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Festival of the Future

Festival of the Future

May 19, 2020

Due to COVID-19, many music festivals and concerts had to reschedule or cancel their events all together to follow national and state regulations. One of the newest festivals coming to Dallas would have been the Loud and Live Music Festival started by Lake Ridge senior, Jalen Taylor, also known as JT....

Leaving The Nest

Seniors, while having to adapt to life during the pandemic, are eager for their next chapters to begin.

Kayla Thompson, ENN Staff

May 18, 2020

As this school year comes to an end, some seniors are deciding where they want to go to college, and some are trying to decide if college is even the right choice for them. These decisions are hard in a normal setting, but have become more difficult during this pandemic. For some seniors the transition...

The Fate of Summer 2020

The Fate of Summer 2020

Madison Freeman, ENN STAFF

May 15, 2020

Summer vacation has always been a time most students and teachers look forward to. The weather is nice, students have more free time because there is no school or homework, and they both get an opportunity to travel or do things that school stopped them from doing. However, with schools across the United ...

Alloway Returns to the Nest

Alloway Returns to the Nest

Nour Karajeh, ENN staff

May 15, 2020

As the school year comes to a close, a new addition has been made to the Lake Ridge family, only this change isn’t completely new. Former Lake Ridge teacher and coach, Ashley Alloway, will be returning to Lake Ridge in a new role, this time as principal.  When Lake Ridge first opened, Alloway taught...

Pop Culture Phenomenon

The 2019-2020 school year brought on many iconic pop culture moments.

Natalie Mitchell, ENN Staff

May 8, 2020

The 2019-2020 school is coming to an end later this month, and many memories and moments have been made on the school grounds. In the pop culture world, many moments have also been made that have impacted individuals all around the world, whether they were funny, sad, or exciting. Many celebrities break-ups,...

Flipping the Signs and Opening Doors

Flipping the Signs and Opening Doors

May 5, 2020

For many states across the US, the stay at home order expires April 30th and allows other businesses to open at a reduced capacity. States like Texas, Georgia, and Florida have already opened up beaches and other small amenities to help build the economy back up. There are many people with mixed emotions...

Grade Check

Grade Check

Kierstin Wood, Staff Writer

May 3, 2020

Even though the schools are shut down, students still have to do their school work. Grades are still being entered into skyward and teachers are still teaching. Freshman, Tia Warsop  says that her grades have been better since the quarantine started.  “Since school is shut down and we are stuck...

Celebrating Birthdays Six Feet Apart

During this quarantine, students have had to look at alternative methods to celebrate their birthdays.

Kayla Thompson, ENN Staff

May 3, 2020

Tiny moments of joy, like blowing out candles with family and friends, opening presents, and celebrating birthdays are not only important, but they may be critical to holding on to any sense of normalcy right now. COVID-19, however, may make it impossible to see one another in person, but that hasn’t...

Ramadan is Here

During quarantine, students have had to find alternative methods to celebrate Ramadan.

Nour Karajeh, ENN staff

May 1, 2020

In Christianity, there are holidays like Christmas and Easter, and in Judaism, there’s Hanukkah and Passover. Similarly, in Islam, there is Eid-Al Adha, Eid-Al Fitr, and Ramadan. The biggest holiday for most Muslims is Ramadan. Ramadan is the act of fasting from sunrise to sunset for 30 days. However,...

Blackfishing : Live Your Truth

Blackfishing : Live Your Truth

Robert Viray-Edwards, ENN Staff

May 1, 2020

Blackfishing: Commonly perpetrated by females of European descent, involves artificial tanning and the use of makeup to manipulate various facial features in order to appear to have some type of Black African ancestry. According to the Independent, the phenomenon emerged in November of 2018, when a Twitter...

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