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Majestics to perform annual spring show

Majestics to perform annual spring show

Joe Vastano, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

“Making a Difference” will be the theme for this year’s Majestics Spring Show to be held April 4-7 at the auditorium. Each performance will begin at 7 p.m. Admission price is $12 for students and $14 for adults. “The routines are an artistic expression of how we can all give back, community s...

Oh hail no

Oh hail no

Joeley Hedgcoxe, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2019


Filed under Featured News, Local, News, Top Stories

A severe hailstorm hit the communities of Fairview, Allen and Lucas on Sunday, March 24, bringing quarter-sized hail and damage all across Collin county. Forecasters first thought this storm would bring heavy showers and thunder. However, as the dark clouds rolled in, hail did too and spiraled into a heav...

Breathalyzers to return at Prom

Breathalyzers to return at Prom

Austin Keefer, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019


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

For the second year in a row, students attending Prom will be required to submit to a breathalyzer test in order to attend. The test returns from last year, its inaugural, having been “effective” according to Principal Chris Mayfield. “We really began this process last year going, ‘What are the...

Lovejoy Gifted Association to host annual Rocket Launch Event

Lovejoy Gifted Association to host annual Rocket Launch Event

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

Striving to increase gifted awareness and supporting Gifted & Talented (GT) Education in Lovejoy ISD, Lovejoy Gifted Association (LGA), is hosting its third annual Rocket Launch Event, beginning tomorrow.   The non-profit organization also sponsors senior scholarships, fulfills teacher grant...

Dude Be Nice week to commence Monday

Dude Be Nice week to commence Monday

Carly Ludlow, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

The second annual “Dude, Be Nice” week will take place the week of March 4-8. With the help of LARK [Lovejoy Act of Random Kindness] members, Student Council has planned a series of events to spread kindness and friendliness. “Often schools focus on ‘anti-’ programs, such as anti-bullying,” Stude...

Students attend largest Thursday night school of the year

Students attend largest Thursday night school of the year

Sydney Wong, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

One hundred and eighty-seven students attended last week’s Thursday night school. According to attendance clerk Debra Hogan, this was the largest number of students attending after-school detention this year. Approximately 400 students were originally assigned Thursday night school. The number of...

District to hold STEM Festival

District to hold STEM Festival

Haydn Spooner, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

Escape rooms to a 50th anniversary Apollo 11 presentation and more are all available to students and families at the second annual 2019 STEM Festival. The festival is set to take place this Saturday, March 2 at high school from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. where students and children explore their passions and inte...

Convention center and Delta Hotel opens in Watters Creek

Convention center and Delta Hotel opens in Watters Creek

Ariel Kokoricha, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Featured News, Local, News

After years of preparation, the newest convention center in Allen, the Watters Creek Convention Center, and Delta Hotels by Marriott in Allen opened Jan. 15. The center and hotel are located on the corner of U.S. 75 and Bethany Drive close to a variety of other offerings. “It is located steps away...

Interim Superintendent Dennis Womack looks to keep business as usual

Interim Superintendent Dennis Womack looks to keep business as usual

Sydney Wong, Staff Writer

February 26, 2019


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

In light of former Superintendent Ted Moore’s resignation two weeks ago, Dr. Dennis Womack, former Assistant Superintendent of Operations, said he is prepared fulfill his new role as interim superintendent. Until a new superintendent is found, Womack’s first priority is “continuing business as usual...

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