Sep 26 2016

HB2 and Why We Should Care

By Laura Brechtelsbauer News Editor People ask me why I care.  But how could I not?  HB2 defines the character of our state.  As a North Carolina resident, it’s my duty to be informed.  To have an opinion.  Independent thought is the foundation of democracy. On March 26, 2016, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and the …

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Sep 23 2016

NEWSCAST: 9.23.2016

Here is the Parrott Post Newscast for Sept. 23, 2016. Highlights include Senior Superlatives, a former Harlem Globetrotter, and news on the APA tennis team. Anchor: Blythe Brantley News Writer: Lauryn Dubose News Director: Ian Easter News Producer: Tap Perry

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Sep 22 2016

#3.2.KNOW at APA

By Grace Williams, Arden Riddle, and Blythe Brantley | Staff Writers How much do you know about the people in your school? The Parrott Post tracked down three of APA’s most interesting students: Bryant Lee Cox, Micheal Mikhail, and Isabel Morris. Bryant Lee Cox Bryant Lee Cox, the leader of the senior class in academics, …

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Sep 21 2016

Gas Shortage Causes Concerns

By Ian Easter | Staff Writer As APA students and families were excited about low gas prices over the summer, a pipeline spill in Shelby County, Alabama, on Sept. 9 has ended the optimism and created a concern for eastern North Carolina drivers: No gas! Due to the shortage from the spill, gas prices all over the state …

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Sep 19 2016

NEWSCAST: Parrott Post 9.19.16

Here is the first newscast from the Parrott Post for the 2016-17 school year. Newscasts will be posted each Friday afternoon. See you there!      

Sep 16 2016

Parrott Football Preview vs. SA

  By Tap Perry | Staff Writer The Patriots are 2-1 on the season, coming off a heartbreaking loss to Bethel Christian Academy last week. The Patriots will try to get back on track tonight when the team faces off against Southampton Academy. Southampton is 4-0 and is on a roll to start the season. …

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Sep 16 2016

Kaepernick’s Partial Fumble

By Laura Brechtelsbauer | Staff Writer It’s not a secret.  It never has been.  With ignorance, it grows stronger — for and by the people.  The nation gives them liberty, but they must unite themselves.  Their unity is messy, incomplete, and  unwholesome.  But to what bounds?  Recently, NFL player Colin Kaepernick took a stand, challenging the core …

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Sep 16 2016

National Anthem: All Rise?

By Lauryn DuBose | Staff Writer Colin Kaepernick, the quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, decided not to stand up for the national anthem before three NFL preseason games this season and, understandably, people are outraged. Fans are even burning his jersey in effigy. However, I believe that it is his choice. The United States …

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Sep 15 2016

Trump Stumps G-Vegas

By Thomas Grubb | Staff Writer Donald Trump means business. “We are going to build a wall,” said presidential candidate Donald Trump, perhaps the most fascinating presidential candidate of our generation, as he made his pitch to supporters in Greenville Sept. 6. The New York billionaire gave his stump speech at the Greenville Convention Center …

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Sep 15 2016

Bite Out of the New Apple

By Stephen Melvin | Staff Writer For many iPhone and Apple fans, Sept. 8 couldn’t come quickly enough. But Apple’s latest announcements sparked new interest in the Cupertino company’s products, including the iPhone and the second-generation Apple watch. Perhaps the most startling news is the removal of the headphone jack Apple had a live stream …

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Sep 09 2016

Friday Football Preview

Staff Writer | Tap Perry Wing Fling time, Patriot fans! The fun begins at 5pm, with 3,000 wings and desserts being served by 12 master chefs prior to a 7:30pm kickoff. Join in on the APA fundraiser that supports the Patriot Club and the Friends of the Fine Arts. Who’s got the best wings? You …

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Sep 07 2016

SGA Elections Underway

By Ian Easter | Staff Writer As the U.S. presidential elections loom over the United States and decisions about our country’s future are being made, APA has its own decisions to be made: The election of the new SGA officers. The yearly tradition at Parrott allows the students to vote for other fellow students to be their voice to our school. Currently, …

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Sep 07 2016

New Additions for New School Year

By Stephen Melvin | Staff Writer We’re back! Many students dread the first day of school, while a select few look forward to the return. But with APA’s brand new campus additions, who can not be excited? New Additions The new facilities at school will serve Parrott students and staff for many years to come.  The …

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Sep 06 2016

Volleyball Undefeated

By Grace Williams | Staff Writer The Patriots varsity volleyball team has started off the season right! The Lady Pats are undefeated and we hope it stays that way! The Volleyball team hopes that this season will be their best season yet. “This season has started off really well, and I feel really good about …

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Sep 02 2016

Welcome Back to Your New School

By Laura Brechtelsbauer | Staff Writer New buildings, new teachers, new classes — another year is upon us at Parrott Academy. The giddy anticipation as we get our schedules and sign up for classes is exciting but not foreign. It happens every year. So what’s different? Obviously, our school has recently undergone major renovations. The era of the overcrowded lunch …

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Sep 01 2016

The APA Code: Honor, Truth, Initiative

By Arden Riddle | Staff Writer “There is no right time to do the wrong thing, and there is no wrong time to do the right thing.” – Football coach Lou Holtz On the morning of Aug. 26 at the APA Honor Convocation, APA Headmaster Dr. Bert Bright spoke these famous words to emphasize the importance …

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Aug 29 2016

Sports Preseason Overview

By Drew Dacey | Staff Writer Sigh. Summer has come and gone. No more never-ending weeks of vacation (at least until next year). APA students are back to reality. But even before Aug. 22, Parrott students experienced “school days” on the practice fields in the extreme summer weather. “Hot. Very hot,” APA sophomore Sybil Sides …

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Aug 26 2016

APA Football Preview: Community Christian

By Tap Perry | Staff Writer Parrott head football coach Matt Beaman and the 1-0 Patriots will play Community Christian tonight in Wilson at 7pm. The Patriots are coming off a lopsided 26-0 win against Lawrence Academy Aug. 19, in which Parrott ran just four offensive plays in a weather-shortened game. Bad news for APA, …

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Jul 06 2016

(ThingLink Demo) APA Construction Update: Summer ’16

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