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Your Teacher’s Deepest Fear

Your Teacher’s Deepest Fear

October 30, 2018

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

'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

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...

Lieutenant Colonel Berry Joins the Eagle Battalion

Lieutenant Colonel Berry Joins the Eagle Battalion

Ciara Hendricks, ENN staff

October 4, 2018

 Retired Lieutenant Colonel Aricai Berry, is back in service. Berry, JROTC's newest Senior Army Instructor, served 22 years in the military, but is now ready for a service of a different kind. Although this might be her first year in a classroom, teaching wasn't her biggest fear.  "I was worried...

Gaming: Addiction or Attraction?

Gaming: Addiction or Attraction?

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

September 27, 2018

A tiny screen lights up as soon as the power button is pressed. Then, the typing begins. Technology has become the thing of the century and it’s consuming everything around us such as family time and social life. Some people like having conversations in person while others prefer texting. The attr...

Affirmative Action: Acceptance by Race or Merits?

Affirmative Action: Acceptance by Race or Merits?

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

September 27, 2018

In recent years, racism and discrimination have been a major topic in society. But what happens when a form of what some believe is discrimination only benefits a certain group of people? Affirmative action is a policy in some states in the United States that favors minority groups who are at a perceived...

Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Actor in Children’s TV Show LazyTown, Dies at 43+

Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Actor in Children’s TV Show LazyTown, Dies at 43+

Connor Thompson, ENN Staff

September 21, 2018

On October 3rd, 2014, an obscure episode of the Icelandic children's show "Lazy Town" aired, where the enigmatic super villain "Robbie Rotten" and his 3 clones attempted to capture the hero of the television series: "Sportacus." Unbeknownst to the Nickelodeon TV Show, 2 years later, the song in the episode...

Eagle Pride on the Rise

Eagle Pride on the Rise

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

September 21, 2018

We have spirit, yes we do. We have spirit, how ‘bout you? From football games and pep rallies to team clap outs and school spirit dress up days, Lake Ridge definitely has some pep in their step. A new school year brings new students and a different level of school pride. With an unprecedented large...

‘Making Space’ for more Creativity

‘Making Space’ for more Creativity

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

September 19, 2018

The library is a great place for students to wind down and get away from all their academic stress. It allows students to take a break, read a book, or catch up on their homework. However, the new addition to the library will allow students the ability to do a bit more and express their creative side...

Teaching 9/11

Teaching 9/11

Sydney Ferguson, ENN Co-Editor

September 11, 2018

17 years ago today, four planes were hijacked by terrorists. One was flown into the Pentagon, one crash landed in an empty field, and two were flown into New York’s World Trade Center, killing thousands. In the years since, memorials have been put in place, one World Trade Center rebuilt, and the terrorist...

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