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Stronger Than Fear Part 1

Stronger Than Fear Part 1

March 22, 2019


Filed under Features, In Depth, Showcase

This is the first of a two-part series examining how two Lake Ridge teachers survived the trauma of being kidnapped as young children. Bad things happen every day. Everywhere, every second, there’s some struggle to be had, some war to be fought whether internal or external. Though some of the...

Welcome Back to the Vlog!

Welcome Back to the Vlog!

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

March 1, 2019


Filed under Highlight, Humans of Lake Ridge

"Hello everyone and welcome back to the vlog!" People across the globe live their lives in front of a camera in hopes of becoming ‘YouTube famous.’ If you are of the select few that are lucky enough to become popular on the platform, you can look forward to the money you make from sponsored videos,...

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...

The Jack of All Trades

The Jack of All Trades

January 30, 2019


Filed under Features, Highlight

For someone who did not show interest in being a teacher when he was younger, teaching three different subjects marks a significant change in his passion for teaching. Brandon Austin, AP European History teacher, sponsors some of the most demanding clubs and organizations at Lake Ridge. While giving...

Finally, Round Four!

Finally, Round Four!

Kennedi Roman, ENN Staff

January 24, 2019


Filed under Highlight, Humans of Lake Ridge

People ask, “What kind of legacy do you want to leave behind?” or “How do you want people to remember you?” It's safe to say Lexi Taggart, sophomore, and Brandon Gentry, senior, will no longer have to wonder the answer to that question. Taggart and Gentry are the first to make it to the fourth round...

Social Media Just Unfollowed You

Social Media Just Unfollowed You

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

December 6, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

From the second a tweet, share, or post is pushed, tens of thousands of notifications appear. Either through likes, comments, or views, social media is prevalent in almost everyone’s lives. Although it may seem trivial at times, social media has a greater impact on society than many may think. For mo...

Do You Suffer from Glossophobia?

Do You Suffer from Glossophobia?

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

December 6, 2018


Filed under In Depth, Showcase

Gl-glossoph-phobia: The fear of public speaking. Public speech is the art of delivering dialogue to an audience of listeners. For many people, this causes a nerve-wracking feeling throughout their body and makes them anxious. While not everyone has the natural talent or skill for this, presentations...

Half a Hanukkah

Half a Hanukkah

Ciara Hendricks, ENN Staff

December 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Highlight, Student Profiles

The menorah is lit each night and dreidels spun by the children are falling off the tables and to the floor. Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday celebrating the burning of the candle for eight days straight. Hanukkah is beginning on December 2nd in 2018 and lasting eight days as is tradition. Kailey Speece,...

What Teachers are Thankful for

What Teachers are Thankful for

Kacie Sewell, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Highlight

While Christmas is just around the corner, your Lake Ridge teachers are filled with gratitude during this Thanksgiving holiday. From being a part of the Lake Ridge nest to going home to their spouses and kids, here are somethings they are thankful for. Ryan Rutledge “I’m thankful for bein...

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...

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