The Red Ledger

  • The deadline to order letter jacket patches in Tuesday May 1.

  • Jazz Band will perform with internationally renowned jazz trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis at their concert on Monday, May 7 at 7 p.m.

  • The improv club's next performance is Tuesday, May 1 at 6 p.m. in the blackbox theatre

20 years of impacting lives

20 years of impacting lives

Kelsey Carroll, Section Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

After a minivan door slides open, or the child lock on a truck releases, or the clasp of a seatbelt in the back seat of a mom’s Chrysler comes unlatched, John Evans’s smile is the first thing Lovejoy Elementary students see as they walk out of their carpool lane and into the school building. John ...

Choir to hold a capella auditions

Choir to hold a capella auditions

Jack Marsden, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

Auditions for the school’s a capella group will take place on April 25-26 at 4:30 p.m. “We’re looking for the people who are really gifted performers,” choir director Cathy Koziatek said. “[People] who have lots of stage presence and sing pop music and classical music well. We expect them t...

Students congregate for 17 minutes of silence

Students congregate for 17 minutes of silence

Shivani Radhakrishnan and Hannah Ortega

April 20, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News, Top Stories

Close to 200 students quietly filed into the commons, the only sound being the scraping of chairs against the tile. As they took their seats and settled down, silence blanketed the room and remained that way for 17 minutes. Students stared down at the ground, eyes unmoving, minds wandering. Today at 10...

School to host book fair and escape room

School to host book fair and escape room

Arushi Gupta, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

The library will host its “Gearing Up for Summer Reading” book fair from April 23 to 27. Along with the book fair, students and staff will  have the opportunity to take part in the library’s very own “Time Shift” escape room. “I just kind of thought it would be fun to do something steamp...

Firefighters to host biannual breakfast

Firefighters to host biannual breakfast

Jackson Willard, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

The Friends of Fairview Firefighters Association is holding their biannual pancake breakfast on Saturday, April 21, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at  Fairview Fire Station #2 to raise money for the station. Tickets for the breakfast are $5, and this includes pancakes, sausage, coffee and orange juice. “...

Majestics to hold annual spring show

Majestics to hold annual spring show

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

After six months and 24 weeks of preparation, the Majestics team will present their passion for dance in their annual spring show, titled Architect of the Mind, April 19-21 in the auditorium at 7 p.m.. “This year we are doing a study on all of the things that you can build,” assistant director...

Taking a silent stand

Taking a silent stand

Hannah Ortega, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

A boy wrote a hit list. She never forgot. Nikolas Cruz shot 17 people dead. She felt it was time for change. After a harrowing experience at her Frisco middle school and the recent Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida this past February, junior Lilly Taylor wa...

UIL competitors to advance to state competition

UIL competitors to advance to state competition

Shivani Radhakrishnan, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News, Uncategorized

This past weekend, students who qualified for the UIL regional tournament competed at Prosper High School. Though there were many events, only a select few teams and competitors qualified. The journalism team, headed by newspaper advisor Corey Hale, took first place as a team. In feature writing, so...

District aims to promote exercise through 100k for 100 years

District aims to promote exercise through 100k for 100 years

Kelsey Carroll, Section Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

The 100K for 100 Years of Excellence challenge is an opportunity for students, faculty, and community members to celebrate the district’s centennial by logging 100 kilometers of exercise by May 1. Those participating in the challenge can log hours by biking, swimming, rowing, running, or walki...

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