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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


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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...

Affirmative Action: Acceptance by Race or Merits?

Affirmative Action: Acceptance by Race or Merits?

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

September 27, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest, News, Showcase

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...

Eagle Pride on the Rise

Eagle Pride on the Rise

September 21, 2018


Filed under LRHS News, Showcase

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...

Drills and Safety

Drills and Safety

Jaime Zuniga, ENN Staff

September 5, 2018


Filed under LRHS News, Showcase

Good ol’ fire drills. At this point, students are used to them. The loud alarms sound off and if you're lucky enough, you get to skip out on a couple minutes of class. Last Tuesday's drill however lasted a little bit longer than a couple of minutes. Of course, fire drills are nothing new to Lake...

Movie Review: To All the Boys I Loved Before

Movie Review: To All the Boys I Loved Before

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

September 5, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Originally a book written by author, Jenny Han, this novel-turned-movie is getting a lot of attention. To All the Boys I Loved Before is about a girl, Lara Jean (Lana Condor) in her junior year of high school who writes a total of five letters addressed to all of her previous crushes. She never expected...

Kristi Canon: Triangulating Texas

Kristi Canon: Triangulating Texas

Conor Thompson, ENN Staff

August 24, 2018


Filed under Faculty Profiles, Features, Showcase

More than 30 students listen intently to Kristi Canon's instructions as the fragrant small of Scentsy Air Freshener fills room E-131. Other classes in the school are being lectured about monotonous classroom procedures and traditional first-day-of-school rhetoric, but Canon's Photojournalism class is...

Awareness for Homelessness

Awareness for Homelessness

Ella Gwartney, ENN Staff

May 22, 2018


Filed under Beyond The Nest, Showcase

Mansfield, Texas and the surrounding cities are a lower to upper middle class, privileged area to live in. A lot of the time, we forget that there are people in our own communities who do not live as well as others. However no matter where in the world a person lives, it is not easy to be young and low ...

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