The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

The online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

The Take 2 series features brief weekly updates on the state or nation’s relevant news for the community.

Take 2: Elon Musk bids for Twitter, transportation mask mandate lifted

Campbell Lester, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

Elon Musk makes offer to buy Twitter: Elon Musk has made an offer to buy Twitter for $43 billion. He wants to take the company private, saying he believes the company needs to be “transformed.” This...

Solo and Ensemble members: Alissa Chang, Aarathi Devakumar, Emily Perry, and Alex Simpkins, all qualified for the state solo and ensemble competition.  These musicians received superior scores on their entries.

Orchestra students qualify for state

Campbell Lester, Staff Writer April 19, 2022

Orchestra students will compete at the state competition on May 30 in Austin. Sophomores Alissa Chang on the violin, Aarathi Devakumar on the violin and Alex Simpkins on the cello and junior Emily Perry...

Seniors Emmerson Dingwerth, Lauran Richards, and Mac Van Benthuysen sign to their respective colleges. Dingwerth signed to William and Mary for swim, Richards signed to Texas Wesleyan University for volleyball, and Benthuysen signed to Anderson University for lacrosse.

Athletes participate in Signing Day

Marisa Green, Staff Writer April 14, 2022

Students gathered for Signing Day today at 3:30 p.m. Seniors Emmerson Dingwerth for swimming at the College of William and Mary, Lauren Richards for volleyball at Texas Wesleyan and Mckinley Van Benthuysen...

The Take 2 series features brief weekly updates on the state or nation’s relevant news for the community.

Take 2: President Zelenskyy’s speech, Amazon’s Project Kuiper

Campbell Lester, Staff Writer April 8, 2022

Support for Ukraine at 2022 Grammy Awards: The 64th Annual Grammy Awards took place Sunday, April 3 in Las Vegas. This year, the Grammys had a videotaped speech from Volodymr Zelenskyy, Ukraine’s president,...

The One Act Play Silent Sky will be performed tonight in the auditorium. The UIL team competed in zone, districts and bi-districts.

One act play coming home

Mathias Alling, Section Editor April 8, 2022

After competing in UIL, the one-act play “Silent Sky” will show in the high school auditorium today at 7 p.m. Tickets will be $7 for students and staff and $10 for parents. “Overall, I feel like...

Junior Alex Tranchina and sophomore Jacob Keane adjust their robot before the UIL Worlds competition in Dallas. The competition is going to take place on May 5 through 11.

Robotics heading towards 2022 World Championship

Marisa Green, Staff Writer April 7, 2022

Robotics will attend the 2022 VEX Robotics World Championship presented by Northrop Grumman Foundation on May 5-11. There are 810 teams representing 22 different countries gathering in Dallas, both online...

Senior Aidan Abramson gets carried out by paramedics. Abramson was one of the students who passed away in the accident.

Photo Gallery: Shattered Dreams

Olivia Lauter and Sydney Stout April 4, 2022

On Thursday, Lovejoy Productions and the PTSO put on the "Shattered Dreams" event with help of the Lucas Fire Department and Fairview Police. The fake accident and funeral were meant to prevent drunk and...

The Best Buddies Chapter is hosting a chili cook off this Saturday. Best Buddies is a volunteer organization that helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Best Buddies holding chili cook-off

Campbell Lester, Staff Writer March 28, 2022

The Best Buddies Club is hosting its first chili cook-off on Saturday, April 9. The event will be held in the high school courtyard, and everyone is welcome to compete for the best chili in the areas of...

The Take 2 series features brief weekly updates on the state or nation’s relevant news for the community.

Take 2: Eastern war stalemate, tornado blows through South

Campbell Lester, Staff Writer March 25, 2022

Russia-Ukraine war to slow down: The nearly month-long Russian war in Ukraine is on the verge of entering a stalemate, a senior NATO intelligence official said on March 21. Neither side is nearing victory...

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