Monthly Archives: October, 2018

College life: the foreign struggles and solutions

The jump from high school to college is a big leap-- arguably one of the biggest events a young adult will endure in their...

The Threats of State Fairs

Raleigh residents are eager for the annual kickoff to fall, considering the gates to the NC state fair opened on Friday, October 12. Children,...

Teachers v. Students: Leesville’s new Phone Pouches

The unpermitted use of cellphones in high school classrooms has been a major problem since the day smartphones were released. Schools around the country...

Cross Country Cap 7 And Beyond

On Wednesday, October 17, Leesville’s cross country team faced off against the best competition our conference has to offer in the 2018 Cap 7...

The Role School Plays in Mental Health

Over the years the number of teens with depression or anxiety disorders have increased. This is a huge problem because people with mental illnesses...

The Effect of APES

AP Environmental Science (APES) opens the eyes of students to the environmental concerns in the modern world and encourage them to lead the movement...

Gender Imbalance in Books

Researchers have conducted extensive studies focusing on gender balance within literature in the past 20 years. Ultimately, most studies show an unexpected trend from...

The Award for Underrated Artist of the Year Goes to…

When most people ask me what my favorite song is, my answer usually surprises. They might expect someone like Taylor Swift or Logic, but...

Are you more than just a number?

4.0. 1600. 36. 100. 5. To any high school student, these numbers are all too familiar. 4.0: the ideal GPA. 1600 and 36: perfect...

Fall, fun festivities

Fall is a season of colors, laughs and lots of pictures. With this spectacular season already three weeks in, there are tons of festivities...

Dylan Reeves Football Journey

Football is a game of passion, hard work, and pure dedication. Dylan Reeves, a senior at Leesville Road High School, has been displaying these...

The UNC Splash Program

Splash UNC is an educational enrichment program which gives high school students the opportunity to explore the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill...

Country Music Is Actually Political

Fifteen years ago, the Dixie Chicks took the stage at a show in London and made a statement that forever altered the standards of...

Shortcuts through high school

Freshman year. Sophomore year. Junior year. Senior year—parking in the senior lot, making plans for the next year, Homecoming, Prom, the Senior Assembly, the...

Inexpensive but Fun Fall Ideas

Fall is approaching fast, and Raleigh has experienced its first “cool weather” streak. October invokes many thoughts of Halloween and autumn aesthetics. As a...

Halloween Traditions for Teenagers

Trick-or-Treating is arguably one of the most important traditions on Halloween. However, as kids become teenagers, many teens lose interest in going out for...

In Pursuit of Information

Back in September, I started research for an article about department funding at Leesville Road High School, specifically in regards to the arts department....

The Story of a Naval Officer

 The Spanish American War started on April 21, 1898 -- a fact you’ve probably learned in a history class. One fact you probably didn’t...

How the Crucible is Relevant to Today’s Society

Written by Arthur Miller, The Crucible is one of the most popular historical dramas -- and recent movie-- the world has ever seen. The...

The Importance of Learning a Second Language

Schools across the United States offer language electives where students can learn a second language of their choice. While students enroll in these electives,...

Most Read

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