The Raider Wire

It Was All Pretend

Jamie Cabezas, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

Full of hardships, and misfortunes, It's hard just to face It shouldn't even matter but the memories are hard to erase   Our friendship became a disaster Everything I knew is gone You’ve shape shifted into a monster I thought you were someone to depend on   Th...

Top 7 Unique Gifts for Your Friends this Christmas

Although the holidays can often be a hassle, especially when you don’t know what to gift your friends, it can also be a great time to treat your friends and give them a unique Christmas gift that they’ll never forget. Photos by:,,, and

Anna Anglin, Web Editor

December 18, 2018

The holidays are quickly approaching and the average teenager is already anticipating their various secret santa parties and racking their brains with gift ideas for their friendship circles. For the gift-giving impaired, Christmas can quickly turn from a joyous holiday to a stressful one. However, th...

An Attitude of Gratitude

It’s important to focus on and appreciate the little things in our everyday life. We tend to only give thanks on special holidays when we should be doing this every day.

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016

The sound of leaves crunching, wind blowing The taste of freshly made pumpkin pie, and perfectly baked turkey - We all have something that excites us or makes our mouth water in anticipation During the season.   Greetings and thank you’s echo through each family room Excitement,...

Quick DIY Christmas Gifts

These are pictures that you can create your DIY gifts with.

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer

January 8, 2016

  Although we all hate to admit it, we all forget to buy Christmas gifts for each other at some point in our lives. For this reason, I have compiled a list of DIY quick Christmas gifts so you can make sure nobody is excluded this Christmas. 1). Hot Chocolate Snowmen For the first gift,...

Tabitha Evans

There we were, Lucas and I, dancing in the street amongst the zooming cars.

Morgan Champion, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 8, 2016

When I was young, I was a big believer in imaginary friends. First, there was Margret, an imaginary old lady who gave me the best imaginary butterscotch I had ever tasted. Then, there was was Anne, an imaginary little girl who was about my age at the time. She would skip down the sidewalks with me at...

Life in No Particular Order: A Collection of Haikus

“Years of laughs and love…” Photo taken by Isabel Romero.

Leilani Gibbons, Staff Writer

December 1, 2015

First, you pass away your soul will leave this green earth, and it is peaceful   Then you graduate. School was only some short years now you’re on your own   Before you know it, you are taking your first steps a kid on the move   You will start to age looking back on a great life, a wo...


: Sophomores Carolyn Baird, Tori McCord (NFHS) and Lydia Lindsey (Central High School) enjoy their time spent together at Browns Bridge Community Church. (Photo used with permission of Tori McCord).

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer

May 7, 2015

I recently experienced one of those moments where I looked in the mirror and thought, “I am so incredibly unlovable.” I am sure all of us have had some of these moments when we realized it is not always easy for others to love us, and we can fill in the blanks for the reasons why. While I completely...

Yakin’ about ‘Yaking

Since kayaking is such a simplistically exciting activity, hitting the waters is now possible at any time of the day. Central Bulldog Sophomore Maria Hansen and younger sister Laney Hansen love making the fifteen minute drive to Lake Lanier just before the sun sets and catching the oranges and yellows cast upon the water.

Natalie Wilson, Features Editor

December 11, 2014

Sure, tubing with friends in Helen is totally rad. Yes, boating on a summer’s day is a blast. However, if these common activities only leave a longing for a new way to hit the waters, only a paddle and a life jacket are needed - it is time to load up a car full of friends and kayak it out. Kayaking...

Why Do You Have to Be so Rude?

Seniors Abigail Elrod and Eric Decker illustrate their drastically different emotions when asked to describe how they view their friendship.

Maddy James, Staff Writer

September 18, 2014

I hate school. I hate it, not because of the continuous hours in a sitting position or the nasty cafeteria food or the piles of useless homework but because of the hatred I witness in the hallways daily. Summer is a time when kids are their happiest. They surround themselves with people who bring them...

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