Articles by Olivia Fontaine

The Reality of Senioritis

Urban Dictionary defines senioritis as, “a crippling disease that strikes high school seniors…” It goes on to explain common symptoms, including: “laziness” and “an over-excessive…


The Most Important Meal of the Day

Many view breakfast as the most important meal of the day, but how significant is the early morning meal to our daily productivity and success?…




Looking Forward to Spring Break

The countdown to spring break has begun for the students of Leesville Road High School. This annual break is the sneak peak of summer that…


Is lunch off campus really worth it?

An opportunity is bestowed to juniors and seniors to get their lunch from an off campus destination. Although the upperclassman of Leesville love going off…



An outside look into Queen of Hearts

Queen of Hearts, otherwise known as QOH, is an annual dance held at Broughton High School. The dance dates back 78 years and will continue…



Innovation at Leesville

Over the course of the past two years, a group of sharp Leesville students have worked continuously towards the completion of our school’s first solar…


Are Finals Fair?

High school students prepare for finals in many different ways. Some create flash cards, highlight important information and review their notes. Others might choose to…


2019: Here we go

We’ve all heard the phrase “new year, new me” before. Everybody strives to make the New Year their best year, but how often does this…



Saving Grace: Every Dog’s Safe Haven

Hundreds of stray dogs wander lonely streets, either thrown out by their owners, lost from their homes, or born onto the streets. Saving Grace is…


Wait, Leesville has a dress code?

Basic rules and regulations are undeniably necessary in order to keep authority and structure in schools, but how much have school dress codes truly been…




The Threats of State Fairs

Raleigh residents are eager for the annual kickoff to fall, considering the gates to the NC state fair opened on Friday, October 12. Children, teenagers…




Senior Privileges

Senior year has begun for Leesville Road High School’s class of 2019. As the students kick off their final year at Leesville, they can take…


Welcome Señora Jones

Being the new kid is hard, but what about being the new teacher? Señora Jones is Leesville’s newest Spanish teacher, located in room 204. The…