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Half a Hanukkah

Half a Hanukkah

Ciara Hendricks, ENN Staff

December 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Highlight, Student Profiles

The menorah is lit each night and dreidels spun by the children are falling off the tables and to the floor. Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday celebrating the burning of the candle for eight days straight. Hanukkah is beginning on December 2nd in 2018 and lasting eight days as is tradition. Kailey Speece,...

Billy Williams: A Head Start to New Beginnings

Billy Williams: A Head Start to New Beginnings

May 8, 2018


Filed under Student Profiles

Decisions shape one’s everyday life. While some of these have short term affects, other choices can change the course of a person’s life. Outcomes are more than often unknown and this may prompt fear or worry for those who are keen on controlling their future. A relatable instance for almost all teens i...

From Spain to Mansfield

From Spain to Mansfield

Sydney Ferguson, Senior Editor

May 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Highlight, Student Profiles

The first day of school can often be hectic. A new school year, despite representing new beginnings, can also present new challenges to overcome. For many students it is just another new grade but for a few select students, it's a new high school and a new country. Alicia Rodenas, junior, is one of...

An Academic and Athletic All-Star

An Academic and Athletic All-Star

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Staff

March 29, 2018


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While the term student-athlete may describe many students within Lake Ridge, sophomore, Aaron Libed takes this title to a new level. Being at top of his class and a state-qualifying swimmer, Libed represents the best of both worlds. As one could imagine, balancing the responsibilities that comes with...

A Star at Lake Ridge

A Star at Lake Ridge

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

March 8, 2018


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Junior, Madison Laue poises herself in front of the hockey net, glaring down the opposing team's player. She watches the finite muscle movements of the rival player, and prepares herself. The puck flies out from the ice, straight towards the goal, and Laue blocks the shot in one relaxed movement. The...

Melanie Perez: Ahead with Passion

Melanie Perez: Ahead with Passion

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

February 21, 2018


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Going above and beyond in extracurricular activities is one thing, yet being able to do that and graduate at the age of 16 sets Melanie Perez apart from the rest of her class. As a sophomore involved in so many things, Perez has been forced to learn that her work ethic must be a strong foundation on...

Chase Berry | A Friend to Everyone

Chase Berry | A Friend to Everyone

Ella Gwartney

January 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Profiles

He’s a beam of bright light and positivity at Lake Ridge and involved in just about every club at the school. Senior, Chase Berry treats every person like a best friend and has a coveted passion for school spirit and extracurricular activities. Berry is in drumline, concert band, AP art, Theatre, Step Team, ...

Through the Eyes of Another

Through the Eyes of Another

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

January 29, 2018


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There are over 100 languages, not including English, that cross the lips of students in Mansfield Independent School District every day. Students can walk down the halls and hear languages such as Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Kurdish and Yoruba. Although these languages are common among Lake Ridge High...

Scott Sanders: Recognizable Talent

Scott Sanders: Recognizable Talent

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

November 1, 2017


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The All-State band has auditions every school year. The auditions present band members the opportunity to be apart of a band that is comprised of musicians from all over Texas. Junior and french horn player, Scott Sanders, has gotten that chance his freshman and sophomore year, and plans to make it a...

A Quest for Happiness

A Quest for Happiness

Dylan Rogers, ENN Staff

September 21, 2017


Filed under Student Profiles

Before she was able to walk, she was just a little girl drawing on everything she could reach. Lake Ridge junior Angelica Romero has been drawing her whole life, ever since she was a little kid not even able to walk and she keeps drawing up to this day. "Mom would pull up home videos of me barely walking...

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