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Apex High School
Location
Apex, North Carolina, United States
Information
Type Public high school
Established 1970
Principal Matthew Wight
Grades 9 - 12
Mascot Cougars
Website

Coordinates: 35°44′42″N 78°50′16″W / 35.745°N 78.83778°W / 35.745; -78.83778

Apex High School is located in Apex, North Carolina in the United States. It is part of the Wake County Public School System and is on a 4x4 Block Schedule.

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Departments

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Athletics

Apex High School fields varsity teams for the following sports: Men's/Women's Basketball, Football Men's Baseball, Women's Softball, Women's Volleyball, Men's/Women's Soccer, Men's/Women's Lacrosse, Men's/Women's Tennis, Cross Country, Track & Field, Swimming, Diving, Gymnastics, Wrestling.

Clubs and activities

Apex High School offers thirty-nine different clubs and activities: Academic Decathlon, Adopt-a-Freshman, Amnesty International, Art Club, Chess Club, Chorus, Cougar Club, Dance Club, DECA, Drama Club, Driver's Education, Environmental Club, FCA, FCCLA, French Club, FTA, German Club, Gay-Straight Alliance, Inline Hockey Club, HOSA, International Ambassador Society, International Thespian Society, Japanese Club, Key Club, Legacy (Newspaper), Latin Club, Marching Band, Minority Empowerment Society, MSA, National Honor Society, National Technical Honor Society, Orchestra, Programming Club, Spanish Club, Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica,Student Council, Students Taking Action Now: Darfur (STAND), Teenage Democrats, Teenage Republicans, Teens Against Poverty,Yearbook, Ultimate Frisbee/Disc Golf Club, Trezona's Chemistry, Calculus with Mrs. Barritt, Step Team, and Video Game club.

Foreign languages

French (no longer offered)

German
Latin (no longer offered)
Spanish

Music

Apex High School also features Concert and Marching Band. Under the direction of Mr. Paul Rowe, the band currently has 3 band classes: Concert Band I, Concert Band II, and Concert Band IV (Wind Ensemble). Marching Band is currently an extracurricular activity. The Apex high marching band has won numerous awards among competitions in North Carolina and Virginia including grand champion. The marching band has performed at Disney world and plans to play there again this year.

Apex High School Honors Women's Chorus, Men's Chorus, Honors Men's Chorus and Intermediate Women's Chorus. Under the direction of Mrs. Heather Copley, the chorus has three chorus classes: Men's Chorus, Intermediate Women's Chorus, and Honors Women's Chorus.

Technology

Apex High School features a (Academy of Information Technology) program. AOIT works to integrate the use of technology into the standard high school curriculum though projects promoting the use of technology in preparing research, conducting presentations, and communicating with teachers and other students. Through the AOIT program Apex High School is also able to offer technical courses covering topics such as the use of desktop applications and introductory programming. The applications courses range from Applications I, covering the use of applications such as Microsoft Office, up to E-Commerce I which covers static web development including XHTML and basic JavaScript and a new capstone course for Seniors: Digital Video and Media. Programming courses offered cover four different programming languages starting with Visual Basic .NET (Computer Programming I) followed by C++ (Information Technology I), SAS (SAS Programming I), and Java (AP Computer Science A).

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