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Valeria Ramirez

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Xuan Le Embracing His American Life

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
May 20, 2024

Custodian Xuan Le was born in Vietnam and immigrated to America in 2002. Before he became a custodian at Lake Ridge, he used to be a teacher and a lawyer. He taught at a school in Vietnam for 10 years...

Gracian Sieni

Gracian Sieni, future Cosmetic Dermatologist

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
May 14, 2024

There are many decisions that high school seniors have to make regarding their future. Gracian Sieni, Senior Class President, has always had a plan for her future and what she wanted to study as a career....

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Senior Choices

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
May 6, 2024

For high school seniors, deciding what they want to do after high school is a big step towards their future. Many students decide they want to attend college to get a degree, and throughout their journey...

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From Battlefield to Classroom

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
May 6, 2024

Many military veterans are going from serving in the armed forces to serving their community again by becoming high school teachers. Their journey not only represents a change in career choices but it...

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The Impact of Poverty in Education

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
March 25, 2024

Education in the U.S has always been an important part of  children's development, whether it’s social, emotional, or physical. From the ages of four to eighteen, children are given the opportunity...

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More than just a cup

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
February 12, 2024

In a world full of different insulated cups, Stanley Tumbler cup has been increasing in popularity, influence, and design. First made by William Stanley Jr., who created the Stanley flask in 1913. According...

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The Power of Representation

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
February 12, 2024

As children grow up, it’s important to have representation that looks like them in movies and TV shows, especially for young black girls. Seeing someone on screen who looks like them with the same complexion,...

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The Day of the Deals

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
November 29, 2023

In the U.S, Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving that many people view as the biggest shopping day of the year, whether it's online or in-person. Due to the discounts and deals in stores, many people...

The Teaching Journey of a Farmer

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
November 9, 2023

Becoming a teacher, making his own mushroom farm, and going back to teaching is a small part of Aquatic Science teacher, Adam Cohen's, journey of pursuing his passion for sea creatures. Cohen was born...

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What’s your favorite Halloween costume?

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
October 23, 2023

People may not notice but pop culture has a huge effect on Halloween costumes, such as Barbie, Oppenheimer, Mean Girls and Spider-Man. Choosing and dressing up for Halloween is a tradition that has been...

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Class Ranks; Do They Matter?

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
September 15, 2023

Some students spend their Junior year studying for the SAT test, taking as many AP classes as they can, and working hard to overall improve their GPA and class rank. Many people say that their junior year...

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First Generation Grad!

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
May 15, 2023

In the U.S there are 86 percent of students who graduate highschool, and 49 percent who enroll in college. Among the 86 percent, 31 percent of those students are first generation.  According to the...

The Cactus Classroom

The Cactus Classroom

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
May 15, 2023

Jennifer Swegler, Ap World History teacher, had been teaching for 14 years when she started in August of 2009. In her Ap class at Lake Ridge she has a class theme that states ‘In this class we stick...

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Every Body Is A Bikini Body

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
April 10, 2023

Typically, when people think of a bikini body they might think of a slim body wearing revealing two-pieces. According to Perrernindy.com, all women should wear swimwear that makes them feel confident and...

New Year, New Season for Outer Banks 3

New Year, New Season for Outer Banks 3

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
March 10, 2023

Netflix original series Outer Banks first premiered in April of 2020. Outer Banks has been renewed for a fourth season while season three came out on February 23 and has reached the top ten shows on Netflix.   Fans...

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Why Become a Teacher?

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
February 10, 2023

“Every child deserves a champion—an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can possibly be,” said Reta Pierson,...

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Fifteen vs Sixteen

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
January 24, 2023

In almost every woman's life there are numerous events and traditions that fall in accordance with their family and their culture. Two of the most common female traditions are the Quincenera and Sweet...

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Winter Guard : Sport of The Arts

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
December 13, 2022

Winter guard is a competitive, performance-based activity that incorporates choreographed staging, dance, and the ability to spin equipment such as flags, prop rifles and sabres. Winter guard is unlike...

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Is Thanksgiving Becoming Less Popular?

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
November 16, 2022

Thanksgiving is one of the most commonly known holidays in the US. People across the country gather together to share a meal and reflect on all the things they’re grateful for. There are many traditions...

Fashion: A Factor of Identity

Fashion: A Factor of Identity

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
November 4, 2022

Many people have a pair of sneakers or a sweater that they consider top fashion. Fashion can be interpreted in different forms such as hairstyles, accessories, and the way people wear their clothing. Art...

Through events like Pink Out students are learning the impact of cancer.

What Pink Really Means

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
October 28, 2022

The color pink has been commonly associated with many shows and movies such as Mean girls, Legally blonde and Grease. However, the true meaning of pink runs deeper than its significance within pop culture....

Hispanic Heritage month is a way for some to stay in touch with their heritage.

Representation for The Hispanic Community

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
October 4, 2022

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15th to October 16th in the United States. Many people celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the achievements of Hispanic-Americans who have...

New First Sergeant In the JROTC Program

New First Sergeant In the JROTC Program

Valeria Ramirez, ENN Staff
September 19, 2022

Company Attention. The JROTC program welcomed their new Army Instructor, First Sergeant, Brandon Butler who moved to Texas from Kentucky to be in the JROTC program at Lake Ridge. Butler was in JROTC...

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