The Roar

Out With The Old, UIL Districts That Is

Out With The Old, UIL Districts That Is

by Emary Greene, Staff Writer

March 5, 2014


Filed under News

  The University Interscholastic League has released the tentative ranking for the 2014-15 and 2015-160 school years. There have been several changes. 20 schools made the switch to 25-6A. The current district we are in is 25-4A and will be bumped up to 25-5A in the upcoming school year. All this mea...

Give ‘Em the Ol’ Razzle Dazzle

by Siandhara Bonnet, Editor-in-Chief

February 28, 2014


Filed under School News

The annual talent show will take place in the Performing Arts Center on Friday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. There are about 12 acts which are mostly musical, but does include an agility course with a beagle. The contestant with the most crowd pleasing, eye catching, and overall best performance will win the gran...

Leander’s Got Talent Results

Leander’s Got Talent Results

by Siandhara Bonnet, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2014


Filed under School News

The annual talent show took place in the Performing Arts Center on Friday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. There were about 12 acts which were mostly musical, but included an agility course with a beagle. In third place was sophomore Luke Poche with his piano solo "Sonata in F Major; second was duet junior Kade Fergus...

Stevenson Crowned Mane Man

Stevenson Crowned Mane Man

by Caroline Cravens, Staff Writer

December 10, 2013


Filed under School News

Twenty of Leander’s senior guys put on a hilarious “pageant” on December 7 to raise money for Project Grad.   Kendrick Stevenson was named the Mane Man as well as Mr. Congeniality, and Best Crowd Appeal. He entertained the crowd with his Napoleon Dynamite act and auctioned off a date at the...

Servicing the Veterans Without Hosting a Service

Servicing the Veterans Without Hosting a Service

by Caroline Cravens, Staff Writer

November 13, 2013


Filed under Community

Even though Leander is not hosting a Veteran’s Day service, there are still many ways students can show support for our Veterans. The Blue Belles along with the Publications Staffs are showing their support by helping collect donations for Paralyzed Veterans of America thrift stores. Students can...

Homecoming Information Here!

Homecoming Information Here!

by Siandhara Bonnet, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2013


Filed under School News

Homecoming, the time of year for dancing, a football game, a pep rally, and the ringing of bells on mums. And, of course, leading up to all of that, Spirit Week. This year's themes are: Monday - Marvelous Monday, dress to impress Tuesday - Twin Tuesday, find a friend and be their twin for a day Wednesday...

LISD implements new policy regarding GPA/class rank on transcripts

by Emary Greene, Staff Writer

October 3, 2013


Filed under School News

Beginning this year, the Leander Independent School District is implementing a new class rank policy regarding transcripts. Class rank information will be provided to all students, but will not automatically be printed on transcripts. By law, class rank will be calculated to determine top ten pe...

Serious about Syria: A Q&A with LHS Students

by Brianna Acosta

September 13, 2013


Filed under State/Nation/World

This week, I interviewed students about their opinions regarding the conflicts going on with Syria. I got answers from forty students who were willing to share their concern and opinion with me. Shandi Hahn: "It is against the Geneva Convention. I think we should retaliate." Lizzie Cummins: "...

SAT and ACT testing dates approach

by Brianna Acosta

September 13, 2013


Filed under School News

Juniors and Seniors, it is that time of year again, time for the SATs and ACTs. We all need them for college so get them done early. A copy of these dates is available in the counselors' office. SAT test dates October 5th (late registration for this is September 23rd) November 2nd (registra...

School Picture Day – Sept 5 & 6 in English classes

September 3, 2013


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ALL students will take their school pictures on Thursday, Sept. 5 and Friday, Sept. 6 during their English classes.   Seniors - this photo is for your ID ONLY - it is NOT for the yearbook.   Attention SENIORS: You MUST take your senior portrait with Photo Texas to appear in the yearbook. You ca...

Schedule Changes End this Friday

Schedule Changes End this Friday

September 3, 2013


Filed under School News

See your counselor if you need a schedule change. Remember to have more than one option if you wish to change electives; many classes are full. Make sure you fill out a yellow schedule change request form and turn it in to Ms. Eggleston in the Guidance Office. Counselors are: Ms. Cooper -  Lead...

Retiring Teachers: Words of Wisdom

by Avery and Kaylee

June 3, 2013


Filed under School News

 We would like to thank our very special teachers for all they've done for us! Also, we must say farewell to Coach Fregia and Coach Shapley. Thank you all! Mrs. Pierce   Words of Wisdom: "Evaluate your research sources." Favorite Memory: Mum doctors at homecoming. Mrs. Brashier   Wor...

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