13 Years of Love

By: Morgan Mansfield/Co-Editor in Chief Thirteen years ago, Lauren Stepniak entered the Blue Ridge School District, lighting up the...

Blue Ridge Raiders win PIAA District 2 ‘AA’ Baseball Championship

By Tyler Hillard/Sports Editor On Memorial Day, the Blue Ridge Raiders defeated the Holy Cross Crusaders 5-4 in the...

Athlete Feature: Savannah Glover

By: Tyler Hillard/Sports Editor Raider Reader: How did you first become interested in softball? Savannah Glover: I started playing softball when I was around...

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...

News

Out of the Line, Class of 1-9!

By: Kaelin Hughes/Junior Writer The Blue Ridge class of 2019 has finally reached the time where their high school...

The Future of America is in the Youth, But Will They Use Their Vote?

By: Tyler Hillard/Sports Editor The following article is a group project from contributions by Giavonna Fiore, Savannah Glover and...

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...

Seniors of 2019

Senior Feature: Matt Baker

By: Cassie Clapper/ Senior Writer "Forget about the bullies and live on." RR: What are your plans after high school? MB: "I want to have my own small...

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News In Brief

Out of the Line, Class of 1-9!

By: Kaelin Hughes/Junior Writer The Blue Ridge class of 2019 has finally reached the time where their high school...

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!...

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...