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Spinning into Spring Season

Spinning into Spring Season

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

February 11, 2019


Filed under LRHS News, Sports

As the seconds count down on the clock, the opponent bounces the ball down onto the hard, concrete ground. The small, neon, yellow ball is thrown into the air. The Lake Ridge tennis player keeps their eye on the ball as it is served over the net, they step up and hit it back over the net into the far...

Much ‘Moore’ to Come

Much ‘Moore’ to Come

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

February 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Highlight

As the announcer yells out for the next jumper, Jasmine Moore stares down the strip at the pit. She leans back, exhales, and takes off sprinting. Moore bounds to the line and jumps farther into the sand-filled pit than any other competitor; winning yet another state championship title. The 7-time state...

Dribbling to Success

Dribbling to Success

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

January 22, 2019


Filed under Highlight, Sports

As the athletes run down the court, the voices of players yelling out to the point guard to pass them the ball echoes through the gym. The point guard completes a chest pass to the power forward and the crowd goes wild as the forward completes the dunk for the two points needed to win the game. As basketball...

Final Advice for Finals

Final Advice for Finals

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

December 14, 2018


Filed under Highlight, LRHS News

With finals just around the corner, it is time to figure out how to prepare. After all, the final exams are worth 20 percent of your grade for the class. So for those newcomers that have yet to take those dreadful tests, here is some advice from people who have already taken the finals that are quickly...

Teach Me!

Teach Me!

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

December 6, 2018


Filed under LRHS News, Showcase

Do you know how to calculate your taxes? Do you know how to finance a car? How about how to apply for a mortgage to buy your home? High school teaches a variety of important subjects including, English, World History, and Algebra; however, they exclude teaching other necessary topics such as basic financial...

Opinion: Vote Beto!

Opinion: Vote Beto!

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

November 6, 2018


Filed under Highlight, Opinion

As United States citizens it is our duty to vote, our responsibility to decide our future, it is an obligation to determine who will best listen to our voices and decide to act in our favor, not for the favor of his or her party. The midterm election is one of the most important elections in the history...

Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos

October 30, 2018


Filed under In Depth, LRHS News

Día de los muertos es una fiesta celebrada en Noviembre primero y segundo. ¿Tu no comprendes? Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated on November first and second primarily by Spanish cultures. It is a time when families can get together and celebrate their relatives who have passed away. Día de...

The Brain, Athlete, Princess, Basket Case: Which Stereotype Are You?

The Brain, Athlete, Princess, Basket Case: Which Stereotype Are You?

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

October 19, 2018


Filed under LRHS News, Showcase

Anthony Michael Hall's character in The Breakfast Club explained it in an almost timeless manner: “You see us as a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess, and a criminal.” Stereotypes have been an enduring high school issue, prevalent for generations having an immense impact on the live...

Hello, My Name is…

Hello, My Name is…

October 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase

Shakesphere wrote, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose. By any other name would smell as sweet.” Whether be your name a product of rivaling families or a name passed down from your great grandmother or simply a result of Hollywood’s influence on pop culture, a name is often the first...

Running a Mental Race

Running a Mental Race

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

September 27, 2018


Filed under Highlight, Sports

As the sound of the pistol goes off and rings through the air, the runners take off, elbowing past one another trying to get an early lead. Cross Country is a five mile trek across a rocky terrain, full of hills, in 90-degree weather trying to finish with the best time, though the most difficult part...

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