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Raiders Learn Comic Book Writing Tips from Local Author

Students spend their Wellness Wednesday learning about comic book writing from a local comic book author Robert Venditti

Elizabeth Wood, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

On Oct. 30, Robert Venditti, a local comic book writer, came to our school and spoke to students about his comics, his personal writing process, the comic book industry in general, and more. Mr. Venditti wrote The Surrogates, which was late adapted into a major motion picture starring Bruce Willis. He also writes ...

New Year, New Books: Top 10 Anticipated Young-Adult Books of 2019

There are many Young-Adult books being released in 2019, but there are 10 in particular that bibliophiles have been ranting and raving about.

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2019

What is a better way to ring in the new year than visiting the local Barnes & Noble to pick up some new YA releases? While many book releases have already been announced (and some are still waiting to be announced), there are 10 that bibliophiles CANNOT stop talking about. Here they are in chronol...

Harry Potter: Behind the Scar

J.K. Rowling author of the Harry Potter series years writing the books. She has become the one of the first female successful authors of her time and still continues to write spinoff books of the series.

Emma Ray, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016

In 1997, Harry Potter entered the world as “The Boy Who Lived” and captivated the world. Within a decade, seven books were published, movies were produced, and theme parks were built bringing the Harry Potter world to life. But behind all of these things is J.K. Rowling, the author of Harry Potter....

Finish 2014 With a Good Book

Freshman Allison Frady holds a copy of Delirium by Lauren Oliver. “I love reading because it takes you to different places.” Frady said.

Noelle Walker, Facebook Admin

November 17, 2014

There are thousands upon thousands of books in the world. Many are well known, while there are some readers might never hear of. And, sometimes, the ones they never hear of are the ones that can change their life. Books can relate to many people; they can conjure their hidden love of reading—a love...

Jodi Picoult Has the Answers to Your Publishing Questions

“Writing can be healing, as you must 
know by now, and perhaps you can inspire 
another kid who was just like you.

Sydney Gage, Staff Writer

November 22, 2013

Ask any teenager what their dreams consist of, and most will either answer with uncertainty or with irrational haste.  Some will say they desire to travel to faraway countries, to become famous actors, or to simply survive high school.  Others may not know what they want to do with their futures yet—a...

Silence

Silence Speaks.

Noelle Walker, Staff Writer

November 11, 2013

I clamped my hands together and tried to calm myself. The silence was overwhelming. I couldn’t take it. I needed to hear someone speak before I grew mad. It had been three months of people with sealed lips who refused to open their mouth. I saw a cup on a wooden table and threw it against the wall....

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