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Not So ‘Fresh’ Anymore

Not So ‘Fresh’ Anymore

Madison Freeman, ENN Special Contributor

November 28, 2018

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...

Giving Someone a Reason to be Thankful

Giving Someone a Reason to be Thankful

Ciara Hendricks, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018

There is no better time to sit at a kitchen table sharing what you are thankful for, than Thanksgiving. But for the First United Methodist Student Ministries staff, Thanksgiving is filled with volunteering. Rather than spend their time all snuggled up and counting the things they have, they go out a...

What Are You Not Thankful For?

What Are You Not Thankful For?

Amanda Mercer, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018

Thanksgiving is full of food and giving thanks, but what are people not thankful for? From long dreadful traffic to all of your family members coming for the holiday. When family comes into town or people travel to their family it means that the house has to be clean. Cleaning takes a lot of tim...

Students of Immigrant Parents

Students of Immigrant Parents

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

November 7, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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