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New college counselor to help students beyond high school

New college counselor to help students beyond high school

Drew Doig, Staff Writer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Academics, Community, Featured Community, In Case You Missed It...

A college and career counselor from Collin College will be available to students on campus part-time this year. Counselor Timberly Lewis’ goal is to provide support to students and their family after high school. “Oftentimes students and their families have uncertainties about their unique transi...

Leopard Look: Debra Hogan

Leopard Look: Debra Hogan

Hannah D'Iorio, Staff Writer

September 5, 2018


Filed under Community, Featured Community, Leopard Look

For the 2018-2019 school year, the attendance office was moved downstairs to A108 with the addition of new attendance officer Debra Hogan. At a Glance: Favorite music genre: Smooth jazz Favorite sport: Baseball Favorite food: Anything with mayonnaise (chicken salad, potato salad) Least favorite f...

Club created to help shelter animals in need

Club created to help shelter animals in need

Hannah D'Iorio, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018


Filed under Clubs/Organizations, Community, Featured Community, Uncategorized

Junior Sierra Spencer created Paws for a Cause when she noticed the lack of animal-oriented clubs. “I just really love animals,” Spencer said. “I’ve always been very passionate about trying to get rid of the shelters that euthanize their animals. I think every animal deserves the chance to h...

Leopard Look: Janet Richardson

Leopard Look: Janet Richardson

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

August 22, 2018


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In the counselor suite upstairs in D-hall, new counselor Janet Richardson is settling into life as a Leopard and her role as an aid for students with last names beginning with L-Pa. At a Glance: Favorite classic movie: Casablanca Favorite food: Chocolate cake Favorite sport: College football Favorite...

Golden achievement

Golden achievement

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018


Filed under Community, Featured Community, People

There are currently 2.6 million Girl Scouts—1.8 million girl members and 800,000 adult members working primarily as volunteers according to the Girl Scouts website. Out of all of those girls of courage, confidence, and character only five percent earn the Gold Award , the highest award in Girl Scou...

Teaching teachers

Teaching teachers

Shivani Radhakrishnan, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018


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Two years ago, AP music theory teacher Terry Eder was approached by the music editor for the Norton book company to write an AP music theory textbook since he is a College Board consultant. However, he proposed a different idea. Eder said he believed that the company had many efficient textbooks, but t...

Biking over cancer

Biking over cancer

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018


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Cancer affects more than 12.7 million people in the United States each year, and for someone like Lovejoy High School alumna Samantha Wendt, cancer has lingered in the background for most of their lives. No one in Wendt’s immediate family has battled cancer, however, within her large extended family, ...

Braving the shave

Braving the shave

Kelsey Carroll, Section Editor

May 31, 2018


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As the clock struck 11:15 a.m, Lovejoy mom of two Julie Boardman made her way to the corner of Trinity Hall Irish Pub, sat down in her chair on the elevated stage, and looked down at her friends and family surrounding her. “OK, who’s going to give $20 to Julie to shave off each ponytail?” the ...

Don’t judge ‘Coop’ by his cover

Don’t judge ‘Coop’ by his cover

Kelsey Carroll, Section Editor

May 29, 2018


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Students don’t know half of Ray Cooper’s story. They don’t know the animation teacher has a limited amount of words he’ll say every day, always trying to save them for his wife, who deserves more than just one-word responses at dinner. They don’t know he decides to go above and beyond by d...

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