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

Superintendent Katie Kordell is putting together a committee of community members and teachers. This group will help manage the small tasks that might fall through the cracks.

Staff to receive previously denied pay

Ashlan Morgan, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

The school board granted teachers, nurses and librarians their previously denied step increase on Sept. 27 at the school board meeting. “I totally, logically understand that we have payroll issues...

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

Take 2: Foreign travelers, possible HIV cure 

Eleanor Koehn, Staff Writer September 24, 2021

U.S. to drop travel ban: The Biden Administration has chosen to drop the travel ban on fully vaccinated foreign travelers. The European Union and Britain allowed fully vaccinated American travelers to...

The debate team achieved high marks at the grapevine finales last Friday. The policy team broke school records by breaking into the double octave final round.

Debate team breaks records at tournament

Mathias Alling, Section Editor September 22, 2021

The debate team achieved high marks at the grapevine finales last Friday. The policy team broke school records by breaking into the double octo final round. “It’s super impressive,” speech and...

The PALS program is trying to help North Texas Food Bank in raising 300,000 lbs of peanut butter. Last year, the North Texas Food Bank collected 287,000 lbs of peanut butter, a 49% increase from the previous year.

PALS program collects peanut butter

Ashlan Morgan, Staff Writer September 22, 2021

This year, the high school’s PALS program is participating in The North Texas Food Bank’s goal of collecting 300,000 pounds of peanut butter. “Ms. Arnold passed along that there was an opportunity...

The district is facing a buss shortage causing overcrowded busses and uncomfortable students. The district is using multiple strategies to try to solve the problem.

District faces bus driver shortage

Mathias Alling, Section Editor September 21, 2021

The district is facing a nationwide bus driver shortage. While the district needs 22 school bus drivers, only 15 currently fill the positions. “I'm seven drivers down, and that's using temporaries...

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

Take 2: SpaceX, border revision

Audrey McCaffity , Section Editor September 17, 2021

SpaceX Flight: On Sept. 15, SpaceX launched the first rocket with a civilian crew. Within the crew there was one physician assistant, an aerospace data engineer, a pilot, and a CEO. The company, founded...

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

Take 2: vaccinations, wildfires

Libby Johnson, Staff Writer September 10, 2021

Vaccination mandates: On Sept. 9, President Joe Biden issued a series of COVID-19 vaccination mandates to federal workers, employers of large businesses and healthcare staff. The mandates order businesses...

Unlike the previous years, the 2020-2021 school years AP scores are breaking previous school records. Despite the set backs that they faced, students were sill able to achieve academic success.

AP students break records amid online learning

Libby Johnson, Staff Writer September 3, 2021

During the 2020-2021 school year, the high school’s students received higher overall scores on AP exams than previous years in spite of virtual classes and learning changes. “Fifteen students got...

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

Take 2: Hurricane Ida, Supreme Court decision

Mathias Alling, Section Editor September 3, 2021

Flooding in New York, Louisiana and Missouri: This week, Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana and started to flood New York. Ida started out as a category 4 Hurricane with 150 mph winds. Hurricane Katria was a...

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