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Senior goodbye: Changing routine

Senior goodbye: Changing routine

Abigail Lund, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Editor's note: Senior goodbye columns reflect on senior staffers' experiences through high school and allow them an opportunity to share what they have learned with the school. Each senior Red Ledger staffer presents his or her personal perspective. One staffer's column will be posted every day until all...

Column: ‘The World is Still Learning’

Column: ‘The World is Still Learning’

Lauren Gardner, Staff Writer

May 7, 2019

New York City. A city sprinkled with flavor and colorful faces. Varieties of people passed by as I sat, pen and paper in hand on the grassy edge of busy Central Park. The summer breeze cleared my mind as I scribbled my thoughts haphazardly on blank pages. Staring at the jumbled words on the page, I re...

On the Spot: 2019 senior memories

On the Spot: 2019 senior memories

Suvwe Kokoricha, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

Seniors were asked to share their favorite memories from their last year in high school as graduation approaches on June 1. Their responses are recorded below.

Column: 41.21.1

Column: 41.21.1

Alexis Russell, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

I’d be lying if I said I didn’t cry. I sobbed. But can you blame me? Dirk Nowitzki has been a Maverick longer than I have even been alive. For as long as I could remember, there were no Mavs without Dirk, and there was no Dirk without the Mavs. It’s all I’ve ever known. For my entire life, thos...

On The Spot: College admissions scandal

On The Spot: College admissions scandal

Sydney Wong, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

Recently, following an FBI investigation, over 50 people were charged due to their alleged involvement in a college admissions conspiracy which began in 2011. In a scheme named Operation Varsity Blues and led by William “Rick” Singer, parents either paid to falsely designated their children as at...

On The Spot: Prices of prom

On The Spot: Prices of prom

Ariel Kokaricha, Staff Writer

March 25, 2019

Students share their opinions on whether the expenses of prom are worth the cost. 

Column: Breaking away

Column: Breaking away

Joeley Hedgcoxe, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

We’re blind to the opportunities around us. I sat in Flower Mound High School, watching as my fellow UIL competitors spent time watching Netflix or texting, ignoring the speaker who was calling out results. I sat there for what felt like three hours, waiting for my coach to finish judging stories,...

Column: Say yes to adventure

Column: Say yes to adventure

Abigail Lund, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

These past 11 days I’ve had the honor of spending every minute with about 50 other art enthusiasts in the beautiful country of Spain, and now all I can think about is going back.   When I found out about the art trip to Spain, I was beyond excited. A week and a half in another country filled wit...

Column: End the Pink Plague

Column: End the Pink Plague

Benjamin Nopper and Lily Hager

February 27, 2019

We high school students share a lot of things every day. We share the same halls, drink from the same water fountains, eat from the same lunch lines…practice the same bad habits. Consequently, we share the same fate: the Pink Plague. So when the phone rings in the middle of your third period tea...

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