The Red Ledger

District computers update with Creative Cloud

District computers update with Creative Cloud

Ryan Wang, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

After years using the Creative Suite 6 edition originally released in 2012, the district upgraded high school computers Nov. 5 to the newest version of Adobe’s design software, Creative Cloud.   Students in a variety of CTE classes use a wide range of Adobe products, such as Photoshop and Illustrat...

Physicals to be required for band participants

Physicals to be required for band participants

Arushi Gupta, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

A new rule passed by the UIL requires all high school students participating in marching band to undergo a pre-participation physical examination process starting Aug. 2019. “The UIL has been considering this possibility for several years,” UIL Director of Music Dr. Bradley Kent said. The idea began w...

Marie Tippit to speak at Allen Public Library Nov. 15

Marie Tippit to speak at Allen Public Library Nov. 15

Joeley Hedgcoxe, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Local, News, Uncategorized

A woman with direct ties to the John F. Kennedy assassination will speak at the Allen Public Library to share her tales and experiences of that fateful day. Marie Tippit will visit Thursday, Nov. 15 in the Civic Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. to recall her memories of the assassination and her own tragic loss. A ...

Student council to host Veterans Day dinner Nov. 12

Student council to host Veterans Day dinner Nov. 12

Carly Ludlow, Staff Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Local, News

In an effort to honor the veterans around the community, the Student Council and Fine-Arts programs will be holding a banquet dinner on Nov. 12 for any veterans and their families in the community. A variety of fine arts groups will be performing. “The Veterans Banquet is a great way for our school to highlig...

Annual Running Over Depression race to commence Nov. 10

Annual Running Over Depression race to commence Nov. 10

Layla Healey, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


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

Running Over Depression is continuing for its third consecutive year on Nov. 10. Started by alumni Bradley Davis, the run raises awareness about teenage depression and suicide prevention among the community. All proceeds will be donated to the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention. “I’m helping to organi...

Ted Cruz visits Fairview

Ted Cruz visits Fairview

Lily Hager, Editor in Chief

November 5, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Local, News

Ted Cruz visited Noah’s in Fairview Sunday evening for the 47th rally of his bus tour in the last six weeks. He is running for re-election into the U.S. Senate against Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke from El Paso. The election concludes Tuesday. “Ted Cruz,” “back the blue,” and “build the wall” we...

Majestics to hold meeting anticipating tryouts

Majestics to hold meeting anticipating tryouts

Ariel Kokoricha, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

A meeting for students interested in trying out for the 2019-20 Majestics dance team will be held Nov. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the library. Tryouts will be Dec. 3-5. Until the season starts, those who made the team will learn the Majestics’ dances during their “Ladies in Waiting” period.    ...

Ted Cruz to rally in Fairview

Ted Cruz to rally in Fairview

Austin Keefer, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Local, News

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) will be making an appearance Sunday, Nov. 4 at the NOAH’S event venue in Fairview from 5-7 p.m. “I think we should vote for a party and representatives like Senator Cruz, who want to move our country forward,” junior Chase Stevens, who will be attending Sunday’s ral...

First time around

First time around

Austin Keefer, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News, State/Nation/World

The political climate swirls like a blizzard in the wake of both the colder months and Election Day, in what may be one of the most influential midterm elections in U.S. history. Voter registration and turnout are through the roof, with a sizable amount of them being first-time voters, including many high sch...

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