The Red Ledger

Win, lose or dance

Carly Parkinson, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2012


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After last year’s Winter Formal disappointment, which was cancelled due to lack of ticket sales, Student Council has been working hard to make sure this year’s Sadie Hawkins is a hit. The theme, “Swingin’ in the Snow Casino” is supposed to represent a 1920’s casino, and activities have...

Myth vs. Reality: Swallowing gum

Darby Blaylock, Staff Reporter

January 20, 2012


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Growing up many of us wear warned to avoid swallowing bubblegum because it will stay in the body’s system for 7 years. Myth! The human body is designed to digest in a matter of hours or at the most days, but not for years. The sweeteners and softeners in the gum are no match for the enzymes and...

Student’s acting career leads her to LA

Katie Curry, Staff Reporter

January 5, 2012


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From every day student to performing star, junior Kacie Lynch, is experiencing more than the average high schooler. Dancing was the break out for Lynch and from there, her passion for acting and music expanded. She went from dancing to acting and singing and the more involved she became, the more...

Christmas Fun Facts

Darby Blaylock, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2011


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The holidays are almost here but what’s true and what’s a myth? We have the answers. Is eggnog really made out of eggs? Yes, the most traditional recipe contains 12 eggs Milk Heavy/ thickened cream Sugar Ground nutmeg   Are fake trees fireproof? No. They cause countless hou...

Choir carols for fundraiser

Carly Parkinson, Staff Reporter

December 8, 2011


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Each year, the school’s music programs use student fundraisers to sponsor their yearly events. Most organizations use other companies to help fundraise, but the choir program takes a much different approach to earning money with t heir holiday fundraiser: carol-o-grams. “Carol-o-grams are gift,...

Flipping the classroom

Flipping the classroom

Samantha Wendt, Sports Editor

December 5, 2011


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Typically, a high school student’s school day is comprised of lecture upon lecture during school hours, with additional problems and work to do outside of class. However, this year some teachers are doing things differently, among those is AP Calculus teacher Keith Christian. Instead of listening...

Myth vs. Reality: Gatorade or water?

Myth vs. Reality: Gatorade or water?

Darby Blaylock, Staff Reporter

December 1, 2011


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Halftime, Leopards up by one, the players reach for Gatorade to replenish their body with electrolytes and quench their thirst. While their coach is giving them the run down, the players could be worsening their dehydration. Gatorade is one of the best replenishments for an athlete, but it’s no...

Myth vs. Reality: does turkey make you drowsy?

Myth vs. Reality: does turkey make you drowsy?

Darby Blaylock, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2011


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As we come back to school yawning and sleepy-eyed after Thanksgiving Break, some may be wishing they hadn’t eaten so much turkey, because like grandma always said, eating turkey makes you sleepy. But does it really? Sorry grandma but you are false yet again. Turkey’s tryptophan doesn’t cause...

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