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AP Stats Catches March Madness

AP Stats Catches March Madness

Sydney Johnson, Editor in Chief

March 22, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Features

On any given "A" day, Tiffany Neely's AP Statistics class can be found calculating samples, scatter plots, working variables, and residual data. When the NCAA Championship Tournament, otherwise known as March Madness, came around, Mrs. Neely seized the opportunity to turn the bracket tournament into...

Bittersweet Beak Week for Lake Ridge Seniors

Bittersweet Beak Week for Lake Ridge Seniors

Aysia Holder, ENN Staff

March 9, 2017


Filed under Features

Beak Week has been a tradition at Lake Ridge High School since the very first day it opened. However for the seniors, this will be their last ever Beak Week.  “The fact that this is my last Beak Week is bittersweet. I’m saddened that this is my last year, but knowing that I get to help someone else...

Contest winner: The Conspiracy of That Poppy

Contest winner: The Conspiracy of That Poppy

Anh La, ENN Special Contributor

March 6, 2017


Filed under Features

Editor's note: Journalism students at Danny Jones Middle School were offered the opportunity to compete in a writing contest. The winner would have their work published in Eagle Nation News. Congratulations to Anh La, who becomes the first middle school writer in the district to ever have her work pub...

The Birthday Party Project

The Birthday Party Project

Whitney Steed, ENN Staff

March 3, 2017


Filed under Features

Many of us grow up with the privilege of getting to celebrate our birthdays with the people we love. Every year they come and go with bliss and joy. Not often do we stop and think about what a birthday means and how blessed we are to have the resources to celebrate it. According to a 2014 article by...

Top 5 things to do on Valentine’s Day: Single’s Version

Top 5 things to do on Valentine’s  Day: Single’s Version

Aysia Holder, ENN Staff

February 14, 2017


Filed under Features

Single on Valentine’s day? Tired of spending your time loathing the day? Have nothing to do besides wonder on how you’ve managed to be single so long? Well, here are the top 5 “activities” to do on Valentine’s day when you are single. Throw Away The tissues Instead of wallowing over past ...

Lake Ridge Love Insight

Lake Ridge Love Insight

Ashley Currier, Sports Editor

February 14, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Features

Valentine's Day is a day when couples and sweethearts choose to exaggerate and blow up their relationship. It's a day used by many to pop the big question, or even reveal who they secretly admire. Some of Lake Ridge's most commonly known couples, Kyla Fergason and Jensen Hendricks, Holly Simpson and...

A Couple of Teachers…

A Couple of Teachers…

Megan Overby, ENN Staff

February 14, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Features

Valentine's Day is upon us; which means there are many couples who will be showing their appreciation for their significant other, with various gifts and treats. A few of the teachers here at Lake Ridge and their spouses have been celebrating together since meeting in college, and still carry their traditions...

DIY Valentines Day Treats

DIY Valentines Day Treats

Melinda Weenig, ENNS staff

February 14, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

What's a better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than to make some delicious treats. The first recipe is for the people that are single and not ready to mingle, caramel stuffed brownies. Who doesn't love chocolate and caramel? The ingredients you will need: Brownie mix (or a recipe you like) Caramel...

Single’s Survival Guide: Valentine’s Day Edition

Single’s Survival Guide: Valentine’s Day Edition

Sydney Johnson, Editor in Chief

February 13, 2017


Filed under Features

Well Eagles, it's Valentine's Day or as I like to call it, "Singles Appreciation Day".  The sweet smell of roses and chocolates filling the air is almost enough to make a single person hurl. Watching happy couples meander down the hallway may prompt you to throw those very things at the love birds. If...

More Than a Job

More Than a Job

Whitney Steed, ENN Saff

February 6, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, In Depth

Most students don't stop to realize the safe, clean environment they learn in. With more than 2000 students at Lake Ridge High School, it's not an easy job to keep the school clean. However, the custodians at Lake Ridge enjoy the challenge. For most of the custodians, their job consists of cleaning...

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