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Humans of Lake Ridge

Humans of Lake Ridge

October 13, 2016


Filed under Student Profiles

My dad yelling at me was my wake up call. I’m a sensitive person and it was really emotional for me when he did. He has a strong influence over me. He tells it like it is. I screwed up my freshman year. I thought it was going to be like middle school and they were just going to pass me, but I was wro...

Teacher Feature: Jay Ballauer

Teacher Feature: Jay Ballauer

Whitney Steed, ENN Staff

October 4, 2016


Filed under Faculty Profiles

Often we have that one teacher that makes a huge impact on our life. A teacher that teaches us more than what's on the lesson plan. It's those teachers who really effect the school year and even the rest of our lives. At Lake Ridge students are lucky to have many teachers that impact them. One of these...

Womb-mates

Womb-mates

England Steele, ENN Staff

October 3, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

Whether fraternal or identical, the everlasting connection between twins is undeniable. While some are closer than others, they will always represent the internal connection between a pair. As for Haley and Hannah Fisher, freshmen, they are definitely a pair that is closer than most. “I think we...

Third Thursday of the Month

Third Thursday of the Month

Tierany Narro, ENN Staff

September 26, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

The city of Mansfield is known for hosting its Pickle Parade, Wurst Feat and the Christmas Parade. These events bring the community together and help revitalize the historic downtown area. Another event which helps bring life to downtown Mansfield is Third Thursday. On the third Thursday of every month...

What’s in your bag? Freshmen v.s. Seniors

What’s in your bag? Freshmen v.s. Seniors

Brianna Villatoro, ENN Staff

September 16, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

Packing for your freshman year and senior year are a little different. As a freshmen you make sure to get everything on the printed supply list and actually stress over on what type of notebook to get, what size binder, or how many folders you will need. Seniors, at the end of their high school career,...

What is Islamophobia?

What is Islamophobia?

Micah Tolton, ENN Staff

September 15, 2016


Filed under Also in The News, In Depth

Our generation is familiar with terms such as feminism, racism, and homophobia, but a new term, Islamophobia has entered our vocabulary. Islamophobia is described as a dislike of or prejudice against Islam or Muslims especially as a political force. According to the Washington Post, hate crimes against the M...

Humans of Lake Ridge

Humans of Lake Ridge

September 15, 2016


Filed under Student Profiles

I want to graduate early to get a head start on college. High school is not for me. I feel like I want to be around people that understand me better. Sometimes I feel awkward because I’m always explaining myself and who I am to people who don’t truly know me. I think it’s important for people to...

Mrs. Brackett Announces Departure

Mrs. Brackett Announces Departure

Jacob Uggen, Editor in Chief

June 26, 2016


Filed under Features, LRHS News

On Saturday, Jun. 25, a small group of Lake Ridge High School yearbook, newspaper, and broadcasting staff accompanied Mrs. Brackett, the Lake Ridge journalism teacher, to stray from their journalism camp. They left the University of Texas, and walked the streets of Austin. They told jokes and storie...

Student Profile | Fabian Olguin

Student Profile | Fabian Olguin

Jacob Uggen, Online Editor

June 1, 2016


Filed under Student Profiles

Fabian Olguin is a lot more than meets the eye. He teaches music to little kids, he has his own Soundcloud for uploading music, and he is training to be a EMT, all while keeping up with golf and school. Olguin works at his local music studio, Music Place Mansfield, where he gives private and group...

Spring Break Dos in DFW

Spring Break Dos in DFW

Sydney Johnson, Editor In Chief

March 11, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

Spring Break is approaching quickly and it is obvious that Spring Fever has taken over Lake Ridge.  Spring Break is a respite from jam-packed school days, and in a city where big things happen, why not discover all of the things going on in your own backyard? So, here is a list of activities in DFW...

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