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‘Love Yourself Week’ to emphasize preventative measures for depression, suicide

‘Love Yourself Week’ to emphasize preventative measures for depression, suicide

Austin Keefer, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

Positive vibes will fill the air next week as students and staff prepare for "Love Yourself Week," devoted to helping students cope with stress, depression and other negative elements of adolescent lives. “In the past we’ve had a suicide prevention day or week where we’ve emphasized ways to ...

BRIT pumpkin patch to raise money for dog rescue

BRIT pumpkin patch to raise money for dog rescue

Sydney Wong, Staff Writer

September 28, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Local, News

Brittany Rescue in Texas (BRIT) will host its fourth annual Great BRIT Pumpkin Patch this Saturday at the ACE Pet Resort. The event takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and admission is free. “It’s basically a fundraiser to go toward the care of the rescue animals [BRIT],” BRIT fundraising and ...

District to celebrate Leopard Friday together

District to celebrate Leopard Friday together

Drew Gager, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

The annual Leopard Friday will occur tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 28. The district will come together at the high school courtyard to enjoy students’ booths and special performance before the Leopard football team plays Denton Braswell. The band will be performing at 6 p.m. at the pep rally and will ...

Campus construction for athletes, offices continues

Campus construction for athletes, offices continues

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News, Top Stories

The last phase of construction for sports facilities has begun and is projected to be finished after Thanksgiving. Renovations will start on the east side of the original fieldhouse to serve soccer, track, and cross country. “Then we will begin on the west side,” said Dennis Womack, assista...

’99 Pieces of Art on the Wall’

’99 Pieces of Art on the Wall’

Layla Healey, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

Denver, Colorado’s annual fundraising event 99 Pieces of Art on the Wall showcased artists, local celebrities and other program participants on Sept. 21. Proceeds from the evening were donated towards assisting their mission to open more doors for people with disabilities. “The competition is a dir...

Staff to give away tickets to see Ed Sheeran

Staff to give away tickets to see Ed Sheeran

Drew Gager, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News, Uncategorized

Ed Sheeran will be performing at AT&T stadium with Snow Patrol on Oct. 27 at 7 p.m., and The Red Ledger is giving away two free tickets to a high school student. There are two steps to apply for the tickets. First, follow @theredledgerlhs on Twitter and Instagram. Second, tag The Red Ledger i...

Senior class council holds donations for hurricane victims

Senior class council holds donations for hurricane victims

Abigail Lund, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

Senior class council members have set up donation bins to aid the people affected by Hurricane Florence in the East Coast. Students are encouraged to bring supplies and basic necessities by Sept. 28 to help the cause. Senior class president Hadyn Spooner, along with several other senior STUCO members...

INCubatoredu gives students entrepreneurship opportunities

INCubatoredu gives students entrepreneurship opportunities

Carly Ludlow, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

Through the INCubatoredu program, students enrolled in the entrepreneurship class work with business professionals to get experience creating and building a business. Students looking to work in business or start a business can get a head-start through this class. “[Students] form a team and work ...

Percussion places fifth at first competition

Percussion places fifth at first competition

Joeley Hedgcoxe, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Around the School, Featured News, News

The percussion section performed at the Plano Drumline Competition and placed fifth against 16 other schools. “We were considered for most outstanding snare line and front ensemble,” percussion director Nathan Lewis said. “It’s always good to get out early in the season and get a couple ...

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