The Red Ledger

Back on track

Back on track

Hallie Fischer, Editor-in-Chief

December 7, 2015


Filed under Award Winners, In Case You Missed It..., NSPA Story Of The Year Winners, Sports, Top Stories

Senior Blair Lang finds relief from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Column: I didn’t know…

Column: I didn’t know…

Nick Smith, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2015


Filed under Award Winners, Columns, CSPA Gold Circle Winners, ILPC IAA Winners, In Case You Missed It..., NSPA Story Of The Year Winners, Opinion, Top Stories

It was a late Sunday night and the only thing keeping me from falling asleep was my homework, which was unsurprisingly unfinished. My parents were watching some dramatic TV show downstairs that I couldn’t hear very well aside from whispers telling me to procrastinate, but that was probably just ...

Animating for change

Animating for change

Hannah Ortega, Lead Reporter

October 13, 2015


Filed under Award Winners, Community, ILPC IAA Winners, Top Stories

Click. Click. Sophomore Carly Johnson furiously taps at her keyboard and mouse as she works on her latest digital masterpiece. The tapping and clicking is a familiar symphony of sound to her ears, and the sweeping and circling is a therapeutic movement to her hand. Swipe. Click. She glances at he...

The art of the fight

The art of the fight

Matthew Norwood, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2015


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The air is pierced with a clash. Swords ting and ping in the center of a large mat. Two warriors dressed like bee-catchers fight in the center of the room. However, there is no animosity in the place, simply a practice of skill. Here, junior Hannah Lawson is sparring with an opponent. She’s doing...

Ignorance is bliss, but not for the ignored

Ignorance is bliss, but not for the ignored

The Red Ledger Staff

September 22, 2015


Filed under Award Winners, Editorials, ILPC IAA Winners, Opinion

Though last week was not as publicized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month or even a school’s Red Ribbon Week, it was just as important as any. Monday, Sept. 7, marked the start of National Suicide Prevention Week and Thursday, Sept. 10, is recognized as World Suicide Prevention Day. While it may be uncomf...

New bill deems truancy no longer a crime

New bill deems truancy no longer a crime

Savannah Whitmer, News Reporter

September 14, 2015


Filed under Award Winners, ILPC IAA Winners, News, State/Nation/World

Thanks to a bill approved by the Texas Senate in August, students will no longer be considered criminals for skipping school. Truancy, which previously was a class C misdemeanor crime in two states, has been decriminalized in Texas and replaced with measures to prevent students from missing schools....

Hart Elementary opens despite Sunday night fire

Hart Elementary opens despite Sunday night fire

Jillian Sanders, Editor in chief

August 23, 2015


Filed under Award Winners, ILPC IAA Winners, Local, News, Top Stories

Fourteen hours before the start of the 2015-16 school year, Hart Elementary's cafeteria roof caught fire Sunday night. A significant amount of tar near the AC units contributed to the small fire, however it is currently unknown how the fire initially ignited. There were no injuries, and the resulting...

An adventure in listening

An adventure in listening

Catherine Hathaway, A&E Editor

April 17, 2015


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Walk into Good Records, and you’re greeted by an environment unlike any other. The feeling of the room is mellow and serene, the racks are lined with colored bulbs and the listening stations are clean and colored like something out of the 70’s. Aesthetics aside, what goes on behind the scenes at ...

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