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Bowling team raises funds with World’s Finest Chocolate

Bowling team raises funds with World’s Finest Chocolate

Hannah D'Iorio, Staff Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under Around the School, News

Rich, creamy chocolate in a crisp white wrapper, all for the price of one dollar. The Lovejoy bowling team is celebrating its fifth year, and is selling World’s Finest Chocolate candy bars for the first time in order to raise money for the upcoming season. “We are raising money to purchase equip...

Giving blood for a cause

Giving blood for a cause

Melody Quintero, Staff Reporter
November 16, 2016
Filed under Around the School, News

The American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive at the high school gym on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Senior Katie Hale, the organizer of the blood drive, hopes to help people in need around the community. “I know there’s people that can get in accidents, so that can help them; it can...

Students exempt from attendance for state volleyball game

Students exempt from attendance for state volleyball game

Cameron Stapleton, A&E Editor
November 15, 2016
Filed under Around the School, News

Students wishing to attend Friday’s state semifinal volleyball game can get an excused absence from 3rd through 8th period if they bring the ticket stub to the attendance office on Nov. 28 with their name signed on the back. The state tournament will take place on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 18-19, a...

Blondy Jhune Road closed for bridge reconstruction

Blondy Jhune Road closed for bridge reconstruction

Mandy Halbert, Staff Reporter
November 14, 2016
Filed under Local, News

Drilling for eight shafts has begun on the east bridge replacement project taking place on Blondy Jhune Road in Lucas, according to updates on the city’s website. The shafts will hold the legs of the abutments that hold up each end of the bridge. The replacement of the east and west bridges offic...

Student to host basketball tournament to raise funds for Alzheimer’s

Student to host basketball tournament to raise funds for Alzheimer’s

Anna Stockton, Staff Reporter
November 11, 2016
Filed under Local, News

With every basketball that swishes through the hoop, senior Grant Doig will be helping out his grandfather and the other 5 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer's. For his senior project, Doig has chosen to organize a basketball tournament to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. “It’s import...

Asking questions, understanding material

Asking questions, understanding material

Lulu Butler, Staff Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under Around the School, News

Before and after school, classrooms are overflowing with students vying for the teachers’ attention, and hoping to grasp onto bits and pieces of concepts that have already been reviewed for hours on end. Senior Noah Corbitt and junior Brandon Su have created an alternative. Corbitt and Su c...

Serving those who served

Serving those who served

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
November 7, 2016
Filed under Local, News

For a person who risked it all. For someone who gave all they had. For someone who selflessly served a nation. For someone like a veteran, a banquet serves more than food. The Veterans Day banquet has warmed the hearts of those who served in the armed forces ever since senior Student C...

Victims needed for Collin County “unnatural disaster”

Victims needed for Collin County “unnatural disaster”

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
November 4, 2016
Filed under Local, News

A clock counts down on the Big X website to the second the “unnatural” disaster will strike Collin County. While it ticks, organizers search for volunteers to play “victims” when destruction hits. The North Central Texas Council of Governments Emergency Preparedness Department is inviting people ...

TV star to speak at Young Life gala Saturday

TV star to speak at Young Life gala Saturday

Jillian Sanders, Editor-in-Chief
October 20, 2016
Filed under Local, News

Speaking on faith and his life experiences, HGTV star Clint Harp from “Fixer Upper” will be at Southfork Ranch Saturday for Allen Area Young Life’s 75-year anniversary gala. The event will feature Harp Design Co. furniture as well as a table he made specifically for the event. Other items s...

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