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Nick Smith, Sports Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under News, State/Nation/World, Top Stories

E-cigarette use among students at the high school in the past 30 days is nearly double the national average for adolescents, according to a recent survey by The Red Ledger. Encompassing all grade levels, 30.4 percent of the survey’s 276 respondents had vaped, or used a device that vaporizes a flavored ...

Java and Jazz concert set for Friday night

Java and Jazz concert set for Friday night

Grace Nguyen, Staff Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under Around the School, News

If the songs “In the Mood” or “Orange-Colored Sky” fits one’s musical rhythm, then the Java & Jazz concert is a must-see event. “This is the first time that a capella and the jazz band have had a performance together, and I think it will be really cool to see everyone’s reactions,” s...

District to host logo design contest

District to host logo design contest

Zoe Allison, Staff Reporter
February 15, 2017
Filed under Around the School, Local, News

A love for art and a desire to represent the school system are qualities the district is looking for in a contest to create a new logo to represent 100 years of Lovejoy Schools. The contest is open to all district students. The winner of the logo contest will have their work displayed on the distr...

School increases parking lot security, cites student safety

School increases parking lot security, cites student safety

Hannah Ortega, Campus Life Editor
February 13, 2017
Filed under Around the School, News, Top Stories

Increased security measures including barricades and a barricade attendant during lunches joined the parking lot patrol officer in his signature golf cart after winter break. Students, many of whom are frustrated by the new security, and their unauthorized off-campus ventures have been cited as the reason...

New pool opening delayed due to technical difficulties

New pool opening delayed due to technical difficulties

Kelsey Carroll, Staff Reporter
February 9, 2017
Filed under Around the School, News

Slated to open Monday, Feb. 13, the new training pool built at Sloan Creek faces technical difficulties that will further delay the opening date. The training pool started construction in February of 2016 with an anticipated end date in August 2016. Weather, along with problems with initial concret...

Student Council to host Green Week beginning Monday

Student Council to host Green Week beginning Monday

Katie Felton, Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017
Filed under Around the School, News

Motivating students to live a greener and more clean life is the purpose of Student Council's Green Week which began Monday. “Green Week helps Lovejoy understand the importance of environmental awareness and if we don’t take care of our planet then we won’t have a planet for our kids,” juni...

Choir department to host UIL solo and ensemble contest

Choir department to host UIL solo and ensemble contest

Nicole Genrich, Staff Reporter
February 3, 2017
Filed under Around the School, News

Five hundred voices will be ringing through the halls Saturday as choir prepares to host the UIL solo and ensemble contest from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Choir departments from 15 schools in the region will be competing on campus this weekend. The singers will be performing selections from their prescribed ...

Sophomore class to host ‘Decade Dance’

Sophomore class to host ‘Decade Dance’

Kelsey Carroll, Staff Reporter
January 30, 2017
Filed under Around the School, News

The Decades Dance, featuring music and dances from the 1950s to today, will be held on March 4 from 8-10 p.m. in the commons. This event will take the place of of the Sadie Hawkins Dance and is being planned by the Class of 2019 student government. Tickets are $7 from Jan. 30 to Feb. 27, $10 from F...

Prom to be held at Southfork, will feature ‘elegant theme’

Prom to be held at Southfork, will feature ‘elegant theme’

Jillian Sanders, Editor-in-Chief
January 27, 2017
Filed under Around the School, News

Tickets are on sale in the school store for this year’s prom, which will be held at Southfork Ranch on Saturday, April 29. Tickets are currently $50 each. “We are going for a Yule Ball, winter ball type theme,” junior class treasurer Siobhan Pitan said. “It’s kind of like a winter, fair...

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