Monthly Archives: November, 2011

Canadian Girl Dolls? O, Canada…

Now that malls are prematurely decorated and Walmart is playing festive music, the consumerist in me knows that Christmastime is here. In light of...

Literary contest commences

The Raleigh Fine Arts Society Literary Contest is a short story writing competition held for high school students in Wake County. The contest starts...

Lion, Witch, and Wardrobe impresses

On November 3-5, Pride Productions produced The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, a play based off the book written by C.S Lewis. The...

Paterno scandal invokes ignorance

I’m a diehard football fan. When my team wins, I act like a lunatic, which seems only appropriate. However, as a sports fan, I...

Dragon boat racing brings mythical creatures back to life

Every week at Lake Wheeler, the Raleigh Dragon Boating Club (RDBC) meets to practice. There are 20 paddlers on average as well as a...

Cheerleaders: is the media to blame for stereotypes?

Many Leesville Road High School students strongly believe that TV shows and movies are to blame for the unfortunate stereotypes associated with cheerleaders. “That’s obviously...

PDA: students frown upon public canoodling

There is a thin line between acceptable PDA and inappropriate displays of affection while at school. PDA, or public display of affection, is any...

Up All Night funny but not groundbreaking

Christina Applegate and Will Arnett star in NBC’s new comedy, Up All Night, which aired September 3. The show centers Chris, played by Arnett,...

A new perspective on Disney

Disney has been a huge influence in the lives of American children. Long revered by the American public, Disney has come to be closely...

Food Drive needs food: Donate beginning Nov 14

The Leesville Road High School Executive Council is announcing the kick-off of the school-wide fall Food Drive to begin today, Nov. 14. Sarah Martin, student...

Yahoo! Answers saves the day

Oftentimes, we all have questions that we need answered. So where do you go when you have a pressing issue that can’t wait another...

Literature is getting old

When I read a book for school I often have a hard time connecting. Stories that are even decades old can seem so alien...

Attention tweeters: Twitter is NOT your diary

I check Twitter multiple times during the day, staying updated and reading people’s interesting tweets. Twitter is a great way to express yourself and...

Leesville’s best and brightest prepare for Governor’s School 2012

Governor’s School is a six week residential program where rising high school seniors take a course and live on college campus. The courses vary...

Argao displays his giant prized Marlin

While walking back from an interview one morning, I passed by room 247 only to find Mr. Argao and his first period class attempting...

Pride gymnastics season springs into action

Wednesday, November 2 marked the first official practice of the year for the LRHS gymnastics team. The girls gathered at Gym Carolina, a gym...

Pride volleyball season successful

At this time last year, Pride Varsity Volleyball would’ve been done with their seasons for about two weeks. This year, though, the team made...

“American Horror” pleases and scares

I’m a baby when it comes to scary movies. Not even buttery popcorn or giggly friends can coerce me into a showing of Paranormal...

Leesville loss ends soccer season for Pride

With a 4-2 loss to Jordan High on Nov. 4, the 2011 Leesville Road varsity men’s soccer season came to an unfortunate end. The...

Leesville remembers veterans

On Friday, November 11, 2011, students and faculty at Leesville took a day off to pause and remember veterans who laid down their lives...

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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