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Disrespect

A student talks back to a teacher.
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...

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.
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,...

The Way You See Yourself

Girls try to fix how they look in the bathroom mirror.
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...

The View From The Top

Tracy Nguyen walking out the front doors of Lake Ridge.
November 10, 2016

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...

Teacher Feature: Coach Christensen

Coach Christensen works at his desk.
November 8, 2016

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...

Where do You Stand on The National Anthem Controversy?

Where do You Stand on The National Anthem Controversy?
October 27, 2016

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...

Student Profile | Hannah Raymond

Student Profile | Hannah Raymond
October 25, 2016

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...

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Covington

Mrs. Covington teaching her class
October 18, 2016

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...

Humans of Lake Ridge

Humans of Lake Ridge
October 13, 2016

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....

Teacher Feature: Jay Ballauer

Mr. Ballauer Teaching his class
October 4, 2016

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...

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