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Sworkit, the new fitness platform

Sworkit, made from the combination of the saying Simply WORK IT, is a new fitness platform that guarantees a more personalized exercise experience. Working out…




FCCLA member goes to Nationals

Soett-Luz Torres, a senior at Leesville Road high school, is an active Family Career Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) member. Since her sophomore year, Torres…


Why Boycott School?

Recently I read in a book about the concept of how one must break down the ego in order to move closer to the self….







Presidential Candidates PiktoChart

The presidential nomination races for the Republican and Democratic party started last year with nearly thirty total candidates–far more than the two that Americans must…


Dolegowki’s trip to Prague

Most students spent their spring break lounging on the beach before heading back to school. Other students, such as Emily Dolegowski, a senior, focused her…


What is Mycenae?

Mycenae First fact: Leesville has a student-run school newspaper. Second fact: It’s called the Mycenaean. Third fact: You have no idea what Mycenaean means, stands…



Being married to a coworker

“It all began with hall duty in the fall of 1994…I was a second year teacher from the other side of the state…she was returning…









“On Failure” Response

http://themycenaean.org/2014/03/jesters-thoughts-on-failure/ I refuse to welcome failure. I abhor and fear and detest failure. I do believe that failure is wrong; I cannot embrace it, I…









Spring Sports Are Underway

On Tuesday, February 16 tryouts for spring sports finally began. Tryouts were supposed to begin on Monday, but were postponed due to inclimate weather. February…




The Carolina Lightning

The Carolina Lightning are a girl’s u16 hockey team. Hockey is an intense sport, and these girls are tough enough to handle it.


New Gen Romance

Article after article written by fearmongers everywhere have thrown around many reasons as to why the youngest generation has completely changed–or ruined–romance and their consequent…


Traveling in Ireland

Dublin is a fairly small city that has lots of tourist attractions within walking distance of downtown. For the sites that are too far to…



Berg’s Buttons

Emma Berg doesn’t consider herself a young entrepreneur, though she could. What started off as a personal hobby has recently transformed into a small side…



65 years of music

Music has been around for as nearly long as people have, and certainly as long as anyone can remember. However, many people do not think…


The Menagerie broken down

Twenty-five students dedicate a full school year to the creation of the Menagerie, Leesville’s yearbook. With the help of Ms. Joni Amerson, English teacher, the…