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

Lily Hager

Lily Hager, Editor-In-Chief

With the coming of her fourth and final year of high school, Lily Hager eagerly awaits the senior perks that accompany all who suffer from “senioritis”–including off periods, senior overalls and dual credit. Her freshman, sophomore and junior years were occupied by marching band, newspaper, several AP classes and leadership positions (including being drum major of the band and editor in chief of The Red Ledger junior year). Hager thrives any day that involves journaling, bible studies, time spent with friends or family, and ice cream. Her time at home is largely spent in her room, which she so carefully designed for the past several years into a safe haven. She fills her (rare) free time by cleaning, writing, reading, planning or talking (whether that be to her parents, her friends or her pet bunny, Boots). Despite her burning excitement for college at A&M, she is committed to enjoying her last year as an editor, conducting her last show, and living her last year in her childhood home. Last, but not least, she is certain to take advantage of one last year of writing, editing, and loving TRL.

All content by Lily Hager
Lynda Fleming began her time in Lovejoy at the middle school 12 years ago as administrative assistant to the principal.

Replacing the irreplaceable

Lily Hager, Editor in Chief
May 31, 2019
Lily Hager, Editor-in-Chief

Lily Hager, Editor-in-Chief

Lily Hager, Editor in Chief
December 25, 2018
Ted Cruz rallied at Noah's to inspire republicans in the area to vote .

Ted Cruz visits Fairview

Lily Hager, Editor in Chief
November 5, 2018
Junior Lily Hager has always been part of pep rallies as a member of the band. She loves the spirit that pep rallies create among students.

Lily Hager: You’ve got to sell it

Lily Hager, Editor in Chief
October 31, 2018
Victor Ramirez travels the country working at fairs and concerts. He is a Florida local, but he needs the job.

Faces of the Fair: Victor Ramirez

Lily Hager, Editor-in-chief
October 18, 2018
The police booths, medical offices and patrolling officers all help respond to danger at the Fair quickly. Despite this, the security has a weak preventative ability.

Column: Fairly safe

Lily Hager, Editor in Chief
October 15, 2018
Canceling plans, arriving hours late, and overcommitting are all symptoms of flakiness. Sophomore Lily Hager addresses flakers in order to end their selfish habits.

Column: Don’t be a flaker

Lily Hager, Section Editor
April 3, 2018
Column: A letter

Column: A letter

Lily Hager, Section editor
March 22, 2018
Cello instructor Phillip Taggart teaches students in the school. Students have said they learn life lessons from him, and he is their good friend.

Instruction beyond the instrument

Lily Hager, Section Editor
March 8, 2018
By limiting the time on her phone, sophomore Lily Hager changed her outlook on social media. She uses the time she used to spend on her phone to do things she always wanted to.

Column: A change in the game

Lily Hager, Section Editor
March 1, 2018
The quintet has received a perfect rating each year during the ensemble contest.

A perfect record

Lily Hager, Section Editor
February 6, 2018
Victoria and Ted Fritzler met at the scene of a car accident nine years ago. Today they are married and raise two kids in Fairview.

A love that serves

Lily Hager, Section Editor
January 11, 2018
Senior Weston Hall wanted his fourth time asking senior Jensen Kinnebrew to be special.

They were purely platonic

Lily Hager, Section Editor
October 12, 2017
Lily is overjoyed at the sight of her lost panda.

Column: An unbearable awakening

Lily Hager, Section Editor
August 30, 2017
New assistant principal Julie Hirsh joins the high school this year after 18 years at Jasper High School.

Here to help

Lily Hager, Section Editor
August 23, 2017
Senior Brandon Merrill poses with his Lovejoy Elementary fourth grade teacher Jill Wilkins.

Thinking caps and gowns

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
May 26, 2017
Just in time for prom, TRL's Lily Hager walks through both the girls and boys steps to their final look.

Preparation

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2017
Senior JoJo McRae competes in both track and softball, sports with frequently overlapping schedules. She will play softball at the University of Maryland.

Playing double time

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
Reaching for the sky

Reaching for the sky

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2017
Junior Luke Casteele spends his free time working as a bullfighter in rodeos. He plans to use this hobby to eventually join the rodeo team at Texas Tech University.

Covering the cowboy

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
April 18, 2017
A homeless man in Times Square in New York braces the cold for donations and spare change. Columnist Lily Hager writes about the importance of helping the disadvantaged and unfortunate.

Column: Broken, but not forgotten

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
February 15, 2017
Half full

Half full

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
February 9, 2017
As one of the newest UIL sports, cheerleading will be competing at the Spirit State Championship in Fort Worth this afternoon.

Cheer to compete for state title

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
January 9, 2017
The entire Ray family dressed up for Lovejoy Elementary's 50's Sock Hop Family Night in 2002.

Since the beginning

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
December 15, 2016
Junior Lauren Willmann visited New York City to dance in the 90th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Parading through the city

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
December 8, 2016
The Voice inside Lily Hager's head used to rule her thoughts, but now she feels in control.

Column: Conquering the Voice

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
December 6, 2016
American Sign Language teacher Edward Bart is deaf. Bart studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York and the University of Texas at Arlington before beginning his career as a teacher.

‘Not hearing loss, deaf gain’

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
December 1, 2016
Junior Catherine Stewart goes rock climbing with her older brother, and plans to do it as an off campus sport next year.

‘Conquerors of the useless’

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
November 30, 2016
Freshman Lily Hager believes that the president should be one of high moral character and big dreams.

Column: The future of America

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
November 7, 2016
Serving those who served

Serving those who served

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
November 7, 2016
Freshman Lily Hager

Freshman Lily Hager

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
October 11, 2016
The school nutrition department, a self-funded program, works to create healthy and delicious food options for students.

Behind the counter

Lily Hager, Staff Reporter
September 22, 2016
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