Monthly Archives: March, 2011

All-Star Weekend was awesome!

From January 28 through January 30, the National Hockey League’s, or NHL’s, All-Star Weekend created a buzz throughout Raleigh. Students from LRHS did not...

Wendt saves the day!

“It was a big spider... but my shoe is bigger.” These were the words that would etch Jonathan Wendt, senior, into Leesville’s history as...

Nadja Young, CTE teacher, leaves Leesville

After four and a half years working at Leesville, Nadja Young, the CTE teacher, is leaving. “I recently began thinking of what the next steps...

Senior council puts together slideshow

The senior slideshow is often one of Leesville seniors’ favorite parts of the senior assembly. Featuring photos of all 559 people in the senior...

Harris pursues modeling, acting dreams

Many high school students have big dreams for the future - they envision themselves on television, singing onstage and signing autographs, but few have...

Leesville teaches Kerr-Vance how to play lacrosse

On Friday, March 11, the Leesville lacrosse team dominated Kerr-Vance Academy at an away game with an exciting 10-5 victory. In first quarter, Leesville was...

Confessions of a Jewish guy’s girlfriend – Part 1

When I started dating my Jewish boyfriend, my mom joked with me about what great “cultural experiences” I would become subject to. I rolled...

Students can beat Prom shopping wallet anxiety

Prom is a time for celebration, and a senior’s reminder of the freedom coming soon. This year, Prom has been moved up two weeks,...

My least favorite meal of the year

A few times a year, my mother will insist on preparing a meal that her own mother used to make for her. Unfailingly, every...

National College Fair to visit Raleigh

The National College Fair will be visiting Raleigh next week on Tuesday, March 22. It will be held at the Raleigh Convention Center in...

Mr. Murphy, principal at LRHS from 1993- 2004, dies

On March 19, former LRHS principal Richard J. Murphy died after a lengthy bout with cancer. He was 62. Murphy worked in the Wake County...

Easter Seals to hold charity walk on Centennial Campus

The Easter Seals, a group that aids and advocates for those with autism and other mental and physical disabilities, as well as their families,...

Bennett attempts to understand freshmen once again

When we last met, I informed my loyal readers that I had sworn off writing about freshmen. Their immature antics baffled me, their awkwardness...

A Winterfest wrap-up

The Winterfest assembly took place on Friday, February 11, 2011. Students worked audio and sound, worked on the sets, and did hair and make-up....

To work or not to work; that is the question

As senior year ends for some and approaches for others, Leesville juniors are faced with a difficult decision about their schedules for next year:...

How to avoid the “freshman fifteen”

In writing this “How to Avoid the Freshman Fifteen” article, I am tempted to spew out a bunch of useless nutritional jargon and advise...

Read Across America Day celebrated on Dr. Seuss’s birthday

Wednesday, March 2 was the National Education Association’s (NEA) annual Read Across America Day. Read Across America Day was created to motivate children to read...

Secret life of the average teacher

David Albert, band teacher, is a professional Drum Set/Percussionist with several Jazz groups. He plays for the NC Opera Company, the NC Ballet Company,...

Pope joins LRHS staff

On February 28, Robert Pope joined the ranks of the Leesville Road administration staff. Pope was hired to replace Mrs.Jackson, who left in December. Pope...

Women’s Varsity soccer on the rise

On Friday, March 11, Leesville Road defeated Wake Forest- Rolesville 3-0 in varsity women’s soccer. With the win, the Pride moved to 5-0 on...

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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