hour lunch everyday.   Tower Time was intended to help students who were struggling in classes to get extra help during the school day.  Some other Wake County schools offer a version of Tower Time in a.concept called Smart Lunch.   Students who had a low grade in any of their classes they would be requ...

2016 QOH court announced

Ryan Haar, Reporter

December 3, 2015

This year's QOH court was announced on Wednesday, December 2. The Freshman Court has five members, sophmores have six , Junior's have eight, and seniors have 12. The student will vote again next Tuesday to determine the Queen and Maid of Honor. Freshman Court: Anna Parker Bond, Mia Craig, Pippa Dunne, Ella Dyer, Greer Eckard Sophmore Court: Isabella Devivo, Zavia Dickerson, Hannah Gray, Grace Hopkins, Abby Manring,...


Binita Thapa, Reporter

November 18, 2015

 For the month of November, English teacher Ava Closs is hosting scholarship-a-thons every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. in room 1310. Students who attend sessions have the chance to apply for as many scholarships as they want. If they are in need of help with applying or writing essays, Closs will be available to help.   Students should be thinking of applying for scholarships as early as junior yea...

Jazz fusion preview

Reagan Curtis, Reporter

October 19, 2015

Broughton’s finest musicians and dancers have been preparing for months for a unique concert. Tomorrow night in Diane Payne Auditorium, these two groups will seamlessly combine to form Jazz Fusion.   Jazz Fusion is a concert put on by the Honors Jazz Band and Honors and IB dance students. It will start at 7 p.m. October, 20. Jazz Fusion is a way to teach dancers to perform with live music, and band members to play ...

Bog spots

Bog spots

October 9, 2015

 Boggin’. What does it mean?   “It’s just a bunch of guys going out in some sick trucks and getting stuck in the mud,” junior John Owen said.   News flash. Boggin’ isn’t getting s...

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