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Clarissa Moreno, Photographer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News

Senior Raphael Mendiola was the only North Garland student to advance to the International Career Development Conference (ICDC)  in Atlanta. With it being Mendiola’s first year in Distributive Education Clubs of America (or DECA), Mendiola wishes he would've discovered his love for business sooner an...

Seniors Enter Final Semester

Seniors Enter Final Semester

Braedon Harris, Co-editor-in-Chief

March 27, 2018


Filed under Features

As seniors start their final semester of high school, the final pieces are falling into place. Students are receiving college acceptance letters, FASFA confirmations and are making plans for when they leave high school. After students submit their applications, they feel as if a weight has been lifted of...

From the Bottom to the Top

From the Bottom to the Top

Emily Molden, Photo Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features

Separated from the main body of band, standing tall on a platform, senior Jesse Aguilar raises his white gloved arms at the command of the band director. In unison, the four drum majors begin to conduct. The road to drum major wasn’t one without trials and tribulation. Aguilar started off high sc...

Flodaeshei Black

Tameciah Griffin, Reporter

November 22, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

"My resolution is to be happier, for the past few years its been pretty bad," said Senior Flodaeshei Black

Basketball Player Accepts Offer to Play on Collegiate Level

Braedon Harris, Reporter

August 30, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Walking off the unfamiliar campus, senior Alexis Chapman never thought she'd find herself here.   Chapman, a varsity basketball player, will be going to the University of Northern Colorado to compete in women's Division 1 basketball.  After visiting the campus, she received an athletic sc...

Joseph Bui

Joseph Bui

Braedon Harris and Miranda Molina

May 16, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

“This year turned out pretty good.  My friends became really close to me, some closer than others.  It was a long hard year and I’m [glad I’ll] be out.  [After I graduate] I’m going to miss a lot of people here [because] I’m going to go off to school and I’ll be far away.  Not too far,...

Alm’Bria Reese

Alm’Bria Reese

Lillian Tram and Edith Perez

March 28, 2017


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"I’m planning to go to Richland College after graduation. I’m going to be there for a couple of years to get a better GPA and then I’m going to head out to a [Chicago university]. I don’t want to be in Texas for too long. [Chicago] has a program for studying abroad, and all the places that they...

Esrom Hagos

Esrom Hagos

Eden Amberber and Leyla Siraj

March 20, 2017


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"[This spring break] I saw Migos. Quavo pointed at me. It was the best thing. [Migos] was two and half hours late and had random acts on beforehand which was kinda lame but then Yung Nation came on and I got excited. They said my favorite line, "My money is taller than Tim Duncan dunkin'." Esrom Hagos,...

Keeping it in the Family

Keeping it in the Family

Miranda Molina, Reporter

January 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

In the morning, in an office the size of a closet, English as a Second Language (ESL) and Language Proficiency Assessment Committee (LPAC) teacher Cynthia White gets ready for the day. She signs into her computer and her daughter, senior Annie White, passes the time, talking about her day before the...

Sithony Houp

Sithony Houp

Edith Perez, Designer

December 14, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

(on the right) “I’m very androgynous, but I love fashion [and] I like doing stuff creatively through social media and just helping friends. I like fashion but at the same time I want to help people out in any way I can either by little things or even like giving them some type of closure with something...

Armando Sanchez Jr.

Armando Sanchez Jr.

Jeanie Torvi, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

“[Police brutality is] awful. I think they're going to the extreme when they do stuff like that. It's wrong how cops are so quick to pull out a gun when they're equipped with a taser and equipped with mace to take down civilians without having to pull a gun out on them. Recently, they shot a man who...

Senior Parking Spots Vandalized

Senior Parking Spots Vandalized

Eden Amberber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Seniors are awash with frustration after vandals burned tire marks on their personalized parking spots. About five parking spots were damaged, including those rented by Deja Sanchez, Lilly Castillo and Briana Barajas. “I worked hard on my spot,” Sanchez said. “I’m annoyed because it took me a lo...