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Semester Exam Schedule

by Claire Kyllonen, Assistant Editor

1st Semester Exam Schedule 2014: Monday, December 15th: no exams Tuesday, December 16th: periods 3 and 4 Wednesday, December 17th: periods 7 and 8 Thursday, December 18th: periods 1 and 2 (go to 3rd and 4th period classes) Friday, December 19th: periods 5 and 6 (dismiss at 11:56 a.m.) Semester...  Read More »

November 21, 2014

Thanksgiving Lunch is Approaching!

Thanksgiving Lunch continues yearly at Leander when it returns on November 20th for 2014. PALS continues...  Read More »

How to Succeed

Congratulations to Cast of Annual Musical

After three days of auditions and callbacks, the casting list has been posted for the How to Succeed...  Read More »

CSquared

Putting ‘Human’ in Humane

The anti-bullying organization, C-Squared, will be hosting their annual Fall Forum November 14. This...  Read More »

2015 Youth Tour Essay Contest Winners Announced

Last Saturday the winners of the 2015 Youth Tour Essay Contest for Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC)...  Read More »

Inside the Lion’s Den

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Sports

Varsity Tennis Takes on McNeil Tournament

Photo Credit Jack Densmore

Junior Adhithya Balaji preparing to strike the ball across the court.

Varsity Tennis Takes on McNeil Tournament

by Jack Densmore, Staff Writer

The varsity tennis team closed off their fall season for the 2014-2015 year when they went to the McNeil tournament this past week. Boys-Singles faced tough matches when junior Russell Thomas faced...  Read More »

November 23, 2014 • 0 comments

Freshman Lauren Pohl after hitting the ball towards the other side of the court

JV Tennis Travels to Georgetown Tournament

November 18, 2014

Junior Varsity Tennis traveled to the Georgetown tournament this past week. Leander had a few players...  Read More »

Senior Caleb Gonzaba takes down the Drippings Springs runner

A Final Farewell on Senior Night

November 12, 2014

The Lions finished their season 0-10 against the Dripping Springs Tigers 28-14, saying farewell to the...  Read More »

Senior wide receiver Mikael Dawkins catches a pass from sophomore quarterback Parker McNeil for a first and goal

Tackling the Rangers

November 6, 2014

The Lions fell to the Vista Ridge Rangers, currently ranked 17th in the 5A division, 45-24. The kick...  Read More »

Freshman Blue team faces off against the Vandegrift Vipers.

JV versus Vista Ridge

November 6, 2014

Both JV teams played Vista Ridge and were defeated in close games. The red team played first but came...  Read More »

Arts & Entertainment

#AlexfromTarget: An Internet Sensation takes off

#AlexfromTarget: An Internet Sensation takes off

by Laynie Duplantis , Staff Writer

What started out as just a photo of a 16-year-old cashier at Target grew into a viral Twitter sensation. "Alex From Target" started out with a mere 144 Twitter followers,...  Read More »

November 13, 2014 • Comments Off

Band Shatters Record at BOA: San Antonio

Band Shatters Record at BOA: San Antonio

by Siandhara Bonnet, Editor-in-Chief

Congratulations to the Band for taking third place in finals at Bands of America: San Antonio out of 64 other bands from five states. In preliminaries, the band performed...  Read More »

November 6, 2014 • Comments Off

The pit plays the opener of Color Study

March-A-Thon Almost Reaches Fundraising Goal

October 3, 2014

March-A-Thon, the main fund raiser for the program, took place on October 4 at Bible Stadium.  Friends,...  Read More »

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Opinions

#GamerGate: Scandal Shows Decline in Media Ethics

#GamerGate: Scandal Shows Decline in Media Ethics

by Jack Densmore, Staff Writer

Twitter has been buzzing in the gaming world these past few weeks. The #GamerGate hashtag is a tag in regards to corruption in gaming journalism. This movement mainly started after an indie gamer named ...  Read More »

November 23, 2014

Throwing it Back: 80’s music

Throwing it Back: 80’s music

by Matthew Grissom, Staff Writer

People have heard names such as Miley Cyrus, Drake, Kanye West, and Ariana Grande. They are some of the biggest artists of our time right now, and some of them write really catchy songs, but people always seem to forget the good days of music: where people used to rock out and actually used instruments...  Read More »

November 20, 2014

An electronic cigarette intended to help users stop smoking regular cigarettes

Electronic Cigarettes: The Newest Unhealthy Trend

November 20, 2014

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