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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...

Teacher of the Year: Mrs. Covington

Teacher of the Year: Mrs. Covington

Jaime Zuniga, ENN Staff

March 28, 2018


Filed under Faculty Profiles

Teachers and staff members both nominate and vote for Teacher of the Year. Winners may not get a giant golden trophy, but they get something even better, notoriety and respect from their co-workers and school. These are honors this year's winner Chemistry teacher Katrina Covington deserves. However,...

A Star at Lake Ridge

A Star at Lake Ridge

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

March 8, 2018


Filed under Student Profiles

Junior, Madison Laue poises herself in front of the hockey net, glaring down the opposing team's player. She watches the finite muscle movements of the rival player, and prepares herself. The puck flies out from the ice, straight towards the goal, and Laue blocks the shot in one relaxed movement. The...

Top Things To Do In Mansfield

Top Things To Do In Mansfield

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Staff

February 27, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Although Mansfield is a relatively small city, consisting of mainly restaurant chains and urgent cares, there are many hidden opportunities for fun within its borders. Whether you prefer an outdoor adventure, an artsy environment, or have a love for sports, there is something within this town that may...

Melanie Perez: Ahead with Passion

Melanie Perez: Ahead with Passion

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

February 21, 2018


Filed under Student Profiles

Going above and beyond in extracurricular activities is one thing, yet being able to do that and graduate at the age of 16 sets Melanie Perez apart from the rest of her class. As a sophomore involved in so many things, Perez has been forced to learn that her work ethic must be a strong foundation on...

‘High School’ vs ‘Real’ Love

‘High School’ vs ‘Real’ Love

Livy Thompson, ENN Staff

February 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Finding a Valentine's Day gift is one of the many tasks that go into creating a special day for a loved one, though for some people finding a special someone is the harder task. The most common meaning of love is defined as an intense feeling of deep affection. It can be made clear that shifting from...

An Educator on Two Fronts

An Educator on Two Fronts

Connor Thompson, Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Faculty Profiles, LRHS News

Christopher Peralta stands in front of his class, simply gazing around the room. His eyes meet several students, those of which he'll be seeing after school. However, these students aren't in trouble. In fact, quite the opposite. Peralta coaches the award-winning Lake Ridge High School Tennis Team, who...

Not New to Me

Not New to Me

Livy Thompson

February 2, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Often times when people create New Year’s resolutions, they have a list of goals set to improve themselves. Whether it's change their old ways or promoting better eating habits. As the idea of change becomes less exciting, it is easy to put these desires on the back burner or say ‘maybe next time’,...

Chase Berry | A Friend to Everyone

Chase Berry | A Friend to Everyone

Ella Gwartney

January 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Profiles

He’s a beam of bright light and positivity at Lake Ridge and involved in just about every club at the school. Senior, Chase Berry treats every person like a best friend and has a coveted passion for school spirit and extracurricular activities. Berry is in drumline, concert band, AP art, Theatre, Step Team, ...

Through the Eyes of Another

Through the Eyes of Another

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

January 29, 2018


Filed under Student Profiles

There are over 100 languages, not including English, that cross the lips of students in Mansfield Independent School District every day. Students can walk down the halls and hear languages such as Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Kurdish and Yoruba. Although these languages are common among Lake Ridge High...

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