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Stinson Sponsors StuCo

Stinson Sponsors StuCo

Sydney Ferguson, ENN Saff

September 28, 2017

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

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

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...

There’s No 9-5 Shifts In Yearbook

There’s No 9-5 Shifts In Yearbook

Ashlie Currier

April 27, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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...

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