AROUND THE BEND

Without Warning

Isaiah Byrd, Sports Editor

February 23, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

On October 31, 2017, the rap scene was shook up by the unannounced album by rappers, 21 Savage, Offset (from the trio called Migos), and Metro Boomin (Producer). The album has ten amazing tracks and it totals 33 minutes and 22...

Chili Cook Off

Chili Cook Off

February 16, 2018

The Future Of Amazon

Megan Becker, Op- Ed Editor

February 16, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, News

Amazon, one of the world’s largest and most influential technological companies, continues to grow. Founder, Jeff Bezos, created the company in 1994, with the headquarters of this thriving company standing in Seattle, Washington....

Make-Up Days

Chloe Becker, Entertainment Editor

January 24, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

Although there hasn't been a large amount of snowfall in Spotsylvania County, there have certainly been a number of snow days. This has caused disruption in class schedules, the county calendar, and sleep patterns. However, snow...

Ball Is Life

Justin Sexton, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

In early 2017, the Ball family has been the most talked in sports and in the NBA. LaVar Ball is a former NBA player and father of the three children Lonzo, Liangelo, and LaMelo. Lonzo is 20 years old and plays in the NBA for the...

The Golden Globes

Chloe Becker, Entertainment Editor

January 24, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

On January 6th, 2018, the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards were held in Beverly Hills, California. Not only were outstanding achievements in film and television recognized, but social and political issues were highlighted. The...

New Year’s Resolutions

Hayleigh Pickett, News Editor

January 24, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

As the new year comes around, many say they will create new ones or continue old their resolutions. People see this as a time to stop a bad habit, try something new, or make their life more enjoyable. For many, they choose one...

Bears and Books

Laila Maxwell, Staff Writer

January 16, 2018

Filed under Around the Bend, Entertainment

Riverbend hosted their annual book fair for the English Department. The fair was on October 14th that went from 10am to 4pm at Barnes and Noble in Central Park. They had a number of popular books to purchase. Once the book...

Google Pixel 2

Isaiah Byrd, Sports Editor

January 16, 2018

Filed under Entertainment, News

Everyone knows about the two powerhouses when it comes to smartphones. Samsung and Apple. However, Google has presented itself as a legit competitor in the last few years, coming out with its own smartphone, the Google Pixel....

Homecoming Preparation

Chloe Becker, Entertainment Editor

January 16, 2018

Filed under Entertainment

In the weeks approaching the annual Homecoming Dance, Riverbend students began to prepare for the big day. Dresses were bought, suits were tailored, and the different methods of asking a date to the dance were contemplated. Although...

Is Everyone a Winner? (Op-Ed)

Emily Schembs, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

In an athlete's life, many people are involved in his or her hardwork and success. These people include teammates, coaches, and parents. To those involved, seeing a win come from the effort is the most rewarding thing there can...

Chapstick (Op-Ed)

Emily Schembs, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Chapstick is undoubtedly one of the world's most important inventions created in Lynchburg, Virginia during the 1880’s by Dr. Charles Browne Fleet. Not only does Chapstick keep lips from becoming chapped, but it also can be...