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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,...

Deck the Halls

Deck the Halls

Amanda Mercer, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018


Filed under LRHS News

Homecoming has it all, from mums and garters to the football game. And new this year the hallways will be decorated. That's right the hallways will be decorated in honor of homecoming week. This year Lake Ridge will be decorating the hallways making it the first time the school will be doing this in...

What They Believe and Why

What They Believe and Why

Sydney Ferguson, Co-Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest

At some level, politics have always been taught in school. From the cotton ball beard you glued to Abraham Lincoln’s picture in third grade to the complex levels of government you began to learn about in your high school years, the conversation has always been present. Many students begin voting this...

Compensation for Education

Compensation for Education

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest, Showcase

It's 2:55 PM, and the bell rings throughout the school. Students rush out the front door, ready to begin their after-school activities. Teachers begin to pack up their things and straighten up their classrooms. They put pencils back in their drawers, paper into stacks, and do some last-minute grading....

Kavanaugh vs. Ford; Did the Judicial System Work?

Kavanaugh vs. Ford; Did the Judicial System Work?

Zoey Minor, ENN Special Contributor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest, Highlight

The #MeToo movement has encouraged women nationwide to speak up about their sexual assault, but was recently put to the test in the infamous Brett Kavanaugh Case. Essentially, psychology Professor Christine Blaisey Ford accused Kavanaugh - newly nominated Supreme Court Justice at the time - of attemptin...

Did I Remember that Correctly?

Did I Remember that Correctly?

Kennedi Roman, ENN staff

October 30, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest

In Snow White did the evil queen say "mirror, mirror on the wall" or "magic mirror on the wall?" Did Mickey Mouse have suspender or not? Most will say yes I do remember Mickey Mouse with suspenders, but when you look up a picture of Mickey Mouse you will not find discover him wearing them. This is called...

Día de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos

October 30, 2018


Filed under In Depth, LRHS News

Día de los muertos es una fiesta celebrada en Noviembre primero y segundo. ¿Tu no comprendes? Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated on November first and second primarily by Spanish cultures. It is a time when families can get together and celebrate their relatives who have passed away. Día de...

Your Teacher’s Deepest Fear

Your Teacher’s Deepest Fear

October 30, 2018


Filed under Highlight, LRHS News

It's hard to imagine your favorite teacher having a life outside of school. It's even harder to picture them having fears besides getting their grades in on time. But just like the rest of society, teachers are afraid of something. From bugs to beaches, find out what gives some Lake Ridge teachers the...

Mom I need a Mum!

Mom I need a Mum!

Mack Torres, ENN Staff

October 23, 2018


Filed under LRHS News, Showcase

'Tis the season of mums. Homecoming is a tradition that goes back to the early 19th century. Homecoming's purpose was to invite returning alumni back to their school. However in Texas, homecoming in current times seem to focus mainly on mums. Each school year mums seem to get bigger, in size, weight,...

The Brain, Athlete, Princess, Basket Case: Which Stereotype Are You?

The Brain, Athlete, Princess, Basket Case: Which Stereotype Are You?

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

October 19, 2018


Filed under LRHS News, Showcase

Anthony Michael Hall's character in The Breakfast Club explained it in an almost timeless manner: “You see us as a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess, and a criminal.” Stereotypes have been an enduring high school issue, prevalent for generations having an immense impact on the live...

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