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The Day I Died

Put it Down Save a Life comes to Lake Ridge.
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...

Put it Down and Save a Life

Texting while driving is suspected cause of crash
(Image courtesy of car accident blog)
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....

Lake Ridge Parents Write Obituaries for Their Children

Rose Floribunda Bloom Flower Flowers Blossom
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...

Who is That Girl?

Who is That Girl?
April 3, 2017

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...

Eagles on a Mission

Mission trip students posing for a group picture.
March 27, 2017

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...

Teacher of the Year Goes to…

Mrs. Monajami teaches her English I class. Photo by Micah Tolton
March 24, 2017

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...

AP Stats Catches March Madness

The AP Stats class showing the March Madness Bracket
March 22, 2017

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...

Bittersweet Beak Week for Lake Ridge Seniors

Seniors at  Beak Week's dodge ball tournament during the 2015-2016 school year.

Adonijah Young (left), JaiAnna Megahan (center left), Lauryn Singletary (center right), Andreeana Butler (right)
March 9, 2017

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...

Contest winner: The Conspiracy of That Poppy

Anh La poses at Danny Jones Middle School.
March 6, 2017

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...

The Birthday Party Project

March 3, 2017

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...

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