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Faculty’s Favorite Gifts

Faculty’s Favorite Gifts

Whitney Steed, Editor In Chief

December 14, 2017


Filed under Faculty Profiles

It’s usually the gifts we receive as a child that we remember the most. The gifts that we opened Christmas morning and can’t help but play with for the rest of the day. Out of all the gifts we’ve ever received, there’s always one or two that we seem to remember forever. For Lake Ridge’s newest...

Lights That Are Making Spirits Bright

Lights That Are Making Spirits Bright

Ashton Blackwell, ENN staff

December 14, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

The magical sight of lights glowing all around you, and the enchantment that comes with the massive and lively decorations. Setting up Christmas lights or yard decorations is a tradition that has been continued since the seventeenth century, originating from simply lighting a tree inside one's home...

Private vs Public School: One Student’s Thoughts

Private vs Public School: One Student’s Thoughts

Noelle Titler, ENN Special Contributor

December 6, 2017


Filed under Features

Before high school everyone goes through middle or junior high. I went to a small school that included both. The school was a private catholic school called St. Joseph. When I say small I mean so small that my entire graduating class consisted of 29 kids, or the size of my 4th block english class. ...

Johnson’s Journey

Johnson’s Journey

Livy Thompson

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Brandon Johnson is a man of passion, determination, and a desire to exceed social norms. These are a few of the qualities that earned him the job as Lake Ridge's newest principal.  Johnson did not begin his professional career with aspirations of becoming a principal. Instead the idea was suggest...

Lewis Makes a Difference

Lewis Makes a Difference

Jessica Varela, ENN Staff

November 10, 2017


Filed under Faculty Profiles, Features

It’s the job of teachers and educators to make students feel like their future is bright and they can do anything they put their mind to. For one particular student that saw no future whatsoever, Associate Principal, Melanie Lewis was there to guide her and show her that anything is possible. Lake...

Scott Sanders: Recognizable Talent

Scott Sanders: Recognizable Talent

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

November 1, 2017


Filed under Student Profiles

The All-State band has auditions every school year. The auditions present band members the opportunity to be apart of a band that is comprised of musicians from all over Texas. Junior and french horn player, Scott Sanders, has gotten that chance his freshman and sophomore year, and plans to make it a...

Stinson Sponsors StuCo

Stinson Sponsors StuCo

Sydney Ferguson, ENN Saff

September 28, 2017


Filed under Faculty Profiles

Lake Ridge's Student Council is responsible for many of the events, posters, and other goings-on around school. Though the organization is student led and run, just like any other club or organized group they require an adult sponsor. For Lake Ridge, that sponsor is Hannah Stinson. "I've been at Lake...

A Quest for Happiness

A Quest for Happiness

Dylan Rogers, ENN Staff

September 21, 2017


Filed under Student Profiles

Before she was able to walk, she was just a little girl drawing on everything she could reach. Lake Ridge junior Angelica Romero has been drawing her whole life, ever since she was a little kid not even able to walk and she keeps drawing up to this day. "Mom would pull up home videos of me barely walking...

A New Principal: Then and Now

A New Principal: Then and Now

Sydney Ferguson, ENN Saff

September 21, 2017


Filed under Faculty Profiles

Lake Ridge High ushered in the new school year with a new interim principal. Although he's been retired for 7 years, Gerald Kokenes has enthusiastically come back into service for the 9th time. Not many people would be so quick to return that many times from retirement, but for Kokenes, the love he has...

The Life of an Aggie

The Life of an Aggie

Megan Overby, ENN Staff

May 15, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

The end of the school year has a lot of events involving the seniors, such as prom and graduation. This is also the time where many decide which university they would like to attend and enroll in that particular school. For some, staying in Texas to further their education benefits them, specifically...

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