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Awareness for Homelessness

Awareness for Homelessness

Ella Gwartney, ENN Staff

May 22, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest, Showcase

Mansfield, Texas and the surrounding cities are a lower to upper middle class, privileged area to live in. A lot of the time, we forget that there are people in our own communities who do not live as well as others. However no matter where in the world a person lives, it is not easy to be young and low ...

This Article is Fake News

This Article is Fake News

Ella Gwartney, ENN Staff

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Fake News has two different definitions. It can be a slur towards legitimate news or it can be actual falsified news stories on social media. The ability to tell the difference is not very difficult, but some people seem to be having trouble separating the two. The rise of this term being used as a catchp...

School Safety

School Safety

Ella Gwartney, ENN Staff

May 14, 2018


Filed under LRHS News, News, Showcase

On February 14th, a 19 year old former student came into Marjory Stoneman High School in Florida with an AR-15 and killed 15 students and 2 teachers. While some got their lives cut short, many others will have to live for the rest of their lives with the trauma of having seen their friends and peers di...

Chase Berry | A Friend to Everyone

Chase Berry | A Friend to Everyone

Ella Gwartney

January 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Profiles

He’s a beam of bright light and positivity at Lake Ridge and involved in just about every club at the school. Senior, Chase Berry treats every person like a best friend and has a coveted passion for school spirit and extracurricular activities. Berry is in drumline, concert band, AP art, Theatre, Step Team, ...

Crosswalk Safety Concerns

Crosswalk Safety Concerns

Ella Gwartney, ENN Staff

December 14, 2017


Filed under LRHS News

One after another cars breeze by, paying no attention to the striped lines painted onto the pavement beneath their tires. Around seven in the morning, despite the sun not even being up, students begin their trek to school. The single crosswalk on Day Miar Road in front of Lake Ridge High School is a...

Fight or Fright

Fight or Fright

Ella Gwartney, ENN Staff

October 30, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Nest

People willingly do it because it sends chills down their spine, gets their blood pumping, adrenaline rushing, and makes them afraid of the unexpected. One would think that most people would be hard pressed to associate these sensations with anything positive, but the vast number of horror movie and...

Our Own League of Legends

Our Own League of Legends

Ella Gwartney, ENN Staff

October 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase

A group of students at Lake Ridge High School have come together to form their own “League of Legends.” This fairly new club at Lake Ridge provides a sense of community and an outlet for some students who have a passion for gaming. Every Wednesday after school they gather around in the tech lab for...

Homecoming Just Gets Bigger

Homecoming Just Gets Bigger

Ella Gwartney, ENN Saff

September 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the mums. Homecoming has always been a big deal in the south, and the mums appear to be growing exponentially in size year after year. Mums were the must-have item at southern homecomings in the 1980s and 90s, and it still hasn’t changed. Lake Ridge students ha...

Serving Mansfield at the First Ever Music Alley Festival

Serving Mansfield at the First Ever Music Alley Festival

Ella Gwartney

September 21, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Beyond The Nest

Local art, music, and a guitar-playing cowboy on stilts are just some of the sights people could enjoy at Mansfield’s first ever Music Alley Festival. On Saturday, September 9, the city of Mansfield and the Mansfield Commission for the Arts put together an event where residents were able to come enj...

The Solar Eclipse in a New Millenium

The Solar Eclipse in a New Millenium

Ella Gwartney, ENN Staff

August 24, 2017


Filed under News

Day turned into night and as the sunlight returned, it scattered the earth in sepia tones, a sight that was hard to resist. Millions of people across the United States picked up their phones and aimed them towards the skies to witness a contiguous solar eclipse for the first time in 38 years.  The ...

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