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

Freshman Taylor Barney sails on her 4.7 Laser boat. Barney began sailing when she was 9-years-old.

Sail it ain’t so

Mathias Alling, Section Editor February 17, 2022

As the wind whistles by, she stays alert. Scanning the vessels around her, keeping an eye on the other competitors looking for her perfect match. As she looks around and notices it’s about to start....

Freshman Olivia Lee is a competitive figure skater. Lee is involved in other extracurriculars including orchestra, varsity robotics, Chinese and HOSA.

Leopard Look: Olivia Lee

Marisa Green, Staff Writer February 16, 2022

Freshman Olivia Lee is a competitive figure skater. Lee is involved in other extracurriculars including orchestra, varsity robotics, Chinese, and HOSA.  At a glance: Years of experience: Seven  Favorite...

The 4-H Legacy Club stands with their guest speaker, mayor of Lucas Jim Olk. The club meets every fourth monday of the month.

Head, Heart, Hands, Health

Mathias Alling, Section Editor February 15, 2022

It’s 5 a.m., competition day. The theme: barbeque. The dish of choice: jalapeno poppers. She begins to remove the seeds from the fiery pepper. Next, she fills them with cream cheese, and wraps them with...

AP Art teacher Brice McCasland reflects on his current art piece. McCasland teaches Pre AP Art 1, Pre AP Art 2, AP 2D Design and AP Drawing.

Artistry in development

Sarah Hibberd, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

It’s 5 a.m., the lights flicker on to reveal a room decorated with ink sketches and healthy green plants, the air stained with the smell of dried paint and woodshop shavings. For the next hour and a...

Courtyard Conversation: Teacher Brandon Barter

Courtyard Conversation: Teacher Brandon Barter

Mathias Alling, Section Editor February 11, 2022

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...

Business teacher Chastity Lynch teaches her fifth period Business Information Management class. BIM is a class where students get to learn the ins and outs of a business.

Leopard Look: Chastity Lynch

Marisa Green, Staff Writer February 9, 2022

Business teacher Chastity Lynch grew up in Allen, and later worked for Ericsson Telecom, utilizing her skills in business, communications and technology. Lynch lives with her family in Lucas and has three...

Senior Ella Reaugh was one of three individual artists selected from the group as a nominee for an award as a U.S. Presidential Scholar. Reaughs application will be reviewed by the White House Commision on Presidential Scholars.

Natural connection

Calla Patino, Section Editor February 7, 2022

The tarp flat against the dead grass of early January is covered in a layer of splattered paint. Mixed colors of robin’s eggs, oak trees, daffodils and ladybugs mush together as Ella Reaugh becomes her...

Junior Mackenzie Lang works on her rocket design project for engineering. Lang juggles both cheer and engineering for the high school. The reason Im doing both is because its fun, challenging, and its two things that im passionate about doing in the future, Lang said.

Leopard Look: Makenzie Lang

Will Doig, Staff Writer February 2, 2022

Junior Makenzie Lang is a cheerleader and aspiring engineer. She hopes to follow in her parents’ path and major in engineering after high school. At A Glance: Favorite meal: Shrimp scampi Favorite...

Giving through Gatorade

Mathias Alling, Section Editor February 2, 2022

There are 450,000 high school volleyball players in the country. A total of 51 players get selected for Gatorade State Volleyball Player of the Year. That's .01 percent of all players. Averi Carlson...

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