Articles by Sarah Jumma, senior editor


Theatre Around Wake County

High school theater productions are a significant part of school pride and draw large crowds of parents, teachers and students every year. Plays and musicals…


Food for Thought

As a high school student, it is easy to forget to eat a meal during the week or turn to junk food in the face…




Madea: Review

I browsed through the list of movies available in my area and A Madea Family Funeral immediately caught my eye. The Madea movies are something…



Parking Spots at Leesville

Driving to school and owning a car is a significant part of being a highschool student. It signifies the increase in responsibility and the impending…




UNC Splash; The Experience

Getting into the college of their choice is one of the most important goals for upperclassman a Leesville Road High School. To achieve said goal,…


The UNC Splash Program

Splash UNC is an educational enrichment program which gives high school students the opportunity to explore the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and…



2018 Spirit Week

Spirit Week is fast approaching for Leesville Road High School and is set to commence in the first week of October. Monday is designated as…





The Leesville Literary Magazine Revival

This spring, Leesville’s Literary Magazine will release another addition, bringing the talented and creative writers of Leesville together. Students created the magazine so others in…


Out of my Mind: A Book Review

Out of my Mind is a inspiring, raw and heart-warming book written by Sharon M. Drapor, New York Times best selling author. The highly rated…


Tushar Varma Spotlight

Leesville Road High School is filled with intelligent, goal-oriented and ambitious students that have shaped the Leesville community into what it is today. Tushar Varma,…


Open House for Rising Freshman

As the school year comes to a close, numerous rising ninth graders will start to register for their freshman classes. This year, Leesville hosted an…



The wrap on SNAC

Special Needs Awareness Club has been a well known club at Leesville since its establishment four years ago, but its popularity goes beyond what its…


The Age of Digital Distractions

It’s the 21st century, and technology now plays a major role in our lives. From staying in touch with family to help with homework, the…


Autopsy of High School Football

On September 26, 2014, Isaiah Langston, a student at Rolesville Road High School, collapsed on the football field, hours before his Friday night football game….


The Costly Wake County Scheme

On April 25, 2017, the North Carolina Senate passed House Bill 13, which aims to lower school class sizes, while also addressing concern of specials…



Leesville Swim Team Breakdown

Starting in the chilly month of November each year, while most high school students’ alarms have not yet rung, Leesville swimmers like Jack Irby (sophomore)…


Upperclassmen advice to freshmen

High school is one of the most difficult times in a teenager’s life. Although some proceed through its challenges to pursue college, many drop out…


Houston vs. Hurricane Harvey

The headlines of the local Houston news blared early Friday morning. On August 25, while children around the United States prepared for the new school…