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Fear of College

Fear of College

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

May 10, 2019

As the clock ticks towards the end of their final year of high school, many seniors begin to set their minds on college and it’s unknown. Excitement, enthusiasm, and nerves bubble under the skin of the graduating class of 2019. But as the ceremony draws near and the thought of college becomes more...

Move Aside, Top 25!

Move Aside, Top 25!

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

May 10, 2019

Giving back to the community, donating their time and efforts to help others, and being paid with the smiles of those who they have helped. Key Club does this for the opportunity of serving and giving back to the community. This organization was founded almost 95 years ago, created by individuals w...

Racketing Toward Regional

Racketing Toward Regional

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

April 17, 2019

As the points start to tally up, the Lake Ridge Eagle tennis team await anxiously for the final results to be announced. The main officials, after some time, come back with the winning school in mind. “Congratulations to the boys and girls district champs, Lake Ridge High School,” the officials call...

The Party-Stickler, The Forgotten Child, and The Spoiled Brat

The Party-Stickler, The Forgotten Child, and The Spoiled Brat

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

April 17, 2019

From the constant tattle-tailing, food fights, and threats such as “snitches get stitches,” siblings are the one inevitable thing that no one can escape. Often times, many disputes such as “She’s taking too long in the bathroom!” or “He won’t let me change channels on the TV!” can be a...

When Doing Extra is Good

When Doing Extra is Good

Aidan Mortimer, ENN staff member

April 9, 2019

Life outside of school can vary from person to person, whether it be a chess tournament or a tumbling contest. The options for activities are numerous and can draw people in from the bell-to-bell schedule of the day, so much so they don’t want to do anything else for the days to come. When doing...

We Are the Champions

We Are the Champions

Alexa Reyna, ENN Staff

April 1, 2019

Academic Decathlon allows students of all achievement levels to work together to compete in multiple subject matters and earn medals for their high scores. A competition for the mind. Lake Ridge High School’s academic decathlon team, also known as AcaDec, made an appearance at the state contest...

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...

Lights, Camera, Action!

Lights, Camera, Action!

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

March 28, 2019

With the roaring applause from the crowd, the lights start to turn on as the curtains are pulled aside, revealing a cast eager to show off their talents. One by one the cast starts to file off the stage, one actor noticeably staying on stage and going through the motions he had just done moments before...

Dear Uganda,

Dear Uganda,

Ciara Hendricks, ENN Staff

March 25, 2019

In a small, sunlit school in Northern Uganda, boys and girls gather to stare through the windows of the small classroom at the lucky few that have a pen pal. They crane their necks, attempting to read the handwritten letters that were carefully written out by Lake Ridge students. AVID and the Pen Pal...

Kicking Off Playoffs

Kicking Off Playoffs

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

March 22, 2019

Sprinting full speed ahead toward the goal, the opposing team's forward sets her sights in the top right corner of the goal. Freshman goalkeeper, Bella Avitia, steps off her goal line in an attempt to challenge the forward. Avitia rushes out with her arms spread wide and deflects the shot over the top...

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