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Boston Meets The Band

Boston Meets The Band

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Staff

May 2, 2018


Filed under LRHS News

This past weekend, a portion of the Lake Ridge band took a trip far beyond the band hall that they thrive in. Flying to the seaside city of seafood and landmarks, students embarked on quite the elaborate field trip. Traveling over three and a half hours to their destination, the band had remarkable things...

A Magical Trip Yet To Come

A Magical Trip Yet To Come

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Staff

April 10, 2018


Filed under LRHS News

Lake Ridge's Choir has big plans within the next few weeks, to take on the "happiest place on earth". Disney World awaits Lake Ridge's most talented voices, as they prepare for their over one thousand mile journey to every child's dream land. Occurring every four-years, the planning and anticipation...

An Academic and Athletic All-Star

An Academic and Athletic All-Star

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Staff

March 29, 2018


Filed under Student Profiles

While the term student-athlete may describe many students within Lake Ridge, sophomore, Aaron Libed takes this title to a new level. Being at top of his class and a state-qualifying swimmer, Libed represents the best of both worlds. As one could imagine, balancing the responsibilities that comes with...

Student Survives Death

Student Survives Death

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Staff

March 23, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest

On January 19th, a thirteen year old boy collapsed among his classmates at Danny Jones, and fell completely unresponsive. He was considered dead for five minutes. Eighth grader Jeffrey Cotton remained unconscious while his coaches rushed to save his life. As a middle school coach, the last thing any...

Top Things To Do In Mansfield

Top Things To Do In Mansfield

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Staff

February 27, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Although Mansfield is a relatively small city, consisting of mainly restaurant chains and urgent cares, there are many hidden opportunities for fun within its borders. Whether you prefer an outdoor adventure, an artsy environment, or have a love for sports, there is something within this town that may...

The Voices That Go Unspoken

The Voices That Go Unspoken

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Staff

February 2, 2018


Filed under Showcase

A citizen. A teenager. A student. A voice. As a person enrolled in Lake Ridge High school, each student is given countless opportunities to make or suggest the changes they wish to see. With the power to make your school environment and experience more enjoyable and fit to your expectations, why do these...

Lights That Are Making Spirits Bright

Lights That Are Making Spirits Bright

Ashton Blackwell, ENN staff

December 14, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

The magical sight of lights glowing all around you, and the enchantment that comes with the massive and lively decorations. Setting up Christmas lights or yard decorations is a tradition that has been continued since the seventeenth century, originating from simply lighting a tree inside one's home...

Rodeo Team Rides to Recognition

Rodeo Team Rides to Recognition

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Staff

December 1, 2017


Filed under LRHS News

Imagine a Saturday afternoon consisting of thousand pound animals, high school students, and a cash prize and you will know what it's like to be a member of the MISD Rodeo team. The team competes frequently against other districts in various events such as barrel-racing, poles, roping, and more. While...

Eagles’ Superstitions Lead to Wins

Eagles’ Superstitions Lead to Wins

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Staff

November 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Lake Ridge football team is district champions. While the team has shown a continuous and impressive work ethic on the field over the past few months, there are other unique and unexpected factors that players believe to contribute to their victories. Traditional pre-game rituals commonly consist...

The Turning Flags That Turn Our Heads

The Turning Flags That Turn Our Heads

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Staff

October 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase

Twirl, toss, catch, rehearse. A routine that has been perfected by the Lake Ridge color-guard. While working with the band to create the best halftime show possible, color-guard leaves no detail untouched. The time and effort this organization entails, requires much dedication. Just as a dancer can't...

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