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The next time the cicadas will emerge like this won’t take place until the year 2245. Photo used with permission from Sagar Vasnani via Unsplash.
Rare cicada emergence event occurs across the U.S.
Max Spiegel, Staff Writer • May 31, 2024
2024: Summer playlist
2024: Summer playlist
Valentina Garcia and Mason ClineMay 31, 2024
Concerts are a central part of a night out upon which other events should be based off of.
Summer concerts to look forward to
Armaan Minhas, Staff Writer • May 31, 2024
Top five moments from Green Hope Athletics 2023-24
Top five moments from Green Hope Athletics 2023-24
Mason Dean, Staff Writer • May 31, 2024
Team photo of the men’s varsity baseball team after a tough game against Cary High, ultimately winning with the final score of 12-10. Photo taken with permission from Roshan Shoukat (25).
Bringing it home
Zoe Westerlund, Staff Writer • May 22, 2024
Follow this link to purchase tickets for Green Hope Athletic events
The next time the cicadas will emerge like this won’t take place until the year 2245. Photo used with permission from Sagar Vasnani via Unsplash.
Rare cicada emergence event occurs across the U.S.
Max Spiegel, Staff Writer • May 31, 2024
2024: Summer playlist
2024: Summer playlist
Valentina Garcia and Mason ClineMay 31, 2024
Concerts are a central part of a night out upon which other events should be based off of.
Summer concerts to look forward to
Armaan Minhas, Staff Writer • May 31, 2024
Top five moments from Green Hope Athletics 2023-24
Top five moments from Green Hope Athletics 2023-24
Mason Dean, Staff Writer • May 31, 2024
Team photo of the men’s varsity baseball team after a tough game against Cary High, ultimately winning with the final score of 12-10. Photo taken with permission from Roshan Shoukat (25).
Bringing it home
Zoe Westerlund, Staff Writer • May 22, 2024
Follow this link to purchase tickets for Green Hope Athletic events
Top five moments from Green Hope Athletics 2023-24
Top five moments from Green Hope Athletics 2023-24
Mason Dean, Staff Writer • May 31, 2024
Team photo of the men’s varsity baseball team after a tough game against Cary High, ultimately winning with the final score of 12-10. Photo taken with permission from Roshan Shoukat (25).
Bringing it home
Zoe Westerlund, Staff Writer • May 22, 2024
Follow this link to purchase tickets for Green Hope Athletic events
The next time the cicadas will emerge like this won’t take place until the year 2245. Photo used with permission from Sagar Vasnani via Unsplash.
Rare cicada emergence event occurs across the U.S.
Max Spiegel, Staff Writer • May 31, 2024
2024: Summer playlist
2024: Summer playlist
Valentina Garcia and Mason ClineMay 31, 2024
Concerts are a central part of a night out upon which other events should be based off of.
Summer concerts to look forward to
Armaan Minhas, Staff Writer • May 31, 2024
Top five moments from Green Hope Athletics 2023-24
Top five moments from Green Hope Athletics 2023-24
Mason Dean, Staff Writer • May 31, 2024
Team photo of the men’s varsity baseball team after a tough game against Cary High, ultimately winning with the final score of 12-10. Photo taken with permission from Roshan Shoukat (25).
Bringing it home
Zoe Westerlund, Staff Writer • May 22, 2024
Follow this link to purchase tickets for Green Hope Athletic events
Top five moments from Green Hope Athletics 2023-24
Top five moments from Green Hope Athletics 2023-24
Mason Dean, Staff Writer • May 31, 2024
Team photo of the men’s varsity baseball team after a tough game against Cary High, ultimately winning with the final score of 12-10. Photo taken with permission from Roshan Shoukat (25).
Bringing it home
Zoe Westerlund, Staff Writer • May 22, 2024
Follow this link to purchase tickets for Green Hope Athletic events
The next time the cicadas will emerge like this won’t take place until the year 2245. Photo used with permission from Sagar Vasnani via Unsplash.
Rare cicada emergence event occurs across the U.S.
Max Spiegel, Staff Writer • May 31, 2024
2024: Summer playlist
2024: Summer playlist
Valentina Garcia and Mason ClineMay 31, 2024
Concerts are a central part of a night out upon which other events should be based off of.
Summer concerts to look forward to
Armaan Minhas, Staff Writer • May 31, 2024
Top five moments from Green Hope Athletics 2023-24
Top five moments from Green Hope Athletics 2023-24
Mason Dean, Staff Writer • May 31, 2024
Team photo of the men’s varsity baseball team after a tough game against Cary High, ultimately winning with the final score of 12-10. Photo taken with permission from Roshan Shoukat (25).
Bringing it home
Zoe Westerlund, Staff Writer • May 22, 2024
Follow this link to purchase tickets for Green Hope Athletic events

