Monthly Archives: April, 2011

LRHS loses sophomore in tragic accident

Saleh Jamal Abdullah, 16-year-old sophomore, died Sunday morning, April 10, as a result of a driving accident. Abdullah pulled over the center line, over-corrected,...

Objects in mirror are closer than they appear

Here I am, sitting in my car at the stoplight. My eyes drift from the red light above to my rear-view mirror, watching the...

PAC Sports Camps

Summer is fast approaching as the high school sports seasons come to an end. Athletes are beginning to think about their next season and...

Winter sports wrap-up

Leesville winter sports are at the end of their season. Wrestling, swimming, and girls and boys basketball seasons are all coming to a close...

New leadership in Spanish National Honors Society

Spanish National Honors Society (SNHS) held elections for officer positions after school on Monday, April 11. Justin Palpant, junior and the future president for SNHS,...

Leesville Brain Game team falls with style

The Leesville Road High School Brain Game team failed to reach the WRAL Brain Game finals on Saturday, April 2 after a furious rally...

Online Dangers

Imagine this: seeing a picture of yourself on the Internet, with mean and hateful comments about you so that everyone can see. It’s a...

Prom 2011 a lacking experience

Leesville’s 2011 Prom was predicted to be a magical night full of beautiful dresses and marbles galore. However, there were key features that prevented...

Senior exemption policy questioned

During Tuesday's school board meeting, Wake County’s senior exam exemption policy took center stage. Many parents, students, and teachers questioned its fairness and effectiveness...

Pollen particles dominate early spring

Signs of spring are now visible at Leesville Road High School. Now that the trees have grown green once again, pollen has started plaguing...

The future of education

As technology advances, education will only become more digitalized.  The omnipresence of computers is rising steadily--and will only continue to increase.  The globalization of...

Canadian candy – surprisingly not weird

My dad’s job required us to move from Canada, but his job also takes him back to Canada routinely. Upon these visits, he stocks...

School library month

The month of April is National School Library Month, and National Library Week is April 11-15. The Media Center is celebrating both occasions by...

Breathalyzers at prom

As many Leesville students have already heard on the daily announcements, there will be breathalyzers at the door of Prom to prevent attendees from...

18: Maturity and mischief

18: age of legal adulthood. The changes that accompany an ordinary birthday do not come close to rivaling the monumental 18th birthday. As adolescents...

Modern music too vulgar for these ears

Every evening, I like to pump up the radio and sing in the shower. It is a time to relax and pretend that people...

One Day Without Shoes

On April 5, the A.E. Finley YMCA hosted the “One Day Without Shoes” (ODWS)  walk to raise money and collect shoes for less fortunate...

Smart snubs State

On April 3,I wrote an article in an attempt to coax North Carolina State University to hire Shaka Smart as quickly as possible. On April...

There’s more than one way to succeed

When my grandfather graduated from Hampton Institute, now Hampton University, he graduated with an Education degree and a vocational education in carpentry. When he was...

Blue Man Group: A whole different experience

The theatre has been part of my life for as long as I can remember. Since age six, I have seen just about every...

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