Party Like It’s 1982, 1994, 2006, or 2018: Year of The Dog

Party Like It’s 1982, 1994, 2006, or 2018: Year of The Dog

Natalie Taylor, Copy-Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

As a way to incorporate Asian culture into her classroom, English teacher Elise Song held a Lunar New Year Party for all of her classes. She spent multiple days after school (with the help of some students) preparing the classroom with decorations. “I enjoyed how beautiful the lights were out all over the room...

Macbeth Was To Die For

Macbeth Was To Die For

Natalie Taylor, Copy-Editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Theatre

This past weekend, Lakeview Centennial’s theatre troupe 753 performed the classic Shakespearean play of Macbeth. Junior KarLee Jones played one of the main characters: Lady Macbeth. “I absolutely loved playing the role of Lady Macbeth,” Jones said. “She is just so completely confident in...

Academics Receive the Recognition at AP Scholar Breakfast

Academics Receive the Recognition at AP Scholar Breakfast

Natalie Taylor, Copy-Editor

January 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Lakeview’s College and Career Readiness team hosted a breakfast ceremony to commemorate the AP Scholars at Lakeview. Each student who passed at least three AP tests with an average of a 3.0 on them received a certificate. AP students who have an average of a 3.25 or 3.5 received a certificate of h...

Journalism Students Conquer Convention

Journalism Students Conquer Convention

Natalie Taylor, Copy Editor

November 29, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

On the Thursday before Thanksgiving break, a select number of journalism students attended the JEA National Scholastic Journalism Convention. Journalism students from all across the country gathered in Downtown Dallas at the Hyatt Regency for the convention’s sessions specialized for them. Each a...

The Biggest LETT Down so Far

The Biggest LETT Down so Far

Nena Roland, Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Last Friday night’s game was said by many to be “the best game of the season.” The Patriots took on the Rowlett Eagles at HBJ stadium, which was featured on Fox Sports as the game of the week. After what happened at last year’s close game against the Eagles with Lakeview losing by one point in...

Basketball Girls Commit to College

Basketball Girls Commit to College

Jessiyah Sanders, Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Girls Basketball, News, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Candice Parramore and Bre’Asiajah Mathews officially signed their documents committing to the college of their choice. Surrounded by close friends and family, the girls worked diligently in order to get where they wanted go in their life. Senior Candice Parramore signed with Grambling State University ...

Jason Carney

Jason Carney

Hailey Grizzaffi, Writer

November 10, 2017


Filed under Petey's Pick, Showcase

Jason Carney is an English teacher who is a founder of two growing clubs at Lakeview. He is passionate about both and feels they are important for students. Safe Haven, formerly known as the Gay-Straight Alliance, is sponsored by Carney as a place for LGBTQ+ students to be heard and have a safe s...

Students Speak Out Against Social Injustices

Students Speak Out Against Social Injustices

Natalie Taylor, Copy Editor

November 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

For the past few weeks, students in English teacher Bunnie Light’s class have been working on projects over social injustices. Student groups had to select an injustice, do research over it, and promote awareness of the topic. “I enjoy working on this project because of the awareness that it is brin...

Jump into the Jungle!

Jump into the Jungle!

Natalie Taylor, Copy Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News, Showcase, Theatre

Schools from all across GISD are coming to watch Lakeview’s theatre department perform the classic Disney musical “The Jungle Book.” Lakeview has been practicing this play since the first month of school. “The [extra] time definitely gives our actors more time for characterization,” se...

Friday Neon Lights

Friday Neon Lights

Caroline Aguilar, Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Pep rallies are a great way to show school spirit and support the sports teams. However, the Neon Pep Rally was a great way for high school students to get loose and have fun without having to represent the school. “I really do believe that the students had an awesome time at the pep rally,” ...

Counselor’s table gives students answers

Counselor’s table gives students answers

Hailey Grizzaffi, Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Starting this month, the new “Ask-a-Counselor” table will be a monthly occurrence outside the counselors’ offices to provide more information to students. Lead counselor Tracy Stafford says that the whole purpose behind the table is to give students an opportunity to ask questions that they ot...

Students receive nearly $10,000 for AP scores

Students receive nearly $10,000 for AP scores

Natalie Taylor, Copy Editor

November 2, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

At the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) pep rally, students that passed AP tests for a math, science, or English class earned $100 per test passed. “I’m very honored to have received the money,” junior Nicolas Dominguez said. “It’s very nice to feel your hard work rewarded an...

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