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Athens Drive High School senior graduating with 28 scholarship offers

An Athens Drive High School senior will graduate on Wednesday with 28 scholarship offers totaling $1.6 million.

Principal: Unfounded threat against Athens Drive High appears to be part of national hoax

The principal of Athens Drive High School in Raleigh said a threat called in to the school, which prompted a police response and lockdown that lasted about an ...

Athens student returns the kindness he was once shown

Athens Drive Magnet High School student Gilberto Hernandez Cruz collected 250 pounds of food benefiting the Backpack Buddies program.

Athens Drive's Robertson asks Northern Kentucky for release from NLI  HighSchoolOT

Athens Drive High School point guard DJ Robertson has asked Northern Kentucky to release him from his letter of intent.

Athens Drive guard D.J. Robertson commits to Florida Atlantic  HighSchoolOT

Athens Drive High School senior point guard D.J. Robertson will play college basketball at Florida Atlantic University.

Student taken to hospital after large fight breaks out at Athens Drive High School in Raleigh  WTVD-TV

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- One student was taken to the hospital after a large fight broke out at Athens Drive High School in Raleigh Thursday afternoon.

Video shows brawl at Athens Drive High School that injured one student  News & Observer

A video circulating on social media shows a large brawl involving numerous people at Athens Drive High School in Raleigh, NC Thursday afternoon, April 12, ...

In a world of change, tots and their beloved mentor still roam a Raleigh high school  The News & Observer

Paulette Hicks has been director of the child care center at Athens Drive High since it opened in 1978. Athens Drive is the only Wake high school with a ...

Student taken to hospital after huge brawl at Athens Drive Magnet High School

A large brawl broke out at Athens Drive Magnet High School around dismissal Thursday afternoon. One student was injured and treated at the hospital.

Athens Drive High School lifts lockdown following police activity  WTVD-TV

According to school officials, Athens Drive High School was on a community lockdown due to police activity in the area.

Athens Drive High School parents say they're upset that students who protected themselves during fight were suspended  WTVD-TV

Parents of some Athens Drive High School students who have been disciplined for their involvement in a fight outside the school last week gathered Thursday to ...

James Hedrick, principal of Athens Drive High, remembered as devoted educator  News & Observer

Colleagues described James Hedrick, the principal at Athens Drive High School who died unexpectedly on Tuesday, as a talented educator. “He was the type of ...

Environmental health, a hot topic with local students May 2019  Environmental Factor Newsletter

At Athens Drive High School, students discussed science and health issues with NIEHS scientists before selecting their research topics.

Athens Drive High students charged in multiple armed robberies

Two Raleigh teens are charged in connection with several armed robberies in one day.

NCISAA investigating claims of promised tuition for football players, recruiting at Village Christian  HighSchoolOT

The NCISAA has opened an investigation into allegations that Village Christian Academy used undue influence and promises of free tuition to football players ...

Police search for 3 in home invasion; lockdown lifted at Athens Drive High

Officers with the Raleigh Police Department were investigating a home invasion Wednesday afternoon in the 4300 block of Fathom Court.

Athens Drive student accused of rape; father says note from alleged victim shows it didn’t happen  News & Observer

Wake County District Court Judge Ned Mangum told 16-year-old Taquan Shmar Jeffries that he could spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted of raping ...

Muslim Holiday Approved For Wake County Schools 2020-2021 Calendar

RALEIGH, N.C. — Wake County students will have a day off from school on a Muslim high holy day beginning in 2021. The Wake County Board of Education ...

Teen charged with inciting riot in Athens Drive High School brawl  The News & Observer

An 18-year-old has been charged with inciting a riot in a fight involving roughly 25 people in a parking lot at Athens Drive High School last week. Jermaine ...

Third suspect charged with inciting riot at Raleigh high school  WTVD-TV

A Raleigh man is the last of three suspects to be charged with inciting a riot at Athens Drive High School.

