Intercom Morning Announcements
The next AFHS Book Club Meeting is Thursday in the Cube during B Lunch. We'll finally be discussing realistic fiction choices. All are welcome to attend.
There will be a mandatory Spanish Honor Society Meeting in Mrs. Costa's room (4107) during STAR Lunch A on Friday, February 23rd. Plese be prompt.
Today, during A lunch in the auditorium, there will be a mandatory chapter meeting for members attending state competition. Mandatory means you are required to attend the meeting. Do not miss it.
Band Fundraiser @ Chipotle in Apex today.
Our last Ambassador Lead School Tour is today at 2:50 in the main hallway. No RSVP is required.
Varsity Women's Basketball team plays tonight, at home, in the State Championship playoff against Knightdale. Game begins at 6. No passes allowed and $6 entry.
Tonight we have our Rising Sophomore Parent Night in the auditorium from 6:30-7:30pm.
Men's LAX has a Parent's meeting tonight at 3:30 in the Cafeteria.
Baseball parents will meet in the Media Center at 6pm.
Apex Friendship Middle has a Meet & Greet tonight at 6pm in the auditorium for any rising middle school families.
Congrats to our Women's Varsity Basketball Team for advancing the the State Tournament Championship.
Students we will lock all school doors for added security from now on, requiring all guests to enter through the main school front office.
We have had our very first Seniors let us know what colleges they are attending for our Patriots Class of 2018 College Destinations Map:
Christina Modica will be attending UNC Charlotte and Emily Keefe will be attending NC State University.
We also had our first student who will be attending a school out of state: Chase Parsons will be attending Pace University in NYC!
Chase also brought in a scholarship letter that pushed us over the $2 million mark!
Teach Us All film showing and discussion is this Satruday, February 24th.
DECA members: There will be a mandatory chapter meeting for those attending state competition tomorrow, A lunch in the auditorium. Remember the role play testing window is open until the 28th, go to Mr. Gilbert or Mr. Jackson's room to take your test.
Are you interested in seeing the northern lights in Iceland? Do you want to hike through Iceland? If you answered yes, come to an informational meeting on a Spring Break 2019 trip to Iceland with Ms. Rundhammer! The meeting is on Tuesday, the 20th at 7 pm in room 4240. Stop by during lunch if you have any additional questions.
The Varsity girls basketball team plays tonight in the Cnf. Tournament Championship at 6:00, at Holly Springs. The girls would love to have students & staff show what Patriot Pride is all About.
Good luck to Alec Montoya as he competes at the Wrestling Championships.
Today, Our CTE student spotlight belongs to a team of seniors that stand out from the rest. Devon Jackson, Valentine Vaillant and Daniel Wellish. Each of them have completed two CTE pathways in their time at Apex Friendship and have successfully completed the WorKkeys assessment. What is most appealing to these experienced learners is the journey of the imaginative learning experience of developing a quality product. One sees these individual’s brilliance in the results of their independent and group projects developed in subjects that demand exceptional intellect combined with creativity and communication. Their GPA’s reflect this persistence, creativity, and work ethic that they bring to all of their classes at Apex Friendship.
Wake Tech Career College Promise link is now OPEN and on the main web page for registration purposes! You must register to be able to attend the CCP information meeting on 2/28 @ 6:30pm in the AFHS Auditorium.
AP CSP Students: If you are programming your Create or Explore Tasks in Snap!, make sure you save/download them locally as a precaustion. Snap! is being upgraded.
Don't forget to wear red tmorrow in honor of National Family, Career, and Community leaders of America week! If you wear red, stop by Ms. Chaffin's room for candy!
Juniors interested in registering for INTERNSHIP senior year, please attend an information meeting today during first lunch in the Compass Studio.
Congratulations to the Varsity Girls Basketball team on their win last night in the conference tournament semifinals. The Varsity girls play in the tournament Championship Friday night at 6:00 at Holly Springs.
Good luck to our Women's Varsity Basketball Team as they travel @ Holly Springs High.
Attention DECA: The role play testing window for state competition is now open. Go to Mr. Gilbert or Mr. Jackson's room during lunch to take your test. Testing will end on the 28th, so don't wait until the last minute! Those attending state competition with a written plan, if you would like to rehearse your presentation and get feedback from the officers, sign up to present in Mr. Jackson's room on Wednesdays, during lunch. The sign up form is posted on the DECA google classroom.
Do you wanna play in AFHS's first, inaugural Ultimate season? It still is possible, but this is the last week that sign up is happening. Come by Mr. Sica's room, 3221B, before Friday if you are interested in playing. AFHS Ultimate Frisbee players, remember practice is today, at 3:30.
