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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 Take 2 series features brief weekly updates on the state or nations relevant news for the community.

Take 2: Betty White challenge, volcanic eruption in Pacific

Marisa Green, Staff Writer January 27, 2022

Betty White passing inspires support of animal welfare: After the passing of Betty White on Dec. 31, her lifelong legacy of supporting animals inspired fans to create “The Betty While Challenge” on...

Ten students earned a chair in the All State Band convention. They will perform in their respective ensembles in February.

Band members earn spot in all state

Ashlan Morgan, Staff Writer January 25, 2022

Ten members of the band earned spots at All State. The All State Band convention will be held in February where members will play in their designated ensembles. “The TMEA All State Band and Orchestra...

The district partnered with Fast Doc Urgent Care on Saturday to host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Carrie L. Lovejoy Child Development center gym. Controversy and protesting arose on the site.

Lovejoy hosts vaccine clinic

Mathias Alling, Section Editor January 24, 2022

The district partnered with Fast Doc Urgent Care on Saturday to host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the Carrie L. Lovejoy Child Development center gym.  “I think it was a great idea,” freshman Sofia...

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

Take 2: School COVID-19 test, Texas synagogue hostages

Libby Johnson, Staff Writer January 21, 2022

Biden sends COVID-19 tests to keep schools open: On Jan. 12, President Joe Biden announced that roughly 10 million tests will be sent to public schools. In light of the rise of omicron cases, the White...

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

Take 2: Governor sues federal government, pig heart surgery

Campbell Lester, Staff Writer January 14, 2022

Texas Governor sues Biden administration: Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas released a letter on Jan. 4 announcing his intention to sue the federal government over an unconstitutional vaccine mandate for the Texas...

The Advanced Academic Banquet is this Sunday. The banquet recognizes students in College Boards Advanced Placement Program.

School holds annual Advanced Academic Banquet

Mathias Alling, Section Editor January 7, 2022

The school is holding an advanced academic banquet this Sunday at 5:30 p.m. at the Sheraton in McKinney. “It's such a great opportunity,” senior Austin Chapman said. “It's an honor to have these...

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

Take 2: Nicaragua diplomacy, national park renovation

Lindsey Hughes and Parker Post December 10, 2021

Broken Nicaragua, Taiwan ties: Nicaragua cut its diplomatic ties with Taiwan yesterday, only recognizing The People’s Republic of China over territorial dispute. The Nicaraguan government described Taiwan...

Choir will be participating in their own second annual Carol-O-Grams Christmas experience. Drivers will stop at the different stations in the school parking lot to hear their Carol-o-Gram, recieve their goodies and take pictures.

Choir hosts drive-thru Carol-O-Grams

Marisa Green, Staff Writer December 9, 2021

Choir is hosting their second annual Carol-O-Grams drive-thru experience on Dec. 11, with time slots ranging from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.. The event will take place in the front of the high school in a drive-thru...

Having their eyes fixed on State, band advances further in the area competition. Students will be competing in the area C competition on Jan. 8.

Band advances in area competition

Audrey McCaffity, Section Editor December 8, 2021

The final audition phase for the All-Region band finished on Dec. 6. Twenty-one students qualified to compete in the area competition.  “I finished fifth overall in 5A and 6A, jumping ten spots up...

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