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Overcoming Test Anxiety

Overcoming Test Anxiety

Alexa Reyna, ENN Staff

February 25, 2020

Testing anxiety is a psychological condition in which people can experience both extreme distress and anxiety in testing situations. While many people experience some degree of stress and anxiety before and during exams, testing anxiety can actually affect a students’ learning and hurt test performances. Excessive...

Life and Loss

Life and Loss

Nour Karajeh, ENN staff

February 21, 2020

In 1969, Elisabeth Kubler Ross developed the five stages of grief known to the world. The five stages consist of feelings such denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Almost every person has gone through these stages when dealing with the loss of a loved one.  Losing someone that i...

Showing Up and Showing Off

Showing Up and Showing Off

Robert Viray-Edwards, ENN Staff

January 28, 2020

Dogs are much more than an indoor friendly mammal that barks for attention. Dogs naturally sit, eat, and drink throughout the day, but show dogs do so with the hopes of winning a gold medal. Competing is important for a show dog and Conformation Shows are the perfect places for a dog to show up and show...

Humans of Lake Ridge

Humans of Lake Ridge

Kayla Thompson, Author

January 17, 2020

The reason I live in Texas now is because of my dad’s job. My dad has been working in the MLB as a strength and conditioning coach for 17 years. Three with the New York Mets and the remainder with the Texas Rangers. I think it’s kind of cool to say that my dad works for the Texas Rangers because...

Humans of Lake Ridge

Humans of Lake Ridge

Kayla Thompson, ENN Special Contributor

December 13, 2019

Going into my freshman year I didn’t think I would become valedictorian. Everyone else did though, so when I got my transcript I was ecstatic. High school hasn’t always been easy though. There were rocky friendships and competition. Discerning the priesthood and how that affected my dating life....

Advertising Athletes

Advertising Athletes

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

December 10, 2019

The idyllic dream of becoming a professional football player is shared by over 1 million high school students across the United States, according to the National Collegiate Athletic Association, and only 7.1% of these athletes will continue their football career at an NCAA school. Senior Caleb Rogers is o...

Humans of Lake Ridge

Humans of Lake Ridge

Kayla Thompson, ENN Special Contributor

November 19, 2019

Being class president has affected me in a variety of ways. It’s rewarding and exciting to be a part of this amazing team. I really do enjoy it. It’s rewarding because it adds more purpose to my life and adds a needed sense of necessity to me. Having this chance has rewarded me by bestowing a few...

She is “like” Famous

She is “like” Famous

Makaila Evans, ENN Special Contributor

November 18, 2019

70,000 people are watching her every move. Brianna Megaro is TikTok famous. TikTok is a popular social media app that allows people to create videos while dancing or lip-syncing to music. Over time, Brianna has acquired more than 70,000 followers and over 800,000 likes on her videos using TikTok. “Most...

Arnold Overcoming Adversities

Arnold Overcoming Adversities

Robert Viray-Edwards, ENN Staff

November 8, 2019

Underneath the facade of a strong person lies a vulnerability. Vulnerability to hurtful comments, snarky looks, and disrespectful insults. Amongst the students and faculty members, there is one teacher who lives, laughs, and teaches shamelessly without forgetting who they are. From being fat shamed...

“We Live in a Society”

“We Live in a Society”

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

October 29, 2019

Mental Illness has long been a difficult subject for many as evidenced by the creation of Mental Illness Awareness Week, from October 6th to October 12th, to raise awareness about this seldom discussed issue. The timely issue of Mental Illness, however, was also accompanied by the release of the critically...

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