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

Sophomore David David and his dad stand in front of the brush truck that responded to the fire. Davids dad is a fire lieutenant in Mesquite.

Sophomore extinguishes ring of fire in front of high school

Sarah Hibberd, Staff Writer February 23, 2022

This Valentine’s Day, love was not the only fire burning. This past Monday after cross country practice ended at 4:45 p.m., sophomore David David spotted a grassfire off the road from the west exit of...

Willow Springs history teacher Angie Carraway battles cancer. After a long fought battle, Carraway won her fight with cancer.

Winning the Battle

Libby Johnson, Staff Writer October 28, 2021

Every day, Angie Carraway greets students into her eighth grade history classroom with a warm smile and enthusiastic, “hello.” The bright pink hue of her clothing is a reminder of her triumph over...

Assistant Principal Austin Coachman and his dad and previous assistant principal Bruce Coachman stand in front of their family photos. Bruces position was rehired to be his son taking over as assistant principal.

Like father like son

Calla Patino, Section Editor August 20, 2021

The players’ helmets and pads move up and down on the forest green field; students fill the rows of desks, learning the next time period in world history. For about nine years, Austin Coachman was “coach...

Junior Jax Thompson goes around Shermans Jacob Lester. Thompson made the shot after this play for two more points.

Photo Gallery: Boys basketball defeats Sherman 71-46

Olivia Lauter, Section Editor December 30, 2020

Yesterday, the Leopards played the Sherman Bearcats for the second game of their district season and their senior night. The team won with a final score of 71-46 with 31 points by senior Mitchell Weaver....

VIDEO: Code to Success

December 15, 2020

A senior shares his passion for programming and creating his own video games. 

Sophomore Gabriel Ezell tends to his beehive. Ezell has been beekeeping with his mom and the two each have a hive.

Buzz around bees

Mathias Alling, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

The conditions have to be perfect: above 55 degrees, not windy and not cloudy. He puts on his bee suit, a pair of gloves and two smokers. Sophomore Gabriel Ezell opens up his beehive.  He puffs the smoke...

VIDEO: Mastering Mechanics

December 10, 2020

A senior pursues his passion of becoming a mechanic alongside his dad.

Elvie Trevino sits in one of her substitute classes. She has been a substitute teacher for five years and has won two awards.

Perfect match

Calla Patino, Staff Writer December 7, 2020

Brinng. The bell rings, and the room fills with students when her foot steps in the door.  One yells, “Yay, we have a sub today! We don’t have to speak Spanish!” She says, “Buenos Días....

P.S. I won, and I have the scar to prove it.

Column: P.S. I won

Lindsey Hughes, Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2020

Dear spine, Well, well, well. It’s nearly a year later, and look how things have changed. You once controlled my life, and now you are bound by the just acts of my surgeon. December marks my last...

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