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

Benjamin Nopper and Collin Bass pose for their Freshman Fifteens logo found on Spotify. Nopper and Bass uploaded their first episode on Jan. 11.

Two bros chillin’, chattin’

Calla Patino, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

The smell of scrambled eggs, buttermilk pancakes, sausage and oatmeal. Benjamin Nopper sits eating cereal for the first time on campus. Normally, he would skip this meal, but today he didn’t. Nopper...

English II teacher Cynthia Anderson talks about the SEL assignment for the day to her class. Anderson previously taught at Sloan Creek, and she is now the replacement for Ms. Todd.

Leopard Look: Cyndi Anderson

Lily Bouldin, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

Cyndi Anderson teaches English 1, GT English 1 and GT English 2 for ninth and 10th graders. Anderson previously taught as Sloan Creek.  At A Glance Favorite restaurant: Don Don Poke Bowl or Salt Light...

Sophomore Dawton Bruner stands next to the table he built and donated to the Lucas Fire Department. Bruner received his Eagle Scout for the project.

Firemen, forest tables

Calla Patino, Staff Writer January 19, 2021

In the back of the fire department, the table’s temporary home matches with the previous table and bench. It’s aluminum strength protecting it for future years. On the pine tabletop, a plaque with...

Senior Elle Brumley is the 
varsity cheer captain. Brumley is also involved in FCA and PALS.

Leopard Look: Elle Brumley

Parker Post, Section Editor January 12, 2021

Senior Elle Brumley is a FCA leader, PAL and varsity cheerleader. She has been cheering for seven years and was appointed spirit captain and head captain. At a Glance Favorite show: “New Girl” Favorite...

Sophomore Gabriel Ezell tends to his beehive. Ezell has been beekeeping with his mom and the two each have a hive.

Buzz around bees

Mathias Alling, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

The conditions have to be perfect: above 55 degrees, not windy and not cloudy. He puts on his bee suit, a pair of gloves and two smokers. Sophomore Gabriel Ezell opens up his beehive.  He puffs the smoke...

Freshman James Brunson was nominated and attended the Congress of Future Medical Leaders event. Brunson has received recognition certificates from Governor Abbott and Congressman Taylor. 

Preparing for the future

Lily Bouldin, Staff Writer December 10, 2020

Parents know best. This was the case for freshman James Brunson, who was nominated to attend The Congress of Future Medical leaders on Nov. 21 and 22. “The Congress is for people who potentially want...

Senior Robert Moore and his dad have been stuck on the island of Curaçao since March.

Caribbean quarantine

Layla Healey, Staff Writer December 10, 2020

They had been going to this island for years.  He was only supposed to be there for a week.  Senior Robert Moore and his dad have been stuck in the Caribbean on the island of Curaçao since the...

Majestic Director Jacklyn Simone claps with the counts of the Majestics routine. Simone has been directing the Majestics for two years.

Leopard Look: Jacklyn Simone

Angelina Mapes, Staff Writer December 8, 2020

Majestics director and dance teacher, Jacklyn Simone, joined the district last year. She loves teaching and was recently awarded the “Heart of the Teacher” award.   At A Glance Favorite fast food:...

Senior Paige White holds up one of the clothing pieces she has made. White has been thrifting and redesigning clothes for her senior project.

Passion for fashion

Lily Bouldin, Staff Writer December 7, 2020

Scissors cut through the fabric, and clothing is pushed with a firm hand through the machine. A gentle touch to the pedal beneath her is adequate to move along the fragile thread. Hours upon hours go into...

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