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Single’s Survival Guide: Valentine’s Day Edition

Single’s Survival Guide: Valentine’s Day Edition

Sydney Johnson, Editor in Chief

February 13, 2017

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

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...

Student Profile | Jessica Uselding

Student Profile | Jessica Uselding

Whitney Steed, ENN Staff

February 3, 2017

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...

Hear Them Roar: Priscilla and Trieu Tran

Hear Them Roar: Priscilla and Trieu Tran

Micah Tolton, ENN Staff

January 31, 2017

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

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

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

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

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

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 Way You See Yourself

The Way You See Yourself

Whitney Steed, ENN Staff

December 2, 2016

"I wasn't perfect, and I was trying to fix things by hurting myself." These words are spoken by sophomore Nora Mortimer. These words also express a sentiment many here at Lake Ridge can relate to, but never discuss, when it comes to our own body image. We are all guilty of it. We see our favorite celebritie...

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