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

Senior Zachary Nakamura holds the eyeglasses he has collected. Nakamura collected the glasses for Allen Eye Associates.

Student collects glasses for senior project

Alissa Chang, Staff Writer January 25, 2021

Senior Zachary Nakamura organized a prescription glasses drive with Allen Eye Associates for his senior project. He has accepted donations since November and will continue to accept them for the month...

Virtual Bump up day will be hosted throughout the month of February. Students will be able to explore a combination of core class departments, electives and extracurriculars.

Bump-up day goes virtual

Maddi Linsteadt , Staff Writer January 25, 2021

Bump-up day is virtual this year for fourth, sixth and eighth grade students to preview what the next school year has in store as they transition into a new environment. Virtual Bump up day will be hosted...

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

Take 2: Pipeline controversy, bank embezzlement

Carlee George, Staff Writer January 22, 2021

Keystone XL Pipeline: The Keystone XL pipeline would be an extension of the Keystone Pipeline that carries crude oil from Canada to the United States. The pipeline expansion plan was originally proposed...

The virtual race will take place on Jan. 30. Those interested can register for the race from Jan. 20-27.

Annual ‘Running Over Depression’ race takes place virtually

Maddi Linsteadt , Section Editor January 15, 2021

The annual “Running Over Depression” race put on by cross country is virtual this year. Those who want to participate can sign up by going to getmeregistered.com or by going to the Instagram page made...

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

Take 2: Quasar discovery, National Guard deployment

Carlee George , Staff Writer January 15, 2021

J0313-1806 Quasar discovery: Astronomers and researchers from the University of Arizona discovered the oldest and most distant quasar known to date. It is around 670 million years old, and 13 billion light...

Seniors Caroline Dobbs and Trinity Tassan perform the band dance. The team got third place in the band dance category.

Cheer places in UIL for second consecutive year

Katie Dolberry, Section Editor January 14, 2021

Yesterday, the cheer team competed in the state UIL competition and finished on the podium for the second year in a row. The team placed third overall for district 5A Division II, coming in behind Crandall...

Sophomore Kylee Thomason practices her piece:

Band achieves most placed all-region students in history

Alissa Chang, Staff Writer January 13, 2021

Beginning mid-November, band students from different schools in the region competed in a series of two phases for all-region. This year, 29 students from the high school placed in the TMEA all-region band,...

Seniors Luis Sandoval and Kris Marshal placed in the 2021 YoungArts Awards. The YoungArts Awards recognizes young artists for work ranging from theatre to classical music.

Students win YoungArts award

Mathias Alling, Staff Writer January 13, 2021

Visual arts seniors Luis Sandoval and Kris Marshal, along with alumna McKenna Christiansen, placed in the 2021 YoungArts Awards on Dec. 3. “We were told about it through class,” Marshal said. “We...

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

Take 2: Capitol insurrection, COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Maddi Linsteadt , Section Editor January 8, 2021

Storming the Capitol: Trump supporters stormed the capitol on Wednesday in protest of the count of electoral votes that will confirm President-elect Joe Biden's win. The protesters began to break through...

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