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Petrifying Playlists
Students reveal what spooky songs are on their petrifying playlists
writer: Heath Hadley, Editor in Chief
A good one \\ Freshman Bryanna Turner highly recommends the latest video game obsession: Among Us. "The game is addictive! The suspense factor left me wanting more," Turner said.
Among us
A fresh spin on 'who done it games'
writer: Bryanna Turner
Dress code should be least of students' concerns
writer: Anne Stone, journalism student contributor
Sleep Rally
writer: Anne Stone (11), journalism student contributor
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Beast Ballots

What's your favorite thing about the Holidays?

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News Briefs

Freaky Friday

Theatre is putting on its performance of Freaky Friday Jan. 21-23 in the auditorium. Showtimes are 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday and 2 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets go on sale Jan. 15 and cost $15 for adults and $10 for students. Click on the poster to order tickets.

 

Lone Star contest winner

Shelby Perry, a member of the Blue Print staff, won second place in the Lone Star Writing Contest. She won $100 with her story about the NHS induction ceremony. She competed in the large school category. This is her first year on the newspaper staff.

 

Ring ceremony

Are you ready for the class of 2022 ring ceremony? To prepare for the ceremony, juniors need to double check their registration then purchase a ring or preferred piece of jewelry. Juniors may purchase their ring with Balfour or find a ring elsewhere. Students may ask their favorite teacher to join them on the stage to present the ring to them during the official ring ceremony Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium.

Reading the room// Mrs. Ashley Dame, choir director, videos the choir’s fall Concert in the gym, where they have never recorded before. “The choirs did amazingly well considering all of the obstacles we had, like having to sing with face shields and having to be so distanced,” Choir president senior Jamie Gammon said. “It was hard to adapt to not being able to hear each other well, but the performance was beautiful and blended and showed tremendous growth.”
Choir has virtual "Go the Distance" concert due to pandemic
Steam-Punk Rock \\ Junior Rachel Pitcock waves to the crowd at the Homecoming parade on the Robotics and Engineering organization’s winning musical steampunk float.
Organizations participate in musical homecoming activities
writer: Heath Hadley, Editor in Chief

Every homecoming week, the parade floats and hallway decorating competitions...

Crowning moment \\ Senior Jada Hahs is crowned as the senior homecoming princess Oct. 7 at the coronation ceremony following the homecoming parade. Senior Clayton Ensley was crowned senior prince. Due to an outbreak of positive COVID-19 cases among the football players, the homecoming football game was cancelled for the first time ever.
Raider Royalty: ‘Rona style
writer: Ryah Hill, Staff Reporter

No matter the limited amount of tickets, new location, masks, and no...

In the beginning 
 \\ During their third meeting, debate students research the different events in which they may participate at meets this school year Oct. 6.
Only words will tell
writer: Brianna Kim, journalism student contributor

It almost seemed as if a gush of February winter wind flew by. Knees were...

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Raider Redraw by Claire McDaniel
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The mission of the Wylie East High School news site is to inform, educate and entertain readers. Established Jan. 13, 2011. Principal: Mrs. Tiffany Doolan; Adviser: Mrs. Casi Thedford
The mission of the Wylie East High School news site is to inform, educate and entertain readers. Established Jan. 13, 2011. Principal: Mrs. Tiffany Doolan; Adviser: Mrs. Casi Thedford