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Billy Williams: A Head Start to New Beginnings

Billy Williams: A Head Start to New Beginnings

May 8, 2018


Filed under Student Profiles

Decisions shape one’s everyday life. While some of these have short term affects, other choices can change the course of a person’s life. Outcomes are more than often unknown and this may prompt fear or worry for those who are keen on controlling their future. A relatable instance for almost all teens i...

High School Endemic: Senioritis

High School Endemic: Senioritis

Livy Thompson, ENN Staff

May 8, 2018


Filed under LRHS News, News

A fatal condition has taken over the lives of many students. This condition is growing, spreading, and affecting various types of seniors. They call it, Senioritis. Whether it be proven real or just a popular excuse for graduating Eagles to get careless, Senioritis can take a toll on the graduates as...

Wait to Date?

Wait to Date?

Livy Thompson, ENN Staff

March 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A young boy, 13 years old, poses the question: 'Will you be my girlfriend?' He receives an exhilarated 'yes' from from a girl of the same age. Was she wrong for accepting, or was the boy brave for asking? Affectionate feelings can develop at first sight, during comforting hugs, or after a long childhood...

‘High School’ vs ‘Real’ Love

‘High School’ vs ‘Real’ Love

Livy Thompson, ENN Staff

February 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Finding a Valentine's Day gift is one of the many tasks that go into creating a special day for a loved one, though for some people finding a special someone is the harder task. The most common meaning of love is defined as an intense feeling of deep affection. It can be made clear that shifting from...

Not New to Me

Not New to Me

Livy Thompson

February 2, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Often times when people create New Year’s resolutions, they have a list of goals set to improve themselves. Whether it's change their old ways or promoting better eating habits. As the idea of change becomes less exciting, it is easy to put these desires on the back burner or say ‘maybe next time’,...

Johnson’s Journey

Johnson’s Journey

Livy Thompson

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Brandon Johnson is a man of passion, determination, and a desire to exceed social norms. These are a few of the qualities that earned him the job as Lake Ridge's newest principal.  Johnson did not begin his professional career with aspirations of becoming a principal. Instead the idea was suggest...

Then vs. Now

Then vs. Now

Livy Thompson, ENN Staff

October 31, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Nest

Young music artists go into the music industry with a drive to produce songs that make them happy and sell albums to millions of people. Over time, money, publicity, and Billboard chart positioning tie into an initial shift in what used to be for personal pleasure, but now focusses towards trends reflecting...

Generation Lazy?

Generation Lazy?

Livy Thompson, ENN Staff

October 4, 2017


Filed under Beyond The Nest

Generations such as Baby Boomers, Generation X, and Millennials  can add a new member to their ranks called "Generation Z." These teens and young adults also known as "centennials," were born between the years 1996-2010. From many of previous generations, the reputation of being a centennial is one of...

Distinguished Gentleman

Distinguished Gentleman

Livy Thompson, ENN Saff

October 2, 2017


Filed under LRHS News

Your idea of a distinguished gentleman is possibly precise, though it may not include a stomping, strolling, and stylish young man from Lake Ridge. During the month of May, students came together to make the  first male step team in Mansfield. Master Sergeant Bertha Middlebrooks, sponsor of Distin...

Steps to Sisterhood

Steps to Sisterhood

Livy Thompson

September 22, 2017


Filed under LRHS News

Lake Ridge High school's Dynasty step team strives to form young ladies throughout their organization. Promoting a sisterly community between the steppers and managers aid in the productivity and overall success throughout the year. In a team, the communication between each member makes the connection...

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