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Global Youth Service Day

Global Youth Service Day

Megan Overby, ENN Staff

April 27, 2017


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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...

Annual Easter Picnic at Lake Ridge

Annual Easter Picnic at Lake Ridge

April 13, 2017


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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 every...

Severe Weather Causes School Cancellation

Severe Weather Causes School Cancellation

Sydney Johnson, Editor in Chief

March 29, 2017


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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...

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


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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...

Beaky Boys a Success

Beaky Boys a Success

Ashlie Currier, ENN Staff

March 10, 2017


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The third segment of Beak Week took place Tuesday night in the varsity gym. "Beaky Boys" was a night filled with comical performances from several different gentlemen who attend Lake Ridge. There were three individual competitions that occured: the "swimwear" contest, the "talent" contest, and the "interview"...

Beak Week Opens with Pep Rally

Beak Week Opens with Pep Rally

Johnny Beaman, ENN staff

March 8, 2017


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The 2017 Beak Week kicked off with the annual opening pep rally held Monday, March 6,  in the Varsity Gym during advisory period. The pep rally served to usher in the festivities to come during remainder of the week. Beak Week is an annual event that raises money for charity. This year Beak Week is...

Lake Ridge NHS Celebrates Black History

Lake Ridge NHS Celebrates Black History

Jacob Uggen, Editor in Chief

March 3, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, LRHS News

On Feb. 28, Lake Ridge High School's Cafeteria was filled with the sound of music, dance, and cheering. The Dynasty and Distinguished Gentlemen Step Teams performed on the cafeteria stage during lunch as a part of the Black History Food and Culture Fair. The Fair also included a performance of the LRHS...

Let the Games Begin: Beak Week

Let the Games Begin: Beak Week

Aysia Holder, ENN Staff

March 3, 2017


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The Annual Beak Week is here! This year Lake Ridge will be raising money for the Birthday Foundation. What is Beak Week?  It is a week long charity event in which all of the school’s students and faculty are encouraged to come together and raise money for a charity. However, it’s not limited to...

Art Students Go Big at VASE

Art Students Go Big at VASE

Aysia Holder, ENN Staff

February 27, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, LRHS News

“I was so stressed out last week, I stayed every single day at least an hour and and half after school matting artwork,” said Ms. Boyd-Long, the Lake Ridge high school art teacher. For the first time in Lake Ridge history, every single art piece was sent to the Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE). ...

Award-Winning Journalist Visits Lake Ridge

Award-Winning Journalist Visits Lake Ridge

Sydney Johnson, Editor in Chief

February 21, 2017


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For 40+ years, Jim Reeves has been covering sporting events throughout the DFW Metroplex for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.  Reeves has covered 29 World Series and over half a dozen Super Bowls, NBA Championships, Stanley Cup championships, along with the Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City in 2001. Reeves...

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