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Green Hope students and teachers are interested in the idea of a Virtual Academy next year, but many are raising concerns about how it will be operated.

Students & Teachers React: WCPSS Creates Virtual Academy for 2021-22

Lucas Moore and Samir Tusneem April 30, 2021

WCPSS recently voted to create a virtual academy for the 2021-2022 school year, and while a portion of students are enticed by this option, they also have some concerns about how effective and rewarding...

While over half of Green Hope is learning virtually this year, a significantly higher percentage of students are planning to return physically for the 21-22 school year

Students Divided: In Person or Virtual Academy for 2021-2022?

Lucas Moore and Samir Tusneem April 29, 2021

The Wake County Public School System approved the creation of a Virtual Academy on Tuesday last week. With this, they also approved a registration timeline for the 2021-22 school year which opened on April...

Most students opt to join virtual classes with their camera and mic off, visible to their teachers and peers only as a small, pixelated icon.

Classroom Community: Only A Button Click Away

Students have reported a staggering drop in the sense of classroom community during virtual school, but there is hope of rebuilding what once was.
Lucas Moore, Editor March 10, 2021

Sitting down at a table, meeting new friends, carrying on a side conversation during class, cracking jokes that erupt the classroom in laughter: all of these are experiences from a classroom with a flourishing...

Desks are spaced far apart, with both students and teachers facing the same way.

Inside the Return to In-Person School

In a school day still far from normal, students and teachers share their experiences as they go in-person for the first time this year.
Lucas Moore February 17, 2021

On March 13th, 2020, Green Hope students went home not knowing that it would be their final day of in-person school for a very long time. 341 days later, the first group of students has returned to the...

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...

With the commencement of the second semester, many schedule changes were added. Feeling tired and distressed, students petition for their Wellness Wednesdays to come back.

Bring Back Wellness Wednesday- Students Petition Due To Online School Strain

Wake County students, of the largest public school district in North Carolina feel the pain of online school with the sudden removal of Wellness Wednesdays.
Shea McIntyre, Student Life Editor February 1, 2021

With the ongoing pandemic and almost a full year of Coronavirus cases continuing to spike, most of life whether that be one's career, family, education, or happiness remains computer based. Other than...

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...

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