Affordable summer vacation spots

School is nearing its end. After finals, the busy weeks spent studying can be spent on fun activities. With so much free time, one might question how to pass the time. Many people choose to go on vacations. However, not all vacations have to break the bank! To help, the GH Falcon has comprised a list of cheap summer vacations:

Beaches, like Myrtle Beach are a popular tourist destination during the summer. (Y-Nhu Do)

Myrtle Beach
If one is looking for a relaxing day at the beach then look no further than Myrtle Beach. Myrtle Beach is one of the most popular beaches on the East Coast. The beach is known for its nice boardwalks and golf courses. It is also home to one of the tallest Ferris wheels in the United States. Additionally, the beach is within driving distance, making it cheaper than traveling somewhere else by air. Many of the activities at Myrtle Beach are usually low cost and some, like strolling along the beach, are free.

Glacier National Park
Glacier National Park is a popular location for hiking enthusiasts. With its amazing views and long hikes, it’s easy to see what makes it special. Usually, a trip to Glacier National Park would cost around $889 for one person and $1,779 for two. However, the park has multiple options that help visitors cut down on costs. One way is to rent a camping site instead of a lodge. Lodging at Glacier National Park costs around $128-200 per night. On the other hand, campsite fees cost $10-23 per night, which is a fraction of the cost of the lodging. Paired with the park entrance fee of $35 dollars, makes for an affordable experience with gorgeous views. Be sure to pack food as many of the trails at Glacier National Park do not have sites selling food.

Washington, D.C. is filled with a variety of museums, including an art museum with a massive collection of pieces. (Y-Nhu Do)

Washington, D.C.
Interested in historic monuments? Well Washington, D.C. could be the place you’re looking for. It is the capital of the United States, making for a great tourist destination for history enthusiasts. From the National Museum of African American History and Culture to the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. has a variety of museums. In fact, there are 22 Smithsonian museums that have no entrance fee!

Moab
If one is looking for an adventurous trip and a change of scenery, then a trip to Moab is a match made in heaven. Located in Utah, Moab is a large area with sand mountains and rock formations that one can traverse. Also, the two neighboring national parks provide a variety of landscapes. Additionally, there are many cabins and campsites in the area that are cheaper than other housing options.

The next time you want to go on a vacation but are still worried about the budget, don’t forget these four vacation spots that can also help you save money.

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Tri Do, Staff Writer
Tri Do is a freshman at Green Hope High School and this is his first year on staff. In his free time he programs and plays soccer for Classic Red. His favorite subject in school is Science with a special interest in Physics. He wants to go to NC State for Computer science. His favorite movie is Spiderman into the spiderverse, with his favorite character being Miles Morales. Last summer he went to the beaches of Florida. 
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Y-Nhu Do, Student Life Editor
Y-Nhu is a senior at Green Hope High School, and was born in Cary, NC. She lives with her family, which includes her two brothers.  Y-Nhu is hopeful that she will have a dog join the family one day.  She has traveled throughout the United States, including California, Virginia, and Maine, but she finds that she enjoys the beach the most. Although an enthusiastic English, Creative Writing and Speech student, she aspires to study accounting in the future. In her free time, you can find her playing beach volleyball, (which she intends to play in college at the University of Southern Mississippi), listening to the latest pop music, or binging her favorite comedy and action films. This year, she looks forward to meeting new friends, enjoying senior year and playing more volleyball.
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