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Apex Friendship Elementary ribbon cutting ceremony


October 18, 2022


Apex Friendship Elementary held the official ribbon cutting ceremony for its new building on Tuesday, October 18. The event began with a formal presentation. Speakers included WCPSS Superintendent Catty Moore, Principal M. Tanner Gamble, and Apex Mayor Jacques K. Gilbert.


Principal Tanner Gamble speaks at the ribbon cutting ceremony for Apex Friendship Elementary


The student chorus performed an original song, 'You're a Shooting Star' written about their school.


The new Apex Friendship Elementary building houses up to 800 students with room for collaborative learning spaces


"The Friendship community has a long history of being a welcoming community that creates opportunities and bright futures," said Superintendent Catty Moore. "Now, Apex Friendship Elementary will continue that tradition." 


This new school has a core capacity of 800 students, housing grades K-5. Collaborative learning spaces on each floor provide options for teachers to encourage teamwork and group learning. Smartboards in all classrooms allow for cutting edge, interactive instruction.


Students applaud as the ribbon is cut to celebrate the opening of their new school


Event photo album