NC A&T University will be on campus tomorrow to meet with Students and distribute information. Come see them at the table outside of the cafeteria during lunch.
Student Council will be selling red carnations in the cafeteria during lunch today ONLY!. Florwers will be on sale for $2 Flowers will be on sale during A and B lunch or until we sell out.
Check your newsstands for the February Issue of the Patriot Press. Find out more about our new neighbors at Apex Friendship Middle, see who the February Athlete of the Month is, discover weird scholarship opportunities and much more by reading the student newspaper. Be sure to pick up a copy before they run out!
Ticket to play is for Men's Golf and Men's Tennis today during Lunch! And tomorrow is the very last chance to get a T2P wristband! During STAR Lunch.
Good luck to our Men's basketball team as they travel to Middle Creek today for a conf. tournament.
This week is FCCLA week! Keep an eye out for projects the club will be doing throughout the school to promote family and consumer services, demonstrate careers in action and make an impact. Take a look at the brand new FCCLA wall outside the Foods Room and wear red on Friday to show your support!
Congratulations to the Speech and Debate Team members who competed at Cumberland Technical Community College on Saturday. Fedora Castelino won 3/4 rounds in Original Oratory and Nathan Fair won a trophy for best novice in his Congressional Chamber.
Congratulations to Kelly Freer and Soffia Obando for placing 2nd and 3rd in the Holly Springs Young Artist Show. Their work is on display through February 28th at the Holly Springs Cultural Center.
Congratulatons to Brooke Zettel, the swim team's very first Individual State Champion and the rest of the team on their great performance this past weekend!
Ticket to play happens today for Track and tomorrow for Men's Golf and Tennis. Tryouts for Men's Tennis are Wednesday at 2:30.
Softball is cancelled for today.
Early Release today with a 11:48 dismissal.
This week is FCCLA week! Keep an eye out for projects the club will be doing around school to promote family & consumer sciences, demonstrate careers in action, and make an impact. Take a look at the brand new FCCLA wall outside the foods room and wear red on Friday to show your support!
Men's Basketball @ Fuquay tonight and Women at home.
This Saturday we have Swinm STATE Finals with 16 students competing!!! And we have Indoor Tract State meet as well! Good luck to these athletes that have made it this far. You are winners already!
T2P for Monday 2/12 is for Track.
Valentine's Day is coming! Let your friends or special someone know how much you care about them!
Student council will be selling Valentine's at lunch starting today.
The following items will be on sale:
Cards for $1
A card and a plush animal for $5
A card and a flower for $5
All items will be delivered during homeroom on Valentine's day!
It's February and you know what that meants! It's CTE month! Did you know that for students who concentrate their studies into CTE programs and courses, around 93! of these students graduate. Also, 91% of high school graduates who have 2-3 CTE credits enrolled into college and move on to the next level. Career and Technical Education is evalving, and we want you to be a part of it!
T2P today is for Women's Soccer & Softball. Monday's is for Track.
Early Release tomorrow @ 11:48.
Friday we have Men's Basketall @ Fuquay and Women's at home vs. Fuquay.
2nd Semester Meet The Teacher is tonight beginning at 6:30pm.
Are you a young lady interested in science, technology, engineering, or math? Would you like to learn about degrees and careers in STEM? Would you like to network with women professionals in STEM? Would you like to learn self-defense? If yes, please join the Women in Science and Engineering Club! WISE meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month in room 4222. We will have an interest meeting for new members on Tuesday, Feb.13th and will be discussing the science and engineering of Star Wars. Please see Mrs. Cattrell if you have any questions.
Happy e Day!!! e is a mathematical constant named after the Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler (pronounced oiler). Like pi, e is a non-repeating, non-terminating number. e is approximately 2.718 #themoreyouknow
Men's Golf interest meeting is canceled for today.
T2P is for Baseball today. Tomorrow's is for Women's Soccer and Softball. Without a T2P wristband, athletes WILL NOT be allowed to tryout on February 14th.
Congrats to our Varsity Girls BBball team on their win over Fuquay last night! Come show your support Friday night for Senior Night.
2nd Semester Meet The Teacher is Wednesday at 6:30. Students, please provide your parent with your schedule. They will walk it on Wed. Each class will have approx. 10 mins with a 6 min. transition time.
Ticket 2 Play is for Men's LAX today and Baseball is tomorrow.
Congrats to our JV and Varsity Women's Basketball teams for their wins over Apex last night!
Drama Club is B lunch on Wednesday! Come to the auditorium for theatre games and fun. All are welcome!
Anyone that wants to tryout for Men's Golf please meet in the weight room "A" lunch Wenesday, February 7th.
