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I’m allowing the blissful ignorance of a high school senior to take me over, absorbing every last drop of laughter that’s left in the chapter of life I’ve grown so fond of.

Senior Goodbye: Independence Day

Sarah Hibberd, Editor-In-Chief May 19, 2023

If you’ve read all the senior goodbye stories that have come before this one, there’s one paradox you may have noticed: nearly every writer admits just how difficult it is to begin their final column.  One...

For some, high school may not be all it’s chalked up to be and that’s okay. It’s a time to try new things, learn who you are and enjoy the simplistic freedom.

Senior Goodbye: A final toast

Calla Patino, Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2023

I’ve had to drag my brain out of the depths of senioritis to find the slightest bit of motivation to write this. Even with my condition, I couldn’t pass up this moment to share, to write one last time...

When I read the senior goodbyes as a freshman, I wasn’t sure what I would write mine about. With 14 days left of my high school career, I reflected on what it was like for me as a freshman and what I wished someone had told me sooner.

Senior Goodbye: In the blink of an eye

Ryann Daugherty, Graphic Designer May 17, 2023

This is my first, and last column for The Red Ledger. I have never once written a story for TRL, and I never thought that my first would be my senior goodbye. Writing this was pretty hard for me. I have...

If you don’t know your purpose, He says that you are the light of the world. If you feel like you’ll never be enough, He looks at all His creation and says that you are more valuable than anything on the earth.

Senior Goodbye: A Life Worth Living

Hannah Gonzalez, Section Editor May 17, 2023

They say that high school is where you find yourself. A place where you discover who you really are. A place where your surroundings shape you and change you. In my experience, I would say that is true....

It’s also bittersweet knowing I am concluding the Doig legacy set before me by my brothers Grant and Drew. They encouraged me to take this class and I couldn’t be happier that I took their advice and followed in their footsteps.

Senior Goodbye: Concluding the Doig legacy

Will Doig, Section Editor May 16, 2023

It feels super weird to say the least as I sit here writing my senior goodbye. It truly feels like yesterday that I was a freshman walking into this school for the first time overwhelmed by what I thought...

Reflecting now through all of the best and worst parts of high school, I am able to find even more good in the small moments. I am more than ready to move on, but I know that it’s important to remember the past and value the present while I look forward to the future.

Senior Goodbye: Fun on weekdays

Audrey McCaffity, Section Editor May 12, 2023

I’ve been thinking about what to write in my senior goodbye on and off since the second I joined TRL freshman year. A lot has happened since then causing my decision to change and then change again....

Even though I felt like I had all this going for me, I did not want the days to end, growing up and graduating was a thought I wanted to keep out of my head. I knew that one day all of this would just be a memory.

Senior Goodbye: Overcoming the Unexpected

Nicholas Spooner, Staff Writer May 11, 2023

The Office’s Andy Bernard once said “I wish there was a way to know you're in ‘the good old days,’ before you’ve actually left them.” This quote sounds very cliche but eventually, you will...

For me, my lowest points in high school were blessings in disguise. They helped me grow, evolve, and learn about the kind of person I am and who I want to be surrounded by.

Senior Goodbye: Push the red button

Eleanor Koehn, Section Editor May 10, 2023

As I am writing this last column, I have undergone most of my high school career. I have a mere 31 school days until graduation and the weeks are flying by faster than they do over summer vacation or winter...

Looking back, all of the sweet moments have suppressed the bitter. High school is what you make of it. Cherish the relationships you build because that is what you will remember and take away from high school.

Senior Goodbye: The bitter and the sweet

Margo Friloux, Section Editor May 9, 2023

Writing this has been really difficult for me. I have thought about what I would write my senior goodbye over since freshman year, which seems like ages ago. But now, I absolutely hate writing my last...

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