The Raider Wire

Should I Stay Or Should I Go: Fall Break Edition

Fall break is just around the corner; students are getting ready to relax whether it is at home or on the beach.

Melina Vergilis, Opinion Editor

September 21, 2018

Fall break is a break that the Forsyth County School System integrated a couple years ago. It is always welcomed with open arms from students and teachers when there is a break; who would not want to have a week off from school? The question, however, tends to be “do I stay or do I go?” A majorit...

To the Beach We Go

To the Beach We Go

Leilani Gibbons, Editor- in- chief

February 28, 2018

It has been years since the nights of lantern light and chilly sand molding under my feet. In these days, the summer nights held cooling sunsets and warm breezes that ran over your shoulders like a thin blanket, and the water rushed up to meet your toes as the colorful sky laid its head down and sank...

Summer in Snapshots

Rhiannon Martin, Staff Writer

May 18, 2015

Summer is a wonderful time of year for students. It’s a time to unwinds, relax, and take a well needed break from the stressful life of school. With summer being a saving grace for nearly everyone, no wonder we all count down the days until our escape from everyday life.

Memories Come In Waves

Tonight memories come in waves and I find that I am drowning.

Jessica Prouty, Staff Writer

May 12, 2015

In the first few hours of the morning, I'm haunted most by memories of dying summer days that transitioned to scorching black nights. Nights spent burning up raw emotion, taking in my desires that are love, through the lips of a stranger.   I can't look at the stars anymore-- not...

The Ballad of Exmoor

“Forever shall salt water
Be sipped beside the shore 
To remember the slaughter 
Of the girls of Exmoor.

Caitlin Shelby, Staff Writer/ Poetry Editor

May 2, 2014

Salt water of sea reminds Ladled into teacups Is served with ripened lemons And stirred with honey drops And every brand of clover From beneath Exmoor hill Is slipped in by each server ‘Til all have had their fill 1840 summer storm Atop the mourning town Where down by the crystal...

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