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

Whitney Steed

Whitney Steed, ENN Editor

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Mending Broken Pieces

Mending Broken Pieces

May 8, 2018

There is a person in every story and a story in every person. For one particular student, her story would look different if it wasn't for her faith. Starting at a young age, Sophomore, Macie Torres, dealt...

Bowling

April 2, 2018

The moment they step up to the line, any bowler realizes its just them in that moment. Yet as the cheering in the background reaches theirs ears, the reminder that every single girl standing behind them...

Joy for the Forgotten

Joy for the Forgotten

February 27, 2018

We’ve become familiar with the theme that helping others will benefits us. Yet, the power of serving others often gets lost in the midst of our habitual actions and unexpected daily problems. As a newspaper...

Facultys Favorite Gifts

Faculty’s Favorite Gifts

December 14, 2017

It’s usually the gifts we receive as a child that we remember the most. The gifts that we opened Christmas morning and can’t help but play with for the rest of the day. Out of all the gifts we’ve...

lights featured in Prairie Lights

[Photo] Lights That Are Making Spirits Bright

December 14, 2017

lights featured in Prairie Lights

ENN Makes History

ENN Makes History

September 15, 2017

There is no better way to start off the school year than making history. On September 15th, Lake Ridge 's Eagle Nation News will broadcast their first ever podcast. Seniors Ashlie Currier and Nate Martinez...

Eagles football preps for upcoming season

Get Ready for Some Football

August 25, 2017

As school starts up so does the football season and with that comes the school spirit. Many students at Lake Ridge tend to get excited and participate in school spirit. Student Council helps with getting...

A Letter to Lake Ridge

A Letter to Lake Ridge

August 24, 2017

Dear Lake Ridge, Each year we hope that our newspaper improves not just only for us, but for you too. Our purpose is to inform you of everything going on at Lake Ridge, in Mansfield, and in the rest of...

Softball poses for a picture after their game.

Softball Makes History

May 12, 2017

Every high school sports team has the dream of making it to playoffs.  The Lake Ridge softball team have been striving to accomplish this dream for the past for years and they've finally made it. On...

Painted Easter eggs used during a big Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Traditions

April 13, 2017

Easter weekend is rapidly approaching and many people start planning festivities. Some of these festivities come from past traditions. As with any holiday, families usually come together and celebrate....

ENN Writers mourn the death of the two Editor in Chiefs

The End of ENN

April 7, 2017

Too often we just get in our car and just start driving. Too often we pick up our cell phone and send a quick text. Rarely do we stop and think about what the cost of taking our eyes off the road will...

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The Birthday Party Project

March 3, 2017

Many of us grow up with the privilege of getting to celebrate our birthdays with the people we love. Every year they come and go with bliss and joy. Not often do we stop and think about what a birthday...

Maria Garcia, Xuan Le, and Norma Gonzales take a quick break and pose for a picture together.

[Photo] More Than a Job

February 6, 2017

Maria Garcia, Xuan Le, and Norma Gonzales take a quick break and pose for a picture together.

Jessica Uselding helps Tate Heitmier during a football game

Student Profile | Jessica Uselding

February 3, 2017

Behind every sports team there are many other teams backing them up. For Jessica Uselding, senior, being a part one of the those teams is important. During her freshman year Uselding became a student...

Weird Science

Weird Science

January 31, 2017

The Lake Ridge UIL Science team is the two time defending district champions and they are at it again! With practices every Thursday, Lake Ridge High School's UIL Science team is constantly working...

Students gather for night of praise.

Mansfield Student Worship Night: One Night, One Community

January 25, 2017

It all started from one tiny moment. "The speaker was talking about everyone using what they had while staying where they were to do powerful things for the kingdom of God, so this is what I felt he was...

A student talks back to a teacher.

Disrespect

January 23, 2017

From a young age a simple concept is taught: to receive respect, you must first give respect. However as we start to get older, we start to ignore this concept. When this occurs, students start to get...

The Spirit of the Holidays

The Spirit of the Holidays

December 8, 2016

As the holiday season rolls around most people automatically start to think presents, Christmas lights and fun Christmas songs. With Christmas decorations up every where you can't help but get excited...

Dear Ruth playbill

Dear Ruth

December 8, 2016

As the second semester comes to an end, Lake Ridge Theatre Department is also wrapping up the semester with one last show. Dear Ruth was set in the 1940s during World War 2. It will be performed on December...

Girls try to fix how they look in the bathroom mirror.

The Way You See Yourself

December 2, 2016

"I wasn't perfect, and I was trying to fix things by hurting myself." These words are spoken by sophomore Nora Mortimer. These words also express a sentiment many here at Lake Ridge can relate to, but...

Volleyball Playoffs

Volleyball Playoffs

November 7, 2016

For Lake Ridge High School's volleyball team, playoff excitement is here. They succeed in placing 2nd in district this year, securing their spot in the playoffs. After making it all the way to the third...

Jill Stein (left), Gary Johnson (center), and Evan Mcmullen (right).

More than Two Choices

November 5, 2016

This up coming presidential election is a common topic being discussed in our news today. We keep being presented with the question on who to vote for: Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. When debating between...

Mackenzie England, Max McClain and Sarah Nuefeldt rehearsing for Dear Ruth

Double Casted!

October 25, 2016

Mackenzie England, Max McClain and Sarah Nuefeldt rehearsing for Dear Ruth

Student Profile | Hannah Raymond

Student Profile | Hannah Raymond

October 25, 2016

For every show or performance, there is always much more going on backstage then what the audience sees. There is always a stage manager working back stage and making sure everything runs smoothly. At...

Mrs. Covington Teaching her class

Teacher Feature: Mrs. Covington

October 18, 2016

Mrs. Covington Teaching her class

Mr. Ballauer Teaching his class

[Photo] Teacher Feature: Jay Ballauer

October 4, 2016

Mr. Ballauer Teaching his class

Mr. Ballauer Teaching his class

Teacher Feature: Jay Ballauer

October 4, 2016

Often we have that one teacher that makes a huge impact on our life. A teacher that teaches us more than what's on the lesson plan. It's those teachers who really effect the school year and even the rest...

See you at the pole logo

See You at the Pole

October 3, 2016

In 1990, ten students gathered around the flag pole at their school to pray over their school, their community and the rest of the year. This tradition has grown over the past 20 years into a nationwide...

Palmer Holmquist painting a sign for the pep rally

The Prep Behind the Pep

September 15, 2016

Behind every football team are the fans. The same is true for Lake Ridge's High School's football team. But behind all the enthusiasm that the fans bring at Lake Ridge, is the pep rally before the game....

Drinks thrown away after new drink rule is being enforced by staff

Everything You Need to Know About The New Drink Rule

September 8, 2016

 Lake Ridge High School has established a new rule that forbids students from bringing any outside drinks into the school. The administration implemented this rule in order to prevent unnecessary disorder...

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