Mansfield Lake Ridge High School's Online Newspaper

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Mansfield Lake Ridge High School's Online Newspaper

Eagle Nation News

Mansfield Lake Ridge High School's Online Newspaper

Eagle Nation News

Alexa Reyna

Alexa Reyna, ENN Staff

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Abigail Lowry has her life planned out, despite still being a freshman.

Abigail Lowry: The Freshman, Writer, and Dreamer

May 13, 2021

A freshman, writer, and dreamer. Abigail Lowry is a dedicated student in hopes of graduating both high school and college in an effort to make a difference in her life and in the world. She is a bright...

Fearless (Taylors Version) has garnered quite the fan reaction upon its re-release.

Fearless

April 23, 2021

More than twelve years after Taylor Swift released her first number one album on the Billboard 200 chart in 2008 with her second studio set Fearless, Swift is back on the list with a re-recorded version...

The Falcon and the Winter Solider recently premiered on Disney+.

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier

April 13, 2021

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, TFATWS, had its first episode release date on March 19 streaming exclusively on Disney+. The mini-series will involve six episodes and recurring characters from the Marvel...

The series finale for Keeping Up With The Kardashians marks the end of an era for pop culture.

Keeping Up One Last Time

April 1, 2021

Every pop culture fan knows that the devil works hard, but Kris Jenner works harder. The momager has built a dynasty out of her family and now it’s coming to an end. Reality TV’s favorite family is...

Childhood T.V. shows create a greater sense of nostalgia among audiences who have grown up with the T.V. shows.

Childhoods Shaped

March 22, 2021

Multiple streaming services like Netflix and Disney+ are releasing shows that have made an impact on students since their childhood. Netflix has been giving audiences popular Nickelodeon shows including...

Texas Senator, Ted Cruz, is under fire for fleeing his constituents; meanwhile, his political adversaries, Beto ORourke and Alexandra Ocasio-Cortes, stepped in to help during Texas winter storm.

Battle of Politicians

March 1, 2021

Hundreds and thousands of Texans had been living with the fallout of a winter storm that has left many without power, food, and water for days. Senator Ted Cruz decided to leave Texas and vacation with...

Romantic movies are one way Lake Ridge Eagles are spending their Valentines Day.

Valentine’s Day On Screen

February 23, 2021

With Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, many students are trying to figure out how to celebrate the holiday of love. Sometimes, there is nothing better to watch on Valentine’s Day than a feel-good...

The Weekend will perform at half time of this years Super Bowl in Tampa, FL.

Halftime with The Weekend

February 5, 2021

This year's Super Bowl will house the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV out of Tampa, Florida. It marks the first time in Super Bowl history that one of the teams in the...

As the end of the school year draws closer, seniors are looking towards their future, following graduation

A Brand New Chapter

January 28, 2021

College readiness isn’t just about the academic aspects of a high school student’s resume, overall individual profile, and a well-rounded mindful skill set. Many high school students look at their...

Emily Hamm, junior, has dreams to continue her Theatre career on the Broadway stage.

A Star Is Born

January 20, 2021

Junior, Emily Hamm, has been a lover of musical theatre for as long as she can remember. At the age of seven, Hamm auditioned to be on American Idol. One of the judges said in order for Hamm to find tune...

Families have had to adapt to how they will celebrate the holidays due to Covid.

Christmas COVID-19 Style

December 10, 2020

As the classic lyric goes, "there's no place like home for the holidays." This year, those heartfelt lyrics have notably more significance. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many families have decided to celebrate...

Shopping may seem like a stress reliever for some, but others may take it too far.

Are You a Shopaholic?

December 8, 2020

Shopping is defined as the action or activity of purchasing goods from stores. Shopping may be enjoyable by a lot of people, but sometimes it can go too far. CBD, more commonly known as Compulsive Buying...

Emily Hamm, junior, is hoping for a somewhat normal Thanksgiving celebration.

Apart, but Together

November 12, 2020

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and is known as a time to gather around with family to celebrate what everyone is thankful for. This year, with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, celebrations are bound...

Voters have a civil responsibility to vote; prior to voting, however, education is key.

Political Education

November 5, 2020

Politics is recognized as one of the most controversial topics to discuss among family members and friends, but the subject matter is increasingly prevalent as the 2020 Presidential Election draws closer....

Due to the ongoing pandemic, Halloween will look a little different this year.

Halloween 2020

October 26, 2020

During this global pandemic, Halloween might change in a few ways to keep social distancing guidelines in place. Like trick-or-treating, parties, and haunted houses. This doesn’t change the fact that...

Seniors weigh in on the upcoming SAT and strategies they have acquired.