2 Raleigh students charged with 3 robberies within an hour  WTVD-TV

A pair of sophomore students from Athens Drive High School in Raleigh are currently in jail on robbery charges.

2 more men facing charges in connection with Athens Drive HS parking lot brawl

Craig Campbell, 19, and Khadeem Fleming, 21, are facing charges in connection with a 25-person parking lot brawl at Athens Drive High School.

Broughton High Principal Stephen Mares moves to Athens Drive High  News & Observer

Longtime Broughton High School Principal Stephen Mares will take over at Athens Drive High, where James Hedrick died in August. The Wake County school ...

Sex offender arrested at Athens Drive High School

A registered sex offender was arrested last week after visiting Athens Drive High School in Raleigh.

Muslim holiday approved as Wake County school leaders OK 2020-21 school calendars

"It means a lot. It's huge," said Mariya Shaikh, who has two children at Athens Drive High School.

Parents of students involved in Athens Drive fight share concerns  Spectrum News

Parents of some of the students involved in the fight say they are unhappy with how the situation has been handled.

Athens Drive High basketball player facing felony sex charges

A 16-year-old basketball player at Athens Drive High School is facing three felony charges in connection with a sex crime that allegedly happened on Dec.

Athens Drive to become magnet school | Raleigh News & Observer  News & Observer

Principal James Hedrick talks about the significance of Athens Drive High School in Raleigh being named a magnet school in the Wake County School System.

Athens Drive High, Reedy Creek Middle become Wake County magnet schools  News & Observer

Athens Drive High School is now one of Wake County's newest magnet schools, ensuring that every high school in and around downtown Raleigh has a ...

Grading glitch is causing report card delays at schools across NC  Durham Herald Sun

School districts across North Carolina are delaying release of new student report cards and are revising earlier report cards because of a statewide software ...

Athens Drive High’s new stadium a long time coming  News & Observer

When Karin Evanoff walked to the podium at the end of the groundbreaking for the new stadium at Athens Drive High School, the audience gave her a standing ...

Athens Drive High basketball player indicted on felony sex charges

Raleigh, N.C. — A 16-year-old basketball player at Athens Drive High School who is facing three felony charges in connection with a sex crime that allegedly ...

Village Christian assistant coach describes how players came to school, denies offering to pay tuition  HighSchoolOT

At least 11 football players from Triangle area schools made the daily trip to Fayetteville for school this past fall as they competed on the Village Christian ...

Updates to Athens Drive High School stadium to begin this spring  News & Observer

A long-awaited update to the athletics facilities at Athens Drive High is scheduled to begin construction this spring. The Wake County school board has awarded ...

Introducing Athens Drive's first sports hall of fame class  The News & Observer

Athens Drive's first sports hall of fame class includes two NFL players, an MLB all-star, a pro golfer, a hall of fame coach, a state record holder in swimming, a pro ...

Athens Drive High School library will close to the public in July  News & Observer

Starting next month, the library at Athens Drive High School will no longer be open to the public. The change is due to security concerns, said Tim Simmons, ...

Athens Drive promotes Stephenson as varsity girls basketball coach  HighSchoolOT

The school announced on Friday afternoon that Allyson Stephenson will be the next head coach of the varsity girls basketball team.

Broughton High principal Stephen Mares leaves for Athens Drive  News & Observer

When the principal of Athens Drive High School died unexpectedly Aug. 2, longtime Broughton High principal Stephen Mares said he felt called to leave his post ...

These Students Are Already Solving Problems for Local Businesses  Education Week

An after-school program in North Carolina teaches teenagers to collaborate and problem-solve by tasking them with real work-world problems drawn from their ...

Sex offender arrested at Athens Drive public library

A registered sex offender faces felony charges after he was arrested for being at the Athens Drive Community library, which is located on a high school's campus ...

Student accused of sexual assault at Athens Drive  WTVD-TV

A 16-year-old student is accused of sexually assaulting another student inside Athens Drive High School, and the victim's mother says better vigilance from a ...

