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Courses That Don’t Compare

Courses That Don’t Compare

Braedon Harris, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Transitioning to college may be a bigger jump than most students expect. Research from the American Psychological Association shows than more that 30 percent of college freshman drop out before their sophomore year. The reasons behind this can be linked to poor academic preparation, lack of financial...

Pros and Cons of Teen Jobs

Emily Molden, Photo Editor

May 11, 2018


Filed under Features

According to the U.S. Census, approximately one in four high school students over the age of 16 hold jobs. Having to devote time to a job outside of school can have effects on students’ academic and athletic responsibilities. “I used to have a job, but now I realize that it is too much to balance t...

Phoenix Nawrocki

Phoenix Nawrocki

Elena Gary, Designer

September 6, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"Study hard, because if you don't study you will not know what to do, and it will be a lot harder. I had Human Geography last year and I only studied part of a chapter and bombed the quiz because I didn't know half of the stuff; it's very important to study if you have AP classes." Phoenix Nawrocki,...

Abigail Rocha

Abigail Rocha

Karla Romero, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"Failing all my AP classes [is my biggest worry]. If I fail, my GPA lowers. If my GPA lowers, I can't get into certain colleges," junior Rocha said. "Physics [is the hardest] because it includes a lot of math and problem solving which I'm not the best at."

The AP Sophomore Experience

The AP Sophomore Experience

Patty Castillo, Reporter

April 20, 2015


Filed under Features

After his freshman year, sophomore Klint Villafuerte had the opportunity to take AP style classes. Believing that these AP classes would simply mean more homework without much help from the teacher, he pushed himself further into choosing two AP style classes: AP Physics and AP World History. At the...

Teacher publishes book

Myles Bolden

May 4, 2013


Filed under News

From history teacher to published author, Jason Gray now has a book for all students and teachers everywhere to read. His AP U.S. History review book was released to be purchased on March 8. “The students inspired me to write this book,” Gray said. “I started a few years ago, when I realized...