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Apex High News


OECD Test for Schools - April 17

Apex High School is taking part in the OECD Test for Schools (based on PISA) testing in 2014-2015, and approximately 50 to 100 students have been invited to take part. The test will be given on April 17, 2015.

If your student was selected, a blue information letter was sent home Tuesday, March 31 in their first period class. These do not need to be returned unless you would like to opt out of the test. The forms must be returned by Thursday, April 2. Questions should be directed to Kelley Simpson, ksimpson@wcpss.net.

To learn more about the test, click here.

Prom 2015 Forms and Information

For Online School Payment information, as well as Prom Permission Forms and Guest Permission Forms, please click here.

For information on how to purchase prom tickets, click here.

Thank you for helping with Spring Luncheon

Thank you to all the volunteers who sent food for the Spring luncheon. A special thanks to the ladies who helped set up and clean up. We heard lots of thanks and praise for PTSA and supportive parents.

Summer STEM Courses

To learn about and apply for the North Carolina School of Science and Math summer accelerator courses for 7-12th graders, click here.

Financial Aid

Bonnie Sykes, our Financial Aid Advisor is here on Wednesdays.
Please call Student Services at 919-387-2215 to set up appointment. Her last day will be Wednesday, May 6th.

Apex Friendship High School

For information regarding Apex Friendship High School, please click here.

Attention Rising 9th Graders

Do you want to be part of a nationally recognized IT academy? If you are assigned to attend Apex High School next year you can be part of the Academy of Information Technology. Academy students learn technical skills like computer programming, web development and video production. As an academy student you will also learn teamwork, communication and presentation skills and have fun doing it. The time period to apply to the academy will start the week of February 2nd. Visit the AOIT website to get more information and access the online application.

Stop Rx Abuse Video Contest

For the fourth year in a row the North Carolina Department of Justice is sponsoring a student video contest to help educate young people about the dangers of prescription drug abuse. All North Carolina students enrolled in grades 6 - 12 are eligible to enter the contest, which runs from March 1st through April 15th. Details about contest entry can be found here.

Senior Mid Year Transcript Requests

If you are a senior and you are required to send a mid-year transcript to a college/university you have applied to, please follow the following procedures:

  1. If the college/university is in-state (NC), send the transcript yourself through CFNC
  2. If the college/university uses the "Common App" or "Send Edu", then email your Counselor and ask them to send the transcript out at this time
  3. If the college/university is out of state and does not use the "Common App" or "Send Edu", then go to Student Services and sign on the Transcript Book for your request

College and Scholarship Section

Click here for a full list of college visits and scholarship opportunites. Check the Apex High School Counselors Web site for a thorough listing of opportunities.