The Green Hope Falcon

As students grow excited for the final edits to be made to the 2021 edition of the Green Hope Talon. Pictured are past editions of the Green Hope Talon yearbook. Years 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017 pictured.

Yearbook’s Resilience to “Capture the Moments” Despite Virtual School

Shea McIntyre May 12, 2021

Toward the conclusion of every school year, students are given the book form of that year in photos from August to May. It’s where students survey the familiar faces photographed and write those quintessential...

10 Tips to a Totally Terrific Interview

10 Tips to a Totally Terrific Interview

Emma Hamrick, Writer January 5, 2021

As high schoolers, you are most likely going to have to go through an interview at some point, whether that be for a leadership position in a club, a job, or maybe even for college. Interviews can be extremely...

Virtual Learning and Teacher Mental Health

Virtual Learning and Teacher Mental Health

Ellie Hamashima, Writer January 5, 2021

While Teacher Appreciation Week comes to a close, we must recognize the turmoil and stress many teachers have felt through virtual learning. While the circumstances are less than ideal, there may be something...



Ellie Hamashima, Staff Writer November 13, 2020

Life as we know it has changed. Holidays that used to be specifically for seeing extended family are hardly different than a regular day. Due to COVID-19, many Green Hope students have refrained from seeing...

Time for a change.

WCPSS: Time For a Change

Sonia Rao, Opinion Editor January 9, 2018

Bleary-eyed Green Hope students welcomed the first school day of 2018 by sleeping in an extra two hours, thanks to a county-wide two-hour delay caused by frigid temperatures.  Extreme weather should not...

How much homework do you have today?

The Case Against Homework

Cayley Ryan, Staff Writer December 7, 2017

The complaints of students about their workload, and homework specifically, are not something to be dismissed or trivialized; they are an act of self-preservation. Nationwide, a study of 1000 teachers...

WCPSS removed the valedictorian and salutatorian distinctions starting 2019.

RIP Class Rank

Erin McIndoe, Staff Writer November 6, 2017

Those who feel like their intelligence is currently based off a number should find themselves within a group of many other people who support the incoming Latin honors system.  Starting with the class...

Green Hope’s “Extra Credit” Policy Is Extra

Dalal Azzam, Editor-In-Chief November 1, 2017

Through various policies, rules, and regulations, Wake County can arguably be  seen as one of the strictest school counties in the state. As the county’s policies regarding snow-days and school hours...

Sophomores > Freshmen

Freshmen vs. Sophomores: Battle of the Underclassmen

Alex Price, Staff Writer October 5, 2017

Out of all four years of high school, sophomore year is by far the most normal year. During freshman year, students are getting used to high school and figuring out how they’re going to survive four...

Make Up Your Mind About Make-Up Days

Make Up Your Mind About Make-Up Days

Bilal Azzam, Staff Writer September 25, 2017

Sophia Hall Everyone’s getting ready for the hurricane set to affect North Carolina. People from the mountains to the coast have been panicking about this natural disaster. And the closer the hurricane...

Time to stand or kneel?

Kaepernick was the Catalyst

Peyton Barish, Sports Editor September 12, 2017

The summer before sophomore year, my interest in the criminal justice system was sparked by a book my mom gave me, Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson.  The book recounts Stevenson’s personal experience...

Ad-DRESS-ing the Dress Code

Ad-DRESS-ing the Dress Code

Lily Redick , Staff Writer September 12, 2017

Dress code is an ongoing issue here at Green Hope. Students and teachers here butt heads daily on whether someone is dressed appropriately. According to administration, the reason for many of these rules...

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