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A Casual Watcher’s Guide to “Sports Ball”

Football can be something enjoyable for the whole family to watch and play but without much knowledge of how the sport works there is little fun to be had. The information found within this article could be the difference to going to a football game at school and enjoying yourself to sitting in the bleachers confusedly cheering with the messes without a slightest clue as to what is going on.

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor

November 7, 2016

If you are anything like me, you are not at the front lines of sporting events or hosting football parties of your own, hosting a football party complete with nachos and the loud screaming with the event of each touchdown (whatever that is). If you are anything like me, you are going to be the person...

Surviving Freshman Year for Dummies

These Raider Wire freshmen may have a hard time adjusting to the new schedules and a bigger school, but they will eventually adapt to the newer environment of high school. They will learn to enjoy the simple pleasures of freedom, trust, and the ability to show the world who they really are.

Kayla Salemi and Kristin Iler, Opinion Editor and Staff Writer

September 10, 2015

There are a myriad of struggles that tie together while transitioning from “top dog 8th grader” to “lower class freshman.” Many freshmen tremble at the mere sight of an upperclassman. They fear that they are going to fall prey to hazing, or they will be a target for bullying. This guide is meant...

How to Build the Perfect Bonfire

Bonfires are easy to conduct and entertaining. A hot bonfire on a cold autumn’s night is perfect for the seasons’ spirit. The fore fills you with physical and emotional warmth as well.

Kristin Iler, Staff Writer

November 20, 2014

As days are becoming shorter, the leaves are turning an array of colors, and delicately gliding off of the trees. Evenings are coming alive, and the most popular event of this season is building a bonfire. Whether you are learning to build a fire for fun, warmth, or survival skill, this is the perfect...

D.I.Y. Halloween Tips, Tricks, & Treats

Halloween’s spooky atmosphere calls on the dead for some representation. Visiting graveyards that are available to the public is a sure way to liven up your holiday!

Savannah Keith, Poetry Editor

October 10, 2014

Annually, Halloween falls on the same day of every year, repetitive and mundane; but the dull bore of answering doors does not have to be just endured any longer. There is a cornucopia of ways to spice your season and holiday with simple and intricate tricks that will keep you busy, uplifted, and on...

Managing School, Sports, and Life

Juggling school, sports, and life can be a challenge, but in the end you are bound to score.

Isabella Higgins, Staff Writer

February 19, 2014

When sport season draws closer stress levels skyrocket as students try to juggle school, sports, and life. If you play a sport for a school team, you probably come home complaining about not having enough time for homework, and your parents complain how you can barely keep your eyes open.  It is never...

Could We Possibly?

Getting a license and driving a car is the high school dream. Car ownership means that no one can take it. Driving is freedom, and the only rules are the driving laws.

Emma Franklin, News Editor

October 30, 2013

High schoolers have many requirements and even more desires, but there are several activities that every teenager should participate in before they walk across the stage to receive their diploma.

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