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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Varsity player Mikayla Bowe gets ready to take a shot against Unifieds Kwabena Owusu,  and Nana Ayirebi-Akomeah.

“Everyone gets a chance to shoot the ball.”

Aziza Khikmatillaeva, Staff Writer March 7, 2024

The screech of sneakers and the rhythmic thump of the ball fills the gym. The crowd holds their breath in anticipation as the final seconds of the basketball game between Lightridge Unified and the Lightridge...

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

Senate bill forces new Loudoun policy covering sexually explicit material

Panchami Rangaraju, Staff Writer May 16, 2023

A new policy, titled “Policy 5055,” has gone into effect in English Departments across Loudoun County.  The stated goal of the policy is to let parents know in advance if there is going to be sexually...

Dr. Ryan Hitchman, wearing a blue and yellow jacket, waves to someone out of frame.

Dr. Ryan Hitchman: The man, the myth, the Lightridge legend

Alexis Ford, Staff Writer March 7, 2023

Looking through the door of Principal Ryan Hitchman’s office, one thing stands out. In the center of the room is a yellow checkered diner table. The table belonged to his grandmother. When she passed...

A stack of books about various religions sits on a table,

Op-Ed: College Board history standards are outdated and inaccurate

Panchami Rangaraju, Staff Writer February 27, 2023

  Magic spells. You might associate these words with wizards, fantasy novels, and video games. However, these words were written in a Pre-AP class Nearpod detailing “Hindu core beliefs.”  The...

Two hands tied together with a white graduation cord

Students and administration reach agreement on new graduation cord policy

Oluwatoni Ikhile, Staff Writer February 6, 2023

Lightridge students, led by senior Claire Hutchison,  launched a protest against a graduation policy which restricted the number and type of cords a student can wear at graduation.  After a series of...

A new policy put forth by Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin that changes the rights afforded  to transgender students has left some in the Lightridge community uneasy.

Students fear new Youngkin transgender policy

Panchami Rangaraju and Lalitha Aravind December 5, 2022

On September 16, 2022, Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin issued an executive order which laid out a new model policy designed to restrict the liberties of transgender students. If the policy is enacted...

A sad phone sits in jail

Lightridge launches new cellphone policy.

Ashlynn Cherian, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2022

Cellphones seem to be causing a distraction in Lightridge classes. Earlier this year, Principal Ryan Hitchman and Lightridge administration enacted a policy banning cellphones during instructional time. Hitchman...

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