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

Sophomore Ava Cappotelli takes photos at the Leopard Friday football game. Cappotelli started her own business taking photos.

Passion meets profit

Libby Johnson, Staff Writer October 29, 2021

When Sophomore Ava Cappotelli picked up a camera at the age of 8, something clicked. Since then, Ava started her own photography business and developed her passion for photography. “I started photography...

Sloan Creek Intermediate School principal Ray Winkler is leaving the school district. Winkler has been a part of the district for 11 years.

Bittersweet

Calla Patino, Section Editor October 28, 2021

Ray Winkler is sitting on a double edged sword. On one side, a new adventure awaits at Highland Park. On the other, he’s cheeky smile and gel-spiked hair will disappear from the wandering fifth and sixth...

Willow Springs history teacher Angie Carraway battles cancer. After a long fought battle, Carraway won her fight with cancer.

Winning the Battle

Libby Johnson, Staff Writer October 28, 2021

Every day, Angie Carraway greets students into her eighth grade history classroom with a warm smile and enthusiastic, “hello.” The bright pink hue of her clothing is a reminder of her triumph over...

Senior drum major Bennett Sailer recently led the band to finals at the UIL Area Marching Competition. Sailer has participated in the band shows Silent Night, Juliet, Fantasia, and Siren.

Leopard Look: Bennett Sailer

Sarah Hibberd, Staff Writer October 27, 2021

Bennett Sailer is a senior committed to his duties as a drum major in band. He’s also restoring a Mazda Miata with his best friend and is a two time Subway Surfer world champion. At a Glance: Favorite...

Courtyard Conversations: Associate Principal Teressa Dodson

Courtyard Conversations: Associate Principal Teressa Dodson

Mathias Alling, Section Editor October 22, 2021

Editor’s note: Courtyard Conversations is a monthly series, which features the school’s staff members, and a topic that is relevant to their lives or work at the school. TRL staff members speak with...

Troy Adams has been working as a seller of treats at the fair this year. Adams used to have his own door business called Craft Doors USA.

Faces of the Fair: Troy Adams

Calla Patino, Section Editor October 22, 2021

The top of the lung screams echo from the swaying pirate ship behind Troy Adams’s frozen chocolate covered banana and double lemon chill fruit ice stand.Troy can deal with the screams, but it’s the...

Yearbook teacher Aaron Cappotelli went back to school to get his masters degree when he was working in radio. Cappotelli left radio after working in Los Angeles with Ryan Seacrest.

Off air

Calla Patino, Section Editor October 21, 2021

Beeb. Beeb. The flashing light of 2:30 a.m. wakes Aaron Cappotelli from his sleep. He moseys on over to the radio station arriving at roughly 3:34 a.m. He pulls audio clips from last night's TV shows and...

Junior Juhi Sahay takes notes for an upcoming AP U.S. history test. Sahay is heavily involved in her academics being in various other AP classes.

Leopard Look: Juhi Sahay

Anna Frost, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

Juhi Sahay is a junior who is taking four AP courses and is involved in many clubs and activities.  At a Glance: Favorite book: "Almond" by Won Young Sohn Favorite snack: Whole Foods pizza Favorite...

Senior Sanjeev Rajakumar is involved in many activities outside of school including NHS and Helping Hands. Rajakumar is also involved in debate, computer science, and the cybersecurity team.

Leopard Look: Sanjeev Rajakumar

Libby Johnson, Staff Writer October 19, 2021

Senior Sanjeev Rajakumar, founder and president of Helping Hands, is also president of National Honor Society. He is dedicated to helping others and leaving an impact on his community. At a Glance: Favorite...

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