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The View From The Top

The View From The Top

Jacob Uggen, Editor in Chief

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 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

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....

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

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

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...

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Covington

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Covington

Whitney Steed, ENN Staff

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 learn. One of these things is seeing teachers who care for them and teach them more then what's on the...

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. 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

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...

What is Islamophobia?

What is Islamophobia?

Micah Tolton, ENN Staff

September 15, 2016

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

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

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...

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