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Wait…Rewind That!

Wait…Rewind That!

Megan Overby, ENN Staff
May 18, 2017
Filed under LRHS News, News

With graduation coming closer every day, many Lake Ridge seniors are beginning to look back on their time they have had here and all they've experienced before it is time to leave these halls. High school holds their first homecoming, first B.E.A.K. week, first AP test, first transcript and first...

Teachers Ready for Summer Break

Teachers Ready for Summer Break

Aysia Holder, ENN Staff
May 18, 2017
Filed under LRHS News

Summer is just around the corner. A time for vacationing and relaxation and for students to hang out with their friends without much thought or stress about school. Not having to worry about dress code or keeping their ID on or even worrying about keeping all your exemptions. No stress for students...

Top 5 Stories of The Week I May 8-12

Top 5 Stories of The Week I May 8-12

Aysia Holder, ENN Staff
May 15, 2017
Filed under Beyond The Nest

The Saga of Trump’s Healthcare Plan Continues A second and readvised attempt has been made by the Trump administration to replace and repeal Obamacare, and it has won its first victory by being passed in the House last Thursday by only 2 votes. Now it’s up to the Senate to pass the bill, and if ...

City Council Approves Band Carnival

City Council Approves Band Carnival

Sydney Johnson, Editor in Chief
May 10, 2017
Filed under LRHS News

On Monday, May 8, the Mansfield City Council unanimously voted to approve the first annual Lake Ridge Eagles Band Booster Carnival. The carnival will be held from June 8-11 in the Vernon Newsom Stadium parking lot from 5 p.m.-midnight each night. "We are so excited to be hosting our first Eagles Band Carnival," explaine...

Global Youth Service Day

Global Youth Service Day

Megan Overby, ENN Staff
April 27, 2017
Filed under LRHS News

On April 22, 2017, thousands of youth around the world came together to serve and give back to their community. Kim Phipps, the executive director of Dream Weaver Foundation, is the founder of this service oriented day. Phipps was a teacher in Grand Prairie, but decided to quit and begin her own non...

Top 5 Stories of The Week I Apr. 10-13

Top 5 Stories of The Week I Apr. 10-13

Aysia Holder, ENN Staff
April 20, 2017
Filed under Beyond The Nest

The Ninth Justice This passed Monday, Apr. 10, President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch sworn in as the ninth justice of the Supreme Court, filing former justice, Antonin Scalia’s seat. Justice Gorsuch took his oath in the White House Garden. Along with President Trump, the other...

Annual Easter Picnic at Lake Ridge

Annual Easter Picnic at Lake Ridge

April 13, 2017
Filed under LRHS News

Lake Ridge opens up their football fields every year for an annual Easter picnic, held by the Church on Rush Creek. People from all over the community are invited to come and join in on the fun of celebrating the holiday and socializing with each other. Many Lake Ridge students attend the picnic...

Severe Weather Causes School Cancellation

Severe Weather Causes School Cancellation

Sydney Johnson, Editor in Chief
March 29, 2017
Filed under LRHS News

Mansfield Independent School District cancelled school on Wednesday, Mar. 29, due to power outages brought on by severe storms. The district sent out notifications via email, text, and MISD Alert phone calls at 6:42 a.m. once the decision had been made by the superintendent to cancel school. At the...

Top Stories of The Week I Mar. 20-24

Top Stories of The Week I Mar. 20-24

Aysia Holder, ENN Staff
March 25, 2017
Filed under Beyond The Nest

Attack on London This past Wednesday, Mar. 22 (the same day ISIS attacked Brussels in 2016), London, England was attacked. The attack took place in Westminster, the political heart of the country and the heart of the capital. It is also home to the country’s first parliament. The attacker drove a car a...

Lake Ridge Ends Beak Week on a High Note

Lake Ridge Ends Beak Week on a High Note

Megan Overby, ENN Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under LRHS News

To raise money for Beak Week, student council put together a talent show for students at Lake Ridge to showcase their many talents, whether it is singing, dancing, poetry, or even lip syncing. The students had to sign up weeks in advance and then work hard to prepare their best performance to show the...