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The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

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Understanding the “Region Rush”

Merryn Berner, Writer January 5, 2024

To someone outside of the Lovejoy Band scene, the panicked frenzy surrounding All Region can be a complete mystery. This confusion may be worsened if you have a friend enrolled in the competition; especially...

At Lola’s Local Market, there are activities such as pumpkin painting.

Lola’s Local Market: A Hidden Gem for Pumpkin Patch Goers of North Texas

Brooklyn Jones, Staff Writer November 2, 2023

Attention all fall-fanatics: if you’re looking for a pumpkin patch with a cozy, homey, and fun-filled environment, then Lola’s Local Market is the spot for you! Lola’s Market, named after the owner’s...

Palazzolo and Quigley have been playing lacrosse together for nine years. They have played on the same travel team called GRIT Lacrosse.

Sticking together

Dhriti Pai, Section Editor October 24, 2023

Juniors Ava Palazzolo and Mckenzie Quigley have been playing lacrosse together for 10 years. When they started in 1st grade they dreamed of being able to play in college. Their dreams became reality as...

H-E-B opened on Oct. 4 in Allen, Texas. The store features a wide range of products.

H-E-B opens close to home

Ava Miller and Campbell Lester October 24, 2023

On Oct. 4, H-E-B was wrapped with a line of people waiting to get into the infamous grocery store on its grand opening. The Texas-based chain grocery store opened in Allen at 6am, and shoppers rushed to...

Senior Zane Evans hypes up the audience as he introduces the dirty drumline.  The drumline leads the student section at football games and other events.

Meet the 2023 Dirty Drumline

Zoe Reed, Staff Writer October 16, 2023

Austin Stone Austin Stone is a senior, and is involved in Swim. This is his first year with the group on the Dirty Drumline. Pre-Game: Favorite Hype Song: Monster by Skillet Years in Lovejoy:...

Junior Hailey Wilson stands with her horse. Wilsons sash and crown is from the Unites States of America Teen Texas pageant.

Junior crowned pageant queen

Marisa Green, Section Editor September 27, 2023

Junior Haylie Wilson Competed in the United States of America teen division on Sept 9-10. As her first time competing, she didn't know what to expect. She ended up winning her division for Texas.   "At...

Junior Emersyn Runions combined her passion for fencing and girl scouts into one by creating a new camp. She was recently featured on USA Fencings podcast.

Fencing for all 

Dhriti Pai, Section Editor September 15, 2023

Junior Emersyn Runions has been fencing for seven years and a girl scout for nine years. In May of 2022, she began to combine her passion for the two by creating a camp called  “Fencing for All."...

Junior Caroline Matthews founded an Operation smile club at LHS. Operation Smile is an international organization that helps children with untreated cleft conditions.

Grinning for good

Marisa Green, Section Editor September 13, 2023

It is estimated that one child is born with a cleft condition every three minutes.  These conditions can have profound impacts on a child's life, impacting their ability to eat, breathe and speak....

Coach Kelly is the head boys cross country and track coach and has been in Lovejoy for ten years. This year he is aiming to win both the cross country and track state meets.

Leopard Look: Logan Kelly

Zoe Reed, Staff Writer September 4, 2023

Coach Kelly is the head boys cross country and track coach and has been in Lovejoy for ten years. Coach Kelly received the THSCA Boy’s Coach of the Year award in 2023. At A Glance: Favorite pre-meet...

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