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Teeing up to fight multiple sclerosis

Teeing up to fight multiple sclerosis

Katie Felton, Staff Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Featured News, Local, News, Top Stories

After experiencing tingling and numbness in her feet along with blurry vision in November of 2003, Lovejoy mother Trish Roulette became worried. And she was not alone. Similar to Trish, golf coach Kevin Johnson experienced numbness in his left arm and leg that was originally thought to be a pin...

Tasty tradition

Tasty tradition

Melody Quintero, Staff Reporter
May 22, 2017
Filed under Around the School, News

Every year it takes more than 30 pounds of batter, eight pounds of syrup, and lots and lots of sprinkles. On the morning before the first day of finals this week, teachers and administrators will be serving flapjacks to students, continuing a nine-year tradition. “It's a good way to make sure kids have br...

‘Seize the day’

‘Seize the day’

Madeline Sanders, Staff Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

As the second-period bell rings, students file into her room for her first class of the day. While they shuffle their feet in and pick up assignments, they see the familiar words “carpe diem” plastered proudly on the wall. At the beginning of each school year, she explains the importance of “c...

TRL to give away tickets for Shawn Mendes

TRL to give away tickets for Shawn Mendes

Austin Keefer, Staff Reporter
May 16, 2017
Filed under News

Pop singer Shawn Mendes will be performing in the American Airlines Center in Dallas on July 19 as part of his Illuminate World Tour, and the Red Ledger is giving away two tickets to the concert. Mendes, who started his career on Youtube and Vine and was propelled to fame at age 15 with his single “Life ...

Emerging from the shadows

Emerging from the shadows

Anna Stockton and Caroline Smith
May 15, 2017
Filed under Local, News, Top Stories

Editor’s note: Due to the sensitive nature of the topic, “Elizabeth’s” real name will remain anonymous at the request of her and her family.   "Elizabeth" sees them everywhere. At the gym. On campus. In the streets. Everywhere the Lovejoy graduate and college sophomore goes, the memory ...

Texas legislature considering wide-ranging bills that could affect students, schools

Texas legislature considering wide-ranging bills that could affect students, schools

Austin Keefer, Staff Reporter
May 10, 2017
Filed under News, State/Nation/World

The 85th Texas State Legislature convened Jan. 10 and will continue until May 29. Here are summaries of several major bills that could affect high school students that have been heard/passed the past couple months:   School Choice Senate Bill 3, passed by the Senate in March, is now in the House, where it is facing stiff resistance. If passed, the bill will create tw...

Beeline to environmental instability

Beeline to environmental instability

Jillian Sanders, Editor-in-Chief
May 9, 2017
Filed under News, State/Nation/World, Top Stories

The sound of buzzing bees incites fear in some people and wonder in others. However, the sound may fade to silence in the future: honeybees have declined 44 percent nationwide in the past year, and the Dallas area has seen an alarming decline in native bees. The sudden decline in bee populations remains ...

11th annual country run to take place May 6

11th annual country run to take place May 6

Gaby Garcia, Staff Reporter
May 5, 2017
Filed under Local, News

With a 1k fun run beginning at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K starting at 8, Saturday’s annual Country Run has been a community tradition and a fundraiser for Lovejoy athletics since 2006. All proceeds received will benefit booster clubs for baseball, basketball, football, soccer, softball, cross country/track,...

Athletics to receive new facilities

Athletics to receive new facilities

Katie Felton, Staff Reporter
May 3, 2017
Filed under Around the School, News

The new B hall expansion, which was completed before the start of this school year, brought many new classrooms along with the addition of STEM labs. Adding these, as well as a new dance studio, a black box theater, added cafeteria seating, upgraded art studios, and many other additions for the fine...

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