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Do I practice what I preach?

I recently wrote an article about the lessons students can learn from the commencement speech that J.K. Rowling delivered to Harvard University’s Class of 2008….


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…



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…



Raleigh: The City of Emo

Emo music has origins that reach into the mid-1980’s, slowly gaining traction with younger people who wanted music that they could relate to. About ten…


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,…


Opinion on Apathy

What is Apathy and Why Does It Matter? Apathy is one of the most salient issues in our society today, and almost everyone at one…


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…





Why A Nap After School May Help You

In a first period classroom, the teacher is usually the most bright and energetic out of all the people in the room. He/she looks across…


Erika Youman Takes On Search and Rescue

The International Search and Rescue Advisory Group is a collection of adults across the world trained in finding and saving people in distress or imminent…


Fall 2018 Math 3 EOC

This year’s first semester Math 3 students (honors and academic) will be the first to take the Math 3 end of course EOC. All guardians…


The Death Of A Legend: Stan Lee

On November 12, 2018, the world lost a real life hero; the world lost Stan Lee, an innovator, an artist, an absolute legend, whose work…



Lime and Bird: The New Kids on the Block

If you’ve recently been to downtown Raleigh, Charlotte, or any other major city, you’ve probably noticed the sudden plethora of bicycles and electric scooters. Two…


Travel Tips During The Holidays

Excitement fills the air as you walk through the airport doors. Thanksgiving is in three days, and you are flying out to spend time with…


Yo Vikings!: A Play for All Ages

After working tirelessly for months, Leesville Road High School proudly presented, “Yo Vikings!” on November 15 through the 17, with a small preview on the…



Apple Music or Spotify?

Streaming music is not a new concept and is easily accessible via smartphones, laptops and any other device. With the increasing number of options to…




RTP Involved in Scouts

In RTP (Research Triangle Park), you’ll find many technology companies. Businesses there aren’t only focused on innovation, though. Many have extensive outreach programs in place…





Spanish Club Prepares for the New Year

Spanish Club held their interest meeting for the 2018-2019 school year on Friday, October 26. After much delay due to the hurricanes, around 60 new…


Volunteer Artists

At Leesville Road Middle School, a large classroom sits facing the inner courtyard within the campus. As light streams in from the large windows, a…


Christmas Songs All Year Long?

The days of October have faded, and the holiday season approaches quickly. This time of year dawns one of the greatest questions of all time:…



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…



Cross Country Cap 7 And Beyond

On Wednesday, October 17, Leesville’s cross country team faced off against the best competition our conference has to offer in the 2018 Cap 7 Championships….


The Role School Plays in Mental Health

Over the years the number of teens with depression or anxiety disorders have increased. This is a huge problem because people with mental illnesses are…