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  • Apr 9 / Varsity Girls LacrosseLightridge - 17, Broad Run - 1
  • Apr 9 / JV Girls LacrosseLightridge - 12, Broad Run - 2
  • Apr 8 / Varsity Girls TennisLightridge - 2, Riverside - 7
  • Apr 8 / Varsity Boys TennisLightridge - 1, Riverside - 8
  • Apr 8 / JV Boys SoccerLightridge - 3, Stone Bridge - 0
  • Apr 8 / Varsity Boys SoccerLightridge - 3, Stone Bridge - 0
  • Apr 8 / Varsity BaseballLightridge - 5, Stone Bridge - 6
  • Apr 8 / Varsity SoftballLightridge - 3, Stone Bridge - 0
  • Apr 8 / JV BaseballLightridge - 1, Stone Bridge - 7
  • Apr 8 / JV SoftballLightridge - 1, Stone Bridge - 6
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Vacancies in teaching positions have jumped 25% in recent years as more teachers leave the profession and less recent college graduates decide to pursue careers in education.

Teacher shortage hits Loudoun and Lightridge

Lalitha Aravind, Associate Story Editor April 11, 2024

Christi Campbell, Lightridge’s Director of School Counseling, was at a Virginia Tech open house. The room was full of tables containing information for over 60 different majors. She noticed one of the...

Peter Kims economics classes covered the windows of the 1400-1700 connector hallway with notes, graphs, and formulas.

Econ classes practice distribution of study materials

Cohen Wilson, Staff Writer March 19, 2024

Lightridge’s economic classes have found a new and creative way to review unit materials. The windows in the connecting passage between the 1400 and 1700 hallways are covered with calculations, formulas,...

Band director Jonathan Philip conducts the Wind Ensemble to their Virginia Honor Band title.

Concert bands hit high notes at assessments

Jenna Hong, Staff Writer March 13, 2024

On March 7 and 9, Lightridge concert bands performed at Rock Ridge High School for their yearly assessment. All four ensembles left the stage with overall superior ratings, with the Wind Ensemble achieving...

Iftar dinner flyer photo provided by the Muslim Students Association

Community prepares for Ramadan

Sara Yusuf, Social Media Manager March 8, 2024

As February comes to an end and March begins, the holy month Ramadan approaches. “Ramadan is a sacred month for Muslims in which we believe that the Quran which is our holy book was revealed,”...

 Moss Nicklas, and Imogene Sigler rehearsing Remembering You, written by Taylor Melanson  and directed by Jude Cabral.

The Boltfest show must go on

Panchami Rangaraju and Lalitha Aravind February 5, 2024

Lightridge’s theater department kicked the new year off with BoltFest, its second annual winter show. BoltFest is a festival style event that contains plays, projects, and theater-themed activities....

The schools three new vending machines come with a set of rules that govern their use.

New vending machines serve up limited usage

Aanya Dhannapuneni, Staff Writer January 30, 2024

New vending machines have brought an assortment of snacks to Lightridge. Many students see this as an opportunity to refresh themselves during the long school day, but the machines may not actually help...

Members of the ’s National Art Honor Society (NAHS) and Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America  set up in the school lobby the week of December 4th to raise money for charity.

Prints and Pastries raise money for humanitarian aid

Lalitha Aravind, Associate Editor January 2, 2024

The week of December 4, Lightridge’s National Art Honor Society (NAHS) and Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) club collaborated to create this year’s annual NAHS fundraiser: Prints...

Sophomore Andrew Webb (22), junior Brady White (16),  junior Tobi Ikhile (55) and the rest of the football team take the field for the Homecoming game against Briar Woods.

Homecoming prep is much more than a week’s work

Vy Bui and Saara Islam November 20, 2023

On October 21, 2023, Lightridge High School held their third annual homecoming dance. Although the students only saw a week of festivities, planning had begun even before the first day of school. On...

Freshmen Mega Balabbigara and Joslyn Bennett research haunted houses.

Haunting of the 1400 Hallway

Jenna Hong, Staff Writer November 6, 2023

LaLaurie Mansion in New Orleans, Louisiana is famous for the horrific story behind countless deaths that occurred inside the house. Amityville Horror House in New York became infamous and nicknamed “the...

Students fill the main hallway and library staircase during a passing period.

Student population numbers swell

Sabry Tate, Managing Editor October 27, 2023

The student population of Lightridge High School was 958 the year it opened. Today there are over 1,900 students at Lightridge. As more communities have been built there has been a steady growth of students...

Sophomore Chloe Motter gets assistance from junior Writing Center consultant Inaaya Khan.

Writing Center expands in its second year

Lalitha Aravind, Social Media Manager October 13, 2023

The Writing Center, a welcoming space for students seeking help with their writing,  is back for its second year of operation. The center was established in 2022 by English teachers Lin Rudder and Kirsten...

Senior actor Jude Cabral prepares for the fall Lightridge Theater production of Peter Pan.

Theater students react to the Hollywood writer and actor strikes

Aanya Dhannapuneni, Staff Writer October 11, 2023

On May 2, the Writers Guild of America (WGA), a labor union that represents the writers in the entertainment industry, and the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA),...

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