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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...

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...

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