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Replacing the irreplaceable

Replacing the irreplaceable

Lily Hager, Editor in Chief

May 31, 2019


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  Irreplaceable–the word people most use to describe Lynda Fleming. And she knows it. Consequently, she has done everything she can to prepare for the day she always knew would come. It’s time to retire. “I often say she is really the principal at Lovejoy High School because she does so m...

‘A labor of love’

‘A labor of love’

Carly Ludlow, Staff Writer

May 30, 2019


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Many people attend school plays, but not very many people know what goes on behind the performance. All the backdrops, costumes, and props are put together through hours of work from parents and teachers. Karen Karnuta spent around five-10 hours a day working on the backdrops for shows from Seussical,...

Leopard Look: Maddi Rumsey

Leopard Look: Maddi Rumsey

Asia Segattini, Special to The Red Ledger

May 29, 2019


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Freshman Maddi Rumsey and her family is hosting sophomore Isabel Martinez, an exchange student from Spain. At A Glance Favorite fast food: Chick-fil-A A song that makes you sad: ‘Beautiful Crazy’ by Luke Combs A sport you love to watch: Basketball Jeans or sweatpants: Jeans Favorite clothes shop:...

Suma serves

Suma serves

Carly Ludlow, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019


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With a weighted backpack on her back and a rifle above her head, physics teacher Suma Joseph, ran laps around the playground. She would consider this the worst punishment she ever had to do. Waking up at 4 a.m., training, exercising, harsh punishments, and more training made Suma’s days in the Indian Navy exhaustin...

‘A sense of community’

‘A sense of community’

Carly Ludlow, Staff Writer

May 23, 2019


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Being taped to a wall, singing during an assembly, and going up in a hot air balloon despite his fear of heights along with a number of other activities are all things Principal of Puster Elementary School, Kevin Parker, has done to make Puster a fun place of learning. “I wanted to create a culture here where k...

One in 400

One in 400

Lauren Gardner, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019


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Out of 270 NFL kickoffs, only one is returned for a touchdown. Only one in 47 people will have at least five siblings. Only one in 36 are invited to “Come on Down” on the “Price is Right.” But only one in 400 have a chance of making a perfect score on the Computer Science A exam. ...

Mind of a mathematician, eye of an artist

Mind of a mathematician, eye of an artist

Ariel Kokoricha, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019


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Hidden in room B223, there not only lies a calculus teacher, but an artist. Amid the desks with stacks of textbooks, Keith Christian’s photographs decorate the walls with sights from not only America, but France, Italy and England as well. Despite Christian’s professional focus on the STEM field, he s...

International audition

International audition

Hannah D'Iorio, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019


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Dressing into her red uniform top that reads “Mexico” across the front in white letters, senior Celeste Soliz begins to get ready for the game. She slips on her white pants and red cleats and takes a deep breath. The jitter of nerves and anxiety hits Celeste. This wasn’t a typical high school softball...

Copying Congress

Copying Congress

Carly Ludlow, Staff Writer

May 16, 2019


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“How should Shark Finning end?” “Should a bill be passed to cease all arm sales?” “Should single-use plastic bags be banned in grocery stores to reduce environmental harm?” These are some of the topics debated this year by the three members of the Congressional Debate team. Senior S...

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