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

Black History Month takes place this month to honor generations of people of color who overcame adversity.

Black History Month

February 22, 2021

February is Black History Month, which honors people of color and their advancements through adversity. Below are a few historically significant events to remember during this month of observation. The...

Girls basketball players hold the check made out to Cornerstone Ranch by the basketball booster clubs. The check is for a sum of $8,043.41.

Basketball teams hold superbowl fundraiser

Mathias Alling, Staff Writer February 8, 2021

The boys and girls basketball teams held a car parade fundraiser for Cornerstone Ranch on Feb. 7. “It's important to find alternative ways to serve right now,” mom and parade organizer Stephanie...

National School Counselor Week

National School Counselor Week

Lindsey Hughes, Editor-In-Chief February 2, 2021

Feb. 1-5 is National School Counselor Week. The week is aimed to draw attention to the contributions of counselors' work in the United States. TRL interviewed the high school's four counselors to be recognized...

Chris Ross is the head  coach of the football team. Ross received the 5A coach of the year award.

Football coach receives 5A coach of the year award

Maddi Linsteadt , Section Editor February 2, 2021

Head football coach Chris Ross was named the Harris Rating System 5A coach of the year. This award is given by Harris Ratings Weekly, which follows Texas high school football during the season. “They...

Freshman Reagan Wagner practices playing her trumpet in the school courtyard. Wagner plays in the Wind Symphony, the highest band at the high school.

Freshman makes first chair trumpet at area

Alissa Chang, Staff Writer February 2, 2021

Editor's Note: Number of schools in the competition updated to all 5A schools in the state.  Freshman trumpet player Reagan Wagner recently placed first chair in the Texas Music Educators Association...

College Board discontinued subject specific testing and tests with essays on Jan. 19. Refunds will be given to students who signed up for subject tests.

SAT essay portion, subject testing discontinued

Angelina Mapes, Staff Writer February 1, 2021

On Jan. 19, College Board stopped providing subject specific testing, and all pre-planned tests have been canceled. Additionally, SAT tests with essays will no longer be administered. College Board and...

 The baseball and softball teams are kicking off their seasons with Meet The Leopards. The event will take place on Friday, Feb. 5, 5-9 p.m.

Baseball, softball kick off pre-season with ‘Meet The Leopards’

Katie Dolberry, Section Editor January 28, 2021

Baseball and softball’s annual Meet The Leopards event will take place Friday Feb. 5 from 5-9 p.m. “Meet The Leopards” is designed to introduce the 2021 baseball and softball teams as well as to...

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

Take 2: Executive orders, Super Bowl

Carlee George, Staff Writer January 28, 2021

Biden’s executive orders: President Joe Biden made history with his first week in office by signing more executive orders than any other president. On his first day, he signed 17 orders, contributing...

Senior quarterback no. 10 Ralph Rucker passes the ball to senior Reid Westervelt. Rucker was nominated for the Landry Award based off of his playing and leadership from this season.

Senior nominated for Landry Award

Maddi Linsteadt , Section Editor January 27, 2021

Senior Ralph Rucker is a finalist for this year’s Landry Award. This award recognizes the top high school football player in North Texas who demonstrates positive character and leadership attributes.  “I...

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