Monthly Archives: October, 2020

Time to Disconnect

Online learning increases the need for people to take time to get away from technology. What is remote learning doing to students? Remote learning causes all...

Quick Bites: What’s Been Trending

Contributors: Lauren Taylor  Who Doesn't Like Comics??  https://www.instagram.com/p/CG0wmSjJ1y1/ This comic was created by Ben Hed AKA pet_foolery on Instagram. He creates comics and is mainly known for...

My Travel Experience during Covid-19

The packing list was different this year from past road trips. This time, we included lysol spray, hand sanitizer, and masks. My family packed...

Local Boy Hosts Yard Sale, Says He’s Given Up

Kyle Jenkins, like other teens across the nation, has been in quarantine for the last several months. At first glance, he may appear to...

Equity Club: Fighting Inequalities

Beckett London shows off Equity Club’s Fall Fest Display. They used lights and glow sticks to fit the theme of “Neon Out.” (Photo Courtesy...

Why Rushing a Vaccine is a Bad Idea

A doctor holding a vaccine. (Photo courtesy of RF._.studio on Pexels) In a CNN poll taken early this month, only about half of Americans said...

Amy Coney Barrett: Her Past & Future

President Trump applauds U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett from the Blue Room Balcony of the White House Monday, October 26, after...

How has COVID-19 Affected Student-Athletes?

During the intensity of a  socially-distanced swim meet, Alexis Mast grabbed her computer to get some school work completed. Athletes have always had to...

The Dangers of Amy Coney Barrett’s Appointment

Tuesday, October 27 Amy Coney Barrett, the conservative judge appointed by Trump after Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, was officially sworn in as a Supreme...

3 Things About College Applications I Wish I’d Known as a Freshman

Many students spend years preparing themselves for the college applications that loom ahead like the final boss in the epic journey that is school....

Quick Bites: What’s Been Trending

Contributors: Keeli Johnson and Gretchen Stern  Rats! Rats! Rats!  https://twitter.com/RatsEveryHour/status/1321149667099496450?s=20 Just like their bio says, @RatsEveryHour posts “rats every hour, all day, every day.” Every hour on...

The Stress of College Applications

The time of year is here for seniors applying to college. Stress levels are increasing and application deadlines are approaching quickly. Many early action...

Do Teenagers Trick-or-Treat?

With Halloween fast approaching, the question becomes what teenagers will do to celebrate. COVID-19 has also made social activities more complicated this year, and...

Student Spotlight James Rolfe Blizzard

As a senior, James Rolfe Blizzard has accomplished many things on both the Track team and the Cross Country team. With some outstanding times...

How We Are an Interrupting Culture

Interrupting has become a common practice in everyday conversation. It has a very frustrating effect on anyone when they get interrupted. (Photo courtesy of...

Quick Bites: What’s Been Trending

Quick Bites: Cassidy Farrell, Lyric Chassin, and Ellie Thompson  Tom Holland Posts Photo From the Set of Uncharted (Photo Courtesy of Public Domain)  On Thursday afternoon, Tom...

The Fall Fest Parade

On Friday, October 23, Leesville students gathered (COVID style) for this year’s Fall Fest celebration. In place of Homecoming, Leesville organized Fall Fest week,...

What Life is Like as a Teen in Singapore

Singapore is a diverse country with a different way of life. Day to day life of a teen in Singapore has many similarities and...

1619 Project & 1776 United: Dueling Sides of the Same Coin

American history books and teachings are criticized by some as white-washed, factually incorrect, and little to none in-depth information on non-white American’s journeys throughout...

Mock HOCO

On the Leesville webpage you can find descriptions of how Homecoming 2020 is being run. The “from home,” week-long event includes dress-up days and...

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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

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