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

Sophomore David David and his dad stand in front of the brush truck that responded to the fire. Davids dad is a fire lieutenant in Mesquite.

Sophomore extinguishes ring of fire in front of high school

Sarah Hibberd, Staff Writer February 23, 2022

This Valentine’s Day, love was not the only fire burning. This past Monday after cross country practice ended at 4:45 p.m., sophomore David David spotted a grassfire off the road from the west exit of...

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

Take 2: War brewing in Eastern Europe, Olympic figure skating history

Campbell Lester, Staff Writer February 17, 2022

Eastern Europe conflict: On Feb. 2, President Joe Biden’s administration announced the deployment of nearly 3,000 American troops to eastern Europe amid a standoff with Russia over Ukraine. Russia has...

Freshmen Theo Khakoo, Paari Palani and Caleb Born participate in the Lunar New Years celebration. 2022 is the Year of the Tiger.

Lunar New Year party held in library

Campbell Lester, Staff Writer February 15, 2022

On Feb. 11, Chinese teacher Tina Lee and her students held a Lunar New Year celebration in the library. The event showcased aspects of the diverse Chinese culture.  “The Lunar New Year is a 15-day...

Senior Ella Reaugh works with pen. Reaugh also received a perfect score on the AP exam and a nomination for the US Presidential Scholar in the Arts award.

Seniors win Scholastic Gold Key Art Award

Marisa Green, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

Seniors Madisyn Stutler, Fariba Avali, Jenna Garcia, Karlee Williams and Ella Reaugh won Scholastic Gold Key awards in the 2022 Scholastic Art & Writing regional competition. Avali won a Gold Key award...

Junior Humzah Ahmad is in the process of running for the Allen City Council. Ahmad will appear on the ballot on May 7 for the councils sixth seat.

Junior runs for City Council seat

Libby Johnson, Staff Writer February 14, 2022

Junior Humzah Ahmad filed for a place on the ballot on Jan. 20 to fill the sixth seat of the Allen City Council.  “Allen has been prospering for many, many years now,” Ahmad said. “I don’t...

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

Take 2: SAT shifts digital, Texas parents ban library books

Campbell Lester, Staff Writer February 11, 2022

SAT shifts online starting 2024: The College Board announced on Jan. 25 that the SAT will be taken exclusively on computers beginning in 2024 for the United States and 2023 in other countries. The students...

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

Take 2: Betty White challenge, volcanic eruption in Pacific

Marisa Green, Staff Writer January 27, 2022

Betty White passing inspires support of animal welfare: After the passing of Betty White on Dec. 31, her lifelong legacy of supporting animals inspired fans to create “The Betty While Challenge” on...

Ten students earned a chair in the All State Band convention. They will perform in their respective ensembles in February.

Band members earn spot in all state

Ashlan Morgan, Staff Writer January 25, 2022

Ten members of the band earned spots at All State. The All State Band convention will be held in February where members will play in their designated ensembles. “The TMEA All State Band and Orchestra...

The district partnered with Fast Doc Urgent Care on Saturday to host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Carrie L. Lovejoy Child Development center gym. Controversy and protesting arose on the site.

Lovejoy hosts vaccine clinic

Mathias Alling, Section Editor January 24, 2022

The district partnered with Fast Doc Urgent Care on Saturday to host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Carrie L. Lovejoy Child Development center gym.  “I think it was a great idea,” freshman Sofia...

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