Monthly Archives: May, 2011

Spring chorus concert

On May 13, Leesville’s Choral Department presented the 2011 Spring Concert.  The Beginning Chorus, Intermediate Chorus and Capital Pride all performed a variety of...

The making of the magic of Cinderella: a look at the role of stage manager’s assistant

Of the hundreds of people working on the school musical Cinderella, from the musicians, dancers, singers, actors, techies, painters, shifters, and numerous others working...

Safe driving seminar attempts to save lives

On Friday, May 20, there will be a ninety minute driving seminar for all Leesville Road students. The seminar will be titled “Alive at...

Leesville hosts St. Jude’s rally

Leesville Road High School will host a St Jude’s Children’s Hospital fund raiser from Friday, May 13 to Thursday, May 19. Leesville Road High School’s...

Kilcup petitions for changes to graduation dress code

When Nora Kilcup, senior, received her Senior Bulletin, a booklet for seniors detailing all the rules, regulations and important dates pertaining to graduation, she...

President’s Volunteer Service award offered

At the end of each school year, the LRHS PTSA awards the President’s Volunteer Service Award to students who participate in twenty-five or more...

Last Hired, First Fired

“Last hired, first fired,” a policy established by a North Carolina statue, dictates that teachers most recently hired will be the first to go...

Scotty McCreery’s homecoming: “Garner’s proudest moment”

On Saturday May 15, Scotty McCreery, an American Idol top 3 finalist, returned to his hometown of Garner to perform at Lake Benson Park....

GOP biting off more than they can chew

Have you ever seen one of those idiotic national hot dog eating contests they televise on ESPN? Well, I was on the treadmill at...

Water for Elephants : simply smashing

When my girlfriend first told me we were going to see Water For Elephants, a film directed by Francis Lawrence, needless to say I...

Freshman class hosts supply drive

The freshman student council held a supply drive the week after Spring break, April 25-29, to benefit the PLM Families Together (PLMFT) homeless shelter. Claudia...

Varsity Women’s Soccer enjoys Senior Night

As each sports season comes to an end, varsity athletes, along with their ever-rabid fans, gather to celebrate that year’s graduates with a Senior...

The “It Gets Better” project inspires

High school is not always a fun place to be for gay teenagers. Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender teens, or LGBTs, face amplified bullying...

Cubs choir: the life, the legend, the legacy

At Leesville Road Elementary School, few things were available to set students above the norm. While many children were watching cartoons, trading Pokemon cards, or...

Tips for lottery success

The happiest day of my life will not be when my children are born, when I get married, or when I go to Disney...

Panthers find a franchise QB in Cam Newton

“With the first pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, the Carolina Panthers select... CAM NEWTON, quarterback, Auburn.”  With that simple statement by the NFL Commissioner,...

Leesville announces new course for 2011-12 school year

On Wednesday, May 4, Leesville students were informed that a new course called TV Programming and Broadcasting would be offered in the 2011-12 school...

Explaining gas pump myths

With gas prices rising by nickels and dimes every day, each trip I take to gas station is increasingly depressing.  The cost to fill...

Operation: Save the Senior Issue a success!

On Friday, April 29, the newspaper staff’s deadline to raise money for the senior issue expired. In the end, it was several dollars away...

Stout and Lowery named prom king and queen

For the first time in Leesville’s history, a queen and king were crowned at Prom. Nominations took place over the course of a few...

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