News

SAT score average rises in LISD

by Claire Kyllonen, Assistant Editor

In the past year, national average SAT scores have dropped by three points, which has caused concern in school districts across the country. Fortunately, LISD is not one of those districts. The average SAT score of graduating seniors rose 14 points in the class of 2014 when compared to the class of...  Read More »

October 23, 2014

We're ready for football, but are we ready for Spirit Week?

The Spirit Struggle is Real

For some students, 'Merica Monday trumped Marvelous Monday as Homecoming Spirit Week kicked off, and...  Read More »

Senior Jocilyn Guerra leaps into the air during half-time in the football game against Cedar Park

Color Study Sweeps the Competition

At the UIL Region Marching contest this weekend, the band continued their 32nd straight year of superior...  Read More »

Ebola

Ebola: What You Need to Know

People are buying hand sanitizer  by the 40 oz bottles and pulling their kids out of school for a disease...  Read More »

Students utilized an unused classroom to convert it into The Den.

Mu Alpha Theta Unleashes “The Den”

Mu Alpha Theta, Leander’s math honor society, opened the doors of their student-run tutoring center,...  Read More »

Inside the Lion’s Den

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Sports

Lady Lions Volleyball Season Summary

by Laynie Duplantis, Staff Writer

With one game left in the non-district season, Lady Lion volleyball has a record of 27-11. The ladies have a district record of 10-2. Hendrickson Hawks, 0-3 Their...  Read More »

October 28, 2014 • 0 comments

Eric Love defending the football

JV Lions Defeated by the Marble Falls Mustangs

October 27, 2014

The JV Red and Blue teams came together to form a "Purple Team" to play against the Marble Falls Mustangs,...  Read More »

Senior quarterback Brandon Hopp on the keep for the Lions

Race Against the Horse Power

October 24, 2014

The Lions fell to the Marble Falls Mustangs 49-46 October 17. The entire game had a close score, but...  Read More »

Senior Alper Orkun in the middle of his serve.

Tennis Loses Game Against Georgetown in District Tournament

October 16, 2014

The Lions varsity tennis lost a tough game against Georgetown this past week in the first match of the...  Read More »

Arts & Entertainment

March-A-Thon Almost Reaches Fundraising Goal

March-A-Thon Almost Reaches Fundraising Goal

by Siandhara Bonnet and Caroline Cravens

March-A-Thon, the main fund raiser for the program, took place on October 4 at Bible Stadium.  Friends, family, neighbors, or even local businesses  make donations that...  Read More »

October 3, 2014 • Comments Off

iDance

iDance

by Caroline Cravens, Assistant Editor

Blue Belles will take the stage with four other high schools today and tomorrow at 7 pm. Along with the four high schools varsity dance teams, there will be other performers...  Read More »

October 1, 2014 • Comments Off

Seniors Jorden Hoelscher (Penny Sycamore)  and Kameron Golden (Paul Sycamore), and junior Hunter Jones (Mr. De Pinna)

You Can’t Take it with You

October 1, 2014

For the annual dessert theatre and Fall Show, the theatre department will be performing You Can't...  Read More »

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Opinions

Students Who Skip School

Students Who Skip School

by Laynie Duplantis, Staff Writer

According to CNN about 15% of the student population, or 7 million students, are out of school 18 or more days of the year. And most students who skip don't think it will affect their future. Students...  Read More »

October 24, 2014

Halloween: A Real Treat

Halloween: A Real Treat

by Jack Densmore, Staff Writer

Halloween has been around for centuries around the world. It is celebrated every year and marked on most calenders. Free candy is handed out nationally and globally every year. Thousands of dollars go into buying Halloween decorations every year. Costumes for all ages are bought year round. This almost...  Read More »

October 20, 2014

Musical Diversity Through Genres

October 8, 2014

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