The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

The Take 2 series features brief weekly updates on the state or nation
Take 2: birth rate , Chinese rocket
Mathias Alling, Staff Writer • May 7, 2021

Birth rates decline: The United States’ birth rate has fallen 4% in the past year. The birth rate is below replacement for the sixth year in...

"The legacy that I am leaving behind is not one of great awards, or accomplishments, but one of kindness, and the pureness of the human heart. All of the hate, love, and everything in between helped me become the man I am today."
Senior Goodbye: Behind the smile
James Mapes, Staff Writer • May 7, 2021

It’s time for me to say goodbye to this chapter of my life, and begin anew. I remember a point in my life where I would wake up and dread having...

Junior shortstop no. 6 Kolby Branch leads off the game with a single up the middle to centerfield. Branch went 4-8 with a double and 2 RBI
Photo Gallery: Baseball wins last district game
Katie Dolberry, Staff Photographer • May 3, 2021

On Friday, the Leopard baseball team played the Rock Hill Blue Hawks in the final district game of the season. The Leopards won the game with...

Senior Julia Brochu is in the top 50 in the state for spike ball. Julia attends tournaments on a regular basis.
Leopard Look: Julia Brochu
Angelina Mapes, Staff Writer • May 4, 2021

Julia Brochu is a senior, and currently is ranked in the top 50 for spikeball in the United States. At A Glance: Favorite fast food: Chick-Fil-A Favorite...

Geometry teacher Crystal Smith started her own woodworking business in 2011. Smith continues woodworking as a passion project for herself, and close family and friends today.
Build, make, restore
April 30, 2021
Sophomores Chloe Schaeffer, Bella Landrum and  Amy Morefield, as well as freshman Kelly Littlefield qualified for state in the 4x400 meter relay race. This is the first year this team is going to state.
Fantastic four
April 30, 2021
Teresa Dollinger has been the student council teacher for the last seven years. At the end of this year, Dollinger will step down as student council adviser while maintaining her job as a biology and anatomy teacher.
Moving forward
April 29, 2021
Freshman Colston Adamson clears the high jump bar at districts. Adamson plans to continue track in college.
Featured Athlete: Colston Adamson
Margo Friloux, Section Editor • May 6, 2021

Freshman Colston Adamson advanced to the regional track meet to compete in high jump and long jump. Adamson met the high jump school record of...

While AP exams and finals round the corner, TRL
Top exam study tips
Lily Bouldin, Staff Writer • May 6, 2021

As AP exams, EOCs, and finals are in the near future,stress and anxiety are taking over high school students. Below are five study tips to make...