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Jingle horns \\ On the stage, performing in front of a camera, sophomore Landon Daniels participates in the Pride of the East’s first-ever virtual elementary tour Dec. 8.

Wind Symphony hosts virtual Christmas elementary tour

writer: Avery Heist, Staff Reporter
December 10, 2020
JROTC is coming to town \\ Checking out at the Wylie Walmart Colonel Brooks McFarland shows JROTC the true meaning of Christmas. Every year, members of JROTC cadets go class-to-class collecting money from their peers and teachers to purchase gifts for the Wylie Way Christmas Angels. “We were able to raise more money this year, which was really cool because we could give even more presents out,” C/1Lt TJ Garvin said.

A (Wylie) Christmas Story

writer: Kayla Robertson, Yearbook Staff
December 9, 2020
Shining stars // The yearbook staff of the 2019-2020 school year smiles for their club photo. Their Peak-themed yearbook earned the highest rating of Distinguished Merit.

Yearbook staff celebrates award

writer: Hannah Hansen, Staff Reporter
December 9, 2020
High fliers // Juniors Bailey Causey and Heath Hadley were recently accepted into NASA's Texas High School Aerospace Scholars Program.

Two infinity and beyond

writer: Hannah Hansen, Staff Reporter
December 4, 2020
Walk in silence \\ Participating in the “Silent Truth” day, juniors Ashleigh Bycott, Ryah Hill and Redieat Samson take a day of silence in honor of Red Ribbon Week and the effects of drugs on teenagers. Student Council hosted the event, inviting organizations all around the school to participate by asking several of their members to go silent. “It was such a difficult thing to do, especially coming from a chatty person, but it made it much more significant to understand the true effects drugs can have on anyone.”

The silent truth

writer: Ryah Hill, Staff Reporter
November 20, 2020
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
October 10, 2020
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
October 9, 2020
Raider Rallier // Senior Carter Pohlmeier narrates the first online recorded pep rally of the school year, included in the pep rally was the debut of his song, Masterpiece. “Music is my favorite thing. I listen to everything that I can get a hold of, '' Pohlmeier said. “I’m constantly trying to make new sounds and expand my knowledge of it.”

Artist debut

writer: Heath Hadley, Editor in Chief
October 6, 2020
Setting a scene // Painting the set for the upcoming show, Midsummer Night's Dream, sophomore Jude Kurtz adds his finishing touches to the set building. Thespians will perform Shakespeare in the Park Monday, Oct. 12 at Founders Park.

Read between the lines

writer: Jaylee Paredes, Staff Reporter
October 2, 2020
Putting on a performance \\ JROTC runs the Raider flags high and proud as the cheer team chants the Wylie East battle cry during the first ever virtual pep rally.

Bringing the rally to the Raider

writer: Shelby Perry, Staff Reporter
September 25, 2020
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