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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
Fixer Upper \\ Junior Brian Satterwhite practices what he has learned in HVAC to get a certification to fix AC units.

Going with the airflow

writer: Heath Hadley, Editor in Chief
October 1, 2020
Partnering virtually \\ With their lab partners tuning in remotely, seniors Tyler Allen and Nolan Lincoln collection trace evidence for Locard’s Lab to find the primary location of the victim’s homicide in their forensics class Sept. 28. Remote learners paired up with on-campus learners via a Google Meet or FaceTime to participate in labs.

Remote students choose to stay home, not go to school

writer: Isabel Zambrana, journalism student contributor
September 29, 2020
Catching cards // Showing off their products, Transition to Life students sell their handmade creations to staffulty in the teacher center Sept. 29.

Handmade Creations’ adaptations

writer: Hannah Hansen, Staff Reporter
September 29, 2020
Call somebody who cares \\ Counselor Mrs. Mandy Coers highly recommends that students use the text hotline when having harmful or suicidal thoughts. She has more information available in her office. “I like that the Crisis Text Line is a text,” Mrs. Coers said. “Studies have shown that it’s hard for teenagers to pick up the phone and talk.”

September marks prevention month

writer: Isabel Zambrana, journalism student contributor
September 29, 2020
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