Articles by Grace Harvey, senior editor, 2011-12

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Political Club holds food drive

Leesville’s Political Club is holding a food drive for the tornado victims of North Carolina.  The food drive began on May 18 and will end…


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Spring chorus concert

On May 13, Leesville’s Choral Department presented the 2011 Spring Concert.  The Beginning Chorus, Intermediate Chorus and Capital Pride all performed a variety of songs….





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The future of education

As technology advances, education will only become more digitalized.  The omnipresence of computers is rising steadily–and will only continue to increase.  The globalization of the…



“Weapons of mass destruction”

A group of Leesville students including Gene Kim, Gabriel McNair, Bilo Hoese and Andrew Byrum recently co-founded a humanitarian group called Caring4Congo.   Caring4Congo is…


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Leesville hosts blood drive

On March 4 Leesville will host an American Red Cross student blood drive in the auxiliary gym.  In order to participate one must be at…


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State of the Union: Education

In the 2011 State of the Union Address, President Obama spoke about education in America and what Americans must do to improve it. Obama convinced…





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Mens’ cross country 5th in state

On November 6 the men’s cross country team competed in the NCHSSA 4A State Championship meet at Beeson Park. It was a cold morning and…



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Doing school: resume building

Resume building has become a necessary skill for high school students.  In order to appeal to colleges, students must remain competitive by participating in extracurricular…


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National SAVE Day

October 20 was National Students Against Violence Everywhere (SAVE) day. SAVE, a national organization to counter violence in schools, was founded in 1989 to honor…


Sports teams added to Homecoming parade

In addition to the plethora of floats, the 2010 Homecoming parade also included sports teams. In the past, sports teams walked across the football field…



Easy A easily earns an “A”

Any movie that persuades teens to read more of The Scarlet Letter than the title deserves kudos.   In Easy A, directed by Will Gluck,…


Cross Country defeats Enloe

On September 1, the Mens’ Cross Country team defeated Enloe 23-33.  The race was held at Enloe’s home course, Lions Park. The places (1, 2,…


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LRHS hosts ninja fight

On Thursday, March 4, there was a ninja fight staged in the front lobby. Ms. Scioli’s fourth period Sociology class was recently assigned a project…



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LRHS track succeeds individually at Cap-7

On Wednesday, May 5, Leesville hosted the Cap-7 track meet.  Seven schools competed in the meet: Leesville, Wakefield, Broughton, Enloe, Sanderson, Wake Forest Rolesville and…



ITS hazing tradition

On May 17, many devoted theatre and technical theatre students were inducted into the International Thespian Society (ITS).  In order to be inducted, one must…


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Pollen pollutes lives of students

After students returned from Spring Break, many realized that something was different.  Allergies, dirty cars, and yellow extremities were all in high supply.  The culprit? …




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Leesville v. Sanderson Track Meet

On March 17 Leesville Road High School’s girls and boys track and field teams defeated Sanderson.  The men won 77-69 and the women won 76-68….


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Marrying for Money

With the remnants of Valentine’s Day still in the air, the topic of love resonates in the minds of many Leesville students. However, as many…


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Sanderson to Host College Fair

On Sunday, March 7, Sanderson High School will host a “Spring College and Post Secondary Opportunities Fair.”  The fair will provide students with the opportunity…


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Indoor Track State Championship Meet

On Saturday, Feb 20 the Leesville Track team traveled to UNC-CH to compete in the Indoor State Championship meet. Since qualifying standards are so difficult…



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Cap-7 Swim Meet

On January 23 the Leesville Swim Team competed at the Cap-7 meet.  The women’s team won first place and the men’s team secured third place….



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Top 10 Reasons to take Newspaper

Thinking about registering for Newspaper?  Consider these things first! 1)      You learn to never procrastinate.  Maybe you’ve gotten into that habit in other classes, but…


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Tis’ the season to say…?

The winter season is a time of many holidays, and many students wish to communicate their well wishes to family, friends, and even strangers during…


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Opinions Differ on Student Teachers

For many students at Leesville, student teachers have become commonplace.  By the time most graduates have concluded high school, they will have had at least…


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Leesville Thanksgiving Traditions

The word, “Thanksgiving” generates a variety of mental images: pilgrims, Squanto, turkey, maize…the list is different for everyone.   According to many Leesville students though, the…


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Senior Band Leadership

Most students at Leesville define a football game with spectacular passes, insane touchdowns, and impenetrable defense.  Many, however, fail to notice another amazing aspect of…


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Stop Complaining

President Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, and since his surprising win, critics have not ceased complaining. Conservatives and liberals alike questioned the…



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Men’s Cross Country Sweeps Enloe

Leesville Men’s Cross Country defeated Enloe 15 to 44 Wednesday, September 2, at the first regular season meet. The top five places were won by…


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Female Runner’s Gender Questioned

Caster Semenya, winner of the women’s 800 meter final at the Track and Field World championship, is under speculation that she might not be considered…