The Red Ledger

Leopard Look: Jed Jones

Leopard Look: Jed Jones

Haydn Spooner, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


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Junior Jed Jones swims on and off campus as he works toward his goal of being an Olympic swimmer. At a Glance Height: 6’3” Team: Metroplex Aquatics and Lovejoy High School Goal: 2024 Olympics Favorite Stroke: Backstroke Swimming experience: Ten years Looking Deeper The Red Ledger: How did you get i...

The flame between them

The flame between them

Ariel Kokoricha, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


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The lights go down. A woman walks up, escorted by five or six police officers. While she walks, a crowd of 100 or so stands in a silent salute to her place in history. Her name is Marie Tippit, the widow of Officer J.D. Tippit, the man who spotted and was shot by Lee Harvey Oswald. Without Officer Tippit,...

Travelers to Texas

Travelers to Texas

Carly Ludlow, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


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Police surrounded their taxi in Cambodia as social studies teacher Tim Daugherty and his wife, English teacher Annastacia Daugherty, were locked inside. The taxi driver was fighting the police who were trying to get Tim and Annastacia out. “Frequently tourists were getting kidnapped and held at ran...

New system implements daily patriotism

New system implements daily patriotism

Ryan Wang, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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The crackle of the intercom comes interrupts the beginning of 3rd period as the recorded voice of Willow Springs Middle School Principal Kent Messer guides students and faculty members to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. According to the Texas state law, students are required to recite the pledge in ...

‘Tang’ Talk

‘Tang’ Talk

Ariel Kokoricha, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018


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He walks in front of a group of 100 people and instantly the room falls silent. They don’t fall silent because he holds up a megaphone or because he’s wearing loud clothing to make a statement. They fall silent because they’re about to hear from Anthony Tang, the man they came to see. They fall s...

The walking ‘Coop’

The walking ‘Coop’

Abigail Lund, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


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'The fluorescent lights fade into an eerie darkness at the end of B Hall. Caution tape, flashing lights, and haunting audio invite curious students to venture into the creepy zombified entrance of room B234, aka “Coop’s Cave.” A piece of cardboard covered in dark colored hairspray, a coffee...

Storytelling symbols

Storytelling symbols

Sydney Wong, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


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“Legs” made of strawberries. “Twin” made of cake. These are examples of Advanced Drawing and Painting 2’s recent “Redefined Text” project. The purpose of the project was to take a word which is relevant to their lives and give it a new meaning. “The idea is that you’re takin...

Spooky setup

Spooky setup

Carly Ludlow, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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Gravestones, tombs, bats, and cemetery columns are some of the things that complete Alexis Dubree’s senior project. Her haunted display will take place on Halloween night. “This is my senior project, and since I’m in theatre and I have a passion for it, so I decided to combine both to create a ...

A date for the dance

A date for the dance

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

October 25, 2018


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Among the most anticipated parts of Homecoming week is Saturday's dance and the accompanying "hocoposals" that occur in the weeks leading up to the big event. One morning last week, sophomore Falon Simmons decided to make the significant gesture and ask senior Aubrie Shinedling to the dance. Falon’s sis...

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