Tagged: First Flight High School

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Exceptional Students/Exceptional Athletes

By Michelle Wagner   First Flight High School junior Alex Rodman remembers as a child racing the boys on the blacktop during recess—and winning. Classmate Braxton Hughes recalls playing a sport from about the...

Helping to pay for treatment and research. First Flight High School students man Sawyer's support table. 2

Outer Banks-A Caring Community

Sawyer Sanchez is 16 years old, a junior at First Flight High School. He loves fishing and surfing…and he has AML—Acute Myelocytic Leukemia. It is a condition that will require a bone marrow transplant...

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The Magic of Music

Music is magic. There are times when voices lifted in song seem to bring us together as one. That magic happened last night at First Flight High School when the Naugatuck, CT High School...

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OBX Wedding Expo Fun for All

The transformation of the First Flight Middle and High School gyms into a showcase for Outer Banks wedding professionals is almost a work of art. Perhaps after 10 or 12 years the sense of...

Duck Santa waiting for the next child at the Duck Town Hall. 0

Holiday Cheer Comes to the Outer Banks

When it comes to the holidays the Outer Banks has its own way of doing things and over the years, I have come to truly appreciate how wonderfully different it is. Somehow—and I’m not...

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A Review-Almost, Maine at FFHS

Sometimes it’s nice to be surprised and the First Flight High School production of Almost, Maine this weekend was about as nice a surprise as there could be. Comprised of nine vignettes, all of...

Young Frederic looking not so heroic with the Pirate King and Ruth on each side. Photo, NYGASP 0

New York Theatre on OBX Stage

A Gilbert and Sullivan performance is music for the masses, and that was on full display last night at the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players performance of Pirates of Penzance at First Flight...

David Vincent celebrating his victory, with Josh Holland (L) and Zarreia Liverman (R). 1

A Special Day for OBX Special Olympics

The Dare County Special Olympics were held on Saturday at the First Flight High School athletic field. Beneath the gray skies and falling temperatures, something remarkable happened. In the striving of athletes to be...

Decorating the Farmdog Surfboard at the 25th Annual DCAC Artrageous. 2

2014 in Review

By Kip Tabb With 2014 rapidly drawing to an end and Champagne corks ready to welcome 2015 to the world it seems like a good time to look back over the past year on...

A little chin music for Tyler Franko of Iowa Central Community College. The July 8 game ended in a 9-4 victory over visiting the visiting Greenbrier Knights. 1

Bush League: The Show on the Outer Banks

By Kip Tabb –  Once upon a time the Bush Leagues really were out in the bushes—far away from urban centers, the manicured infields and big league stadiums of the major league baseball teams....