Prepping for the SAT

October 13, 2020

On Wednesday, October 14, Lake Ridge seniors will be taking the SAT test. The SAT, also known as the Scholastic Assessment Test, is a standardized test that scores students’ knowledge. This test was...

Movie theaters will begin to open back up amid the Covid-19 pandemic, but will have new safety protocols in place.

Returning to the Big Screen

September 28, 2020

After five months of being shut down due to COVID-19, movie theaters across the country are starting to slowly re-open. Popular movie theaters like Cinemark, AMC, and Studio Movie Grill have been reopening...

Band has enforced new precautions, so that they are able to practice safely.

Band Together

September 17, 2020

Lake Ridge Eagle Band is back in action for a brand new year. After spending weeks rehearsing, band is ready to perform at the upcoming football game on September 24. Despite the circumstances involving...

While most seniors are disappointed they will not be able to experience a traditional prom, they are encouraged the district is trying to create an event for them.

The Fate of Prom

April 19, 2020

As MISD remains closed due to COVID-19, many school related events have been cancelled. Including, all UIL competitions, field trips, and high school sports events. Despite the various cancellations, this...

The Lake Ridge Eagle Band will miss out on their various upcoming, planned events due to the pandemic.

“Band” Together

April 4, 2020

COVID-19, the Coronavirus, has been cancelling major events from concerts, to movie premiers, and professional sports all over the world. Closer to home students have also felt the sting of having events...

While many celebrities have come out in support of causes benefiting virus relief, a few have perhaps said too much.

Celebrities VS Corona

March 27, 2020

As COVID-19, the Coronavirus, continues to spread, many celebrities have used social media as a way to express how they really feel about the coronavirus. Some celebrities have been expressing concern...

Jennifer Lopez and Shakira headlined the Super Bowl 54 halftime show

Super Bowl Scandal

March 6, 2020

In early February, families all over America gathered to watch the Kansas City Chiefs take on the San Francisco 49ers at the Super Bowl. Many anticipated the annual halftime show with Shakira and Jennifer...

Students learn to handle stress and testing anxiety in different ways.

Overcoming Test Anxiety

February 25, 2020

Testing anxiety is a psychological condition in which people can experience both extreme distress and anxiety in testing situations. While many people experience some degree of stress and anxiety before...

Tunnel of Love

Tunnel of Love

February 7, 2020

Across the United States and in other places in the world, including some countries like Slovenia, Japan, and Canada, Valentine’s Day is celebrated on February 14. Valentine’s Day is often celebrated...

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Favorites From The SAG Awards

January 28, 2020

The Golden Globes aren’t the only game in town when it comes to the Oscar race that dabbles in television awards. Distributed by the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists...

Royals Going Rogue

Royals Going Rogue

January 17, 2020

Marie Antoinette cemented her status as the most out of touch royal with her well known proclamation, “Let them eat cake.” Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan Markel, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex,...

Christmas Lists Then vs Now

December 12, 2019

It’s officially that time of year. The weather is getting colder, Christmas is music playing on the radio, and kids and teenagers give their parents complied with all the things they want for Christmas. As...

Senior Gabe Vivoni is recognized by the Mansfield City Council for his heroic actions.

The Hero Among Us

November 19, 2019

In less than thirty minutes, a small flame can turn into a major fire. It only takes minutes for thick black smoke to engulf a house. However, a light was seen from that darkness, when senior, Gabriel...

Dancing Through Life

November 8, 2019

Everyone has a story to tell. It’s part of writing an individual's story. From growing up, going to school, and an activity an individual likes to do. Senior, Kylee Riddle, is the captain of the Eagle...

Candy Then vs Now

Candy Then vs Now

October 29, 2019

Halloween, one of the more prominent staples of the fall season. If there are pumpkins and multi-colored leaf decorations on store shelves, there will also be big bags of different kinds of candy. Candy...

Senior’s Farewell to Homecoming

Senior’s Farewell to Homecoming

October 7, 2019

Senior year is all about living in the moment. With every day passing by, graduation gets closer and seniors are savoring their last times to participate in fun activities and events here at Lake Ridge....

New Beginnings, More Coffee

New Beginnings, More Coffee

September 16, 2019

Every new school year starts out slightly different than the last. This year includes new bell schedules, new administrators, and now, a new addition to the cafeteria. This school year we will have a new...

Photo Credit: Lecity Omagbon

Appreciation for the Office Staff

April 30, 2019

Taking attendance, making calls, and helping the students are some of the responsibilities held by office staff at Lake Ridge High school. The school office staff was created with the idea that the school...

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We Are the Champions

April 1, 2019

Academic Decathlon allows students of all achievement levels to work together to compete in multiple subject matters and earn medals for their high scores. A competition for the mind. Lake Ridge High...

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