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No College After High School

No College After High School

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

April 3, 2019

It is commonly expected that high school graduates attend college or university the fall after their graduation, however, that does not always have to be the case. Often times as students graduate high school they are relieved after enduring so many years of education that they are ready for a break. After...

Let’s Start Snap-CHATTING

Let’s Start Snap-CHATTING

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

March 28, 2019

With today’s media swamped with controversies ranging from gun violence and gun control to climate change and global warming, many opinions fly around regarding the contentious topics. While many said opinions are formed and publicized by adults, a growing number of the opinions are being put out by...

Welcome Back to the Vlog!

Welcome Back to the Vlog!

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

March 1, 2019

"Hello everyone and welcome back to the vlog!" People across the globe live their lives in front of a camera in hopes of becoming ‘YouTube famous.’ If you are of the select few that are lucky enough to become popular on the platform, you can look forward to the money you make from sponsored videos,...

Finally, Round Four!

Finally, Round Four!

Kennedi Roman, ENN Staff

January 24, 2019

People ask, “What kind of legacy do you want to leave behind?” or “How do you want people to remember you?” It's safe to say Lexi Taggart, sophomore, and Brandon Gentry, senior, will no longer have to wonder the answer to that question. Taggart and Gentry are the first to make it to the fourth round...

Half a Hanukkah

Half a Hanukkah

Ciara Hendricks, ENN Staff

December 6, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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