The Raider Wire

‘Tis (Still) the Season to Volunteer

Forsyth County’s Northside Hospital is a great place to spend your time volunteering.

Sydney Martin, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017

Christmas may be over, but you can still be in the giving spirit by volunteering. There are many reasons that volunteering is something everybody should do. Of course it helps other people, and even one extra person volunteering for anything can make a big difference. But it is also good for your...

How to Create a Mini Garden

There are many different plants that can grow in the garden. You can harvest roses such as this one, or you can harvest plentiful greens that can be eaten. Whatever you decide to plant will turn out beautiful and rewarding if done correctly.
(Picture used with permission by Raicheal Havins.)

Kristin Iler, Staff Writer

May 26, 2016

Materials needed: Healthy soil or fertilizer Flower, fruit, or vegetable seeds Watering cans A large space with a lot of sunlight The best time to begin a garden is just after it is starting to get warm. You will want to ensure that the area where the garden will be will have a signifi...

Mastering Procrastination

Procrastination is defined by putting off a task for a more pleasurable one. This practice causes unnecessary stress which takes a toll on mental health.

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer

May 8, 2015

Everyone has had nights when they are overloaded with homework and have an essay or two to write, and, chances are, those tasks were put off until the last possible moment. For some people, this is only an occasional problem, but for others, procrastination is almost a disease. There are, however, many...

Grasso Punches Global Poverty in the Face

Grasso Punches Global Poverty in the Face

Erin Dickman, Social Media and Promotion Manager

December 8, 2014

The idea of Simple Charity was formed on a February night when Senior Brian Grasso demanded for a solution for global poverty. Now, he is living the dream with his booming student-led organization and talented team supporting the $100,000 goal “to combat hunger in Jesus’ name.” Since Simple Charity...

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...

Chowing Down on Puppy Chow!

Mixing the original recipe with our own twist, we hope to create an exquisite Puppy Chow recipe that will leave everyone wanting more.

Rayanne Griffith and Beattie Hoyle

April 23, 2014

Who doesn’t love to chow down on puppy chow? Whether it’s an actual puppy or a teenager with a serious sweet tooth, the scrumptious sensation will leave one craving more. One bite simply won’t satisfy the taste buds; however, a whole batch will leave the stomach happy and at ease. With different...

The Mission Diaries: Returning to Orphanage Emmanuel

When people come to visit, many of the volunteers bring some of the kids to the tienda (the store) for some treats. We brought some of the girls for charamuscas while we enjoyed the beautiful day.

Tara Bailey, Features Editor

February 26, 2014

I could tell you so many things. I could tell you that I was the one who changed the lives of all the children in the orphanage in one week, but that would be a lie. I could tell you that I was like Superman: saving the kids from the dangers of the world, one kid at a time, but that too, would be a lie....

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...

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