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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...

Kristi Canon: Triangulating Texas

Kristi Canon: Triangulating Texas

Conor Thompson, ENN Staff

August 24, 2018


Filed under Faculty Profiles, Features, Showcase

More than 30 students listen intently to Kristi Canon's instructions as the fragrant small of Scentsy Air Freshener fills room E-131. Other classes in the school are being lectured about monotonous classroom procedures and traditional first-day-of-school rhetoric, but Canon's Photojournalism class is...

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...

Mending Broken Pieces

Mending Broken Pieces

Jessica Varela and Whitney Steed

May 8, 2018


Filed under Features

There is a person in every story and a story in every person. For one particular student, her story would look different if it wasn't for her faith. Starting at a young age, Sophomore, Macie Torres, dealt with the hardships she faced in life. Yet as life continued and things got worse, Torres felt as...

Behind the Equations

Behind the Equations

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

May 8, 2018


Filed under Features

Mathematics is a difficult subject for many students to understand, especially with its in depth lessons, such as algebra and trigonometry. However, some teachers choose to go beyond just understanding it, to actually teaching it. Robin Wetter, a geometry teacher at Lake Ridge, has learned to go above...

From Spain to Mansfield

From Spain to Mansfield

Sydney Ferguson, Senior Editor

May 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Highlight, Student Profiles

The first day of school can often be hectic. A new school year, despite representing new beginnings, can also present new challenges to overcome. For many students it is just another new grade but for a few select students, it's a new high school and a new country. Alicia Rodenas, junior, is one of...

An Academic and Athletic All-Star

An Academic and Athletic All-Star

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Staff

March 29, 2018


Filed under Student Profiles

While the term student-athlete may describe many students within Lake Ridge, sophomore, Aaron Libed takes this title to a new level. Being at top of his class and a state-qualifying swimmer, Libed represents the best of both worlds. As one could imagine, balancing the responsibilities that comes with...

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