Articles by Cierra Short

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…