FFHS welcomes new teaching addition to family

01 November 2012

By Christopher Oakes Staff Writer Along with all the new freshmen faces this year, there are also new faces among the school’s faculty. Brian Emery, a new teacher, is teaching civics classes while temporarily filling in for Civics teacher Cassidy Pope. After living in Connecticut his whole life, Emery moved to the Outer Banks after […]

English department welcomes changes

31 October 2012

By Anderson Sullivan Editor-in-Chief Every school year brings changes, and this year has brought a change to the English department, change in administrators and a change in teaching staff. For this school year the English department decided to alter its ways. Teachers gained new roles and moved into new positions. Sharon Crane, Christy May and […]

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A - Front Page

Phyto Finders to present at NOAA conference

Posted on 08 October 2012

When scientists from around the world convene in Virginia this month for their annual conference, among the groups presenting will be the First Flight High School NOAA Research Team. Current and former students will present their findings at the OCEANS ’12 Hampton Roads event.

B - News

Dress code: same policy, stricter enforcement

Posted on 26 October 2012

Administrators say nothing has changed about the dress code for 2012-2013, except for stricter enforcement. Teachers have the right to tell a student not to wear an article of clothing if they deem it is a disruption to the educational process or if the clothing is a threat to the safety or health of another student, according to the student handbook.

C - News Features

New babies help FFHS teacher families grow

Posted on 20 June 2012

In several months, the stork will be making visits to a couple of teachers’ homes.

Several teachers at this school are expecting children in upcoming months, though for many it is not their first. In a similar cradle, many just recently had children.

D - Features

Senior will spend summer in China, immerse herself in language, local culture

Posted on 03 July 2012

When most students think of summer, the beach, jobs and time with friends come to mind. For one senior, this summer will hold much more.

D - Sports

Run run as fast as you can: Wallace and Stanovsek seek to impress at states, beyond

Posted on 01 November 2012

By Murphy Grant Associate and Multimedia Editor Jessica Wallace and Mick Stanovsek were both named conference runners of the year in Cross Country. Wallace and Stanovsek along with Aaron Parker will be competing in the state competition this weekend. Ronnie Hudgins has been the head coach of the FFHS Cross Country team for eight seasons. […]

E - Health

Study finds American fast food saltier than other countries’

Posted on 17 June 2012

A man eats an Angus Bacon and Cheese Burger from his local McDonald’s and casually sprinkles extra salt over his fries, ignoring the nutrition label on the side of the carton.

F - Lifestyles / Entertainment

Humor engulfs FFHS fall play “Spectaulathon”

Posted on 11 October 2012

Was Little Red Riding Hood really the Devil’s grandmother? Did Gretel honestly give birth to Rapunzel? Were the Frog Prince and the Talking Fish seriously friends? According to this year’s fall play, the answer to all of these is “yes.”

G - Technology

Virtual corkboard Pinterest has followers “pinning” away

Posted on 28 March 2012

A new social media website is “pinning” users from around the world.

H - Opinion

Good teachers have this quality, from a students perspective.

Posted on 20 April 2012

A good teacher isn’t hard to come by, and each teacher has his or her own way of teaching that appeals to different types of students.

I - Video Announcements- Nighthawk Report

Nighthawk Report (video news) for May 25

Posted on 25 May 2012

Watch the weekly news program for First Flight High School. The Nighthawk Report is produced by students in the broadcast media club advised by Ken Binkley. This program is not affiliated with Nighthawk News.

J - Previous Issues

Seaside Singers and Strings to perform Sunday

Posted on 21 October 2012

On Sunday Oct. 21, Seaside Singers and Seaside Strings from First Flight High School will perform at St. Andrew’s By-The-Sea Episcopal Church in Nags Head. The free concert, sponsored by the Eastern Carolina Concert Society, will take place at 4 p.m..