Lightridge Sports Scores
  • 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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Daunte Painter, Connor Moyssiadis, Alex Owellen, Sam Ruiz, and Brayden Zirkle celebrate during a game.

Op-ed: Sports are key to mental health

Reese Hwang, Staff Writer April 1, 2024

I was seven years old, getting ready to dive into the water for my first ever summer swim relay. I was the anchor person, so I would finish the race off for my team, and was shaking in fear that I would...

Parents are struggling to find time to connect with their kids.  Kids are connecting just fine with the internet.  All of it is because of a system that is failing both groups.

Op-Ed: Capitalism is killing the iPad kids

Max Allen and Cohen Wilson February 27, 2024

In this day and age, both parents of a household are needed to work long and hard hours in order to pay an ever-increasing mountain of bills and expenses. Tapped dry of all energy, these people come home...

The addition of several vending machines on campus has left students unsatisfied.

Op-Ed: Vending machines leave students with a bad taste in their mouths

Joaquin Raffy Dalugdug, Cooper Won, and Kurt Vaughan January 30, 2024

Starting this school year, Lightridge High School has seen the addition of a series of new vending machines scattered throughout the school. But with its discouraging restrictions on accessibility, they...

More and more students are cutting themselves off from real world interactions in favor of a life online.

Op-Ed: Social media isn’t social

Jenna Hong, Staff Writer January 26, 2024

When was the last time you checked your screen time? What apps are you using the most daily? Social media has become a normal part of being a teenager. It is easy to get sucked into the drama that happens...

 Lightridge lunch ladies Fakhar Nisa, Elizabeth Chaves and Shazma Taqeer may look nice -and, honestly, they are- but a new proposal seeks to bring them the knock out level of respect that they deserve.

Guest Op-Ed: Knuckle sandwich

Sophie Armstrong, Guest writer December 15, 2023

Sometimes, only by accident, I meet their eyes with my own. Glossed over, I make out my reflection distorted with a muted hostility. They feel nothing. I feel afraid. It's not any fault of their own, it's...

Olivia Washington and Will Adams  star in the must-see 2021 Hallmark movie A Holiday in Harlem.

Op-Ed: Hallmark movies are holiday comfort food in video form

Sabry Tate, Managing Editor December 15, 2023

“Let's turn on a movie,” my sister says as the cookie dough forms in the mixing bowl. With those words somewhere in the universe a starter’s gun rings out, and the race begins. I run around the...

The traffic to and from school is a continuing source of stress for the student body and has only gotten worse as the schools population has risen.

Guest Op-Ed: More money, more roads

Akshara Jadala, Guest writer December 14, 2023

In the tenth grade, I was diagnosed with a rheumatic condition that undermines the strength of my lower half. It’s something I’ve learned to live with normally, but driving is a task that I can only...

Copying and re-using work that you have completed for a previous class is a violation the Lightridge Honor Code.

Guest Op-Ed: Self-plagiarism is dumb

Leila Ware, Guest writer December 13, 2023

Self-plagiarism is, for lack of a better word, dumb. The Lightridge Honor Code says that copying one's own work isn’t allowed, but ‘self-plagiarism’ makes little sense because in most, if not...

Burn is effecting more and more students, and Advance Placement classes dont help.

Op-Ed: Advanced Placement? More like Advanced Pain

Max Allen, Staff Writer November 16, 2023

College-Board has extended its wily fingers into the school system, draining the health of our students and our pockets of money. Despite the fact that College-Board claims to be “mission-driven and...

Lightridge High School during a typical snow day during the 2022-23 school year.

Op-Ed: Give us back our snow days

Joaquin Raffy Dalugdug and Kurt Vaughan May 31, 2023

The winter season of the 2022-23 school year concluded with only one official snow day, which occurred on December 15. This begs the question: Should these “missed” snow days be compensated? For many...

A bunch of novels are in a trash can and are on fire.

Op-Ed: Push to censor books is a Virginia tradition

Tessa Mlaker, Photo Editor May 16, 2023

The trend of banning books in educational environments is proving increasingly popular. We’ve seen the opportunity to read and learn from more and more classic and popular books taken away from students....

A clock sits by a window, through which the sun is rising.

Op-Ed: Down with daylight saving time

Cooper Won, Staff Writer April 26, 2023

On March 12th, the clocks once again sprung forward an hour from standard time to daylight saving time (DST) leaving millions of Americans on the wrong side of the bed, literally and figuratively, with...

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