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Group counseling now offered across campuses

Group counseling now offered across campuses

Sydney Wong, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

All district campuses now offer group counseling, which the district started at the beginning of this semester. The counseling is led solely by Noelle Gove, a licensed clinical social worker hired by the district this year. “I was hired as a crisis counselor, which means when a student’s in cri...

TRL to give away JMBLYA tickets

TRL to give away JMBLYA tickets

Carly Ludlow, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


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

The seventh annual JMBLYA Festival will return to Fair Park in Dallas on May 3. The gate will open at 12 p.m. rain or shine. Each year, a range of artists are invited to perform. The Red Ledger will be doing a giveaway for two tickets through Twitter. This year’s line-up includes Travis Scott, L...

GSA participates in Day of Silence

GSA participates in Day of Silence

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

In an effort to highlight the silencing of LGBTQ students in school,  Lovejoy Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) is participating in GLSEN ’s Day of Silence. Members gathered in the choir room before school to prepare for the day of silence. All students, including non-members, are welcome to parti...

Relay for Life to be held April 26

Relay for Life to be held April 26

Abigail Lund, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

Relay for Life will be held at the football field on April 26 from 6:00 p.m.-midnight with all National Honor Society members required to attend. Teams' sign up page for the event is now available, and students and community members have until April 25 to save a spot. Everyone is welcome to attend, but signin...

Band to perform at Carnegie Hall on New York trip

Band to perform at Carnegie Hall on New York trip

Joeley Hedgcoxe, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

In order to perform in Carnegie Hall, the band will travel to New York City April 17-20 for their 2018-19 trip. At 2:30 p.m. on Friday, April 19, the bands will perform 9 total pieces prepared for the evening. “These are the best bands we’ve ever had at the school,” band director Paul Heuer...

Lucas Fire-Rescue to hold CPR classes

Lucas Fire-Rescue to hold CPR classes

Ariel Kokoricha, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Featured News, Local, News

The Lucas Fire-Rescue is offering community CPR classes. The classes are free of charge and are offered each quarter of the year. At the end of a class, the participants will have certification in adult, child, and infant CPR as well as the use of an Automated Emergency Defibrillator (AED) through the...

Lucas to host annual trash-off event

Lucas to host annual trash-off event

Carly Ludlow, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Featured News, Local, News

The City of Lucas will host the “Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-off” on April 6 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. As an affiliate member of Keep Texas Beautiful, the City of Lucas participates in this event annually to keep the community clean. “The City participates in this spring cleanup annually to suppor...

Elementary schools to host campout fundraisers

Elementary schools to host campout fundraisers

Ailsa Kokoricha, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

In order to generate funds for the district Lovejoy Elementary is hosting a campout on April 12. Puster and Hart Elementary are hosting campouts as well, on April 26 and 27, respectively. The campout is open to elementary students and their families, but registration for the event closed March 22. Th...

Construction on Blondy Jhune Road to continue through March of 2020

Construction on Blondy Jhune Road to continue through March of 2020

Haydn Spooner, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019


Filed under Featured News, Local, News

The backroads of Blondy Jhune Road will be under construction with several projects beginning this month through March of 2020. For the first two weeks, construction will consist of installing seven new drainage culverts, and after that, the road will be almost completely reconstructed. Accordin...

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