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Halloween Traditions for Teenagers

Trick-or-Treating is arguably one of the most important traditions on Halloween. However, as kids become teenagers, many teens lose interest in going out for candy…


In Pursuit of Information

Back in September, I started research for an article about department funding at Leesville Road High School, specifically in regards to the arts department. As…


The Story of a Naval Officer

 The Spanish American War started on April 21, 1898 — a fact you’ve probably learned in a history class. One fact you probably didn’t…





Schiano’s Outreach with Leesville

The Leesville orchestra has a standing fundraiser at Schiano’s Restaurant on Strickland Road. Every second Thursday of the month, customers can mention the Leesville Road…




Breaking Down Collaborative Work

It’s a common issue: Your partner for a project is unresponsive and unwilling to do their share of the work. You’ve tried to communicate with…







What Will Instagram Look Like in 10 Years?

Instagram is a popular social media platform, created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, sold to Facebook in 2012. Most recently,  instagram has added features…


A Crowded Murphy

Leesville Road High School’s campus contains two buildings. Each building holds several classes for students to attend. One of the two buildings is the Murphy…


Demographics of Leesville

It’s predicted that by the year 2045, the white population will make up only 49.7% of Americans, a phenomenon known as “the white minority.” The…


Venom Movie Review

Venom is the origin story of the classic comic anti-hero of–you guessed it–Venom. Eddie Brock, played by Tom Hardy, is an investigative reporter and an…




UNCW Students Launch We Wilm Rebuild

As Hurricane Florence fizzles out, devastation to cities throughout North Carolina continues to pile up, requiring many students enrolled in eastern North Carolina colleges to…




Relief After Florence Volunteer Day

Wednesday September 19 was a day off for all traditional Wake County schools. While others were peacefully sleeping in my family and I decided to…


Why you should join SNAC

Special Needs students make up around 1% of the school’s population, but they are often overlooked at Leesville. SNAC — Special Needs Awareness Club —…



The Importance of AP World History

LRHS offers a selection of classes with a variety of difficulty levels ranging from academic to honors to AP. Students choose classes that they feel…


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…



After 17 years, We Will Never Forget

Seventeen years after the tragedy, America is still shaken up from those planes that hit the Titan Towers and Pentagon. The amount of lives affected…


Leesville’s Orchestra

In a crowded room with forty students inside, beautiful harmonies come streaming into the hallway. The look of focus on the student’s faces show their…


What is ‘Red4EdNC’?

‘Red4EdNC’ may just look like a jumble of letters and numbers; however, it represents a teacher organization in which teachers and supporters wear red in…



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…


Real ID in North Carolina

Throughout the school year at Leesville, many students make the horrid trip to the Department of Motor Vehicles to test for their driver’s permit or…


AP Summer Work: Why It Is Necessary

The bane of many student’s vacations, summer work is a staple for nearly half of all advanced placement (AP) courses at Leesville Road High. While…


Foreign Language Classes and the Future

Today, a total of 7,106 languages are spoken around the world. At Leesville, students have the opportunity to learn three of them. The two credits…


Yo, Vikings!: What is it?

School is back in session, and with it the theater department is getting ready to start their fall season. Similar to one of last year’s…



Ciao from Italy and Spain!

Imagine a gorgeous landscape, with towering churches and open air markets along with endless cultural festivities and gorgeous beaches. Spain and Italy are the epitome…


Chess Club In Action

Chess Club is a new organization to Leesville Road High School inspirited by Jonah Gronstein. Gronstein is the president of the club, trying to inspire…




Last Weekend of Summer

The reward after the first week of school for students comes in the form of Labor Day weekend. It is often considered the last weekend…



LEO Club 2018-2019

The Leadership, Experience, and Opportunity Club, also know as LEO Club, held their first meeting of the year during lunch this past Wednesday, September 5….


Phone Pouches at Leesville

This school year, the Leesville administration and school improvement team decided to implement a new cell phone policy in classrooms. The new policy includes “CellSlips,” pouches…