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Drained

Drained

Anna Stockton, Staff Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News, Top Stories

Junior Tad Greenwald was exhausted. His thoughts came jumbled and with increasing agitation. Between sporadic bursts of energy, his eyelids would droop in a fight against the overbearing weight of his exhaustion. The night of minimal sleep had once again began to take its toll on him. “I'm not ...

Academic UIL teams to compete at regionals

Academic UIL teams to compete at regionals

Joe Cross, Staff Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Around the School, News

After competing at the district 15-5A meet last weekend, the advancing students in the school's academic programs are headed to Prosper High School for regionals on April 7-8. These programs include the speech and debate, ready writing, and computer science teams, and 18 students advanced to regiona...

Denim and Diamonds Gala to celebrate 100 years of Lovejoy

Denim and Diamonds Gala to celebrate 100 years of Lovejoy

Katie Felton, Staff Reporter
March 30, 2017
Filed under Local, News

Celebrating 100 years of Lovejoy, The Foundation for Lovejoy Schools is hosting their 11th annual Denim and Diamonds Gala and Auction on Saturday, April 1 from 6:30-11:30 p.m. at the Marriott at Legacy Town Center in Plano. “At our event, we will celebrate 100 years for Lovejoy ISD,”  sa...

Village of Fairview to see improvements starting summer

Village of Fairview to see improvements starting summer

Mandy Halbert, Staff Reporter
March 28, 2017
Filed under Local, News, Top Stories

The Village of Fairview as students know it will soon change. The division was recently purchased by Lincoln Property Company Dallas. Lincoln plans to use a $50 million renovation budget to bring life back into the majority vacant shopping center. “The project never got over 65 percent leased...

New tradition for seniors

New tradition for seniors

Cameron Stapleton, A&E Editor
March 22, 2017
Filed under Around the School, News

With the 2016-2017 school year coming to an end, Student Council officer Paige Becker has unrolled a new plan to celebrate graduating seniors. Located outside the offices of college counselors Addison Snyder and Randy Trevino, the so called “Senior Wall” boasts pictures of graduating seniors with thei...

Voting to begin on new academic calendar

Voting to begin on new academic calendar

Madeline Sanders, Staff Reporter
March 10, 2017
Filed under Around the School, News

The academic calendar for the 2017-2018 school year will be presented to the Board of Trustees for adoption on March 22. Community and faculty voting for the new 2017-2018 calendar concluded on Feb. 24 with 51 percent of community voters choosing option two. The option was also selected by 59 percent...

Amidst fast food options, district nutritionists encourage healthy eating

Amidst fast food options, district nutritionists encourage healthy eating

Kelsey Carroll, Staff Reporter
March 2, 2017
Filed under Around the School, News

Fast food restaurants have sprung up all around the city. At least four places can be driven to within five minutes of leaving the campus. However, district nutritionists Juliana Elandary and Mat McCarty said healthier options can be found without leaving the front entrance. Nutrition coordinator Julia...

Juniors seeking participants for upcoming music video

Juniors seeking participants for upcoming music video

Madeline Sanders, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under Around the School

Juniors Brooklyn and Bailey McKnight are looking for people to participate in shooting a music video at the school on Sunday, March 5 from 12-6 p.m. The two YouTubers and now musicians are looking for girl students, ages 18 and older, and especially boys, 14 and older, to be backup dancers, footba...

After Dark ministry to host conference in Allen

After Dark ministry to host conference in Allen

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Local, News

For the first time After Dark is reaching high school students by bringing rappers and performance to the Allen High School Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Feb. 26. Main tickets are sold out, but overflow tickets are still selling online for five dollars. The ministry, which began in 2000, trave...

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