Monthly Archives: December, 2015

Why the institution of Christmas is a good thing

When December rolls around, the majority of what we hear on the radio and see on TV are advertisements for the Christmas season. All...

New clubs should be more than college eye candy

Clubs, and more specifically, special interest clubs, are created to offer a platform for students’ passions. It is a privilege for high school students...

Codispoti commits to ROTC in college

On November 16, Maria Codispoti, senior, committed to serve eight years as part of the Army National Guard. She will complete Reserve Officers’ Training...

Cut PowerSchool out of your life, it’s for the better

For many students, the thought of applying for college stirs up vague anxiety. Many dread that they will not be able to attend the...

The stress of high school

Teens suffering from depression or anxiety experience a decrease in self esteem, a lack of interest in once-enjoyed activities, and a change in behavior....

Why we’re crying, an analysis

Crying is a way to communicate our emotions to others or release our internal feelings. As babies and toddlers, we cried to communicate what...

Pride Goes Swimming

With their alarm clocks blaring as early as 4:15 in the morning, the swim team prepares for another early morning practice. The team meets...

Funderburk has seen it all on the court

Since her sophomore year, Kelly Funderburk has been a leader. She has been motivating her team since day one, and she and the team...

The experience of committing to college as a junior

When the question “Will you commit to our team?” came out of the speakers on my cell phone, it felt like a thousand pounds...

Pride Wrestling Is Back

Leesville’s 2015-16 Wrestling season has begun. On Wednesday, December 2, the team took on its first conference match of the season. The Pride hosted...

Leesville’s Most Underrated Sport

The gymnastics team is arguably the most underrated sports team at Leesville. With only seven members last year, not much news was to be...

The Evolution of Loonieville

Leesville Road head coach Russ Frazier is in his fourth year at Leesville. He grew up in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina as the son...

What to stream and listen to over break

Breaking Bad Length: 5 seasons (13 episodes per season) Medium: Netflix Rating: TV-MA Description: Honestly, if you haven’t seen this television masterpiece by the amazing director Vince Gilligan,...

My story inside Leesville Theatre

Some students may spend their entire high school careers trying to find a place they belong. For some it's athletics, clubs, or maybe theatre. First...

Chow down at Chow

One of Raleigh’s native restaurants, Chow, is becoming the place to be for anyone in the North Raleigh area looking to have a good...

MC Escher exhibit comes to Raleigh

The North Carolina Art Museum is currently hosting the works of Maurits Cornelis Escher, a world- famous illusionist and artist. MC Escher was born in...

The Force Awakens Preview

In a galaxy far far away… Lucasfilm created the Star Wars Saga, and the saga became one of the most popular ever created. On...

WCPSS response to snow predictions

As many Leesville students, parents and faculty remember, last year’s winter was one for the books. On average, the...

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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