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 online student news source of Lovejoy High School

The Red Ledger

A tough lesson learned that I had to accept is that I need to be happy with myself before I could be happy with other people.

Senior Goodbye: Finding out who I am

Maddi Linsteadt, Staff Writer May 13, 2021

“Who do I want to be for the next four years?” is what I asked myself as I entered the doors of high school as a freshman. The possibilities were endless, but the scariest part was that I had no answer....

It’s quite safe to say that the highlight of not only my senior year, but also my high school experience as a whole, was  my time as the districts photographer.

Senior Goodbye: Came, saw, captured

Katie Dolberry , Staff Writer May 12, 2021

Kindergarten me wanted to be an astronaut. Third grade me wanted to be a chef. Fifth grade me wanted to be a teacher. When it was time for eighth grade me to choose a track to focus her career on in high...

Evidently, high school whizzed by like a speeding bullet train with no clear destination, but the memories made along the way would forever remain intact through photos, videos and memorabilia.

Senior Goodbye: Perfect imperfections

Ryan Wang, Staff Writer May 11, 2021

They say a picture paints a thousand words, but I’m beginning to believe that no amount of words can do justice to what I have to share. As I gaze around my dimly lit bedroom, the trinkets and troves...

You’re allowed to be human. You are so beautiful in all of your mistakes and passions.

Senior Goodbye: Someday came fast

Layla Healey, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

I have a little cat ring-holder standing on a tech deck on my desk, and for the past 26 minutes I have been making dead eye contact with it avoiding this empty page. A senior goodbye? That topic seems...

The legacy that I am leaving behind is not one of great awards, or accomplishments, but one of kindness, and the pureness of the human heart. All of the hate, love, and everything in between helped me become the man I am today.

Senior Goodbye: Behind the smile

James Mapes, Staff Writer May 7, 2021

It’s time for me to say goodbye to this chapter of my life, and begin anew. I remember a point in my life where I would wake up and dread having to attend school. All of the unique faces, personalities...

As I enter this new chapter of my life, I can’t help to feel anxious of the unknown. I am starting completely over with new people, in a new city, and alone.

Senior Goodbye: Not ready for change

Lily Bouldin, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

The past nine months are something that I never would have imagined. It wasn’t long ago that I was 14-years-old and wandered the halls thinking I knew everything. My biggest accomplishment was taking...

Senior year has been a melted chocolate -- one you save all day to open later only to find out the hot summer day has ruined it.

Senior Goodbye: Chocolate box

Hannah Cole, Staff Writer May 5, 2021

Life is like a box of chocolates - you never know what you’re going to get. As cliche as this simile can be, my high school experience can really be summed up in this manner. Freshman year was...

On The Spots feature community members perspectives on relevant topics.

On The Spot: College admissions changes

Audrey McCaffity, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

After their junior year was cut short, students began the college admissions process during the first year of the pandemic. With the release of college decisions, students and staff share their opinions...

On The Spots feature community members perspectives on relevant topics.

On The Spot: Motivation

Audrey McCaffity , Staff Writer April 9, 2021

As the school year comes to an end, students find motivation in the little things to help them get through the week. Six students share what continually motivates them in the latest On The Spot.

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