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The Daily Balancing Act

The Daily Balancing Act

Paola Hernandez Olvera, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features

The idea of school systems can be traced back to ancient Greece, where groups of students regularly met in main learning areas called academies. Fast forward to present day, the school system has changed into a place for more than just academics. Extracurriculars have been integrated into many stude...

New Rules at North

Paola Hernandez, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Staff

The 2017-2018 school year had a rough start for some students at North.   On the first day of school, students went to their first period either ready for the first day or ready to get the day over with. What a lot people weren’t prepared for, however, was the powerpoint that contained e...

New Teachers of North

Paola Hernandez, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Staff, Uncategorized

Every year when schedules are passed out students may recognize some of the teacher’s names from the year before.   This year, however, some students found themselves wondering who the unfamiliar names belonged to, and with good reason. Many teachers from the 2016-2017 school year retir...

Cynde Quinn

Cynde Quinn

Lillan Tram, Project Manager

December 14, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland, Uncategorized

"The most rewarding thing about being a counselor is working with students who have something that you can help them with. I had a student as a freshman who came in and is dyslexic but who had never been through dyslexic training on how to deal with his dyslexia. I worked with the district on helping...

Blanca Placios

Blanca Placios

Lillian Tram, Project Manager

December 14, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland, Uncategorized

"I am the secretary for the [Special Ed] department. I am in charge of sending out notifications to the parents, calling parents to the meetings, and doing a lot of paperwork. I like working with kids because I worked with them in ESL (English as a Second Language) before for 7 years. There are different...

Missing Raider Rowdies

Missing Raider Rowdies

Miranda Molina, Reporter

October 6, 2016


Filed under News Briefs, Opinion, Showcase

With the start of football season, the student body realized that a major part of the game night spirit groups, the Raider Rowdies, were missing. The Raider Rowdies are no longer performing. In response, students have had a negative reaction to the situation and have started trying to get the beloved...

Mini grown-up

Patty Castillo, Social Media Coordinator

November 7, 2014


Filed under Features

When sophomore Jennifer Jaiyeola opens the front door to her house, she calls out her brothers’ names, checking if they have come home from school yet. After a while of watching TV, Jaiyeola asks the boys about their homework. They get up and scramble through their bags to start. Jaiyeola, on the other...