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Senior Katie Haeussler and Jade Owens created a school spirit themed hoodie business called JK Designs. The girls started their business before the beginning of the school year.

Sweatshirts with spirit

Marisa Green, Staff Writer September 19, 2022

After a long summer came to an end, Katie Haeussler had an idea. She realized she had the skills and materials to start a custom hoodie business and pitched it to her friend, Jade Owens. Seniors Haeussler...

Seniors Nick Spooner, Owen Cazad, Hudson Thomas, Ben Boland and Jack Campbell are the five that make up the Dirty Drumline this year. Thomas is making his second year return, while the others will take on their first year as members.

Meet the Dirty Drumline

Mia Reaugh, Staff Writer September 19, 2022

Seniors Nick Spooner, Hudson Thomas, Jack Campbell, Ben Boland and Owen Cazad are the leaders of the student section also known as the “Dirty Drumline.” The Drumline is known for hyping up the student...

Senior Nabilla Abdalla is in the Pharmacy Technician program and is the vice president of a new club, Letters Of Gold. Abdallas favorite part of working at a pharmacy is assisting the costumers.

Leopard look: Nabilla Abdalla

Brittney Mapps, Staff Writer September 12, 2022

Senior Nabilla Abdalla dedicates her time to studying medicine in the pharmacy technician program and serving the community as vice president of the new club: Letters of Gold. At A Glance Favorite song:...

New College, Career and Millitary Readiness Counselor, Sarah Thrash, poses for a picture. Lovejoy hasnt had a CCMR counselor for three years.

Open doors

Calla Patino, Editor-in-Chief August 30, 2022

“Where do I start?” Inside the right corner office of the counselor suite, students, sitting in front of a white pillow, seek guidance for their life after high school. Sarah Thrash hands them a college...

Tim and Annastacia Daugherty are leaving the district after 5 years. The Daughertys plan to move and resume teaching in Thailand.

On a bumper sticker

Calla Patino, Section Editor May 24, 2022

The engines degraded to an idle as the plane rolled to the gate. The fasten seatbelt sign is turned off as the pilot speaks on the intercom, “Welcome to Bangkok, Thailand.” The sounds of people’s...

Freshman Safiya Elmanayar and her eighth grade sister, Sarah Elmanayer, founded a local Egyptian dessert company, S&S Sweets. Their desserts are available to order through their Instagram and Facebook pages through a form.

Traditional treats

Marisa Green, Staff Writer May 24, 2022

Freshman Safiya Elmanayar and her eighth grade sister, Sarah Elmanayer, founded a local Egyptian dessert company. The girls named their company “S&S Sweets” after their childhood home videos where...

Dr. Susan Carter-Fricks works with students as a voice coach in both choir and musical theater. After her opera career, she started flying Falcon 20s and jets.

Singer takes flight

Marisa Green, Staff Writer May 23, 2022

Whether flying a jet, teaching in a classroom or performing in Carnegie Hall, Dr. Susan Carter-Fricks does it all. Carter works with students as a voice coach in both choir and musical theater. She began...

The LJVA community gathered on May 14 to celebrate the artists in a testament to the year’s worth of work put into these pieces. Seniors Presidential Scholar Ella Reaugh and four-time Gold Key winner Karlee Williams are two of the 11 AP artists.

Tradition of pride and passion

Libby Johnson, Staff Writer May 23, 2022

As you enter the AP Studio Art gallery, a wide array of art fills the large, open room. Pieces vary from blank floor to ceiling canvases and interactive models of an artist's childhood bedroom. The LJVA...

Freshman Kiah Pandley plays the role of Lucy in 13: The Musical. Pandley is also co-president of the WE Club.

Leopard Look: Kiah Pandley

Ashlan Morgan, Staff Writer May 16, 2022

Freshman Kiah Pandley is the co-president of WE Club and participates in productions at a local theater. Pandley established the club at the high school after she moved to Texas from California, where...

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