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Senior Brian Wolfe to conduct kickball tournament for Alzheimer’s Association

Senior Brian Wolfe to conduct kickball tournament for Alzheimer’s Association

Benjamin Nopper, Section Editor

December 18, 2018


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In attempts to raise proceeds for the Alzheimer’s Association, senior Brian Wolfe is hosting a kickball tournament on Saturday, Jan. 5 at 12 p.m. at the football field. The team entry fee is $100 for nine to ten players, and participants can sign up at the Garvelene Kickball Tournament’s official websit...

A stable path

A stable path

Abigail Lund, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


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The thoroughbred trotted lightly through the grass despite his tall and intimidating demeanor, red dirt flicking up from each step. The sun cast a golden glow onto his coat, making the fur shine like melted chocolate. A white blanket lay draped over the horse’s back, a dark leather saddle on t...

Seniors to embark on the World Race following graduation

Seniors to embark on the World Race following graduation

Abigail Lund, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


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Nine months. Three countries. One life-changing gap year. Seniors Mallory Sailer and Alexis Simmons have set their college careers back a year in order to participate in the World Race, spending several months abroad on a mission trip. Carrying only what fits in their backpacks, Sailer ...

Senior Miyah Johnson applies makeup to senior project

Senior Miyah Johnson applies makeup to senior project

Sam Walton, Staff Writer

December 4, 2018


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The journey leading up to Miyah Johnson’s senior project started long before senior year. She began experimenting with theatrical makeup, now a passion of hers, in intermediate school. “Theatrical makeup had been a passion of mine since the sixth grade,” Johnson said. ”I worked in the hig...

Graduate Eli Ruhala earns six on AP portfolio

Graduate Eli Ruhala earns six on AP portfolio

Sydney Wong, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


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Every year College Board selects two students worldwide as the AP Studio: Drawing portfolio example score of “six,” and this year the district adds 2018 graduate Eli Ruhala to its list of recipients of this distinguished score. Brice McCasland, AP 2D and Drawing Studio and K-12 Visual Art Coordinator, describes the portfoli...

Asian student association creates cultural awareness

Asian student association creates cultural awareness

Ryan Wang and Sydney Wong

November 28, 2018


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Senior Rithik Tangella created the Asian Student Association (ASA) during his freshman year to fill a gap he noticed in the district. After moving to Lovejoy from Plano, Tangella decided to create a club where students can learn about and discuss different Asian cultures. “Lovejoy is majority Caucasian, so [I] fel...

Featured Athlete: Jed Jones

Featured Athlete: 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...

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