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There’s No 9-5 Shifts In Yearbook

There’s No 9-5 Shifts In Yearbook

Ashlie Currier

April 27, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Features

A round of applause to the yearbook staff here at Lake Ridge is in order. They completed our yearbook on April 20, 2017. The hard work that the staff put in all year was submitted to Walsworth publishing at 9:42 p.m. Within the yearbook room, several different students come together to create the finished...

Easter Traditions

Easter Traditions

Whitney Steed, ENN Staff

April 13, 2017


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Easter weekend is rapidly approaching and many people start planning festivities. Some of these festivities come from past traditions. As with any holiday, families usually come together and celebrate. Holiday traditions are an important factor of the holidays. For many families of Christian faith, this...

Testing Season: The Stress and How to Overcome It

Testing Season: The Stress and How to Overcome It

Micah Tolton, ENN Staff

April 13, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Features

Simply the mere mention of testing season can cause sweaty hands and nervous looks on students' faces. For many high school students the months April, May, and June include nothing but studying and taking test after test. Whether it's for the End of Course exam, Advanced Placement test, SAT, or ACT most...

The End of ENN

The End of ENN

Whitney Steed, ENN Staff

April 7, 2017


Filed under Features

Too often we just get in our car and just start driving. Too often we pick up our cell phone and send a quick text. Rarely do we stop and think about what the cost of taking our eyes off the road will be, but for every student a part of Lake Ridge High School's Eagle Nation News staff, the cost is very...

The Day I Died

The Day I Died

Sydney Johnson, Editor in Chief

April 7, 2017


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I died on April 6, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. I was a victim of a distracted driver. I died upon impact. I left behind my family, my friends, and the Eagle Nation Newspaper that I have had the honor of running for the past two years. The newspaper was my "baby"; my pride and joy. My staff called me the "C...

Put it Down and Save a Life

Put it Down and Save a Life

Megan Overby, ENN Staff

April 5, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Features

Getting a driver's license can be one of the most exciting times in a high school career.  However, with driving comes new responsibilities to protect everyone in the car as well as others on the road. Unfortunately, some people choose to use their phone while driving instead. Every day, 660,00 drivers attempt t...

Lake Ridge Parents Write Obituaries for Their Children

Lake Ridge Parents Write Obituaries for Their Children

Aysia Holder, ENN Staff

April 5, 2017


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“No parent should have to write their own child’s obituary...as I wrote it I could not help but think that it could happen," Allison Blackwell, mother of senior Noah Blackwell, said. As part of the Put it Down Save a Life tradition, the parents of the students participating in the event had to writ...

Who is That Girl?

Who is That Girl?

Aysia Holder, ENN Staff

April 3, 2017


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Many girls of all ages struggle with insecurities at some point in their lives. Usually these insecurities start at a very young age and become more prominent in junior high and high school. To combat these thoughts of self-doubt in young girls in our community Lake Ridge senior Taylor Teague set up...

Eagles on a Mission

Eagles on a Mission

Ashlie Currier, ENN Staff

March 27, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Features

Spring Break is usually filled with sun and fun, sometimes the beach or the mountains. But for a handful of students at Lake Ridge, the break was spent out of the city and some even out of the country for a very different purpose other than vacationing. They spent their break travelling and helping spread...

Teacher of the Year Goes to…

Teacher of the Year Goes to…

Micah Tolton, ENN Staff

March 24, 2017


Filed under Features

There's no doubt that Lake Ridge is proud of the work it's teachers do. Between the annual Teacher Appreciation Week and Teacher Dance performed this year alongside the Eagle Elite Dance Team, Lake Ridge never fails to show love to the people students owe their success to. Every year, Lake Ridge teachers...

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