Articles by Grace Newton, staff writer 2016-17


From May 4-June 30,  Future, Migos, ASAP Ferg, and more are expected to host 30 concerts around the nation. Raleigh was the seventh on their tour. (Photo Courtesy of Live Nation)

Future’s Nobody Safe Tour Review

On Saturday May 13, Future and other top rap artist performed at Walnut Creek in Raleigh. From the opening of the ticket sales, the concert…








The official movie poster depicts the women behind America’s quest to space. The movie has mixed reviews but is overall a great comedy-drama the family can watch.

Hidden Figures Review

“Hidden Figures”, adapted from Margot Lee Shetterly’s true story, is an inspiring, hopeful, and uplifting movie about three African American women who help America win…


“Playtime” with a new puppy is mandatory in order to wear them out. Puppies need at least 1 hour of exercise per day.

New Pet Owners Need Responsibility

Most people want to have a cute, funsized, fluffy puppy as a pet. What they don’t realize is the amount of time and responsibility that…



Jack Walton (seen in picture) during a home football game last year. For most, high contact sports injury is just a risk of the game, but for some serious head trauma can cause them to stop playing the sport they once loved. (Used by permission of Jack Walton)

Concussions Among Student Athletes

Most athletes’ dream is to continue to play the sport they love until they can’t play anymore. Whether it’s to continue in college or to…


With last years success behind them, the Leesville swim team goes into this season with high expectations. Coach Rogers and Coach Civitello will remain coaches as they have been for the past three years. (Photo used by permission of Ashlyn Walton)

Swim Interest Meeting Held

On October 17, a swim and dive interest meeting was held in the weight room. Swimmers, from all grades, gathered to receive information about the…


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Benefits of Taking the SAT

Since 1926, students all over the country, from October through June, take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) in hopes of scoring high and setting the…




A Leesville student puts his donations in a classroom box. Supplies will be collected until September 9. (Photo courtesy of Regan Harsa)

Leesville reaches out to Louisiana

With all of the flooding and disaster that has struck Louisiana, the Leesville social studies department has decided to send donated school supplies to the…