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Two sides of pep rallies

Two sides of pep rallies

Lily Hager and Gaby Garcia

October 31, 2018


Filed under Columns, Featured Opinion, Opinion

Two staffers debate the effectiveness of pep rallies. Senior Gaby Garcia believes pep rallies lack spirit and take away from students' education. She argues that the pep rallies should be canceled. Junior Lily Hager believes the pep rallies are what students make of them and enjoys each one, willing...

Editorial: Celebrate the spirit of Halloween

Editorial: Celebrate the spirit of Halloween

The Red Ledger Staff

October 31, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Featured Opinion, Opinion

To trick-or-treat…or not to trick-or-treat? That is the question- the answer of which should be left to the person doing the asking, and no one else. Certainly not your peers and their resulting pressure, and definitely not the town you’re living in. Trick-or-treating is the ultimate staple of being a kid, and there’s no shame in trying to relive your glory days and well as re...

Column: Unity amongst minority

Column: Unity amongst minority

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Featured Opinion, Opinion

Seeking to provide unity and a safe space for African-American students, last year three seniors founded the Black Leopard Society (BLS). I was assigned to report about the club, and I was eager to get started. In the article I wrote almost a year ago, I mentioned comments made about the club and ...

Column: Demanding Respect

Column: Demanding Respect

Shae Daugherty, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Featured Opinion, Opinion, Top Stories

I was a rebellious wild child, Shae “Danger” Daugherty by the age of 13. But my mother told me to act like a lady by ignoring the provoking cat calls and sheltering myself in a bubble where comments like that didn’t exist. I didn’t understand why. I only wanted to be treated equally. When I asked questi...

OTS: Alamo education changes

OTS: Alamo education changes

Abigail Lund, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Featured Opinion, On The Spot, Opinion

In early September, an advisory panel to the Texas Board of Education suggested a change in 7th grade history teaching, restricting teachers from describing the defenders of the Alamo as “heroic.” They also advised the removal of Lt. Col. William B. Travis’s letter addressed “To the People of T...

Editorial: Praising security changes

Editorial: Praising security changes

The Red Ledger Staff

October 3, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Featured Opinion, Opinion

With news of school shootings saturating our televisions and computer screens, it must be only natural to fear for our safety as we drive to school each day this year. We hear failure after failure of a school’s duty to protect their students and faculty across the country. But our school has not mere...

Ed-emojis: Back to school, parking lot patrol, teacher recommendations and more

Ed-emojis: Back to school, parking lot patrol, teacher recommendations and more

The Red Ledger Staff

September 19, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Featured Opinion, Opinion

Editor Note: Ed-Emojis combine the thoughts of The Red Ledger with Leopard emojis to convey our quick thoughts on things around the school and in the world that make us laugh, cry, pout, smile, and more.

Column: Support for the soles

Column: Support for the soles

Alexis Russell, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Columns, Featured Opinion, In Case You Missed It..., Opinion, Top Stories

A little more than two years ago, a second-string NFL quarterback made a decision. A decision so prominent that it completely shook the foundation of America to its core. Some dubbed it un-American and disrespectful, while others said he was utilizing his First Amendment rights and should be regarde...

On the Spot: St. Jude Carnival

On the Spot: St. Jude Carnival

Joeley Hedgcoxe and Grant Vogel

September 12, 2018


Filed under Featured Opinion, On The Spot, Opinion

Students share their experiences from the annual St. Jude carnival. Some activities were affected by stormy weather.

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