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Kristi Canon: Triangulating Texas

Kristi Canon: Triangulating Texas

Conor Thompson, ENN Staff

August 24, 2018

More than 30 students listen intently to Kristi Canon's instructions as the fragrant small of Scentsy Air Freshener fills room E-131. Other classes in the school are being lectured about monotonous classroom procedures and traditional first-day-of-school rhetoric, but Canon's Photojournalism class is...

Teacher of the Year: Mrs. Covington

Teacher of the Year: Mrs. Covington

Jaime Zuniga, ENN Staff

March 28, 2018

Teachers and staff members both nominate and vote for Teacher of the Year. Winners may not get a giant golden trophy, but they get something even better, notoriety and respect from their co-workers and school. These are honors this year's winner Chemistry teacher Katrina Covington deserves. However,...

An Educator on Two Fronts

An Educator on Two Fronts

Connor Thompson, Writer

February 8, 2018

Christopher Peralta stands in front of his class, simply gazing around the room. His eyes meet several students, those of which he'll be seeing after school. However, these students aren't in trouble. In fact, quite the opposite. Peralta coaches the award-winning Lake Ridge High School Tennis Team, who...

Faculty’s Favorite Gifts

Faculty’s Favorite Gifts

Whitney Steed, Editor In Chief

December 14, 2017

It’s usually the gifts we receive as a child that we remember the most. The gifts that we opened Christmas morning and can’t help but play with for the rest of the day. Out of all the gifts we’ve ever received, there’s always one or two that we seem to remember forever. For Lake Ridge’s newest...

Lewis Makes a Difference

Lewis Makes a Difference

Jessica Varela, ENN Staff

November 10, 2017

It’s the job of teachers and educators to make students feel like their future is bright and they can do anything they put their mind to. For one particular student that saw no future whatsoever, Associate Principal, Melanie Lewis was there to guide her and show her that anything is possible. Lake...

Stinson Sponsors StuCo

Stinson Sponsors StuCo

Sydney Ferguson, ENN Saff

September 28, 2017

Lake Ridge's Student Council is responsible for many of the events, posters, and other goings-on around school. Though the organization is student led and run, just like any other club or organized group they require an adult sponsor. For Lake Ridge, that sponsor is Hannah Stinson. "I've been at Lake...

A New Principal: Then and Now

A New Principal: Then and Now

Sydney Ferguson, ENN Saff

September 21, 2017

Lake Ridge High ushered in the new school year with a new interim principal. Although he's been retired for 7 years, Gerald Kokenes has enthusiastically come back into service for the 9th time. Not many people would be so quick to return that many times from retirement, but for Kokenes, the love he has...

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....

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...

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...

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