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Student Conductor: To Be Or Not To Be Late

Student Conductor: To Be Or Not To Be Late

Sydney Ferguson, Co-Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase

Everyone has the same 24 hours in a day. For students, exactly seven hours and thirty minutes of the day is spent at school, give or take the few who, through a combination of traffic, failures on their own part, and perhaps a questionable tardy system aren’t arriving to class on time.  This year, Lake Ridge received an influx of new...

Social Media Just Unfollowed You

Social Media Just Unfollowed You

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

December 6, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

From the second a tweet, share, or post is pushed, tens of thousands of notifications appear. Either through likes, comments, or views, social media is prevalent in almost everyone’s lives. Although it may seem trivial at times, social media has a greater impact on society than many may think. For most...

Do You Suffer from Glossophobia?

Do You Suffer from Glossophobia?

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

December 6, 2018


Filed under In Depth, Showcase

Gl-glossoph-phobia: The fear of public speaking. Public speech is the art of delivering dialogue to an audience of listeners. For many people, this causes a nerve-wracking feeling throughout their body and makes them anxious. While not everyone has the natural talent or skill for this, presentations...

Teach Me!

Teach Me!

Margo Eugenio, ENN Staff

December 6, 2018


Filed under LRHS News, Showcase

Do you know how to calculate your taxes? Do you know how to finance a car? How about how to apply for a mortgage to buy your home? High school teaches a variety of important subjects including, English, World History, and Algebra; however, they exclude teaching other necessary topics such as basic financial...

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....

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...

Team Pink

Team Pink

Ethan Vu, ENN Staff

October 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase

It’s time to gather the face paint, ribbons, and t-shirts because it’s the month of October. Although October is known for Halloween, Lake Ridge Eagles know it as 'Pink Out' season. During this month, students can be seen wearing different shades of pink in various patterns and materials in order...

Hello, My Name is…

Hello, My Name is…

October 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase

Shakesphere wrote, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose. By any other name would smell as sweet.” Whether be your name a product of rivaling families or a name passed down from your great grandmother or simply a result of Hollywood’s influence on pop culture, a name is often the first...

Lieutenant Colonel Berry Joins the Eagle Battalion

Lieutenant Colonel Berry Joins the Eagle Battalion

Ciara Hendricks, ENN staff

October 4, 2018


Filed under LRHS News, Showcase

 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...

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