NCISAA finds Village Christian violated rules, school will forfeit wins and faces probation  HighSchoolOT

The N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association investigation into Village Christian Academy's football program found that students were recruited to play ...

Athens Drive gets new stadium | Raleigh News & Observer  News & Observer

Video: Athletic director Travis Seese talks about the upgrades to the athletic facilities at Athens Drive High School. New stadiums and upgraded athletic facilities ...

Athens Drive girls lacrosse coach in it for the long haul  News & Observer

In a season that has endured more downs than ups, the Athens Drive girls lacrosse program can take some comfort in that its head coach Mike SanGiacomo ...

Exclusive: Coach ousted amid Village Academy football recruiting scandal denies wrongdoing  WTVD-TV

In an exclusive interview, former Village Christian Academy high school football head coach Emerson Martin told ABC11 he did nothing wrong. Martin was let go ...

Five local students make Honors Band  Mount Airy News

BOONE — Five Surry County Schools students were chosen for and recently performed with the Northwest N.C. All-District Honor Band held here at ...

After public outcry, Athens Drive library to remain open

The Wake County public library at Athens Drive High School will stay open - for now.

Three transported to hospital after fight at Athens Drive High

Students at Athens Drive High School in Raleigh were forced out of some parts of the building Tuesday morning after a fight in the cafeteria.

Athens Drive High School getting new stadium  WTVD-TV

RALEIGH (WTVD) -- Officials broke ground on a new stadium for Athens Drive High School Wednesday morning. The new facility will serve football, soccer, and ...

Josh Hamilton released from Rangers after knee injury  News & Observer

The Texas Rangers released Josh Hamilton from his minor league contract Friday after another knee injury, perhaps signaling the end of the 2010 AL MVP's ...

Athens Drive boys lacrosse holds off Cary  News & Observer

The Athens Drive Jaguars visited the Cary Imps in a Southwest Wake Athletic Conference boys lacrosse game on April 18, 2017.

Former Raleigh high school teacher sentenced in student-sex case in Henderson County  News & Observer

A former Wake County teacher will spend 45 days in jail as part of a plea deal on charges that he had sex with a student when he worked at a Henderson ...

After a year of grieving, Wake County educator is named state’s best principal  News & Observer

Camille Hedrick, principal at Panther Creek High School in Cary, was named the 2017 North Carolina PTA Principal of the Year. Her husband, Jim Hedrick, who ...

Athens Drive assistant principal attacked while breaking up fight

An assistant principal at Athens Drive High School in Raleigh was injured Tuesday morning after being pushed into a plate-glass window while trying to break ...

The Athens Drive Library survives  The Independent Weekly

Two months ago, the Athens Drive Community Library was on the brink of closing permanently, the second time it found itself on the block in just six years.

Village Christian will continue football program this fall  HighSchoolOT

Village Christian Academy, a private school in Fayetteville, will continue its high school football program this fall after school administration conducted a review ...

One family created a lacrosse legacy at Athens Drive High School  News & Observer

When Shannon Kenedy gave up soccer for lacrosse her freshman year at Athens Drive High School in Raleigh, she didn't realize it would have a monumental ...

Hundreds walk out of Triangle schools as part of national movement

Students across the Triangle will walk out of their classes on Friday as part of National School Walkout Day to demand an end to gun violence.

Two Raleigh students win Triangle Rising Stars competition  WTVD-TV

Two Raleigh students win Triangle Rising Stars competition at the Durham Performing Arts Center on Tuesday night.

Former Village Christian Academy assistant football coach denies claims of illegal recruitment  WTVD-TV

Round Two in a blame game surrounding the Village Christian Academy's High School Football Scandal.

As investigation continues, football coach no longer employee at Village Christian  HighSchoolOT

Emerson Martin is no longer the football coach or weightlifting teacher at Village Christian Academy, has confirmed.

