Softball Defeats the League Favorite for Division A

By: Christie Baldwin/ Junior Writer The wind was blowing, hoods were going up, and blankets were being shared. However, that didn't stop the...

Archery Tournament

By: Tyler Hillard/Sports Editor On the morning of February 16th, the Blue Ridge Archery team competed in "The Shoot...

Spring Sports

By: Carissa Zawiski/Sophomore Writer It's that time of year that Spring Sports are starting! The sports that will be played include, baseball, softball,...

Lady Raiders Swish Out Basketball Game

By: Annie Bonner/Content Editor On Thursday, January 31st, 2019, the Lady Raiders basketball team hosted their annual Swish Out...

Athlete Feature: Adam Roe

  By: Isabelle Morris/Content Editor Hard to believe now because of his excellence in the sport, but senior Adam Roe...

Superbowl LIII Recap

By: Tyler Hillard/Sports Editor The New England Patriots held the Los Angeles Rams to three points to squeak out...

News

IXL Math Program a Hit with BR Students

By: Carissa Zawiski/ Sophomore Writer Some classes have been testing out a new online math program at Blue Ridge in place of Carnegie Learning, a...

U.S. News & World Report

By: Kyra Powell/Content Editor It is official, Blue Ridge is among the top public schools in not only...

Bigler Wrap-Up

By: Kaelin Hughes/Junior Writer On Friday, April 26th, the Raider Reader staff, along with advisor Kimberly Davenport, attended the...

Seniors of 2019

Senior Feature: Ardine Stilloe III

By: Allyssa Johnson/Co-Editor in Chief "You have power over your mind--not outside events. Realize this, and you will...

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News In Brief

Tom Bigler Journalism Conference 2019

By: Sarah Marble/Content Editor Once again, the Blue Ridge Raider Reader Staff, along with advisor, Mrs. Kimberly Davenport, will be attending the Tom Bigler Conference...

CAP Helicopter Visit

By: Allyssa Johnson/Co-Editor in Chief On March 27, 2019 a State Police helicopter visited Blue Ridge's law enforcement career advisement period (CAP). Students were able...

Blue Ridge Student Raises Money to go to Guatemala

By: Carissa Zawiski/Sophomore Writer Eleventh grader, Olivia Martin started a fundraiser last year to go towards people in Guatemala by making bracelets. She's  raised $800!...

Scholarship Named in Honor of BR Senior

By: Christie Baldwin/Junior Writer William J. Clauson, a senior from Blue Ridge, is having a great year. After being turned away from the wrestling team...

REVIEWS

Book Review: Closer Than You Think

By: Allyssa Johnson/Co-Editor in Chief Closer Than You Think tells the story of Bryce Davidson, a psychologist struggling to...

Documentary Review: There’s Something Wrong with Aunt Diane

By: Allyssa Johnson/Co-Editor in Chief The documentary, "There's Something Wrong with Aunt Diane" directed by Liz Garbus, tells the...

Game Review: Super Monkey Ball 2

By: Kyra Powell/Content Editor Although published in 2002, Super Monkey Ball 2 is the sequel that deserves to be...

Arts

Annual Art Show

On May 15, 2019, Blue Ridge High School held its second annual art show featuring student artists throughout the halls of the...

Mrs. Jesse’s Art and Music Project

By: Carissa Zawiski/Sophomore Writer High School Spanish teacher, Mrs. Lucrecia Jesse, has been doing an art and music project for 10 years in her Spanish...

Editorials

Stress Test

By: Patrick Brennan/Business Operations Manager With test season right around the corner, a lot of students are worrying about how they will perform. There are...