Articles by Cierra Short

Prom Consignment

Every girl’s dream resides in picking out the perfect prom dress. Whether the dress be a big princess ball gown or a form-fitting sequined gown,…


Last UNCG live review

In the past several months as a Newspaper staff writer, I’ve written three articles about the school I will be attending in the fall. I…


Beychella

On April 14 and 21, American R&B singer Beyonce Knowles headlined the 2018 Coachella Festival performance located in Indio, California. Her performance, themed “Homecoming,” shed…


Water Safety – Wake Forest Teen

As warm weather approaches, and the summer months draw closer, the hazards of drowning and swimming are begging to reemerge. The week of April 14…



Local Job Opp.

For teens in high school money can be essential. The need for money in your adolescence comes from what you prioritize as needs and wants….


Dreamville

On April 6 at noon, the gates for the very first Dreamville fest opened with thousands of hip hop fans awaiting. The Dreamville fest kicked…


UNCG meeting

Wednesday, March 13, I had the opportunity to actually sit, discuss, and have casual conversation with a University of North Carolina at Greensboro Assistant Director…


My Take On Hamlet

Throughout high school, students in every grade level must read an abundance of books for the standard English curriculum. Many times the books are not…



Valentine’s Day Blues

Valentine’s Day is supposed to be a packed with love, and for many couples it was. With the thought of Valentine’s, automatically I think of…


Doodle Google Contest

Seniors across the nation are in tremendous competition to earn money for college. Whether the funding comes through an athletic, academic, or outside scholarship, every…


Anticipation of 18

What goes up but never goes down? Take a wild guess! If you guessed age, you are correct. Each year you age and get older…


UNCG Facebook Live Q&A Review

Colleges want students to feel as comfortable as possible when it comes to selection time. Students oftentimes bombard universities with questions to make sure they…


Early graduates depart Leesville

For most high school students, June 13 of 2019 will be a day for rejoicing, but for some that day came sooner. Friday, December 14…


RJ Wilson’s Commitment to Basketball

Basketball season has finally arrived with thrills and excitement with its persistence, tough grind, and outstanding leadership. RJ Wilson, four-year men’s varsity basketball player at…


ASMR: Brain Tingles

One of the most debated topics about high school is the stress that it brings to students. Whether the stress is coming from a difficult…


My Battle of the Bands Experience

Sunday, November 11, I had the experience of a lifetime. Through the freezing cold weather of the night, I was still able to laugh and…


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 and…


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 characteristics…



Relief After Florence Volunteer Day

Wednesday September 19 was a day off for all traditional Wake County schools. While others were peacefully sleeping in my family and I decided to…


Chess Club In Action

Chess Club is a new organization to Leesville Road High School inspirited by Jonah Gronstein. Gronstein is the president of the club, trying to inspire…