Articles by Cayley Kennedy, senior editor, 2016-17



Pride Women’s Soccer Bounces Back

Prior to spring break, the Pride women’s soccer team suffered two back-to-back losses causing them to drop to third in the conference. Both Wakefield and…


Tic Toc Escapes Review

Tic Toc Escape, located in downtown Raleigh, brings a whole new meaning to a “little hole-in-the-wall” wonder. I had heard about how fun and exciting…







The “Real” in Reality TV

From news to a scripted show about cats, television over the years has widely expanded its realm. However, one of the most popular and intriguing…


Help for the Homeless

Throughout each year, several churches in the Raleigh area host homeless families that are part of the Family Promise of Wake County program. The program…













Giving back by giving blood

On Tuesday, March 15, Leesville held the spring blood drive. 105 students and staff signed up to donate between one and two pints of blood….


A spotlight on Kendall York

Kendall York, a junior at Leesville Road High School, is just like any other boy. He goes to school, does his homework, hangs out with…


Spring Sports Are Underway

On Tuesday, February 16 tryouts for spring sports finally began. Tryouts were supposed to begin on Monday, but were postponed due to inclimate weather. February…







Men’s Soccer Wins CAP-8

The Leesville Road men’s varsity soccer team finished their season with a record of 13-4-3. The last game of the season against the MIllbrook Wildcats…


The new normal for teen dating

The years teens spend in high school are typically engulfed by drama over friends, enemies, boyfriends and girlfriends. Nowadays, the problems that emerge from relationships…





The underclassmen social hierarchy

At the beginning of every school year, how students think the year will go all depends on what grade they are in. Freshmen are nervous…


New year, new grading scale

Now that the 2015-2016 school year is underway, all North Carolina schools are officially using the new ten-point grading scale. According to an article in…