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Joel Blakley

Joel Blakley

Riley Sims, Reporter

March 5, 2017


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"I wanted to teach because I wanted to give back to the community and help kids find their way. There's a lot of teachers who helped me find the direction I needed to go in my life. Make a plan for your future," Joel Blakley, Teacher.

Amber Nguyen

Amber Nguyen

Lillian Tram, Project Manager

December 14, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"I want to be in the Air Force because of the benefits and I like the idea of serving the country. It was really interesting because I didn't know the Air Force had all these careers that you could do. A lot of people call me short but I don't want that to stop me from joining."

Erica Igiehon

Erica Igiehon

Emily Molden, Photo Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"The best part of HST is being able to go to the hospital and seeing how hospitals work, and the different departments. I think HST is helping me prepare for my future, because I can do so many things for free here that would cost a lot of money in college. The food is good there too," Erica Igiehon,...

Jake Hernandez

Jake Hernandez

Emily Molden, Photo Editor

October 6, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"My goal for senior year is to focus and apply for as many colleges and scholarships as I can. I want to study graphic design, music, and creative writing. My goals are to really live my life and then settle down," Jake Hernandez, 12.

Analiese White

Analiese White

Emily Molden, Photo Editor

September 14, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"My goal right now is to not let college overwhelm me, particularly the workload. You have to just do it. I plan on asking for help from other people, like my mom. I plan on studying film because I want to be a film editor. When I still lived in Michigan, my school had a class called 'Radio-TV-Film,'...

Senior column Beth Mauthe

Senior column Beth Mauthe

Beth Mauthe, Copy Editor

May 13, 2016


Filed under Column, Opinion

It’s crazy, looking back at the four years I’ve spent in high school, to realize that I’m graduating in only a few weeks. And now, with two younger siblings both in high school as of next year, I’m excited for them to experience all the good and the bad that accompanies high school. Joining...

From unfortunate injury to unexpected discovery

From unfortunate injury to unexpected discovery

Eden Amberber, Reporter

April 15, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

  Senior Oscar Marin found his passion for physical therapy unintentionally. During the first football game of the season, Marin tore a ligament in his leg and fractured his fibula. For Marin, it was not just a moment of pain, but also of guidance. “[Our team] was running a play, and while I ...

iPhone Gone Wrong

SaSchel Moore, Reporter

March 31, 2016


Filed under News

The fire alarms sounded through the hallways, causing every student to rush to the nearest exit. This time it was not a prank or a case of burnt cookies. A phone had caught flame. On Wednesday March 15th, roughly 25 to 30 minutes before the end of first period senior Jossalin Sanchez discovered a smoking ...

Junior anticipates holiday traditions with family

Saschel Moore, Reporter

February 5, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

In most television productions Christmas in the United States is generically portrayed as a season for gift-giving and caroling into the wee hours of the night. However, something that sets the real America apart from its film depictions is the diversity. In Hispanic culture, Christmas is celebrated...

Acting dreams turn into long life-journey

Acting dreams turn into long life-journey

SaSchel Moore, Reporter

November 4, 2015


Filed under Features

Ever since she was a child, Dr. Cara Cerrone had a dream. Coming from an abusive home where talking could get her into trouble to becoming a chiropractor and getting her doctorate degree is a journey that Cerrone endured with an open mind and a flare of determination. However the harsher vices of life...

Directing Dreams: Interest in film leads to career path

Directing Dreams: Interest in film leads to career path

Amy Pham, Print Managing Editor

June 8, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Showcase

After the murder of his brother and the death of his wife, he resorted to becoming a bounty hunter with a quest to free a man bound in chains, taking on the name of Dr. King Scultz. Then, a pair of hands ejects the disk, putting in another one to follow. The night is filled with "crazy costumes, blood ...

Artist unveils future

Artist unveils future

Beth Mauthe, Reporter

June 8, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

Curious, bright green eyes stared back at her as her pencil strokes glided across the page, creating a face to accompany the glittering eyes. Her emotions and excitement swelled within her as she colored each detail to its perfect hue and looked forward to a future in continuing doing just what she loves...