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AP seminar presentations to take place Feb. 21-22

AP seminar presentations to take place Feb. 21-22

Lauren Gardner, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

AP Seminar presentations will take place on Thursday, Feb. 21 and Friday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. At the presentations, students will present their projects they have researched for several weeks for the college board AP exam. Parents, administrators and students are invited to hear the different groups s...

Dennis Womack named interim superintendent following Moore resignation

Dennis Womack named interim superintendent following Moore resignation

Sydney Wong, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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

Editor's note: This story was updated Feb. 15 to include information from Dennis Womack's email. The Red Ledger has reached out to both district administration and Ted Moore for comments on this situation. This story will be updated if we receive any additional information or comments. Assistant Supe...

CX debate team to go to UIL state

CX debate team to go to UIL state

Ariel Kokoricha, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


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

At the UIL Policy (CX) Debate District Competition on Jan. 23, all three CX teams finaled and one team made it to the state competition on Mar. 22-23. The CX teams were made up of freshmen Jannat Verma and Sebastian Ramirez who placed fifth, sophomores Jack Czyz and Mitch Laman who placed fourth a...

Stacy Road construction likely to finish within the year

Stacy Road construction likely to finish within the year

Sydney Wong, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Featured News, Local, News

After nearly three years of construction, Stacy Road approaches completion. Although TxDot has yet to release an official completion date, according to Fairview Town Engineer James Chancellor, it is “safe to say” construction will be finished by May.  Over the last few years, Stacy Road has ov...

Flu season hits hard in second semester

Flu season hits hard in second semester

Arushi Gupta, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

A substantial number of students and staff were marked absent last week due to the flu or flu-like symptoms. “We had more students out last week than normal, and usually it creates some challenges both for staff and students,” principal Chris Mayfield said. Two hundred and thirty-five stu...

Speaker grabs students’ attention at assembly

Speaker grabs students’ attention at assembly

Layla Healey, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


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

He walks in through the side of the stage and introduces himself. “Hi, I’m Scott Backovich. How’s everyone doing?” The crowd of drowsy, distracted students respond with a lethargic “good,” just as in every other assembly. But Backovich had every intention to avoid presenting like the countless...

Orchestra begins Valentine’s sales

Orchestra begins Valentine’s sales

Lauren Gardner and Ariel Kokoricha

February 6, 2019


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

Orchestra is hosting a Valentine's rose and chocolate sale as a fundraiser for their program. “The sales help with the cost and the savings for the orchestra's trip to Disney, purchasing music, or any orchestra repairs,” orchestra director Jennifer Vanhook said. The orchestra booster club will be ...

Work Based Learning program holds donations for district daycare

Work Based Learning program holds donations for district daycare

Ailsa Kokoricha, Special to The RedLedger

February 4, 2019


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

The Work-Based Learning program is sponsoring a toy drive to benefit Little Leopards, the daycare program for children of district employees. Donations are accepted at any district campus or the administration building until Feb. 15. The high school donation box is located in the commons near the ...

How to ‘Report It’

Kaitlin Anderson, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under Around the School, News, Uncategorized

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