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Week of January 20th

  • Powerlifting: The boys powerlifting team competed in the Mansfield high powerlifting meet last night. Caleb Rogers placed 2nd, Torin Sheehy placed 3rd, and Adam Sawalha placed 1st in their respective weight classes. It was a great start to the season with lots of new personal records were set. Good job guys!
  • Course Selection:  Course Selection for the 2020-2021 school year will start this week!  We will be utilizing the new district program known as Xello, which you can access from your ClassLink.  To prepare, check out the course guide on the MISD website, which lists graduation requirements and elective options, and also become familiar with your four year plan in Skyward.  Your social studies teacher can let you know when your class is scheduled to register with the counselors.
  • Deadline to order a Yearbook is THIS Friday 1/24:  It’s a great day to buy your yearbook! Visit yearbookforever.com to purchase your 2020 yearbook.  Deadline is Friday 1/24 so make sure you don’t miss out.  Check out our Twitter or Instagram @lakeridgeYB for a sneak peek of the cover!  Not sure if you’ve ordered yet or not?  Check out the sales list at lakeridgenewsonline.com/yearbook
  • Sister Act, the Musical 1/24 – 1/26:  Lake Ridge vocalists, actors, and technicians present Sister Act, the Musical at 7:30 pm on January 24 & 25 and 2:00 pm on January 25 & 26 in the LRHS PAC.  Tickets are $10 adults and $5 students.
  • Softball tryouts 1/24, 1/25, 1/27:  Softball tryouts for the 2020 season will be held on January 24, 25, an 27.  You must have a physical and all district online paperwork must be completed before tryouts.  Please see Coach Cruff in A109 or Coach Tiffee or Coach Rodriguez for more information.
  • Baseball Tryout Details:  Mandatory baseball tryout parent meeting is January 28th at 6 pm in the LRHS PAC.  Anyone interested in playing baseball must have a parent or guardian at the meeting.  Baseball tryouts will be Friday January 31st 3:30-6:30 and Saturday February 1st from 9 am-2 pm.  Anyone trying out must have a completed physical on file and all online forms submitted with the athletic trainers before Thursday January 29th.  All forms and physical packets can be found on the MISD athletic website. If you have any questions, please see Coach Ross in room A151 or email gregross@misdmail.org.
  • Open House 1/27:  MISD High School Open House night will be Monday, January 27th from 6-7:30 pm.
  • Eagle Elite Tryout Meeting 1/27 or 1/30:  Interested in trying out for the 2020/2021 Eagle Elite Drill Team?  Attend a tryout meeting Monday January 27th or Thursday January 30th at 7 pm.  Meetings are held at the MISD Center for The Performing Arts.  See Mrs Harris or Mrs Stephens if you have any questions!
  • Congratulations to Swim & Dive teams!  The Lake Ridge Swim & Dive team competed at their district meet last Saturday with many fast swims and great dives.  It was a great meet and both the girls and boys teams finished in second place!  Congratulations to all of the swimmers and divers who qualified for the region meet that will take place in two weeks in Lubbock!
  • PTSA Snack Sales – parent volunteers needed!  Parents – check out the Lake Ridge PTA Facebook page for all the details and to sign-up.
  • Welcome Wednesdays:  Looking to meet new friends? Join the Ambassadors on stage during all lunches every Wednesday.  You can sit with us!
  • Senior Girls Greek Informational Meeting 2/23:  Senior girls, are you interested in joining a greek sorority in college?  There is an information meeting for all interested and their parents on Sunday, February 23rd at 2 pm at the Oakridge School in Arlington.  Please pick up a flyer in the counseling office or email Mrs. Ross for more information!

Planning ahead…

  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes: Meets Mondays at 7:05 AM in Coach Allen’s Room A112. Fellowship of Christian Athletes welcomes everyone! You will need a pass so stop by Coach Allen’s room A112 and pick one up.
  • Environmental Club: Meets Mondays after school in room A339.
  • Gay Straight Alliance Club: Meets every other Monday in E145.
  • UIL Current Events Team:  Meets every Thursday morning before school in room 337.  Come to a meeting if you are interested in joining!
  • Join Vietnamese Student Association:  Stop by Mr. Lee’s room A343 to celebrate Vietnamese culture and enjoy delicious Vietnamese cuisine.  All backgrounds are welcome!
  • Math UIL Team : Meets every Tuesday in room A208. Come join us if you love math and want to win trophies!
  • Eagle Academy OCR: will be from 3:00-5:00 on Tuesdays and Thursdays for SOAR and OCR students.
  • Esports Club Meetings: Wednesdays at 3:30 pm at Ben Barber A107.  All are invited! Did you know students can earn college scholarships by playing and winning in a video game competition? More information at www.HSEL.org
  • Lake Ridge Happy Hour:  Manna Juice bar is offering $5 smoothies on weekdays 3:30 – 5:30 pm to all students and staff who show their ID.
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