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

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...

Senior Ian York holds up his Instagram account for his senior project. York helped raise a total of $7500.

Leopard Look: Ian York

Campbell Lester, Staff Writer January 27, 2022

Ian York is a senior who raised thousands of dollars for his senior project and is involved in several extracurricular activities including A Capella, Chorale, cross country and the High School Musical...

This past semester, senior Avery Hayward was in a four-car collision. After months of recovery, Avery is back in the classroom.

Cheering on

Sarah Hibberd, Staff Writer January 26, 2022

When senior Avery Hayward began her routine drive to work, she had no idea a few minutes behind the wheel would turn into 192 hours in the intensive care unit. This past semester at the three-way intersection...

Senior Aidan Abramson was recognized for being a part of the top 1% of choir students in the state. Abramson will perform with the Large School Mixed Choir in San Antonio on Saturday, February 12.

Ain’t no choir big enough

Calla Patino, Section Editor January 21, 2022

The upbeat lyrical notes fly through the air. He stands with the other members of the acapella with his controlled voice swiftly gliding up and down his tenor range. He looks out to the audience, swaying...

Junior Samatha Belataur is the president of key club, a club for volunteering. She is also involved in HOSA and is on the girls soccer team.

Leopard Look: Samatha Belatur

Audrey McCaffity , Section Editor January 21, 2022

Samatha Belatur is a junior who maintains a schedule balancing five AP classes and several extracurricular activities like Key Club, HOSA and Soccer.  At a glance:  Favorite restaurant: Olive Garden Favorite...

Assistant choir director Kelly DSouza stands beside her former teacher and now coworker, head choir director Cathy Koziatek. DSouza and Koziatek have worked together since 2017.

In all the ways that matter

Sarah Hibberd, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

Around the corner from D-hall, a symphony is in the making. Sheet music scatters the front desk and the charcoal stands fill with students. At 12:30 p.m., the “Cathy and Kelly Show” begins.  In...

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