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Healing Scarred Hearts

Healing Scarred Hearts

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


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A son, brother, and friend, his big heart made him someone to talk to. He loved music. Before his death, Hayden Hoemke attended the Art Institute of Dallas in hopes of earning a degree in audio engineering. No mother ever thinks she will have to bury any of her children. Furthermore a younger siste...

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Hannah D'iorio, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


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He was a “normal, healthy” guy. Just a father of two kids, a husband, and an airline pilot going to a satellite emergency room after feeling sick for a week. He knew there was something seriously wrong with him. He never thought it would be Leukemia. “What the doctor told me was th...

Spotting hope

Spotting hope

Nick Smith, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2018


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Of the many qualifications required for dog show-level Dalmatians, none are more important than their spots. Spots must be either a dense black or liver brown. Spots must be round and distinct. Spots must be evenly distributed. Spots must be in the size of a dime to a half dollar. Ears must also b...

Leopard Look: Katie Strand

Leopard Look: Katie Strand

Katie Bardwell, Staff Writer

May 15, 2018


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Look in the choir room, the auditorium, or any practice room, and she will be there. Senior Katie Strand has dedicated the last four years to music, and plans to continue her love of music in the future as she furthers her education. At a glance: Favorite movie: Mamma Mia! Favorite genre of music: Alternat...

Last words

Last words

Shivani Radhakrishnan, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


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“Hi, babies! Laptops at 45 degrees!” Speech and debate coach Tami Parker’s voice rings out through the cozy room. As per usual, the room is teeming with noise and energy. The bustle of room B103 increases before everyone attentively looks at Parker, hushed whispers rippling through the room...

A child prodigy

A child prodigy

Nicole Genrich, Section Editor

May 7, 2018


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His brain races, quickly processing all the knowledge and equations he has challenged himself to absorb. At the young age of 16, he has achieved much more than many other kids of his age. Fitting the archetype of a child prodigy, student Tiwa Aina comes to the school to take a couple of high level cla...

The Deen of Southern cuisine

The Deen of Southern cuisine

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


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After its opening in March, celebrity chef Paula Deen visited her new restaurant, Paula Deen’s Family Kitchen, to meet with fans and foodies alike. TRL’s Nnenna Nchege had the opportunity to chat with the Southern cook about all things food and Fairview. The Red Ledger: What drew you/your team to the Fairview ar...

Helping hands

Helping hands

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


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She’s an expert at bringing relief and aid to chaotic situations, whether she’s acting as the “hub of the school” for students and staff or treating stress and pain for her massage therapy clients. Administrative assistant to assistant principals Natalie Buster has always had a passion for helping...

Flying, family, and ‘a free feeling’

Flying, family, and ‘a free feeling’

Hannah D'Iorio, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


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All throughout his childhood, senior Matt Harris witnessed a Southwest captain fly planes all over the world. He saw the pilot change out of his everyday clothes and into his professional uniform, and at 16-years-old, Matt decided to follow the captain’s footsteps– his father’s footsteps. ...

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