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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...

Last May, George Floyd's death incited a lasting movement that has called for justice in the wake of deaths of numerous black lives

WCPSS Students React to Verdict of Derek Chauvin’s Trial

Uma Bhat, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2021
In the late afternoon on Tuesday, April 20th, 2020, Derek Chauvin was convicted of second degree manslaugher and third-degree murder for his role in the death of George Floyd. Minneapolis protesters huddled together in the biting cold, chanting synchronously as the highly anticipated verdict was announced after a year’s worth of massive emotional and political upheaval. 
Wake County High Schools in High Alert for Severe Weather

Wake County High Schools in High Alert for Severe Weather

Samir Tusneem, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

3/17/2021 On Wednesday, March 17, the Wake County Publication Schools System announced that Thursday will be an asynchronous learning day for all students. With the likelihood of severe weather tomorrow,...

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

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...

Many students opted to stay on Virtual Academy full year, but those on the hybrid plan will be returning as of 2/15

Green Hope Reacts: WCPSS Votes to Move Back Into In Person by 2/15

Uma Bhat, Editor in Chief February 2, 2021

WCPSS officials recently voted to return students to in person instruction beginning February 15th, 2021. The vote comes as a surprise to several students, both on the hybrid and virtual academy systems,...

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

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...

How to Snow Day ~ The Right Way

How to Snow Day ~ The Right Way

Shea McIntyre, Student Life Editor January 27, 2021

ALERT: All of WCPSS schools on Thursday 01/28 will have asynchronous classes due to inclement weather... aka winter is coming and as GH Falcons we must capitalize on this ephemeral moment! Do you want...

WCPSS highschoolers now won't return til mid-February. Read to see what your fellow falcons think.

Green Hope Reacts: WCPSS Entirely Virtual Till Mid-February

Lucas Moore, Staff Writer January 15, 2021

On Thursday, the Wake County School Board once again delayed the shift to Plan B hybrid learning for high schoolers, and voted to keep all K-12 students in virtual learning until at least mid-February....

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...

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Ladies *& Gents* Join Girl Up RTP!

Nidhi Patel, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

Do you want to make an impact in your community and get a chance to empower and serve women in our community? You have come to the perfect article. Not only for girls but anyone who wants to empower each...

Image of elected District 9 official Karen Carter! She's worked within WCPSS as an educator for 17 years! Check out her website

Meet Our New WCPSS School Board Member: Karen Carter!

Shea McIntyre, Student Life Editor November 13, 2020

This 2020 election brought change. We the people, elected candidates we believed would represent the people and more specifically, the students. Karen Carter, dedicated social worker and educator for Wake...

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