The Red Ledger

Homecoming spirit hits the halls

Caylin Barton, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News

School has only been under way three weeks, but Homecoming is already a hot topic. The homecoming football game will take place on Friday, September 28, on the football field at 7:30 against Wylie High School. The dance will be the following night on Saturday, September 29 from 8-11. The homecoming danc...

New bullying law comes to campus

Olivia Griffin, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News

After listening to countless hours of tearful testimonies from bullying victims and their families in a session of the state legislature and the building pressure from the public for schools to crack down on bullying, Texas lawmakers overwhelmingly passed House Bill 1942, which will require schools to respo...

CAT moves to new location

Farren Barnett, Staff Reporter

September 13, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News

Students looking for a little extra help on homework, might need to look in a new place. Along with the various other changes in the school this year, the location of the CAT, Center for Academic Training, has been moved. Student Council teacher Tammy Parker needed more space for her classes, and ask...

College fair comes to campus

Abby Martin, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News

Students will have a chance to visit over 120 colleges today as part of the annual college fair. Colleges will be setting up their tables in the cafeteria and commons, and students will be released to the fair according to grade level. The seniors will start at 1:00, and following them will be the juni...

Clearing the controversy

Clearing the controversy

Liz Schasel, Editor-in-chief

September 11, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News, Top Stories

Dress code and homecoming have been the topics of campus controversy ever since the principals visited history classes last week to explain some new rules. Although intended to be helpful reminders, these explanations were quickly misinterpreted and spread throughout campus to create some false ideas....

When to buy a mum

Jessica Parrott, Sports Editor

September 10, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News

It’s that time of year again- homecoming is approaching and mums and garters are now on sale. Just like every year, the Majestic moms are selling their handcrafted mums with proceeds benefitting the Majestics. Mums and garters will be sold not only at the high school but also at Sloan Creek, Hart...

Yearbooks selling online

Carly Parkinson, Staff Reporter

September 7, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News

Yearbooks are now available for purchase at the lowest price they will be all year: $65 a piece. The yearbook itself is currently a work in progress by both of the yearbook classes and will be completed in time for the yearbooks to be given to students at the end of the school year. The sale g...

Last chance for senior portraits

Libby Bevin, Business Manager

September 7, 2012


Filed under Around the School, News

Today is the last day to make an appointment for senior pictures but instead of being taken at the high school, pictures must be now be done at Clix Studio at Watters Creek (US 75 - Bethany exit). However, if you are a senior and do not make an appointment today, the Clix photographers will be comi...

Local communities rank among nation’s best

Jayme Allen, Staff Reporter

September 6, 2012


Filed under Local, News

Every other year, MONEY Magazine names the so-called 100 “Best Places to Live” in America. Our hometown Allen made the 13th spot, with the neighborhood city of McKinney ranking 2nd. This is a step up for Allen, which ranked 16th in 2010 and 20th in 2008. Allen ISD's new $60 million stadium...

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