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Plans for Spring

Plans for Spring

Regan Walker, Senior Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Op/Ed

Well Leonardtown, it is that time of the year once again. It is springtime. That’s right: the flowers are going to be blooming, the april showers are going to pour down and the Easter Bunny is coming to town. Even tax day is here. A lot of you Raiders are trying to think about what you are doing to cel...

So You Want to Be Happy…

So You Want to Be Happy…

Megan Mattei, Senior Staff Writer

April 1, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Op/Ed

All of us want to be happy. Do you know anybody who doesn’t want to be happy? Then, why does a recent Gallup poll report that only 52 percent of Americans report being “very happy”? It is true that the pressures of school, athletics, jobs, and everything in between can push a person to the point ...

Multi- Tasking Teens

Multi- Tasking Teens

Cara Correll, Junior Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Top Stories

The rising generation of high school students is becoming convinced that they can multitask better than ever before. Unfortunately, they’re not doing themselves any favors--under 2% of the population can successfully multitask, according to Colorado State University. Why is combining two simple tas...

Oh Senior Year

Oh Senior Year

Jason Ferris, Senior Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Top Stories

Three years ago, I was starting high school. Though geographically challenged and somehow height-challenged looking up at all the titaning seniors, I was ready to work. I had the fuel to work through the night and late into the morning, endure another day of tests and assignments and activities and ...

Gurl You Better Love Yourself!

Gurl You Better Love Yourself!

Michael Miles, Senior Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Top Stories

WHAT’S UP GURL? How are you? Are you feeling happy? Positive? Confident? I certainly hope so! It’s SO important for you to feel good about yourself and be confident in who you are. You are a beautiful person and don’t ever be afraid to be yourself unapologetically! Self-love is a factor that can ...

It’s Just the Brain

It’s Just the Brain

Jason Ferris, Head Editor

March 23, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Top Stories

A few weeks ago, after I settled into my Saturday-morning-TV-watching position on the couch, my mother did the unthinkable. She had me answer her cellphone. It sounds innocent enough; a call comes in and the recipient is supposed to answer. Of course, if you have crippling phone anxiety, this is more tha...

Sweek!

Sweek!

March 22, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Top Stories

Sweek Seniors, only 3 more months left until graduation! Do I even have to remind you what is next? The week every senior is waiting for-that sweet taste of freedom and vacation-sweek! For those of you not familiar, sweek or more commonly known as “senior week,” is a vacation seniors plan to go ...

Long Distance Relationships

Long Distance Relationships

Amber Hubenschmidt, Senior Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

Getting ready to head off to college hundreds of miles away while your significant other stays behind? Here are a few tips on how to survive that long distance relationship you're about to endure. Whether you've been together for 2 months or 2 years, change isn't always easy. You go from seeing each o...

Budget Friendly Holiday Gifts

Budget Friendly Holiday Gifts

Cara Correll

December 13, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Top Stories

  As the holidays grow near, gift shopping for friends becomes increasingly hectic. Friends’ gifts can be costly, so save your cash this season with these DIY, budget-friendly, Pinterest-inspired presents that are guaranteed to make your friends smile. “Warmth in a basket” is a cheap yet t...

Germany and the United States

Germany and the United States

Jonas Hansen, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Op/Ed

My name is Jonas and I’m an exchange student from Germany. I’ve been here since August 11th and I have really enjoyed my time so far. But, there are many differences between the United States and my home country. In Germany, sports are not an in-school activity. They function separate the schoo...

Fall Fashion

Fall Fashion

Katharine Cognard-Black and Michael Miles

December 5, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Op/Ed, Student Life

Among grades, AP classes, extracurriculars, sleep, and trying to have some semblance of a social life, it may seem as though there is no time in high school for Fall Fashion, but you would be wrong. With a chill in the air, the hallways and trees erupt in color. While it may be hard for some of you ...

The Truth About Concussions

The Truth About Concussions

Cara Correll, Junior Writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Sports, Top Stories

  All it takes is one blow to the head. According to Prevacus Inc., high schoolers experience an estimated 300,000 concussions per year. Each concussion leaves students worried about how it will affect their academic and social life--after all, concussions occur after an impact to the head tha...

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