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Reduce, reuse, recycle?

Reduce, reuse, recycle?

Arushi Gupta, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

In the corner of every classroom, there’s a blue recycling bin. Occasionally the bin is filled with paper and plastic water bottles. Other times food and nonrenewable trash can be found in them. Situations like these have raised concerns amongst the student body on how effective the school’s recy...

Yearbooks to be distributed Wednesday

Yearbooks to be distributed Wednesday

Joeley Hedgcoxe, Staff Writer

May 21, 2019

After a year’s worth of hard work in the late nights, weekends, and school periods has led to the completion of the yearbook. The yearbooks were delivered to the high school on Sunday, May 19 and will be distributed on Wednesday, May 22. Students are to pick up their books during their normal lunch...

District considers new phone policy amongst young students

District considers new phone policy amongst young students

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

An ongoing discussion regarding the lack of enforcing put onto the cell phone policy has taken place within the district’s parent community. Words transitioned into actions this spring when a survey was sent to all district employees from the Interim Superintendent Dennis Womack on March 29 about the ex...

Renewed Solutions to host community recycling event at school

Renewed Solutions to host community recycling event at school

Ryan Wang, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

Recycling company Renewed Solutions will be hosting a community shred and recycle event this Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the front parking lot of the high school. The event was organized by administrative assistant Lynda Fleming after Renewed Solutions proposed the community event. ...

Choir to be ‘Unstoppable’ in annual pop show

Choir to be ‘Unstoppable’ in annual pop show

Lauren Gardner, Staff Writer

May 9, 2019

Editor's note: additional reporting has been done by senior  staff writer Sydney Wong.  Opening with “Don't Stop Me Now” by Queen and closing with “You Can't Stop the Beat” from “Hairspray,” the choir will sing with purpose, determined to spread the motto “Unstoppable” in...

District to host annual musical theatre camps

District to host annual musical theatre camps

Sydney Wong, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019

Registration is now open for the district’s annual Summer Musical Theatre Camps taking place July 8-19. The camp is directed by Jessica Brewster, high school theatre head director, and Anne Tracy, Puster Elementary music specialist. “I hope the campers learn how important it is to work as a team and other skills...

Introducing 2019 board of trustees candidates

Introducing 2019 board of trustees candidates

Ariel Kokoricha, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Early voting has begun for Positions 1, 2 and 3 of the board of trustees with Election Day set for Saturday, May 4. Board members serve three-year terms. Positions 4 and 5 will be up for election in 2020, followed by positions 6 and 7 in 2021. Early voting began Monday and will continue every da...

Annual Independent Studies showcase scheduled for April 24

Annual Independent Studies showcase scheduled for April 24

Ailsa Kokoricha, Special to The Red Ledger

April 23, 2019

Students in Independent Studies will showcase their projects on April 24 from 5:30–7 p.m. in the library. The students have been working on these projects for the entire school year until this point. They also studied different subjects sporadically. Junior Emmy Straeck studied marine conservat...

Jazz concert to feature Sal Lozano and Texas Instruments Jazz Band

Jazz concert to feature Sal Lozano and Texas Instruments Jazz Band

Drew Gager, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

The jazz band will host special guests saxophonist Sal Lozano and the Texas Instruments Jazz Band (TI Jazz Band) for a jazz concert on Monday, May 6, at 7 p.m. Last year’s concert with the TI Jazz Band featured Delfeayo Marsalis. “We prepare our part of the concert to a very high level in hopes of being...

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