High schools without football stadiums? Wake might rethink construction plans  News & Observer

As large swaths of land become harder to find in Wake County, some school leaders say it's time to rethink the high school construction model, which requires ...

Josh Hamilton stood out from the start  News & Observer

Even in elementary school, Josh Hamilton stood out on the baseball field. His teammates included another future major league player and several future college ...

Psychologist: Fear of school shootings affecting students' brains

Las Vegas, Parkland, Fla., Pittsburgh, Thousand Oaks, Calif. - there are enough mass shootings now that they are simply referred to by where they happened.

Oscar Smith wins WRAL Wrestling title, Cape Fear's Wilson named top wrestler  HighSchoolOT

A total of 31 teams gathered at Athens Drive High School this weekend for the 47th annual WRAL Invitational Wrestling Tournament, but it wasn't a North ...

Thousands get into Wake County magnet schools and early colleges  News & Observer

More than 6700 families applied to a Wake County magnet school or early college this year – a slight increase from 2016 but down 27 percent from 2009.

Grads walk stage at Athens Drive

Athens Drive High School graduates attend commencement on Saturday.

Wake County high school graduates show their gratitude to their former teachers  The Herald-Sun

In an emotional video posted on YouTube, four graduating Wake County high school seniors visited former teachers to thank them for helping them in their ...

Cary boys, Panther Creek girls win Southwest Wake track and field championships  News & Observer

The Southwest Wake Athletic Conference track and field championships were hosted by Athens Drive on May 3, 2017.

Craig Hicks to plead guilty in killing of 3 Muslim students in Chapel Hill, DA says

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - Craig Hicks, the man charged with murdering three Muslim students in Chapel Hill in 2015, is expected to plead guilty in the case.

Days before AP exam, Wake County teacher skips rally to help students prepare

More than a third of the school districts in North Carolina will be closed Wednesday, as tens of thousands teachers attend a rally in downtown Raleigh.

Water-purifying shoes and other wearable tech ideas from Wake students  News & Observer

Around 120 design and engineering Wake County high school students participated in the Design Blitz, where local design experts helped teams develop ...

NC Coaches All-State Basketball team: 8 Observer-area stars named, Wendell Moore POY  Raleigh News & Observer

Concord Cox Mill star Wendell Moore was named the N.C. Basketball Coaches Association state player of the year for the third straight season.

Broughton High School gets a new leader  News & Observer

On Tuesday, the Wake County school board named Elena Ashburn as Broughton High School's new principal, replacing Stephen Mares.

NC State women's basketball : North Carolina connections  The News & Observer

The NC State women's basketball team has a roster loaded with North Carolina born players. The Wolfpack (17-0, 4-0 ACC) has relied on a rich crop of ...

Wake students may get the day off for a Muslim holiday starting in 2021  The Herald-Sun

One of Islam's most important holidays, Eid al-Fitr, may be recognized as a teacher work day in Wake County Schools' traditional calendar for 2020-21. It's up to ...

Green Hope boys, Panther Creek girls win NCHSAA 4A track and field championships  The Herald-Sun

Green Hope, Cary, Panther Creek, Leesville Road, Southeast Raleigh and Garner all had top-3 finishes in the NCHSAA 4A outdoor track and field state high ...

N.C. State names Park Scholarship recipients  News & Observer

N.C. State University's Park Scholarships program has named 39 students to its class of 2021. Thirteen are from the Triangle. They join a community of about ...

Veteran, pastor and Wake County leader Marvin Connelly is now a schools superintendent  The News & Observer

Marvin Connelly, the Wake County school system's chief of staff and strategic planning, was named superintendent of Cumberland County, North Carolina's fifth ...

Travis Scott promised free tickets after delayed Raleigh show. Some are still waiting  ECU The East Carolinian

When chart-topping rapper Travis Scott played Raleigh's PNC Arena Nov. 9, the show was beset with problems.

