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

In honor of Clay Chapman, the Chapman’s family and friends along with some school administration has created the Clay Thomas Chapman Memorial Scholarship. This is made to honor Clay Chapman and to acknowledge the achievements of one student athlete.

Scholarship created in memorial of Clay Chapman

Margo Friloux, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

In recognition of Clay Chapman, a fifth grader who passed away last year, the Chapman’s family and friends, along with some school administrators created the Clay Thomas Chapman Memorial Scholarship...

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

Take 2: Shooting in Atlanta, immigration aid

Carlee George , Staff Writer March 19, 2021

Atlanta shootings: Robert Long was charged with eight counts of murder on Wednesday for a series of shootings that occurred on Tuesday night. He carried out three separate shootings, one in Cherokee County...

School board of trustees members Marvin Bobo, Barrett Owens, Amy Smith, Chad Collins, Anne Smith, Al Litchenburg and Jeff Wood sit in the Lovejoy Elementary gym. The trustees would announce their decision to keep the mask mandate later that night.

District keeps mask policy

Mathias Alling, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

The school board of trustees voted unanimously on March 15 to keep the current mask policy in the district. “I think the board came in predetermined [with] what they wanted to do,” parent Brandon...

Lovejoy Schools Foundation hosts the first-ever virtual Denim & Diamonds event.  This gala fundraiser will include an online auction, food, and raffle prizes.

Denim and Diamonds gala continues virtually

Alissa Chang, Staff Writer March 15, 2021

Each year, the Foundation for Lovejoy Schools hosts the Denim & Diamonds gala fundraiser. Denim & Diamonds ticket sales open March 15, and the event itself is scheduled for May 1. “Food, entertainment,...

The Majestics officers pose together in their routine outfits. They won first place in the Officer Lyrical competition.

Majestics place in competition

Mathias Alling, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Majestics won first runner up overall at the Crowd Pleasers DFW competition showcase on Sunday at the Delta Hotel in Allen. “Every dancer pushed themselves to another level, and we grew as a team...

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

Take 2: ERCOT firing, Russian sanctions

Carlee George , Staff Writer March 5, 2021

ERCOT CEO: Bill Magness, president and CEO of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) was fired during an emergency meeting held by the company on Wednesday. This follows the public hearing last...

The annual t-shirt design contest will be held this year in order to spread the word about the virtual STEM festival. The t-shirts are used as marketing for the STEM festival and sold to community members.

T-shirt design contest held for virtual STEM festival

Alissa Chang, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

This year, the fourth annual district-wide t-shirt design contest for the STEM festival runs until March 19. The contest is open to all LISD students. “The students usually have three or four weeks...

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

Take 2: Death penalty bill, Myanmar protests

Carlee George , Staff Writer February 26, 2021

Virginia death penalty: Vriginia lawmakers passed two bills on Monday to end the death penalty. This makes the maximum punishment life in prison with no parole. The Virginia state legislature is Democrat...

Senior Tajvir Singh and junior Chisom Okorafor won first and second place in the UIL congress state championship. Singh and Okorafor joined the debate team their freshmen year.

Speech, debate students set new school record

Maddi Linsteadt , Section Editor February 25, 2021

Two speech and debate students received awards at this year's UIL Congress State Championship. Senior Tajvir Singh placed first at the congressional debate and junior Chisom Okorafor placed second. These...

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