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Super-Senior Zach: Who is he now?

Super-Senior Zach: Who is he now?

Ciara Hendricks, ENN Staff

May 10, 2019


Filed under Uncategorized

He is obviously a senior, very familiar and friendly to the teachers, occasionally wears a black cap. You may have seen him around or at the very least heard of some of the trouble he caused in the past. Having been here longer than 63% of the staff and every single AP except for Mr. Planas, it's hard...

Dear Uganda,

Dear Uganda,

Ciara Hendricks, ENN Staff

March 25, 2019


Filed under Highlight, LRHS News

In a small, sunlit school in Northern Uganda, boys and girls gather to stare through the windows of the small classroom at the lucky few that have a pen pal. They crane their necks, attempting to read the handwritten letters that were carefully written out by Lake Ridge students. AVID and the Pen Pal...

Fashion Fortuity

Fashion Fortuity

January 28, 2019


Filed under Highlight, LRHS News

Miuccia Prada, fashion designer, once said, "What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language." For some students there is now a space where they can express themselves through fashion and engage with those that share...

Underwater Opportunities

Underwater Opportunities

Ciara Hendrix, ENN Staff

January 24, 2019


Filed under Highlight, LRHS News

"Scuba Diving Club will be meeting soon in room A339!" This was the announcement heard loud and clear on the overhead speaker for the past two weeks. Students looked around and quietly asked each other "when did that happen?" or "are they serious?" Well to the surprise of many, yes they are serious. ...

Half a Hanukkah

Half a Hanukkah

Ciara Hendricks, ENN Staff

December 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Highlight, Student Profiles

The menorah is lit each night and dreidels spun by the children are falling off the tables and to the floor. Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday celebrating the burning of the candle for eight days straight. Hanukkah is beginning on December 2nd in 2018 and lasting eight days as is tradition. Kailey Speece,...

Giving Someone a Reason to be Thankful

Giving Someone a Reason to be Thankful

Ciara Hendricks, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest

There is no better time to sit at a kitchen table sharing what you are thankful for, than Thanksgiving. But for the First United Methodist Student Ministries staff, Thanksgiving is filled with volunteering. Rather than spend their time all snuggled up and counting the things they have, they go out a...

Your Teacher’s Deepest Fear

Your Teacher’s Deepest Fear

October 30, 2018


Filed under Highlight, LRHS News

It's hard to imagine your favorite teacher having a life outside of school. It's even harder to picture them having fears besides getting their grades in on time. But just like the rest of society, teachers are afraid of something. From bugs to beaches, find out what gives some Lake Ridge teachers the...

Lieutenant Colonel Berry Joins the Eagle Battalion

Lieutenant Colonel Berry Joins the Eagle Battalion

Ciara Hendricks, ENN staff

October 4, 2018


Filed under LRHS News, Showcase

 Retired Lieutenant Colonel Aricai Berry, is back in service. Berry, JROTC's newest Senior Army Instructor, served 22 years in the military, but is now ready for a service of a different kind. Although this might be her first year in a classroom, teaching wasn't her biggest fear.  "I was worried...

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