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

Melinda Weenig

Melinda Weenig, ENN Staff

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DIY Valentines Day Treats

DIY Valentines Day Treats

February 14, 2017

What's a better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than to make some delicious treats. The first recipe is for the people that are single and not ready to mingle, caramel stuffed brownies. Who doesn't love...

Chocolate covered strawberries that look like footballs

Easy Super Bowl Munchies

February 2, 2017

Watching the performances during half time and the weird exciting commercials is fun, but you can't watch the Super Bowl without some delicious food to munch on. "When I watch the Super Bowl I like to...

A student goes to the Lake Ridge website.

MISD Wifi Held Hostage

January 27, 2017

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...

Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King Jr.

January 17, 2017

On Jan. 16, 2017, we celebrate a man that has shaped our country to how it is today, and has inspired so many people with his famous "I Had A Dream" speech. Martin Luther King Jr. did not only end racism,...

Traditional pumpkin pie recipe

Traditional pumpkin pie recipe

November 11, 2016

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and everyone can't wait to hang out with family, talking about how grateful we are, and let's not forget the food.   Continuing the topic on food, let's just...

The Go Vote poster.


The Go Vote poster.


DIY Halloween Treats

October 27, 2016

Halloween is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate this scary holiday with easy but delicious spooky Halloween treats. These Halloween treat ideas came from LaurDIY on YouTube and they...



October 17, 2016

Ribbons adorned, bells ringing, draped around a girls neck as they proudly show off their mums. Mums are large floral pins that students wear to celebrate homecoming day. The process of making a mum can...

Key Club Gives Back

Key Club Gives Back

September 16, 2016

Key Club is an international volunteer organization that provides members an opportunity to provide service to their community while developing character. From donating blankets to people in need or...

Dina Albashti works before school.

[Photo] What is Islamophobia?

September 15, 2016

Dina Albashti works before school.

The step team posing for a team picture

Get Ready With Me

September 9, 2016

Have you ever wondered how the girls on drill team dance so effortlessly in front of thousands of people? How they come out on the field looking so confident? There is a lot more work that they put into...

Beak Week Starts Off With A Kick

Beak Week Starts Off With A Kick

May 17, 2016

Beak Week kicked off Friday, May 13, with a kickball tournament. Each class, from seniors to freshman, sent players to the court to raise money for Suicide Prevention and have fun doing it! “This event...

Softball poses for team photo

Softball Season On Deck

April 21, 2016

Softball season has already started off with a bang with varsity winning 7 games so far. This season girls have been connecting and giving encouraging words as they continue to dominate the season. Varsity...

LR Celebrates Pi Day March 11th

Lake Ridge Celebrates with Pi

March 8, 2016

It's official, the first annual Pi Day is this Friday, March 11. No this isn't the celebration of pie, even though that would be great. This is the celebration of the Greek letter Pi, which is what we...

Mansfield Gets Multicultural

Mansfield Gets Multicultural

February 29, 2016

Saturday, Feb. 27, the Mansfield Independent School District held its annual Multicultural Festival. It is an event where people from all over the city can learn about their neighbor's cultures. "America...

Valentines Day Oreo cake balls

D.I.Y. Valentine’s Day Treats

February 12, 2016

Valentine's Day is right around the corner, so what could be more amazing to celebrate with easy aand simple to make valentine's day treats? The first recipe is “no bake oreo truffles”. This recipe...

Carter G. Woodson

Black History Month: Celebrating African American Achievement

February 5, 2016

This month is Black History Month, where we celebrate all that African Americans have been through. We look at the good that has come from tough times and how now we have equality and opportunities as...

The security doors in the front entrance of Lake Ridge high school.

MISD Installs Security Doors

December 8, 2015

Have you noticed the security doors that were put up when we came back from Thanksgiving? Over the break, the Mansfield Independent School District commissioned the installation of new security features...

Backstage of Steel Magnolia play

Steel Magnolias

November 17, 2015

On Nov. 13 and 14, the Lake Ridge Performing Arts Center put on "Steel Magnolias," which is a story about the bond a group of women share and how they overcome the loss of a friend. Katherine Piwonka...

Love is Love

November 13, 2015

On June 26, 2015 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. constitution guarantees the right for same sex couples to marry in all 50 U.S. states. My opinion on this is that I am very impressed that people...

Cedric Doaks, Junior Student

New School Fresh Start

November 9, 2015

We all remember the first day of school, getting to see our friends again, going to a school that we know so well. But what about that one person that doesn't have any friends and doesn't know the school...



October 29, 2015

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), is a program where they prep you for college. If you were to take this program, then you would take at least one pre­ap class, work on your organization...

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