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Tasty tradition

Tasty tradition

Melody Quintero, Staff Reporter

Every year it takes more than 30 pounds of batter, eight pounds of syrup, and lots and lots of sprinkles. On the morning before the first day of finals ...

May 22, 2017No Comments

‘Seize the day’

‘Seize the day’

Madeline Sanders, Staff Reporter

As the second-period bell rings, students file into her room for her first class of the day. While they shuffle their feet in and pick up assignments,...

May 18, 2017No Comments

TRL to give away tickets for Shawn Mendes

TRL to give away tickets for Shawn Mendes

Austin Keefer, Staff Reporter

Pop singer Shawn Mendes will be performing in the American Airlines Center in Dallas on July 19 as part of his Illuminate World Tour, and the Red Le...

May 16, 20172 Comments

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Sports

Track to host Meet of Champions after state success

Track to host Meet of Champions after state success

Drew Doig, Staff Reporter

After winning the 5A state championship in the girls pole vault, junior Grace Ridgeway will turn her focus to the Texas Meet of Champions. The meet will ...

May 19, 2017No Comments

Boys doubles set to make state appearance

Boys doubles set to make state appearance

Grant Doig, Staff Reporter

The tennis team, having advanced two players in juniors Jack Bennett and Chris Sun to state, is set to hit the road on Wednesday, May 17, for the tour...

May 17, 2017No Comments

Spring football set to bloom

Spring football set to bloom

Noah Van Hooser, Staff Reporter

The new-look Leopard football team will play in the annual spring scrimmage on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. in the stadium as players will look to further...

May 12, 2017No Comments

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A&E

Students designing alternative to popular gaming consoles

Students designing alternative to popular gaming consoles

Cameron Stapleton, A&E Editor

While millions of people all around the world log into their console of choice to enjoy a video game, far fewer people ever think about making their o...

May 26, 2017No Comments

Review: ‘King Arthur’ is long, dull, and difficult to follow

Review: ‘King Arthur’ is long, dull, and difficult to follow

Joe Cross, Staff Reporter

Each year, before the summer movie season starts, it seems like there’s always a new big, loud fantasy movie that flops at the box office, usually feat...

May 24, 2017No Comments

Review: ‘Prey’ series makes an amazing comeback

Review: ‘Prey’ series makes an amazing comeback

Cameron Stapleton, A&E Editor

Series reboots are very common these days, but usually fail to capture what made the series great in the first place, such as the reboot of the “Alone i...

May 17, 2017No Comments

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Community

Animal house

Animal house

Kelsey Carroll, Staff Reporter

After junior Meredith Elhmann walks into her home after a day at school, she’s greeted by Chopper, a Saint Bernard, lashing his head around in exci...

May 25, 2017No Comments

A new angle

A new angle

Kelsey Carroll, Staff Reporter

A revamped format along with secured prime time viewing during fourth period has brought the Lovejoy News Network back into the spotlight. “We c...

May 24, 2017No Comments

Missed opportunities

Missed opportunities

Mary Catherine Wells, Managing Editor

Four years. It seems like a long time to some, but others will say that high school went by faster than they would have imagined. Missed opportunit...

May 23, 2017No Comments

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Opinion

Column: ‘Time is almost up’

Column: ‘Time is almost up’

Mandy Halbert, Staff Reporter

As a senior, the reality of leaving home lingers in the back of your mind. It tells you it’s coming soon. Fear haunts you every day as reality inches...

May 25, 20171 Comment

Column: Crafting characters 500 words at a time

Column: Crafting characters 500 words at a time

Alexis Dubree, Staff Reporter

I stare at a blank page in the writing software Scrivener, my fingers hovering over the keyboard as I try to come up with words. Words that are put i...

May 24, 2017No Comments

Senior goodbye: Lessons that will last a lifetime

Senior goodbye: Lessons that will last a lifetime

Caroline Smith, Editor-in-Chief

Editor’s Note: Senior goodbyes are student pieces that reflect on their past years in high school. These pieces take very different perspectives and...

May 23, 20171 Comment

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Multimedia

Video: End of an Era

Video: End of an Era

Over the past four years, these three seniors have led The Red Ledger to become one of the most decorated high school newspapers in the nation. Parker...

May 31, 2017No Comments

Video: An Art Teacher’s Big Project

Video: An Art Teacher’s Big Project

Art teacher Amanda Beller's artistic past and passion for contemporary architecture have led her to design her own home. Shivani Radhakrishnan and Dara...

May 30, 2017No Comments

Video: Backyard Ballgame

Video: Backyard Ballgame

One Lovejoy student has taken his passion for baseball one step further by building a wiffle ball field in his backyard. Clayton Houts gives us the story.

May 29, 2017No Comments

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The online student news source of Lovejoy High School..
The online student news source of Lovejoy High School..