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Student Profile | Jessica Uselding

Student Profile | Jessica Uselding

Whitney Steed, ENN Staff

February 3, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Student Profiles

Behind every sports team there are many other teams backing them up. For Jessica Uselding, senior, being a part one of the those teams is important. During her freshman year Uselding became a student athletic trainer for the Lake Ridge High School football and soccer teams. Over the 4 years of high...

Easy Super Bowl Munchies

Easy Super Bowl Munchies

Melinda Weenig, ENN Staff

February 2, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle

Watching the performances during half time and the weird exciting commercials is fun, but you can't watch the Super Bowl without some delicious food to munch on. "When I watch the Super Bowl I like to eat on the more savory side. I like to eat wings, pizza, and nachos," said Pelumi Dosunmu, senior. On...

Hear Them Roar: Priscilla and Trieu Tran

Hear Them Roar: Priscilla and Trieu Tran

Micah Tolton, ENN Staff

January 31, 2017


Filed under Features

Many students at Lake Ridge have hidden talents; some may include singing or drawing. But while some may take up interest in film or music, freshman Priscilla Tran and her sophomore brother, Trieu Tran, have become involved in Chinese Lion dancing. With Saturday January 28th being Chinese New Year,...

Behind The Scenes: Yearbook Edition

Behind The Scenes: Yearbook Edition

Megan Overby, ENN Staff

January 27, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Features

The Lake Ridge yearbook staff put in a lot of time and effort to make sure you get your yearbook before the school year is over. Designing layouts, interviewing, writing stories and taking pictures requires dedication and passion. The staff has mandatory work nights to help ease the stress and provide...

What Do Your Dreams Mean?

What Do Your Dreams Mean?

Megan Overby, ENN Staff

January 25, 2017


Filed under Features

Dreams are something that many people are interested in because some of them can be strange, some might predict future events, and some may mean something. They occur most often during our REM sleep, or rapid eye movement, when the brain is most active. So why do we dream? Mrs. Wilson, psychology teacher...

Taken by the Team

Taken by the Team

Ashlie Currier, ENN Staff

January 23, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Features

New team members of ladies varsity soccer underwent an unexpected and eventful initiation last weekend. "We had to get everyone in on it first, so we picked a day that would work for everyone and then asked coach if it would be alright," says senior Caiti Broccoli. The varsity members laugh as they...

Disrespect

Disrespect

Whitney Steed, Staff Writer

January 23, 2017


Filed under Features

From a young age a simple concept is taught: to receive respect, you must first give respect. However as we start to get older, we start to ignore this concept. When this occurs, students start to get the idea that they have more authority than teachers and in turn start displaying signs of disrespect. This...

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Melinda Weenig, ENN staff

January 17, 2017


Filed under Features

On Jan. 16, 2017, we celebrate a man that has shaped our country to how it is today, and has inspired so many people with his famous "I Had A Dream" speech. Martin Luther King Jr. did not only end racism, but he changed and shaped our society for the better. Senior Kathrine Piwonka thinks he has created...

The Spirit of the Holidays

The Spirit of the Holidays

Whitney Steed, ENN Staff

December 8, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

As the holiday season rolls around most people automatically start to think presents, Christmas lights and fun Christmas songs. With Christmas decorations up every where you can't help but get excited for the holidays. In the US, Christmas is the holiday most people tend to celebrate. Christians celebrate...

New Years Resolutions

New Years Resolutions

Johnny Beaman, ENN Staff

December 6, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

The year 2017 is approaching, which brings along New Year’s resolutions. A tradition many individuals make to improve their lives in the hopes of making themselves either happier, healthier, or successful.   Jacob James, Sophomore, made his New Year’s resolution in January of 2016, hoping...

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