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Life and Loss

Due to some tragic circumstances, both teachers and students have had to learn to cope with grief this year.
February 21, 2020

In 1969, Elisabeth Kubler Ross developed the five stages of grief known to the world. The five stages consist of feelings such denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Almost every person...

Showing Up and Showing Off

Chemistry teacher, Jennifer Smith has a unique hobby which takes her and her best friend around the country.
January 28, 2020

Dogs are much more than an indoor friendly mammal that barks for attention. Dogs naturally sit, eat, and drink throughout the day, but show dogs do so with the hopes of winning a gold medal. Competing...

Arnold Overcoming Adversities

Mr. Cody Arnold addresses his English class. Sharing his high school struggles make him more endearing to his students.
November 8, 2019

Underneath the facade of a strong person lies a vulnerability. Vulnerability to hurtful comments, snarky looks, and disrespectful insults. Amongst the students and faculty members, there is one teacher...

Kristi Canon: Triangulating Texas

Kristi Canon teaching her Yearbook class, is excited to be at Lake Ridge.
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...

Teacher of the Year: Mrs. Covington

Teacher of the Year: Mrs. Covington
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...

An Educator on Two Fronts

Coach Peralta staring out the window of his third-story classroom.
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....

Faculty’s Favorite Gifts

Faculty's Favorite Gifts
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...

Lewis Makes a Difference

Lewis Makes a Difference
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...

Stinson Sponsors StuCo

Stinson Sponsors StuCo
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...

A New Principal: Then and Now

A New Principal: Then and Now
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...

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