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Academic Decathlon Qualifies For State

Academic Decathlon Qualifies For State

John Beaman, ENN Staff

February 6, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, LRHS News

The Lake Ridge High School Academic Decathlon team had a solid performance at the regional meet at Arlington Lamar High School. Lake Ridge scored enough points to advance to the state competition in El Paso, TX on Feb. 23rd through Feb. 26th. Academic Decathlon is an Academic competition for your mind....

More Than a Job

More Than a Job

Whitney Steed, ENN Saff

February 6, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, In Depth

Most students don't stop to realize the safe, clean environment they learn in. With more than 2000 students at Lake Ridge High School, it's not an easy job to keep the school clean. However, the custodians at Lake Ridge enjoy the challenge. For most of the custodians, their job consists of cleaning...

Student Profile | Jessica Uselding

Student Profile | Jessica Uselding

Whitney Steed, ENN Staff

February 3, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Student Profiles

Behind every sports team there are many other teams backing them up. For Jessica Uselding, senior, being a part one of the those teams is important. During her freshman year Uselding became a student athletic trainer for the Lake Ridge High School football and soccer teams. Over the 4 years of high...

It’s 1,2,3 Strikes, You’re Cut?

It’s 1,2,3 Strikes, You’re Cut?

Ashlie Currier, Sports Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Sports

Lake Ridge Eagle Baseball held tryouts last week, in hopes of filling out the varsity team and developing new younger talent. Being part of a team is a big dream for athletes, and tryouts this weekend will be the deciding factor of either fulfilling or crushing that dream. As a freshman, trying out...

Girls’ Soccer Soars to Victory Against Jags

Girls’ Soccer Soars to Victory Against Jags

Micah Tolton, ENN Staff

January 31, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Sports

It's no surprise that our Lake Ridge girls' soccer team is amazing. With last year's record and advancement into regionals, we've definitely proved ourselves over the past five years. So it wasn't shocking when both girls' Varsity and JV won against Summit on Friday of last week. With JV winning wi...

MISD Wifi Held Hostage

MISD Wifi Held Hostage

Melinda Weenig, ENN Staff

January 27, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, LRHS News

Starting Feb. 1, all MISD students will be required to log in the WiFi with their MISD username and password every 90 minuets. On Jan. 24, the MISD district sent all students and teachers informing us of this new policy. Some students may not know that one of the main reasons that they are making this...

Behind The Scenes: Yearbook Edition

Behind The Scenes: Yearbook Edition

Megan Overby, ENN Staff

January 27, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Features

The Lake Ridge yearbook staff put in a lot of time and effort to make sure you get your yearbook before the school year is over. Designing layouts, interviewing, writing stories and taking pictures requires dedication and passion. The staff has mandatory work nights to help ease the stress and provide...

Mansfield Student Worship Night: One Night, One Community

Mansfield Student Worship Night: One Night, One Community

Whitney Steed, ENN Staff

January 25, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Beyond The Nest

It all started from one tiny moment. "The speaker was talking about everyone using what they had while staying where they were to do powerful things for the kingdom of God, so this is what I felt he was calling me to do," said Legacy High School Senior, Bailey Griffin. After hearing the speaker preaching...

Swim & Dive Capture District

Swim & Dive Capture District

Ashlie Currier, ENN Staff

January 23, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Sports

The Lake Ridge Swim and Dive team competed at districts last Friday at the Mansfield ISD Natatorium. Both teams placed first in the boys and girls competitions; making Lake Ridge history. The district competition is an intimidating meet. The swimmers felt the pressure, especially because of Lake...

Taken by the Team

Taken by the Team

Ashlie Currier, ENN Staff

January 23, 2017


Filed under Also in The News, Features

New team members of ladies varsity soccer underwent an unexpected and eventful initiation last weekend. "We had to get everyone in on it first, so we picked a day that would work for everyone and then asked coach if it would be alright," says senior Caiti Broccoli. The varsity members laugh as they...

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