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Seniors Reflect on Lessons Learned

Seniors Reflect on Lessons Learned

Braedon Harris, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2018


Filed under Features

High school is the last stop before young adults are thrown out into the real world. It is supposed to prepare students for life on their own and give them everything they need to succeed. However, not everyone will leave high school with the same knowledge, understanding or skills. What students leave ...

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...

Lilian Nguyen

Lilian Nguyen

Paola Hernandez, Reporter

November 23, 2017


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"The Seniors will obviously win because [of] seniority," Lilian Nguyen, 12, said. "It's our last year, so it makes sense."

Seniors’ Path to Graduation

Seniors’ Path to Graduation

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Features

Each year around the country about 3.6 million seniors graduate high school. Many of these young adults debate going to college, joining the armed forces, or working for a company right away. As of 2016, 69.7 percent of high school graduates were enrolled in colleges and universities. However, it can...

ASA: A New Club with Purpose

Braedon Harris, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2017


Filed under Features

As the fire alarms went off, students evacuated the building. Teachers followed behind, pushing the students out of the nearest entrance, nothing was rushed, and things moved calmly and slowly. It was just a fire drill, and in this case schoolwide dismissal. Why does this matter? This just happened...

Joey Samraj

Joey Samraj

Karina Herrera, Photographer

March 26, 2017


Filed under Raiders of North Garland, Uncategorized

"I'm going to UT Arlington to do summer school so I can finish off my college much faster. I'm excited [because I'll be away from home.]," Joey Samraj, Senior.  

Alisha Stephens

Alisha Stephens

Braedon Harris, Lillian Tram, Reporter, Project Manager

March 12, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

"In fifth grade I was prone to shiny things, so I stole my friend's diamond ring. It was her grandmothers ring, but I didn't know at the time. They were out for  recess and it was just out on her table for some reason, so I snuck in and I put it in my shoe, because no one looks in your shoe.  Then...

National Signing Day

National Signing Day

Braedon Harris, Reporter

February 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

National Signing Day, Feb. 1, is the first day that a high school senior can sign a binding National Letter of Intent for college football with a school that is a member of the NCAA. This year, five North Garland athletes signed a letter.   Seniors Conner Dagen, Kofi Obeng, Jaylon Ray, Garrick Hubbard an...

Alison Dumond

Alison Dumond

Emily Molden, Photo Editor

December 13, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"I'm in orchestra, and I play viola and violin. I became interested in orchestra in elementary school. They brought out all the instruments to us, and I liked music a lot more than I liked people. After playing violin for five years, I switched to viola. I'm going to try to pursue this in college, and...

Jacob Meyer

Jacob Meyer

Emily Molden, Photo Editor

December 9, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"Going to college and being successful is what I am most looking forward to about graduating. I think my favorite part of college will be [the] new experiences. But I will miss my high school friends when I graduate," Jacob Meyer, 12.

Anica John

Anica John

Miranda Molina, Reporter

December 1, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"[My family and I] are going to Cancun for Thanksgiving. It's suppose to be a nice place," Anica John, 12

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.