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Compensation for Education

Compensation for Education

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest, Showcase

It's 2:55 PM, and the bell rings throughout the school. Students rush out the front door, ready to begin their after-school activities. Teachers begin to pack up their things and straighten up their classrooms. They put pencils back in their drawers, paper into stacks, and do some last-minute grading....

Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Actor in Children’s TV Show LazyTown, Dies at 43+

Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Actor in Children’s TV Show LazyTown, Dies at 43+

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

September 21, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest

On October 3rd, 2014, an obscure episode of the Icelandic children's show "Lazy Town" aired, where the enigmatic super villain "Robbie Rotten" and his 3 clones attempted to capture the hero of the television series: "Sportacus." Unbeknownst to the Nickelodeon TV Show, 2 years later, the song in the episode...

Kristi Canon: Triangulating Texas

Kristi Canon: Triangulating Texas

Conor Thompson, ENN Staff

August 24, 2018


Filed under Faculty Profiles, Features, Showcase

More than 30 students listen intently to Kristi Canon's instructions as the fragrant small of Scentsy Air Freshener fills room E-131. Other classes in the school are being lectured about monotonous classroom procedures and traditional first-day-of-school rhetoric, but Canon's Photojournalism class is...

Spoiler Alert!

Spoiler Alert!

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

May 14, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

This article is about spoilers for Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War, thus, this article contains spoilers for Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War. Viewer discretion is advised. From the moment the trailer for Infinity War told us that the blockbuster would come out on April 27th, people were both dreadin...

Avicii: His Life and Legacy

Avicii: His Life and Legacy

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

May 8, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest

Authorities confirmed that on April 20, 2018, 28-year-old Swedish DJ Avicii died in a hotel room in Muscat, the capital of Oman, after fighting a long, arduous battle with acute pancreatitis and alcoholism, according to a statement by his publicist. "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss...

Kneeding Support

Kneeding Support

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

April 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase

The decisive soccer game against Mesquite Poteet was going bad, and junior, Tomas Hoyos, forward for Lake Ridge High School's varsity team, saw his teammates were struggling. He watched as Poteet controlled his team, until he heard what he was waiting for; he was subbed in. Tomas, without hesitation,...

A Star at Lake Ridge

A Star at Lake Ridge

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

March 8, 2018


Filed under Student Profiles

Junior, Madison Laue poises herself in front of the hockey net, glaring down the opposing team's player. She watches the finite muscle movements of the rival player, and prepares herself. The puck flies out from the ice, straight towards the goal, and Laue blocks the shot in one relaxed movement. The...

Love is in the Air… but so is the Flu!

Love is in the Air… but so is the Flu!

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

February 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase

High school on Valentines day: halls full of P.D.A., cheap chocolates, balloons, and a deadly epidemic. With a death toll of 2897 Texans, according to the Texas Department of Health Services, Valentines Day is starting off not so happy this year. While 2,271 of those deaths belonged to those 65 and ...

An Educator on Two Fronts

An Educator on Two Fronts

Connor Thompson, Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Faculty Profiles, LRHS News

Christopher Peralta stands in front of his class, simply gazing around the room. His eyes meet several students, those of which he'll be seeing after school. However, these students aren't in trouble. In fact, quite the opposite. Peralta coaches the award-winning Lake Ridge High School Tennis Team, who...

Through the Eyes of Another

Through the Eyes of Another

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

January 29, 2018


Filed under Student Profiles

There are over 100 languages, not including English, that cross the lips of students in Mansfield Independent School District every day. Students can walk down the halls and hear languages such as Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Kurdish and Yoruba. Although these languages are common among Lake Ridge High...

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