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Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions

Megan Overby, ENN Staff

December 6, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

With Christmas right around the corner, many students have continuing traditions they do to celebrate the holiday. Christmas is widely celebrated in the United States and having different traditions makes the holiday special and unique for each family. Mr.Olsen and his family have received gifts early...

The Way You See Yourself

The Way You See Yourself

Whitney Steed, ENN Staff

December 2, 2016


Filed under Also in The News, In Depth

"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...

Traditional pumpkin pie recipe

Traditional pumpkin pie recipe

Melinda Weenig, ENN staff

November 11, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and everyone can't wait to hang out with family, talking about how grateful we are, and let's not forget the food.   Continuing the topic on food, let's just be honest one of our favorite things about Thanksgiving is the food.   The mac and cheese, green...

The View From The Top

The View From The Top

Jacob Uggen, Editor in Chief

November 10, 2016


Filed under Also in The News, In Depth

Competing with the best and the brightest of your graduating class can be stressful and could even cause you to miss some high school experiences. The top ten percent of the senior class has been able to relate to this for four years. "I definitely missed out on some opportunities because I was overwhelmed...

Teacher Feature: Coach Christensen

Teacher Feature: Coach Christensen

Tierany Narro, ENN staff

November 8, 2016


Filed under Faculty Profiles

Scott Christensen is not just a teacher he is also a golf coach, father, and husband. He juggles all of the roles and still manages to teach hundreds of kids a day. "It's very difficult because I'm a teacher first and the coaching part takes me outta the classroom, so it's very difficult to do that....

DIY Halloween Treats

DIY Halloween Treats

Melinda Weenig, ENN staff

October 27, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

Halloween is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate this scary holiday with easy but delicious spooky Halloween treats. These Halloween treat ideas came from LaurDIY on YouTube and they are perfect for Halloween. Your friends and family are sure to love them. If you are a fan of sweet...

Where do You Stand on The National Anthem Controversy?

Where do You Stand on The National Anthem Controversy?

Megan Overby, ENN Staff

October 27, 2016


Filed under Also in The News, In Depth

There has been a lot of anger and debate concerning the recent national anthem behavior of San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, as well as Olympians Gabby Douglas and Michael Phelps during the 2016 Olympics. Kaepernick, Douglas, and Phelps have all created an uproar within the nation by...

Student Profile | Hannah Raymond

Student Profile | Hannah Raymond

Whitney Steed, ENN Staff

October 25, 2016


Filed under Student Profiles

For every show or performance, there is always much more going on backstage then what the audience sees. There is always a stage manager working back stage and making sure everything runs smoothly. At Lake Ridge High School that person is Hannah Raymond. She has been stage manager for 5 shows and counting...

Artist Evan Olsen Visits LRHS Art Class

Artist  Evan Olsen Visits LRHS Art Class

Jaime Zuniga, ENN Special Contributer

October 24, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

When students enter Ms. Boyd’s art class they are accustomed to seeing her student’s artwork displayed on the walls. However, on Friday September 16, the artwork of focus was from the professional portrait artist Evan Olsen. Mr. Olsen visited Lake Ridge to display his portrait skills and to inspir...

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Covington

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Covington

Whitney Steed, ENN Staff

October 18, 2016


Filed under Faculty Profiles

When it comes to school, most students aren't shouting with joy because they have to be there at 7:20 in the morning to learn. However there are a few things that gets students interested and ready to learn. One of these things is seeing teachers who care for them and teach them more then what's on the...

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