Articles by Alli Perrin, staff writer 2014-2015

Class of 2015’s song, motto and gift

Class Song: “It’s Time” by Imagine Dragons The song “It’s Time” by Imagine Dragons tells the story of someone who is leaving their hometown and…


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Senior Class song, motto and gift

Class Song: “It’s Time” by Imagine Dragons The song “It’s Time” by Imagine Dragons tells the story of someone who is leaving their hometown and…



Supernatural Keeps Fighting

Supernatural is known to be a dramatic and gruesome show that toys with the emotions of its viewers. However, it recently changed directions when it…


Pride for President

Leesville Road High School officially holds the position of the North Carolina Association of Student Council State President-Elect. By this time next year, Leesville will…



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Bo Burnham’s Make Happy Tour

Bo Burnham is a famous comedian and singer-songwriter who recently performed at the Carolina Theater in Durham. His “Make Happy Tour” in 2015 is wrapping…


Always keep fighting

Many of the stars of the TV show Supernatural have begun to sell T-shirts and hoodies in order to raise money for charity. Jared Padalecki,…


Victory Junction work day

Victory Junction is a summer camp for children with serious illnesses. At the camp, attending kids are able to gain the confidence and independence they…




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Supernatural seasons 10 and 11

Supernatural is a fictional horror and drama show that has just been picked up again by the CW Network for an eleventh season. The show…



Mockingjay catches fire

The new movie The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 has taken over the box office, earning over $123 million after playing in theaters for…


Dance Ensemble concert review

On Thursday, Nov 13, friends and family of the Dance Ensemble (DE) filled the auditorium to watch them perform one of their dance concerts. The…


Executive Council takes Centrals

On Saturday, Nov. 8, Leesville’s Executive Council attended the Central District Conference. It was hosted by North Carolina Association of Student Councils at Gray’s Creek…


New Politics thrills enthusiasts

On Wednesday, Oct 15, the band New Politics took over Cat’s Cradle. People began lining up at the door before 3:30 even though people could…


Gone Girl shoots to the top

On Friday, October 3, the movie adaptation of the novel Gone Girl premiered. The movie shot to the top of the box office earning over…


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It’s time to get off your apps

From the moment I open my eyes until the moment I close them, I am constantly surrounded by smartphones. I was ecstatic when I received…



Leesville prepares for JDRF

Leesville’s annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, or JDRF, collection time is approaching fast. During September, the race is on to see which department and classes…



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AP Spanish celebrates end of year

As a final project each year, the AP Spanish students create their own videos which are a fun way to incorporate everything they learned throughout…


Nail salons compared

As prom season arrives, nail salons are packed. But how do you know which one to go to? After having a manicure and pedicure from…




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What to watch on Netflix

Movies Romeo and Juliet (drama)– March 3 This revitalized drama comes to life through an all-star cast including Hailee Steinfeld (Juliet), Ed Westwick (Romeo), Douglas…


Weber fills in for Sollie

February 7th was Señora Sollie’s final day at Leesville for two months. She was due to have her baby the following week, so Señora Weber,…


Pridefest Kick Off

Thursday, Jan 9, was the kickoff to Leesville’s new event, Pridefest 5.0. Students met in the dance theater after school to dance and party in…


Does Hoffman’s OD Deserve Empathy?

Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his apartment in New York City on Sunday, February 2, 2014. It is suspected that this 46-year-old Oscar-winning…


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LRHS rocks the open house

On Thurs, Jan. 23, Leesville Road High School held an open house for the second semester. All of the parents of LRHS students were able…


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Five seconds

There is a 23 times more chance of being in a car accident if the driver is texting and driving. Never texting and driving is…


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Exec takes the cake

On Saturday, Dec. 7, LRHS’s Executive Council went to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. LRHS as a whole collected thousands of…


Hola, Costa Rica

This summer LRHS is going on a trip to Costa Rica. Señor Ross and Señora Wolverton will be joining several Leesville students on their second…


Thor: The Dark World Review

Thor: The Dark World is the follow up movie to Thor and The Avengers, earning $85.7 million opening weekend. The Avengers took over the box…


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One step closer to a cure

On Saturday, Nov. 2, everyone on Team Pride spent their Saturday morning showing their support for finding a cure for type one diabetes. The team…



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Leesville’s special ed teachers

Christine Killela, Sanford Pittenger and Johnnie White join the Leesville staff as new teachers in the Special Programs department this year. They are all looking…


Gorman and Magee Review

Sean Magee and Brian Gorman are two up and coming North Carolinian musicians who perform in small venues around the state. The group performed Sunday,…


Gravity movie review

The movie Gravity premiered on Oct. 4 and has dominated the box office since. It stayed on top for the three weeks is has been…


The Crucible Review

The North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theater Recently put on the show The Crucible. The play’s cast consisted of teenagers and showed from Sept. 13-29….