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Final Advice for Finals

Final Advice for Finals

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

December 14, 2018


Filed under Highlight, LRHS News

With finals just around the corner, it is time to figure out how to prepare. After all, the final exams are worth 20 percent of your grade for the class. So for those newcomers that have yet to take those dreadful tests, here is some advice from people who have already taken the finals that are quickly...

How Christmas Has Changed

How Christmas Has Changed

Kacie Sewell, ENN Staff

December 13, 2018


Filed under Highlight, LRHS News

Before they had kids and spouses, your Lake Ridge teachers celebrated Christmas with traditions similar to those still used today. Now that they are no longer the kids, their Christmas Holidays are spent differently but are still cherished. This time of year is usually spent with friends or family....

Toys For Tots

Toys For Tots

Audrey Byrne, ENN Staff

December 6, 2018


Filed under Highlight, LRHS News

The Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots campaign has been a popular tradition among schools, churches, businesses, and organizations across the United States for 71 years. The giving and charitable message of Toys for Tots has been adopted into schools as a way to get young students to practice giving...

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,...

Winners Are Not Losers

Winners Are Not Losers

Mack Torres, ENN Staff

November 28, 2018


Filed under Highlight, Opinion

You don't want to be a quitter, they never make it. A quote many parents have uttered to their kids. Though it is questionable if quitting can make you a loser. Steve Jobs dropped out of college, it was important to him so he could take classes that interested him. Following your dreams, doing what you...

Not So ‘Fresh’ Anymore

Not So ‘Fresh’ Anymore

Madison Freeman, ENN Special Contributor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Highlight, LRHS News

They aren't getting lost on their way to class, and they aren't showing up wondering if its an A or B day anymore. Lake Ridge High School is nearly halfway done with the school year, and the freshmen are no longer as 'fresh' as they were back in August. For some it's been a tough adjustment figur...

What Teachers are Thankful for

What Teachers are Thankful for

Kacie Sewell, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Highlight

While Christmas is just around the corner, your Lake Ridge teachers are filled with gratitude during this Thanksgiving holiday. From being a part of the Lake Ridge nest to going home to their spouses and kids, here are somethings they are thankful for. Ryan Rutledge “I’m thankful for bein...

Students of Immigrant Parents

Students of Immigrant Parents

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest, Highlight

Immigration is the concept of taking residence in a new country after leaving a previous one. This can occur when someone is looking for a fresh start or a new opportunity. At Lake Ridge, many students have parents that made a sacrifice to come to the United States from their homeland. With this in mind,...

Building their Teams

Building their Teams

Audrey Byrne, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018


Filed under Highlight, Sports

Growing up, usually around the age of six or seven, children first discover an interest they may have in sports. Soon after, they get signed up by their parents, put into little leagues where they play for fun and earn participation trophies. But, as people grow and improve their athletic skills, the...

Opinion: Vote Beto!

Opinion: Vote Beto!

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

November 6, 2018


Filed under Highlight, Opinion

As United States citizens it is our duty to vote, our responsibility to decide our future, it is an obligation to determine who will best listen to our voices and decide to act in our favor, not for the favor of his or her party. The midterm election is one of the most important elections in the history...

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