Monthly Archives: March, 2010

India Evans: teen entrepreneur

While the vast majority of Generation Y spends its time anesthetized under an unyielding blanket of high-technology, a smaller portion of precocious teenagers are...

The hurried teen

According to an apocryphal story, Ponce de Leon trekked to Florida from Spain in the early 1500s with intentions of discovering the Fountain of...

Harriton High School board busted for spying

Student-school relationships are a sensitive subject for both parties. In the Supreme Court case of New Jersey v. TLO, it was ruled that students...

Google offers scholarships for doodles

Doodle 4 Google is a competition where Google invites kids of all ages to use their artistic talent to decorate the Google homepage logo. ...

CASL vs. high school

The Leesville varsity women’s soccer team kicked off the season with a scrimmage against Fuquay-Varina. The Pride defeated Fuquay 8-1 in a lop-sided battle. One...

Harry Potter theme park to open spring 2010

This spring, Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida will be opening the much-anticipated Harry Potter theme park.  The date of the park’s opening has not...

Future park ranger at Leesville

While many teenagers can be found indoors playing video games or using Facebook, Sam Freeze, sophomore, is busy in his backyard building a beehive. Since...

Religion and teens

There are many religions at Leesville and several clubs where these students can fellowship with others who share their religious beliefs. Christians are one group...

Obama’s first year

It has been about fifteen months since the first black president in American history was voted into office, and the time has come for...

Surprise! Facebook lowers intelligence

Shocking news: spending all your time on the computer instead of focusing on studies directly correlates with receiving lower grades in school. According to Wired.com,...

Ohno helps Americans win Olympics

Whether it was a stroke of luck or simply fate, Apollo Ohno tied Bonnie Blair for the most Winter Olympic medals won by an...

Water bottles: more harmful than you think

Welcome to a world where millions of Americans choose to spend thousands of dollars yearly on something they can acquire absolutely free, a world...

Del Burns set to retire

When North Carolina's new school board ran on the platform of change, the voters had no idea just how much they were in store...

Lela Johnston, Dance Ensemble Collaborate

On March 10, Leesville’s Dance Ensemble joined Lela Johnston, senior, in the annual Pieces of Gold performance held in the Memorial Auditorium. For 30 years,...

Wake County’s dropout rate decreasing

Wake County reported a 3.47 percent dropout rate for the 2008-2009 school year, down from 4.17 percent of high school dropouts the previous year....

Palin & Politics: Enough Is Enough

This Valentine’s Day, the FOX cartoon “Family Guy” was anything but heart and roses when the sitcom aimed a not-so-subtle shot at Sarah Palin,...

Men’s Golf Team Poised to Win States

After a disappointing third place finish in the Cap 7 conference last season, the Leesville Road High School Men’s Golf team is determined to...

Girls debut album impressive

Christopher Owens, the crooning, brooding, and delightfully disheveled and drug-addled frontman of Girls—a band whose four members are all men, naturally and ironically (naturally...

Pepsi Throwback Returns

The Throwback line of Pepsi products, which are made with real sugar rather than high-fructose corn syrup, are back again for a limited time. ...

Despite Fierce Debate, WCPSS Changes Leesville Back to One Calendar

On Feb. 23, Leesville parents and community members met with the WCPSS school board to argue for or against year-round schools. Each speaker had two...

Most Read

LRHS Women’s Golf

Spirit Week

Bring SMART Lunch Back

Lights, Camera, Homecoming!

Exchange Students at Leesville

No More Indian Princesses

First Leesville Football Loss

 Model UN at Leesville

iOS Update

Hispanic Heritage Month

Pride Athletic Club Pass

Local Band: Sweet Dream

The Benefits of Music

Balancing a Job During School

The Banned Books Controversy

 Bringing Back Pep Rallies

Test Taking 

 Game Design Academy