Articles by Maggie Zargo, Staff Writer


Orchestra astounds audience

The Leesville String, Chamber and Symphony orchestras performed a truly stunning concert on Tuesday, May 18, at 7:00, complete with an incredible solo by Galen…



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Last Hired, First Fired

“Last hired, first fired,” a policy established by a North Carolina statue, dictates that teachers most recently hired will be the first to go when…


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Freshman class hosts supply drive

The freshman student council held a supply drive the week after Spring break, April 25-29, to benefit the PLM Families Together (PLMFT) homeless shelter. Claudia…



School library month

The month of April is National School Library Month, and National Library Week is April 11-15. The Media Center is celebrating both occasions by hosting…


Media center holds poster contest

The Leesville media center is hosting a poster design contest in honor of National Library Week, April 10-16.  Sponsored by the American Library Association, National…



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Varsity Baseball streak continues, 6-0

Tuesday, March 15, Leesville’s varsity baseball team competed against Enloe and against Broughton on Friday, March 18. The team successfully triumphed over both teams. Matthew…


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Secret life of the average teacher

David Albert, band teacher, is a professional Drum Set/Percussionist with several Jazz groups. He plays for the NC Opera Company, the NC Ballet Company, as…



Little old lady sues Taco Bell

January 19, Californian Amanda Obney filed a consumer rights class action lawsuit through an Alabama law firm against Taco Bell. Obney said that the Mexican…


Photography: Film vs. digital

Since Joseph Nicephore Niepce took the world’s first photograph in 1814, photography has continued to progress and evolve, just as every type of art has….


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Did you eat all twelve?

On February 5, 8:30 a.m., 7,500 people lined up in thick masses at the starting line by NCSU’s Bell Tower, pumped and excited to begin…


Metamorphic art of paper

There are two typical types of art: additive and subtractive. The process of painting or sculpting involves adding material to the original medium – additive…





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The masterpiece of music

Berthold Auerbach, Jewish author, said, “Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Although many students may find themselves stuck in an…


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Cheerleaders place second despite injury

On Nov. 13, the Leesville Cheerleading squad placed second in their Small Varsity in the NCHSAA State Cheerleading Championships at the Convention Center. They managed…



Pride welcomes transfer students

Most Leesville students suffered through the first day of school nine weeks ago and are well adjusted to school, but new students continue to arrive….



Riding for the cure

Cyclists overtook New Bern, North Carolina for the MS bike ride, a three day event from September 10 – 13. Proceeds went to the Multiple…


Women’s tennis defeats Sanderson

The Leesville women’s tennis team conquered Sanderson 6-3 on Thursday, September 16. Singles won 4-2 and doubles 2-1. “I expected us to do a little…


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Masterpiece

For most students at Leesville Road High, art is not a noun, but a verb. Nastalgia Powe, Andrea Lopez, and Grace Satterfield, artists, agree that…