Raider Echo

Foster father’s insight

“Just did my first set of twists. Not bad for a white dad, right? Had some guidance. Building my skill diversity.”
Photo courtesy of Clarke's Twitter: @nghsclarke

Beth Mauthe, Copy Editor

May 13, 2016

The cries of a hungry newborn baby broke the silence of the sleepy house. Bleary-eyed and still groggy from sleep, English teacher Matt Clarke stumbled through the early morning darkness and made a bottle for the crying child. He reached for his phone to check the time, but his face was instead illuminated by a st...

Schooled by social media

Liz Fraide, Business Manager/Contributor

October 8, 2014

The school has been increasing the use of social media . Classes, clubs, and even the counselors have social media accounts in hopes of reaching out to students and informing them instantaneously in new ways. Before counselor Michael Denton came to the school, he was a counselor at a high school...

Athletes and Social Networking

Ryan Fort

November 26, 2013

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and Myspace are all social networks that athletes use to catch up with friends and family, or vent frustration. And then you have the few athletes that use it as a way to get scholarships. Having said that, social media has become a huge problem for athletes. The...