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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…






New Members Welcome to Political Club

Politics these days can be a touchy subject due to all the recent hubbub around gun control, drug laws, Black Lives Matter and the feminist…


Cell Phone Pouches: a Back and forth

Cell phones are the keys to students everyday lives. Phones are attached to students practically twenty-four hours a day, which means they bring their phones…



The Senior Wall: A Legacy of Artwork

Senior year is a bittersweet one as the twelfth graders wrap up their time in high school and move into the real world. These graduating…


New Marine Ecology Class

Leesville Road High Students have many options when choosing which classes they would like to enroll in. This year, students are now open to 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…





Seniors chalk spots before school year

While the school year started on Monday, August 27, LRHS seniors started school festivities well before. The Sunday before school started, seniors gathered in the…




Chorus Takes on Busch Gardens

On May 5, Leesville Intermediate Chorus traveled to Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia to perform in Music in the Park. The competition occurs all throughout…


The power of Buzzfeed quizzes

Okay, let’s get one thing straight: Buzzfeed quizzes are addicting. But why? The quizzes are pointless, yet we can become addicted and enter a long…



So which one is it, Leesville?

Another year, another controversial internet debate, but unlike the black-blue or white-gold dress, this debate concerns not an item but an audio recording. Posted by…




First Time: Acrylic Nails

Since freshman year, I’ve seen a certain number of girls wearing acrylic nails ranging in shape, length, and design. I didn’t get any until junior…