The Raider Wire

How Animals Can Help Students Relieve Stress

School can be overly stressful at times, and it is not always easy to get rid of that stress. However, having a pet or even being able to see one during the day can help lower the ridiculously high levels of stress high school students are under.

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

A survey by the American Psychological Association found that 45 percent of teens said they were stressed by school pressures. There are a lot of things about school that stresses  teenagers out including homework and getting into a good college.   Because of this, students are constantly loo...

Is Valentine’s Day Overrated?

As Valentine’s Day makes its way around the corner, couples start their shopping for excessive amounts of candy, jewelry, cards, stuffed animals and all things hearts. Is this holiday just another way for companies to make money?

Melina Vergilis, Opinion Article

February 14, 2019

Every year when Valentine’s Day rolls around, couples run around trying to look for the perfect gift for their significant other. The perfect gift and candy has become the overall meaning of this ancient holiday and not the meaning of the day itself: love. The cost of a gift is not what is important...

Are “Hardening” Locks Necessary?

The front of North Forsyth High School is a largely populated high school with a few set protocols to protect students and faculty.

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

Student safety and school security have always been a big concern, but most security companies began with slow sales towards schools. This changed back in February, after a former student shot and killed 15 students at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. This outrage caused a new surge...

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