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A Star Is Born

Emily Hamm, junior, has dreams to continue her Theatre career on the Broadway stage.
January 20, 2021

Junior, Emily Hamm, has been a lover of musical theatre for as long as she can remember. At the age of seven, Hamm auditioned to be on American Idol. One of the judges said in order for Hamm to find tune...

Lake Ridge’s ‘Idol’

English teacher Jessica LaBonville nearly became the next Carrie Underwood after auditioning for American Idol.
December 10, 2020

English 1 teacher, Jessica LaBonville, auditioned for “American Idol” in 2004 - the same year as Carrie Underwood. “Since I can remember, I’ve always wanted to be a famous country singer. I was...

Surviving the Storm

Surviving the Storm
December 9, 2020

The only thing that went through her mind was dying. “I called my best friend and she took me up to the emergency room. It was the first time I had ever been in a hospital room, so it was a whole...

Football’s Fate

As the Lake Ridge Football season draws to a close, players admit where the shortfalls and successes were.
December 8, 2020

The Lake Ridge football team is 0-9 so far in this season. Leaving many players, fans, and supporters feeling disappointed and confused. This football season has been full of changes with new Covid guidelines,...

Becht Adapts to Change

Librarian Patricia Becht has had to adapt to new safety measures to keep her library running.
December 4, 2020

Becht shuffled into her office on a grey Monday morning. It was so quiet in the library, one could hear a pin drop. She sighed as she tried to remember the chatter of kids, laughter, and life before Covid-19. Educators...

Stewart ‘Set’ for her Future

After a season ending injury, Lyric Stewart is excited to continue her career in college.
December 2, 2020

On September 10, 2020, Lyric Stewart, a senior volleyball player & Georgia commit, got injured during practice the day before the season’s first scrimmage. As she dove for a ball, she felt a sharp...

English Teacher Studies Spanish

English teacher Alyssa Nuttall traveled to Spain to study during college.
December 2, 2020

Marveled by the intricately-crafted stone buildings, the aroma of freshly baked bread, and the chatter of pedestrians, Alyssa Nuttall, an English 1 teacher, navigated her way through the foreign land that...

Laura Yon: A Look Inside the Legend

Senior, Laura Yon, is sure to leave an impact on Lake Ridge.
November 13, 2020

She is a legend at Lake Ridge. She is well known for her ability to balance the excessive school work of a top student and the social life of an average high schooler with an easy smile. It’s hard to...

What Will The Future Look Like?

What is usually a very busy Woodall Rodgers Freeway became nearly empty after Dallas enacted it's shelter in place order . Courtesy of Google Images
May 21, 2020

COVID-19 has brought our way of life to a screeching halt, but we have adapted. First responders have gone above and beyond the call of duty to keep those who have been infected alive. Grocery store employees...

For Six Years

Olivia Thompson first met her teacher, John Sohel, in middle school in his Theatre class.
May 14, 2020

A new school year brings about many new things: new school supplies, new classmates, and a couple of new teachers. However, seemingly like something straight out of Boy Meets World with Mr.Feeny, one student...

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