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Fighting Food: Eating Disorders Escalate Post Covid

Fighting Food: Eating Disorders Escalate Post Covid

Annie Myers, Staff Writer June 4, 2022

“We are certainly right now in this country out of the pandemic phase,” announced Anthony Fauci, the American leader of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for a report in an...

Students from Fuquay-Varina High School celebrate an in-person prom after several years of not being able to attend prom because of the pandemic.

Over 800 students attend 2022 FVHS prom

Olivia Del Pinal , Staff Writer June 1, 2022

After two years without a prom due to COVID, the class of 2022 and 2023 finally had a chance at normalcy and had an in-person prom. On Saturday, May 7 more than 800 students descended upon Goels Plaza...

From the Bosphorus to Bangkok: Eastern eats in the Triangle

From the Bosphorus to Bangkok: Eastern eats in the Triangle

Nikolai Kutsch, News Editor May 20, 2022

Fuquay-Varina residents eager to leave the bounds of their town for a culinary world tour needn’t pack their bags and head for RDU.  Reflecting the influx of international immigrants, Wake County...

New construction sites are one of the most visible symbols of Fuquay-Varinas increase in development projects this year.

Fuquay-Varina mayor details downtown development plans

Al Curle, Staff Writer May 9, 2022

It's impossible to miss the construction in downtown Fuquay. Sitting from the window in The Mill, someone has a perfect view of the people working on the new building in Fuquay. The clambering of tools,...

‘Every little seed’ Principal McCotter heads FVHS through pandemic, reshapes Bengal Blvd.

‘Every little seed’ Principal McCotter heads FVHS through pandemic, reshapes Bengal Blvd.

Abigail Lapp and Nikolai Kutsch, Opinion and News Editors May 9, 2022

Fuquay-Varina, NC - On Sept. 30, 2021, raising a supersized pair of red scissors, FVHS principal Terrance McCotter sliced into an orange banner reading “Fuquay-Varina High School,” held by a line of...

State of Green - NC organizations advocate for environment

State of Green – NC organizations advocate for environment

Nikolai Kutsch, News Editor May 3, 2022

Though environmental activists around the globe celebrated Earth Day on April 22. again this year, images of roadside litter and natural plants being traded for concrete developments lingered as a damper...

The FVHS band room served a critical function for students as the sight-reading room for this years MPA.

3 long days, hello MPA

Olivia Arnett, Staff Writer April 25, 2022

During March 21-23, FVHS students definitely noticed a section of the school blocked off, a large group of other teenagers in all black attire walking through campus, or just large travel buses parked...

The FVHS Wind Ensemble being directed by Dr. John Locke in late March 2022. (Photo by @fvbengalbands on Twitter)

Wind Ensemble blows judges away

Margaux Burkhart, Staff Writer April 18, 2022

In the FVHS arts hallway during second period of each day, the beautiful music of advanced musicians' instruments can be heard. The delicate sound of the flute, bold sound of the saxophone, and boisterous...

Chaotic supply chain woes and worker shortages have contributed to rows of empty shelves in grocery stores all across the U.S.

Empty shelves plague consumers

James Chaney, Staff Writer March 21, 2022

In such a wide country as the United States it’s uncommon for us all to face such a universal issue, but this has been the case recently as we have all felt the tremors of the supply chain issue. This...

Posters invite budding authors to share their voices and receive recognition. The FVHS Writing Contest will accept short stories and poems submitted by April 1.

FVHS hosts 2022 March writing competition

Annie Myers, Staff Writer March 21, 2022

Calling all writers. The Writing Club at Fuquay-Varina High School is hosting a writing competition all through March. Students are permitted to submit (a) work(s) of short fiction or poetry under 1500...

Centered in the spotlight is chorus teacher Tyler Cole, who was among students and staff performing works by Black writers at the poetry slam.

FVHS theater students host Black History Month poetry slam

Jace Gaddy, Staff Writer March 15, 2022

For Black History Month, it is important to look back and honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area throughout history. This was Fuquay-Varina’s Theater 1 and 2 classes'...

Justin Trudeau, leader of the Liberal Party, has been Canadas prime minister since November 2015.

Canada implements controversial Emergencies Act

Al Curle, Staff Writer March 15, 2022

Trucks blaring, deafening horns, and violent protests, these words can describe the trucker protests in Canada during the past few weeks. The truckers have wreaked havoc on the Canadian capital of Ottawa...

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