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Club targets modern slavery through awareness and fundraisers

Club targets modern slavery through awareness and fundraisers

Arushi Gupta, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018


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After spending 14 years in Hong Kong and Shanghai and witnessing human slavery on a daily basis , junior Arianne Ohman moved to the US last year and decided to take action. “While I was living there, I did all that I could to help out with the issue,” said Ohman. “I volunteered constantly. B...

Leopard Look: Jenay Sherman

Leopard Look: Jenay Sherman

Lauren Gardner, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


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A conversation with self-published author, cheer coach, and leadership teacher Jenay Sherman. At a Glance: Can’t live without: Kindle and laptop How do you recharge: Watching Netflix Favorite quote: “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness for they will be filled." Favorit...

From Marine special forces to school security

From Marine special forces to school security

Sydney Wong, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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Dan Buholtz is the district’s first director of safety and security. Prior to working for the district, he was in the Marine Corps special forces and a lieutenant at the Collin County Sheriff’s Office. He parents two kids in the district. The Red Ledger: Could you describe your job responsibilities as the director of safety and security? Dan B...

‘Hot Topic’ production gives seniors directing roles

‘Hot Topic’ production gives seniors directing roles

Austin Keefer, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


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The cycle continues for the Theatre Department as they prepare for their triennial production of “Hot Topic,” a show written and directed by students hoping to address the “hot topics” of high school. “‘Hot Topic’ is a show that is written by students for students,” senior Alec Wel...

Leopard Look: Tyler Van Wagoner

Leopard Look: Tyler Van Wagoner

Haydn Spooner, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


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Senior Tyler Van Wagoner participates in competitive cheerleading. Last year, his team won the Grand National Competition in Dallas. At a Glance: Experience: 4th season Greatest accomplishment: Winning the Grand National Competition in Dallas last year Favorite tumbling skill: Front handspring and front...

Summer assembly

Summer assembly

Haydn Spooner, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


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Work last summer for seniors Luke Ledebur and JD Davidson differed from common teenager jobs. Instead of serving food or mowing lawns, they went back to school. Each summer morning at 6 a.m., Ledebur and Davidson would drag themselves out of bed, get dressed and head out the door for the hour-long drive ...

Lovejoy Acts of Random Kindness spreads positivity

Lovejoy Acts of Random Kindness spreads positivity

Samuel Walton, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


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Simple acts like holding doors open for people and writing notes of appreciation are the focus of one of the school’s newest groups,  LARK (Lovejoy Acts of Random Kindness) Club. Club members help the school by performing acts that could help both their peers and teachers. “L.A.R.K. ha...

Dancing for the stars

Dancing for the stars

Lauren Gardner, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


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A week-long dance intensive in New York City called the Rockette Camp allowed sophomore Majestics Meredith Hughes and Delaney Walker the opportunity this summer to increase in their skills, art and passion for dance. From the last week of June through the second week of August, the Rockettes shared their skills...

Student starts club to provide outlet for conservative peers

Student starts club to provide outlet for conservative peers

Ryan Wang, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


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Businessman and television personality Donald Trump created the slogan, “Make America Great Again,” on June 16, 2015, to officially kick-start his presidential campaign for the Republican Party. Among his millions of supporters, sophomore Ariel Feldman, with full confidence that Trump would win...

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