Monthly Archives: January, 2013

Does North Carolina have the best college basketball culture in the nation?

The Triangle boasts some of the most recognizable teams in college basketball. Duke and UNC, of course, have been staples of consistency and winning...

The surprises of college

After weeks of advertising, the Senior College Panel was held on January 3. At 6:30, Leesville seniors, juniors and parents met in the media...

Leesville students to help Stop Hunger Now

20,000 meals in two hours? With the help of Ms. Scioli, the Stop Hunger Now charity organization and a crowd of enthusiastic Leesville students,...

Full House vs Modern Family

Sitcoms, like those that were on tv a few years ago, are coming back with a vengeance. Comedies like Suburgatory, Modern Family and The...

How would student tracking chips work at Leesville?

John Jones is in the bathroom. Sally Smith is skipping class. Bob Brown is sneaking off campus. Meanwhile, on a nondescript computer screen deep within the administrative...

Kwanzaa celebrates African culture

Kwanzaa, a week-long celebration spanning from late December to early January, is celebrated around the United States and Canada to honor African heritage. The first...

New Leesville club weaves together

Want to learn a neat, new hobby? Then Leesville’s new knitting club is just for you. Put together by a group of close friends,...

DECA club competes at Raleigh Convention Center

On December 12, members of Leesville’s Deca club took a field trip to the Raleigh Convention Center to perform at a Deca competition. A...

Leap of faith

Two giants, locked in a deadly embrace, biting, clawing, fighting. Both covered in dried blood and dirt-- both holding onto a torn scrap of...

Mainstage is up for a challenge

After having to top last year's magnificent show of When Shakespeare Slept and Shakespeare's Ladies, the Mainstage class was forced to think out of...

Senior exemptions becoming extinct

Lately, there has been a lot of talk about stopping senior exemptions -- requiring seniors who in the past would not take final exams...

End the woRd

  Dictionary.com defines the word retarded as “a person who is stupid, obtuse, or ineffective in some way.” It is an archaic term created in...

Apparel class takes to the runway

Instead of taking a test on the unit, Mrs. Blackwelder’s third period apparel class is making dresses-- out of trash. The Apparel I class is...

26 acts of kindness in memory of Newtown shooting

On December 14, 2012, Adam Lanza shot and killed 26 students and staff at Sandy Hook Elementary School. To honor those that lost their...

Is there a necessity in New Year’s resolutions?

As the new year celebration came and passed, the yearly traditions of new year resolutions also surfaced.  I don’t want to be a “buzz...

Foreign students come to Leesville

To have the experience to learn in a foreign country is an incredible opportunity -- an opportunity many students across the world partake in...

High schoolers help middle and elementary students learn

On January 8, Leesville launched the Community Tutoring Program where high schoolers help middle and elementary schoolers with their schoolwork. Wendy Smith, a parent and...

Leesville making effort to aid homeless people

640,000 is a large number. 640,000 is how many people on average spend a night homeless in the United States. One student at Leesville has decided...

Math meet brings home the bronze

Led by Wendell Bernard Barnwell II, the unofficial Leesville Road math team finished third out of a strong field of local schools at the...

Hitchcock is Psycho — in a Good Way

Hitchcock, directed by Sacha Gervasi, tells the love story between director Alfred Hitchcock (played by Anthony Hopkins) and his wife Alma Reville (Helen Mirren)...

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