Mansfield Lake Ridge High School's Online Newspaper

Eagle Nation News

Mansfield Lake Ridge High School's Online Newspaper

Eagle Nation News

Mansfield Lake Ridge High School's Online Newspaper

Eagle Nation News

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho

Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho, ENN Staff

All content by Osaivbie Uhunmwuangho
A student uses the app Photomath to help them with their math homework.

How Teachers Deal with Academic Dishonesty

April 27, 2020

A math teacher hands out Test A to every student in rows 1, 3, and 5. The remaining rows, 2, 4, and 6, receive Test B. In order to prevent cheating from happening in his classroom, he has created different...

Now that schools have closed, some students may spend more time eating and sleeping.

COVID-19: The Eating and Sleeping Habits of Students

April 7, 2020

Starting in mid-March, schools across the globe closed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As students continue their self-quarantining, which has been going on for nearly a month, they may develop...

A student stares out the window, wondering when he will get to leave his house again.

QuaranTeens: The Effects of Social Isolation

March 26, 2020

A student stares out the window, wondering when he will get to leave his house again.

The African Student Organization made a bulletin board dedicated to both historical and modern figures of Black History.

Black History Month: New Figures of Influence

February 27, 2020

The African Student Organization made a bulletin board dedicated to both historical and modern figures of Black History.

Students crowd the 2nd floor to get to their eighth period class.

Shoulder to Shoulder: Overcrowding at Lake Ridge

January 17, 2020

Students crowd the 2nd floor to get to their eighth period class.

This is the ofrenda that is decorated on Día de los Muertos.

Is it Taboo to You?

November 13, 2019

As the technology continues to progress and continually become more advanced, culture is able to be easily spread. Some aspects of cultures may be seen as taboo to the people who are uninformed about it,...

Lake Ridges very own National Merit Semifinalsts are (from left to right) Chace Moncrief, Vivian Nguyen, Ashley Chuong, and Aaron Libed

Scholars Among Us: National Merit Semifinalists at Lake Ridge

October 17, 2019

Every year in October, over a million students take the nationwide PSAT test. Out of millions, only 16,000 are chosen to be semifinalists for the National Merit Scholarship Program based on their PSAT...

A student drives in the school parking lot to head home.

The Accident on Day Miar Road

September 18, 2019

A freshman at Lake Ridge was hit by a car in front of the school a little after 3pm on Friday, September 6th. The student was trying to cross the two-lane road of Day Miar to reach his ride who was parked...

Good Things Come in Pairs: Mr. Pugh and Mrs. Kennedy

Good Things Come in Pairs: Mr. Pugh and Mrs. Kennedy

August 29, 2019

Students are not the only people that can be considered 'new' at a school. The term 'new student' can be adjusted to 'new math teacher,' 'new lunch lady,' or in the case of this school year, 'new Assistant...

While other districts have banned controversial books, students in MISD have many options as to what they are permitted to read.

Restriction of Freedom: Banned Books

May 14, 2019

While reading Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, students' eyes are constantly roaming over the derogatory n-word. While the book did have a positive motive of addressing the prejudice against African...

Is Affirmative Action still valid, or does it do more harm than good?

Affirmative Action: Acceptance by Race or Merits?

April 15, 2019

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...

Courtesy of Gilliana Tawaran

Students of Immigrant Parents

April 15, 2019

Immigration is the concept of taking residence in a new country after leaving a previous one. This can occur when someone is looking for a fresh start or a new opportunity. At Lake Ridge, many students...

A student is confused about which subject to choose in school.

No College After High School

April 3, 2019

It is commonly expected that high school graduates attend college or university the fall after their graduation, however, that does not always have to be the case. Often times as students graduate high...

How has the feminist movement affected women in the modern age?

Feminism in the School Environment

February 14, 2019

"Hey, gorgeous! Can I get your number?" a man catcalls at a woman who walks by him. She ignores his call and quickly walks past him. "She's really just gonna ignore me like that? Whatever, she was kinda...

Ashley Farokhrouz holds up a popular song quote about self-love.

