Articles by Hannah Comeskey, staff writer 2017-18

A New Experience for Theatre II

International Thespian Society (ITS) and Mainstage are famous for their creativity, exceptional lighting, distinct portrayal of characters, as well as their unique sets, props, hair,…




Singing Valentines for Sale

One of the most festive days at Leesville is surprisingly Valentine’s day, and the day’s festivities include the delivery of singing valentines. Chorus members visit…



Heart of the Pride Cheer Team

  There are several students at Leesville’s high school, middle school, and elementary school with special needs. Unlike several schools in the area, Leesville has…





The LRHS Drumline

Leesville’s drumline members reflect on their experiences and memories as members of the band. Learn more about what goes on behind the scenes of drumline…


Leesville Students Take On Panic Point

In high school, students may feel like they’ve grown out of dressing up and trick-or-treating. A fun alternative to the scary tradition is going to…



Cap-8 becomes “Cap-7”

  In years past, Leesville’s athletic conference has involved the same eight schools. Over the summer the Wake County Athletic Association met to discuss a…




Relay for life

  On Friday, June 9 members from and outside of the Leesville community will join together to participate in the Relay for Life, Leesville’s annual…



Elise Hall Vaulting to Success

After finishing the state meet with a new personal record (PR), Elise Hall is ready and nervous with anticipation for New Balance Nationals this June…


Goats: Your Not So Average Puppy

The McDaniel’s farm has multiple different animals including cats, dogs, horses, chickens, and goats. Lots of goats. As if forty adult goats weren’t enough, there…


Outdoor Track Springs Into Season

With the men’s and women’s indoor track team closing off their strong season of racing, there is much excitement over the endless possibilities for the…


Hard Work: The Key to Success

In today’s society, the ‘best of the best’ succeed and everyone else falls beneath them in the order of who has the most talent. Inevitably…


Fences Review

Before you start reading this article, fair warning, there will be spoilers! If you plan on going to see Fences at some point, I don’t…


Speeding Through Reading

No doubt most students would love to be able to read textbook chapters or books assigned to us as homework in minutes. Among our busy…


Leesville receives new laptops

On Tuesday January 3, Leesville received eighty-four laptop carts — one for each non-CTE class. After a much needed improvement to the technology in the…


Cross Country Season Overview

As cross country season comes to a close, no one can deny the incredible progress the men’s and women’s cross country teams have made since…


A Look into Indoor Track and Field

Leesville’s indoor track and field team has been working hard to prepare for upcoming competitions. Because there is not an indoor track in or near…


Class Rings are In!

On Tuesday, December 6 during SMART Lunch, seniors lined up in the lobby of the main building to receive the senior rings ordered at the…


Spanish Club Organizes Clothing Drive

To benefit the community during the Thanksgiving season, November 14 through the 21, Spanish club held a clothing drive for a clothing closet in Durham. Sponsored…


Students Go Behind the Wheel

After taking the in-class portion of driver’s education, one of the most nerve-racking things for new student drivers is finally sitting behind the wheel for…


Carson Rainey’s Art is INKredible

Based on her involvement, Leesville could consider Carson Rainey to be one of their most outstanding students. Aside from being senior class president, stage manager…



Leesville girls start Food Bank Club

A group of Leesville sophomores are making an impact in their community by starting the Food Bank Club, a new club to support local food…



Powder Puff Interest Meeting Held

  On Wednesday, September 7 the Powder Puff interest meeting was held. All girls — freshman to seniors — can sign up for the football…