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A Star at Lake Ridge

A Star at Lake Ridge

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

March 8, 2018

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...

Melanie Perez: Ahead with Passion

Melanie Perez: Ahead with Passion

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

February 21, 2018

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...

An Educator on Two Fronts

An Educator on Two Fronts

Connor Thompson, Writer

February 8, 2018

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...

Chase Berry | A Friend to Everyone

Chase Berry | A Friend to Everyone

Ella Gwartney

January 30, 2018

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

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...

Faculty’s Favorite Gifts

Faculty’s Favorite Gifts

Whitney Steed, Editor In Chief

December 14, 2017

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...

Private vs Public School: One Student’s Thoughts

Private vs Public School: One Student’s Thoughts

Noelle Titler, ENN Special Contributor

December 6, 2017

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

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

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

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...

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