The Green Hope Falcon

Rimas's expectation of what his cookies would turn out to be

STEM-Driven Student Attempts to Bake For the First Time

Samir Tusneem, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

On Saturday, March 27, young Rimas was looking out his window wondering what to do during spring break. With all of his friends going on vacation for the week, he sat in desperation looking for something...

A social distancing officer separates two students in the hallway (not a dramatization).

GH Introduces Squishmallow-Equipped “Social Distancing Police” To Combat Social Distancing Violations

Lucas Moore, Satire Editor March 25, 2021

As almost half of Green Hope returns to in-person school April 8th, social distancing in hallways and common areas will become much more difficult. To combat this, Green Hope administration has introduced...

The incredible award every student strives to get: perfect attendance.

Student Wins MasterChef Competition While Attending Class

Lucas Moore, Satire Editor February 11, 2021

The first ever virtual MasterChef competition was held from Monday to Wednesday of this week, and Green Hope Sophomore Sarah Townsend came away with the trophy! When her win was announced, she was quick...

This elegant snow creation is enjoying some nice time in the yard!

Massive Snowstorm Leads to Snow Day, Incredible Disruption in Wake County

Lucas Moore, Satire Editor January 29, 2021

In the early hours of Thursday, a massive snowstorm made its way through Wake County, causing the first snow day of the year. This odd virtual snow day resulted in the cancelling of live classes. This...

In an incredible act of strength, a teacher used a laser pointer for so long that it burst into flames

Overzealous Teacher Causes Laser Pointer Fire

Lucas Moore, Satire Editor January 22, 2021

The Green Hope High School building had to be evacuated on Wednesday due to a fire in a classroom, causing great disruption to ongoing virtual learning. The cause of this fire was narrowed down to the...

After being furloughed by Green Hope, the Falcon was forced to explore other career paths.

Green Hope Furloughs Popular Falcon Mascot

Lucas Moore, Staff Writer January 8, 2021

The Panthers have Sir Purr, the Tar Heels have Rameses, the Hurricanes have Stormy, and Green Hope has the Falcon. These mascots spend their days entertaining fans, but as of late there have been no fans...

Teachers are using low grades to dramatically lower students’ averages.

Teachers Intentionally Ruin Student Grades, Forcing Them to Take Final Exams

Lucas Moore, Staff Writer January 5, 2021

Teachers spend countless hours outside of class planning and creating assignments for students. Contrary to popular belief, teachers do not do this for fun. Instead, they do it because they know students...

Explore the 8 day diary log of self isolating from COVID-19 with what could be a fellow GH falcon. This falcon might go a little stir crazy!

The Revealing and Horrible Truths of Self-Isolation

Emma Hamrick, Staff Writer January 5, 2021

Recently, we ran across a diary that belonged to a survivor of the quarantine of 2020. According to this diary, the person who it belonged to was trapped in self-isolation for a whole week! Below you will...

Cheating in-person can be exhilarating, but virtual cheating simply isn’t the same.

State Attempts to Salvage Semester by Preserving Students’ Opportunity to Cheat In-Person

Lucas Moore, Staff Writer December 16, 2020

Teachers have noticed a stark increase in class averages since moving online. “I’ve never seen so many people get an A on a math test,” reported one Green Hope math teacher. Not only has cheating...

Some parents just can’t resist “helping” their children.

Parent Demands Recognition For Honor Code Violation

Lucas Moore, Staff Writer December 8, 2020

A high school diploma: the goal of every high school student. A diploma is a tangible recognition of 4 years of hard work, and unlocks future paths in life. For a student, receiving a diploma is one of...

Holiday music is a staple of a happy holiday season, but some people take their love of holiday music too far.

New Research Shows Listening to Holiday Music All Year Contributes to Global Destruction

Lucas Moore, Staff Writer November 20, 2020

When the holiday season comes around each December the world is inundated with Jingle Bells, All I Want For Christmas Is You, It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, and other  songs. These songs...

Looking good for online class is a must in the era of virtual school.

Looking Good on Camera: Junior Suffers Financial Ruin

Lucas Moore, Staff Writer November 9, 2020

  Every morning at 4 AM, Junior Amber Miller wakes up for school. With live school instruction starting at 7:52 AM, she’s running out of time to get ready. While downing a kale smoothie for breakfast,...

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