Love Yourself: The Concept of Self-Love

January 24, 2019

Loving yourself is misunderstood by some people as the action of being conceited or egotistical. In reality, it is the concept of accepting yourself for who you are and having a positive image of yourself....

Student speaking to a class while not making eye contact. Taken by Lilly Dunn.

Do You Suffer from Glossophobia?

December 6, 2018

Gl-glossoph-phobia: The fear of public speaking. Public speech is the art of delivering dialogue to an audience of listeners. For many people, this causes a nerve-wracking feeling throughout their body...

Courtesy of Gilliana Tawaran

Students of Immigrant Parents

November 7, 2018

Immigration is the concept of taking residence in a new country after leaving a previous one. This can occur when someone is looking for a fresh start or a new opportunity. At Lake Ridge, many students...

Is Affirmative Action still valid, or does it do more harm than good?

Affirmative Action: Acceptance by Race or Merits?

September 27, 2018

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...

Courtesy Google Images

Movie Review: To All the Boys I Loved Before

September 5, 2018

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...

A Fresh Start for Freshmen

A Fresh Start for Freshmen

August 28, 2018

A typical first day of school for a freshman might go something like this: wake up early in time to catch the bus, get ready by putting on a first-day-of-school outfit, and lastly, arrive at the large...

Courtesy of Robin Wetter

Behind the Equations

May 8, 2018

Mathematics is a difficult subject for many students to understand, especially with its in depth lessons, such as algebra and trigonometry. However, some teachers choose to go beyond just understanding...

Embarrassing Work Moments

Embarrassing Work Moments

April 6, 2018

Most high school students would like to have a job in order to earn a little extra cash. Yet, when at work no one expects that humiliating scenarios can happen at anytime of the day. Situations like tripping...

Online vs In-Store Shopping

Online vs In-Store Shopping

March 28, 2018

Shopping for things such as clothes, toys, and even groceries, is now simple due to the use of apps and online websites. In-store shopping and online shopping both have their advantages and disadvantages...

Meaning Behind Music Styles

Meaning Behind Music Styles

March 8, 2018

As the bell rings, students immediately put in their earbuds, often listening to music in order to block out the sound of the other shuffling students as they head to their next class during passing period....

TCC vs. AP Classes

TCC vs. AP Classes

March 6, 2018

MISD collaborated with Tarrant County College (TCC) for the dual credit option for many years. It allows you to receive definite college credit in high school when you pass the class. With a number of...

Melanie Perez (third from left) poses with friends for homecoming

Melanie Perez: Ahead with Passion

February 21, 2018

Going above and beyond in extracurricular activities is one thing, yet being able to do that and graduate at the age of 16 sets Melanie Perez apart from the rest of her class. As a sophomore involved in...

Partners in P.E.

Partners in P.E.

February 8, 2018

Not every student enjoys being physically active, especially when it comes to  class. However, Physical Education is a required course in MISD. Yet, some students go above and beyond by joining a P.E....

Underclassmen Under Pressure

Underclassmen Under Pressure

January 29, 2018

They may be young and have yet to experience all of high school, but freshmen and sophomores are still able to keep up with the  upperclassmen of Lake Ridge when it comes to sports. High school sports...

Juniors Jacquelyn Evans and Madison Turman finish work before Thanksgiving Break.

Opinion: Teachers Should NOT Assign HW Over Break

November 15, 2017

Juniors Jacquelyn Evans and Madison Turman finish work before Thanksgiving Break.

Scott Sanders: Recognizable Talent

Scott Sanders: Recognizable Talent

November 1, 2017

The All-State band has auditions every school year. The auditions present band members the opportunity to be apart of a band that is comprised of musicians from all over Texas. Junior and french horn player,...

Clay work made by Mrs. Hervey

Hervey Brings New Perspective to Art

October 13, 2017

Clay work made by Mrs. Hervey

Sarah Piceno and Brooke Zuniga raising money for prom

Early Prom Fundraising for Class of 2020

September 20, 2017

Lake Ridge High School's class of 2020 is off to a good start. Students from the class of 2020 have already begun to save money for their prom. Taking an approach such as this will be helpful for anyone...

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