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[26 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on SGA hosts first ever tailgate for homecoming football game | ]
SGA hosts first ever tailgate for homecoming football game

By Caroline Sipple
Student government organized and held Leon’s first ever tailgate on the hill on Friday, Oct. 21, before varsity football’s homecoming game.
The tailgate proved to be successful with many students showing up.
Caroline Kirk and Caroline Dempsey, along with the fundraising and membership motivation committees in SGA, helped put on this …

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[24 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Maya Levy: Discounted homecoming ticket prices for football players? | ]

Leon’s homecoming game and dance is this Friday the 21st and Saturday the 22nd .
Right now everyone is scrambling to buy tickets to the homecoming dance. The prices are $20 for singles, $30 for couples, and $25 at the door.
Those ticket prices are not the most affordable but there is …

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[19 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Junior and senior powderpuff teams banned from participating | ]

By Caroline Kirk
Principal Billy Epting announced that the junior and senior Powderpuff football teams will not be allowed to participate in the tournament on Monday, Oct. 17.
“This is the stuff I hate the most,” Epting said. “I hate taking away privledges from kids.
“But I have a commitment to the entire …

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[11 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Homecoming week around the corner | ]

By MarySylvia Hinnant
Homecoming week is Oct. 17-20. The theme decided for homecoming is Willy Wonka, a theme that student government and the cheer team worked together to come up with.
Each day of the week is inspired by the movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Monday is “Movie Monday,” in which …

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[30 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Junior uses snapchat to snag homecoming date | ]
Junior uses snapchat to snag homecoming date

By Caroline Sipple
With social media playing a huge role in students’ everyday lives, junior Max Manausa took the opportunity to use snapchat to ask junior Abigail Crowe to Homecoming on Wednesday, Sept. 28.
Manausa designed a geofilter to ask Crowe. He came up with the idea while he was looking at …

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[6 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Students look to poke fun at teachers at “Lion’s Lark” | ]
Students look to poke fun at teachers at “Lion’s Lark”

By Caroline Dempsey
The clubs of Leon will be putting on Lion’s Lark in the auditorium at 6 pm on Wed. Oct. 6. Lion’s Lark is a tradition that has been going on at Leon for over half a century.
This series of skits performed by Leon’s various clubs is a chance to playfully mock …

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[2 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Lions ready to ‘Shake, Rattle & Roar’ | ]
Lions ready to ‘Shake, Rattle & Roar’

By Hannah Wong
Freshmen and seniors alike will have something to look forward to as Leon prepares for the 2015 Homecoming events.
Due to a conflict with the FSU-Miami football game on October 10, the dance will be held a week earlier than planned. A survey held by English teacher Patrick Pratt …

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[8 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Some parents want party buses banned | ]

By Julia Chodyla
The Homecoming Dance will be held Saturday and some parents have expressed concern about the party buses that many students ride on nights like these, according to Principal Billy Epting.
Some parents are suggesting a ban on all party buses to reduce the likelihood of their kids drinking alcohol. For many years, under …

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[8 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Traci Creel: Taking a new stage | ]

This year I will be participating in Lion’s Lark for the first time. Although I have been a member of Anchor for two years and we are generally in charge of hosting this event, I have never held much interest in being involved.
With this being my senior year, I feel …

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[7 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Seniors win powderpuff game | ]

By Caroline Zapert
The senior class won the annual Homecoming Powderpuff tournament, which took place on Oct. 7, by beating the juniors in the final.
First on the field were the freshman and senior class teams, followed by the sophomore and junior classes.
Each team was comprised of girls who volunteered to play. They were …