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

Sydney Ferguson

Sydney Ferguson, ENN Staff

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A student at the I.D. station

Student Conductor: To Be Or Not To Be Late

April 15, 2019

Everyone has the same 24 hours in a day. For students, exactly seven hours and thirty minutes of the day is spent at school, give or take the few who, through a combination of traffic, failures on their...

A student at the I.D. station

Student Conductor: To Be Or Not To Be Late

December 14, 2018

Everyone has the same 24 hours in a day. For students, exactly seven hours and thirty minutes of the day is spent at school, give or take the few who, through a combination of traffic, failures on their...

 The two candidates

What They Believe and Why

November 7, 2018

At some level, politics have always been taught in school. From the cotton ball beard you glued to Abraham Lincoln’s picture in third grade to the complex levels of government you began to learn about...

The World Trade Center towers stand before they were attacked by terrorists.

Teaching 9/11

September 11, 2018

17 years ago today, four planes were hijacked by terrorists. One was flown into the Pentagon, one crash landed in an empty field, and two were flown into New York’s World Trade Center, killing thousands....

“Senior” Pep Rally picture, courtesy of Lake Ridge StuCo

Seniors: Advice from the Finish Line

May 15, 2018

This is the end. You walk across the stage, receive your diploma, and wait for the rite of passage to be over. The names roll on after yours until the very last letter of the alphabet and suddenly it’s...

Photo courtesy of SGP Sports

Heart Of A Warrior, Remembering John

May 8, 2018

It was a day like any other except for the fact that it wouldn’t be. He was away at a camp doing what he loved: basketball. He was on the court, enjoying his teammates, when suddenly it all ended. John...

From Spain to Mansfield

From Spain to Mansfield

May 8, 2018

The first day of school can often be hectic. A new school year, despite representing new beginnings, can also present new challenges to overcome. For many students it is just another new grade but for...

NHS Students putting out food samples

Lake Ridge’s Own Black History Celebration

February 27, 2018

Black History Month is meant to be a month long celebration of the achievements and contributions of African-Americans, as well as a time to acknowledge their struggles. In the past, Lake Ridge’s method...

The Gentlemen’s Competition

The Gentlemen’s Competition

February 8, 2018

In all the hustling and simply trying to get by in classes, it’s easy to forget that soccer and a lot of other sports ending in “ball” are not the only sports we have to look forward to. Lake Ridge’s...

Christmas in Mansfield

Christmas in Mansfield

December 14, 2017

Thanksgiving has officially ended. Pumpkin patches are slowly packing up to make way for Christmas tree lots while houses are outlined in lights. However, as people trade in their turkeys for hot cocoa...

Home of the Brave. Lake Ridge Honors its Veterans

Home of the Brave. Lake Ridge Honors its Veterans

November 9, 2017

Every year on November 11th, veterans all across the United States are honored for their current and previous service. The brave men and women who have fought for this country are honored with parades,...

Masks from the Yam Festival in African culture

The Haunted History of Halloween

October 30, 2017

Every year on October 31st people stream out of their houses, costume or not, and go door to door with family and friends in search of candy and fun. Others stay inside to binge watch scary movies or find...

Stinson Sponsors StuCo

Stinson Sponsors StuCo

September 28, 2017

Lake Ridge's Student Council is responsible for many of the events, posters, and other goings-on around school. Though the organization is student led and run, just like any other club or organized group...

A New Principal: Then and Now

A New Principal: Then and Now

September 21, 2017

Lake Ridge High ushered in the new school year with a new interim principal. Although he's been retired for 7 years, Gerald Kokenes has enthusiastically come back into service for the 9th time. Not many...

Jake Neufeldt brings Chick-fil-A into Lake Ridge.

Safety Trumps Food

November 15, 2016

For the rest of your high school career, you will be eating cafeteria food. There will be the rare occasions your parents bring you something or you bring your own lunch to school. However, the majority...

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