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Column: Coconut Pie

Column: Coconut Pie

Carlee George, Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

I can't make coconut pies anymore.  Not without being transported into my last conversation, last promise, last hug goodbye.  Not without remembering the gut-wrenching, dread-filled call that destroyed me.  April 4, 2019 at 1:21 p.m, we got the call that she was gone. This world had lost...

On The Spot: Thoughts on TikTok

On The Spot: Thoughts on TikTok

Lauren Gardner, Staff Writer

January 8, 2020

TikTok, a social media platform formerly known as Musical.ly, gained popularity among Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and YouTube in the past year. According to the research firm Sensor Tower, TikTok was downloaded over 750 million times from Oct. 2018 to Oct. 2019, which is more than each of the previously...

On The Spot: 2010s decade reflection

On The Spot: 2010s decade reflection

Joeley Hedgcoxe, Riley O'Donnell

December 19, 2019

As December 2019 concludes, many students say goodbye to their first full decade of life. The years marked their childhood and adolescence, while staff members said goodbye to a decade full of various national changes, new jobs and medical hope.

Column: A bittersweet goodbye

Column: A bittersweet goodbye

Madeline Sanders, Editor-In-Chief

December 18, 2019

In 2010, Haiti was devastated by a 7.0 Mw earthquake, Lindsey Vonn became the first American woman to win gold in downhill skiing in the Vancouver olympics and my sister and I were sick with swine flu.  In 2011, Osama Bin Laden was captured and killed, Prince William married Kate Middleton, “Wha...

Column: My monkey and I

Column: My monkey and I

Suvwe Kokoricha, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

To my lovely fellow students– I have a confession. I am a procrastinator. And not at your average GT AP student’s less-than-honest “ahaha I’m such a bad procrastinator” level. It’s a full-blown problem. But on some level I believe I’ve mastered it. I fully maintain that I have done almos...

Editorial: Removing B lunch for learning, efficiency, safety

Editorial: Removing B lunch for learning, efficiency, safety

The Red Ledger Staff

December 5, 2019

The school currently has A, B and C lunches, with B lunch taking place in the middle of fourth period. Students and teachers have suggested that there is a simpler solution because of the inefficiency of having a B lunch. The three lunches can be condensed into two lunches at the current A and C lunch...

On The Spot: Senior advice

On The Spot: Senior advice

Lauren Gardner, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

As the first semester comes to a close and new year approaches, seniors prepare to face the year they have heard about their whole academic lives. The year 2020, their graduation year, is about to begin. While they look back on their educational experience, seniors share words of advice who still have...

On The Spot: Halloween memories

On The Spot: Halloween memories

Suvwe Kokoricha, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

Students around the school share their favorite memories from Halloween in years' past.

Itching for life

Itching for life

Shivani Radhakrishnan, LNN Reporter

October 29, 2019

I told my friends that I missed going to school. They incredulously asked me, “You miss school?” I missed my life. In fact, I was itching for it.  For as long as I can remember, I’ve been itching. Some people have been practicing a craft or doing something they love since they were litt...

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