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NFL Draft Highlights

NFL Draft Highlights

Jaime Zuniga, ENN Staff

May 2, 2018

Last Thursday the 2018 NFL Draft was held at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. For college football players, this is their judgment day, considering the Draft decides who makes the cut for the NFL. This year the Cleveland Browns had the first pick of the first round while the Cowboys had to wait for the...

Boston Meets The Band

Boston Meets The Band

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Staff

May 2, 2018

This past weekend, a portion of the Lake Ridge band took a trip far beyond the band hall that they thrive in. Flying to the seaside city of seafood and landmarks, students embarked on quite the elaborate field trip. Traveling over three and a half hours to their destination, the band had remarkable things...

Eagle Elite Spring Show Special

Eagle Elite Spring Show Special

Ashlie Currier, ENN Staff

April 24, 2018

Music, passion, movement, personality and grace all wrapped into one night. On Saturday, the Lake Ridge Eagle Elite Dance team presented their annual Spring Show at the Willie Pigg Auditorium. The Spring Show consisted of different styles of dance that showcase the dance team’s hard work from the...

Our New Reality

Our New Reality

Kasra Kolyaei, ENN Staff

April 24, 2018

Last weekend a threat was made against Lake Ridge High School. It was thoroughly investigated and found to be just a rumor. As a response to the threat, security was heightened and teachers and staff were actively monitoring students in the halls.  Alex Nguyen, Junior, felt the response was justified...

A Magical Trip Yet To Come

A Magical Trip Yet To Come

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Staff

April 10, 2018

Lake Ridge's Choir has big plans within the next few weeks, to take on the "happiest place on earth". Disney World awaits Lake Ridge's most talented voices, as they prepare for their over one thousand mile journey to every child's dream land. Occurring every four-years, the planning and anticipation...

Competition from a Different Perspective

Competition from a Different Perspective

Kasra Kolyaei, ENN Staff

April 2, 2018

The day is slowly creeping up on them. The competition that all the UIL teams have prepared for is only a few short days away. Over the past few months, the students have been working relentlessly in order to learn and memorize all the material. However, they aren't the only ones on the team that are...

A Picture Speaks A Thousand Words

A Picture Speaks A Thousand Words

Jessica Varela, ENN Staff

March 29, 2018

Art is not only what you see, but what you make others see in your piece. It can create a deeper meaning for not only artists themselves but those who can relate to the artwork created. Twelve individuals did just that. About a 120 students from Lake Ridge created an original design that was implemented to compete in the regional competition against other schools. A jurur then evaluated thei...

Student Survives Death

Student Survives Death

Ashton Blackwell, ENN Staff

March 23, 2018

On January 19th, a thirteen year old boy collapsed among his classmates at Danny Jones, and fell completely unresponsive. He was considered dead for five minutes. Eighth grader Jeffrey Cotton remained unconscious while his coaches rushed to save his life. As a middle school coach, the last thing any...

Obsession and Compulsion

Obsession and Compulsion

March 9, 2018

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or OCD for short, is an anxiety disorder in which people have recurring, unwanted thoughts that make them feel driven to do something repetitively. People suffering from OCD perceive, and often overestimate the threat of the intrusive thoughts. This in turn leads to an...

Best and Worst Things to Do for AP Testing

Best and Worst Things to Do for AP Testing

Jaime Zuniga, Enn Staff

March 8, 2018

It may seem far now, but AP testing is in just two months. AP tests decide whether or not students will earn college credit for taking their AP class. Some students have been studying for the AP exam since the first day of school, while others have been more relaxed about it. Whether or not you've been...

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