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

Savannah Orr

Carly Parkinson, Staff Reporter March 28, 2012

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average family household size in 2010 was 3.24 people. That means that most students have only two or three siblings, or none at all. However, for the Orr family,...

Academic decathlon places fourth in state

Olivia Griffin, Staff Reporter March 22, 2012

The school’s academic decathlon team finished fourth at the 2012 Texas Academic Decathlon State Finals in the small school division but fell just short of qualifying for the national finals. According...

Life in a box

Life in a box

Liz Schasel, Editor-in-chief March 1, 2012

After the success of last year’s Cardboard Box City, the school will be hosting the event again on March 3 and March 4 on the football field. Although last year’s event was made possible through...

Nathan Thorley

Nathan Thorley

Meridan Cavanaugh, Student Life Editor February 28, 2012

Junior Nathan Thorley may seem like just another high school student, quiet and unassuming, but beneath the surface he’s anything but ordinary. After moving here halfway through his sophomore year,...

Leap year facts

Leap year facts

Darby Blaylock, Staff Reporter February 28, 2012

Leap year, the extra day that is added to the end of February, is needed to keep the calendar in alignment with the earth’s revolutions around the sun. Then again, the Gregorian calendar has only 365...

Elective Fair previews next year’s options

Carly Parkinson, Staff Reporter February 16, 2012

From booths to presentations, this year’s Elective Fair, held on February 13 from 6:00-8:00 p.m., attracted numerous students looking for idea for next year’s classes. Set in the commons, both electives...

Breaking the bank

Breaking the bank

Carly Parkinson, Staff Reporter February 10, 2012

Budgets. In elementary school, they consisted of the occasional birthday money from grandma that would be spent within a week on candy and various other Dollar Tree toys. In middle school, they were...

Senior project changes lives in Costa Rica

Senior project changes lives in Costa Rica

Adam Schasel, Staff Reporter February 6, 2012

Senior projects can result in many things, ranging from fixing cars to making video games to getting a job. But few seniors are willing to travel to an impoverished country to help others. Senior Annie...

Logan Stevens

Logan Stevens

Samantha Wendt, Sports Editor February 1, 2012

Most people dread having to mow and maintain their yards. Since people in the area live more in the country, the plots of land are typically bigger, meaning that yard work is even more of a day killer...

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