All DECA members attending states competition should meet in Mr. Jackson's room during A lunch for role play workshop.
Interested in starting a new club? Club applications are now available on the student council folder outside of the cafeteria. Club applications must be fully completed and returned to the main office NO Later than Friday, 2/9.
Men's basketball vs. Fuquay tonight at 5pm for JV followed by Varsity.
Women's basketball will play @ Fuquay tonight.
Apex Friendship Middle School will be hosting an info. session tonight in our auditorium beginning at 6pm.
Congrats to the 16 swimmers advancing to the State Championship next weekend!
No Softball workouts today.
There will be a chapter meeting today, A lunch, in the auditorium. Only members attending state competition are required to attend.
This Saturday our first ever Science Olympiad team competed in the Raleigh Regional tournament! 15 students represented AFHS and brought home medals in seven events including 2 first place finishes! Dedeepya Madineni, Srikant Vasudevan, and Srinath Vasudevan will move on to the state competition in their events. Congratulations to all who competed!Spring Ticket to Play dates below are during STAR LUNCH, both A and B. These dates will be announced each morning clarifying which sport is to attend that day.**Athletes who are already participating in a winter sport do not need to attend these dates. -- PLEASE MAKE SURE THEIR PHYSICAL IS STILL UP TO DATE!!Athletes will NOT be allowed to tryout come Wednesday, February 14th if they do not have and are wearing a yellow wrist band.Women's Lacrosse- Monday, February 5thMen's Lacrosse- Tuesday, February 6thBaseball- Wednesday, February 7thWomen's Soccer and Softball- Thursday, February 8thTrack- Monday, February 12thMen's Golf and Men's Tennis- Tuesday, February 13thStunt- Friday, February 23rdIf you have an athlete who needs to turn in a physical they give it directly to Athletic Trainer, Ashley Yelmini!**Athletes can turn in their physical Mondays during A lunch in the Athletic Training Room, 1406, or any day after school in the Athletic Training Room.*2017 WCPSS High School Athletic Participation Forms packet (6 pages) can be found on the AFHS Athletics Website*
Women's Lacrosse Ticket to Play on Monday, February 5th during STAR LUNCH, both A and B.
Men's Basketball tonight 5 pm @ Middle Creek.
Women's Basketball tonight 5 pm Home.
Congratulations AFHS PTSA Reflections Art Winners. 1st Place Film Production Nina Sehgal, 1st Place Dance Choreography Ive Jones, 1st Place Literature Grace Twomey, 2nd Place Literature Lindsay Boyle, 1st Place TIE Photography Reed Sienkiewicz, 1st Place TIE Photograhy Phoenix Williams, 2nd Place Photography Nina Sehgal, and 3rd Place Photography Jessica Reed. These pieces have all advanced to the county level to represent AFHS-great job!
2/1/18Spring Ticket to Play dates below are during STAR LUNCH, both A and B. These dates will be announced each morning clarifying which sport is to attend that day.**Athletes who are already participating in a winter sport do not need to attend these dates. -- PLEASE MAKE SURE THEIR PHYSICAL IS STILL UP TO DATE!!Athletes will NOT be allowed to tryout come Wednesday, February 14th if they do not have and are wearing a yellow wrist band.Women's Lacrosse- Monday, February 5thMen's Lacrosse- Tuesday, February 6thBaseball- Wednesday, February 7thWomen's Soccer and Softball- Thursday, February 8thTrack- Monday, February 12thMen's Golf and Men's Tennis- Tuesday, February 13thStunt- Friday, February 23rdIf you have an athlete who needs to turn in a physical they give it directly to Athletic Trainer, Ashley Yelmini!**Athletes can turn in their physical Mondays during A lunch in the Athletic Training Room, 1406, or any day after school in the Athletic Training Room.*2017 WCPSS High School Athletic Participation Forms packet (6 pages) can be found on the AFHS Athletics Website*Girls Together in Christ is meeting today during A lunch in room 2240.A reminder to AoE students: Peer to Peer mentor meeting is scheduled for Friday, February 2nd during lunch in the Main Gym.Tonight is the rising freshman open house with a formal program in the auditorium starting at 7:00.Congratulations AFHS PTSA Reflections Art Winners! 1st Place Film Production Nina Sehgal. 1st Place Dance Choreography Ive Jones. 1st Place Literature Grace Twomey. 2nd Place Literature Lindsay Boyle. 1st Place TIE Photography Reed Sienkiewicz and Phoenix Williams. 2nd Place Photography Nina Sehgal. 3rd Place Photography Jessica Reed. These pieces have all advanced to the county level to represent AFHS!