Wake County transgender students want school bathroom choice  News & Observer

The Wake County school system allows some transgender students to use the student bathroom of their choice while offering to let other transgender students ...

Homegrown Raleigh haunted house provides plenty of scares, opportunity for teens to give back

Raleigh dad Rich Fountain and daughter Kasey, then 11, opened Fright Nights at their home at 2517 Toll Mill Court, Raleigh, for the first time in 2012 on a whim.

Wake County Public School System's 2017 high school valedictorians | Raleigh News & Observer  News & Observer

The Wake County school board recognized the 25 high school valedictorians in the Class of 2017, which will be the next-to-last group of seniors that will get that ...

New conference turned Green Hope from underdog to favorite  News & Observer

We're in for some real parity in the new Triangle 6 Conference. No team was better than 6-6 a year ago and only two teams – Green Hope and Panther Creek ...

Hannah Sink, Jonah Weston announced as 2018 Homecoming royalty  Western Carolina University News

From left, WCU's Homecoming royalty for 2018, Hannah Sink and Jonah Weston, receive congratulations from Interim Chancellor Alison Morrison-Shetlar.

It’s time for high school football. Here are the players and games to watch.  The News & Observer

Clayton at Garner, Aug. 17: Last season Clayton beat Garner for the first time since 1985, and this season's clash between these two traditionally dominant ...

Rod Dooley profile: "follow your passion"  The Gazette

It was left to Rod Dooley, a young black student enrolled in North Carolina schools still wrestling with integration, to learn how to navigate an education system ...

As homeschool enrollment grows, NC's monitoring is lax

Homeschooling has become a driving force in the North Carolina education, and is largely left untouched from government intervention.

Garbage truck stuck under downtown Durham bridge

A garbage truck got stuck so badly under the Pettigrew Street bridge in downtown Durham on Wednesday that it tilted off its left side wheels.

NC Guardsmen share their careers with ADHS students  DVIDS

North Carolina National Guard (NCNG) Soldiers spoke to students about their military careers and experiences at Athens Drive High School (ADHS), here, Oct.

New principal named for Broughton High School in Raleigh  News & Observer

Elena Ashburn will become principal of Broughton High School in Raleigh. Margie Fowler will become principal of Creech Road Elementary School in Garner ...

Wake County teacher resigns after charge of sex with student  News & Observer

A Wake County teacher has resigned after he was arrested on felony criminal charges that he had sex with a high school student when he worked in the ...

Cincinnati Reds: Top 5 all-time one-and-done players in team history  FanSided

With March Madness upon us, we thought it was time to remanence on some of the players who only played one season with the Cincinnati Reds.

Ten students are candidates for titles of Homecoming king, queen  Western Carolina University News

Members of WCU's 2018 Homecoming court are (front, from left) Jonah Weston, Hailee McCraw, Hannah Sink, Addie Ward, Faith Smith, (back, from left) Anna ...

New coach has big goals for Word of God football  News & Observer

First-year Word of God coach has lofty goals for his new team – to win every football game.

Some WCPSS schools boycotting private schools, including NCHSAA members  HighSchoolOT

Competition between Cardinal Gibbons and members of the Southwest Wake Athletic and Cap 8 conferences will likely be limited for the foreseeable future.

WRAL Invitational Wrestling Tournament  HighSchoolOT

In 2017, the WRAL Invitational Wrestling Tournament will be held Dec. 22 and 23 at Athens Drive High School.

Here are the Teacher of the Year finalists for Wake County schools  The News & Observer

Wake County schools have named 13 Teacher of the Year finalists. The winner will be announced May 10, 2018.

Apex wins grand championship at Wake cheerleading competition  HighSchoolOT

Apex edged Broughton for first place in the varsity medium division to claim the trophy, but then the Cougars were named the varsity grand champions.

High school teacher charged with sexual contact with student  WYFF Greenville

A former teacher at West Henderson High School faces a felony sex charge after deputies said he had sexual contact with a student.

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