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‘It’s about the giving’

‘It’s about the giving’

Madeline Sanders, Section Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

With a goal of raising $2,000 for the American Heart Association, students are selling homemade cookies and stuffed bears outside of teachers Sherria Bracey and Renuka Venkataraman’s classroom on Thursday Dec. 14 following every Friday until Feb. 4. Students can buy a bag of two cookies for $1, a ...

Cheer to hold annual Shop and Drop

Cheer to hold annual Shop and Drop

Arushi Gupta, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

The cheer team will be hosting their second annual Shop and Drop event this Friday. Kids will have the opportunity to spend a fun evening with the cheerleaders while parents get to catch up on Christmas shopping or get some time to relax. “It’s a fundraiser the cheerleaders have started doing since...

Student Council to host stress presentation

Student Council to host stress presentation

Lulu Butler, Section Editor

December 6, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

As midterms quickly approach, tensions and stress build as students face the many assignments, quizzes, reviews, and tests they are required to complete. To help students deal with the stress and anxiety that comes with high school, Student Council will be hosting a stress and mindfulness-based presentation...

Taking precautions

Taking precautions

Madeline Sanders, Section Editor

December 5, 2017


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

As their legs move in sync, their heart rates increase with every step. Around the curve of the sidewalk, they find their way around town, building their mileage for the races to come. Everyone is laughing, talking about memories from their summer running camp in Taos. But out of the corner of th...

Majestic tryouts to begin this week

Majestic tryouts to begin this week

Caleb Stein, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

“5, 6, 7, 8!” This phrase will become very common to potential Majestics, as this week marks the tryouts for the award-winning dance team. “Monday through Wednesday after school, [the dancers] will learn the material for the tryouts,” Majestics director Jenny Willis said. “Thursday e...

Annual ‘Fine Arts Festival’ to showcase music and art pieces

Annual ‘Fine Arts Festival’ to showcase music and art pieces

Lulu Butler, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

Diverse, colorful pieces of artwork envelop the gallery room, music fills the halls, as students of the various fine arts programs prepare for the annual Fine Arts Festival. The festival will take place at the high school on Friday, Dec. 1 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 9 ...

Student yearbook pictures displayed for corrections

Student yearbook pictures displayed for corrections

Kelsey Carroll, Section Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Around the School, News

Student yearbook pictures are posted in the commons this week in order for students to check if their name, grade, and picture match correctly for the 2018 edition of the yearbook. “We need to make sure that we use everyone’s correct name and their legal names,” senior yearbook editor Elissa B...

Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving

Mary Catherine Wells, Editor-In-Chief

November 17, 2017


Filed under 2017 Friendsgiving, Featured News, Friendsgiving, News, Top Stories

This fall, The Red Ledger is excited to introduce a new tradition, Friendsgiving. A spinoff of 14 Days of Love, Friendsgiving will put a spotlight on ten pairs of senior best friends who have stuck with each other through the ups and downs of high school and even before.     

Students to donate blood through Red Cross

Students to donate blood through Red Cross

Caleb Stein, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

For those who need it, the smallest amount of blood can be life saving. Today, the student council will work with the Red Cross to hold their annual fall blood drive, which helps those who may need blood down the line. “We’ve done the blood drive the past three years I’ve been in charge of stu...

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