Raider Review

Varsity Football ends season with third loss against Highland Park

Aaliyah Mayes, Staff Member

December 11, 2018

  As of Nov. 8, the varsity football team ended the season with a perfect 10-0 record and are district champions. This is the team's fourth year having this title meaning they won 40 consecutive regular season games.    ...

Oldie but goodie

Aaliyah Mayes, Staff Member

November 29, 2018

My one year of dance, where I absolutely sucked at tap, let me know that it was no easy task, so I was compelled to watch what was going on in the movie  Singin’ in the Rain (1952). Gene Kelly, one of the most famous people of the time...

Warcross is a narrative disaster brimming with terrible clichés

Ethan Bowen, Staff Member

November 16, 2018

In Warcross, a simple virtual reality game is turned into the world’s most viewed event in history during its national championship. However, a struggling Emika Chen accidentally hacks into the competition and is seen by every...

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November 16, 2018

All The Bright Places goes all the right places

Emma Campbell, Staff Member

November 14, 2018

When Violet Markey steps out onto the bell tower ledge, she’s looking for a way to escape her past and step out of her sister’s shadow. When Theodore Finch steps out onto the bell  tower ledge, he’s looking for attention—...

Not so Long Way Down

Dillon Laney, Staff Member

November 9, 2018

Shawn’s been shot to death right in the middle of his neighborhood. His brother, Will, sees the aftermath, as does his entire block. Will’s neighborhood has rules, one of them being that you must always seek revenge. So, r...

Ready, set, write: Make way for National Novel Writing Month

Izabella Grimaldo, Staff Member

November 6, 2018

As November approaches steadily, writers everywhere wait in anticipation for the 30-day writing competition, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), where writers over the age of 13 are challenged to write a 50,000-word novel. N...

Bohemian Rhapsody will rock you

Izabella Grimaldo, Staff Member

November 6, 2018

  I’ve always been a fan of the wondrous, groundbreaking band Queen and their lead singer, Freddie Mercury, so I was thrilled when I heard the movie Bohemian Rhapsody was coming out based on their journey as a band. ...

A Little Spider in a Big Apple

Ethan Bowen, Staff Member

October 23, 2018

Throughout my time playing open world “beat-em up” games, Spider-Man for the PS4 has by far been the pinnacle. With a rich story, cast of characters, and jaw-droppingly smooth combat, this game has it all.

Taken aback by how mediocre this book is

Amy Martinez, Staff Member

October 11, 2018

There’s something about mystery and suspense novels that capture my attention and make me want to read more. Not knowing who is responsible for an unlawful act makes me want to finish it and find out. Norah McClintock’s T...

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