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A white board in the zen room displays feelings students have written.  “Teachers know that if they find something in writing, or if they hear something, they need to let someone know right away. And they do — and they’ve saved lives,” school nurse Paula Damm said.

Mental Health in Hiding

January 15, 2018

Packed With Books, Papers and Pain

Bridget Cook, Spotlight Editor

January 15, 2013

Flinging open the front door, you walk through the kitchen and shrug off your backpack. It’s crammed so tightly with notebooks and textbooks that it hardly zips anymore. Grateful to have the heavy load off your shoulders, you...

Learning Garden Endures Drought

Mariel Lustig, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2012

The driest summer since the Great Depression killed three pear trees in the newly expanded learning garden despite volunteers' efforts to keep them watered. From March to July, there were only 33 recorded rainy days in the are...

Eager to Cast Away Crutches

Ian Round, Raider Zone Editor

November 21, 2011

­­­It’s getting crowded in the elevator these days. Senior basketball player Aaron Porter, senior hockey player Anthony Johnson and senior Irish dancer Cara Sutherland are three of a surprisingly high number of people...

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