Articles by Sydney Tucker, senior editor 2018-2019

Ditch that keyboard for a pen

Technology holds an overwhelming presence in our lives today. The glowing screens of smartphones mesmerize us; we use them constantly, from surfing the Internet to…


The magic of Santa Claus

Starting when I was very young, my parents convinced me that Santa Claus visits our house every Christmas Eve. I, a young girl with an…






Shortcuts through high school

Freshman year. Sophomore year. Junior year. Senior year—parking in the senior lot, making plans for the next year, Homecoming, Prom, the Senior Assembly, the Senior…








“Chocolate Season” Arrives at Leesville

With every fall comes “chocolate season” at Leesville, the time when students see their peers selling chocolate bars from blue-and-white cardboard boxes labelled “World’s Finest…




The Benefits of Travel

For thousands of years, humans have been on the move.  According to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, the average American drove 13,476…



Leesville raises money for a good cause

From September 25–29, the Leesville Road High School Executive Council collected money from each first period class to donate to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation,…