Articles by Hailey Stephenson, Senior Editor

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Google Glass review

After completing my original article pertaining to Google’s latest product, I started to think about how a technology of this sort would impact me, an…


Leesville starts new tradition

Everyone has seen the speckled ceiling tiles located around the entire school; they are plain, white and not very attractive. Mrs. Sollie’s Spanish IV class…


Google Glass is watching you

Google recently released a new concept that could change the world as we know it. Google’s newest invention, Google Glass, is what we would consider…


Leesville to get crocheting club?

Imagine a world where knitters and crocheters can work together to create amazing needlework projects. An article was recently written about Leesville’s new club: the…


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Taco Bell: the next Starbucks?

People are always searching for the next “hip” place to hang out with friends and engage in thoughtful, meaningful conversation. Starbucks is most known for…


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What if everything was edible?

Imagine taking a quiz and being taken over with a feeling of intense hunger. In the real world, one would have to wait until lunch…


Leesville helps stop hunger

According to The Hunger Project, 870 million people worldwide are hungry. Not like “I haven’t eaten since breakfast” hungry, but like “I haven’t eaten in…


An interesting person at LRHS

Brian Morrobel is just like any other high school student. Or is he? Morrobel came to LRHS two years ago, as a freshman, from Perth…


Beasley’s Chicken and Honey

I recently heard about a restaurant in downtown Raleigh famous for their southern eats. The entree that stuck out the most was chicken and waffles….



Scars and their struggles

Every scar has a story. When I was only a year old, I pulled a curling iron off the bathroom counter and it landed on…


Leesville seniors start new FCA tradition

Leesville Road High School’s FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) has started a new tradition this 2012-2013 school year: morning meetings. Before class on Wednesdays, FCA…


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Community Night

Leesville Road High School is hosting the 3rd Annual Community Night on Oct. 9, 2012. Leesville Road High School, Middle School, and Elementary School along…


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Pushing the limits in the classroom

Teachers and students may not always see eye-to-eye in the classroom. However, each party is allowed their own, personal opinion. Makes sense, right? Unfortunately, to…


Hooray for FCA!

Over 30 Leesville Road High School students gathered at Tabernacle Baptist Church on Monday, Sept. 10 for the first FCA meeting of the 2012-2013 school…




VIP for a VIP

On Wednesday, May 23, the LRHS class of 2012 attended the “VIP for a VIP” (Vehicle Injury Prevention for a Very Important Person) assembly. The…


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Student organizations in NC colleges

High schools offer a variety of clubs and organizations for students to participate in. A few offered at Leesville include National Honors Society, Rubik’s Cube…


Teen heartthrobs fall

Aaron Carter was the epitome of a 90’s teen pop singer. His dreamy voice and melodic lyrics melted the hearts of the young girls of…


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Hope Reilly in the spotlight

In the Fall semester of the 2011-2012 school year, Hope Reilly, senior, was enrolled in Mrs. Covington’s creating writing class. Little did she know, by…



Seacrest is the new Dick Clark

Richard “Dick” Clark, the famous American radio/television personality, passed away in early April at age 83 from a severe heart attack. He began his career…


Awake keeps Stephenson awake

NBC’s new show, Awake, aired its pilot episode on Thursday, March 1. The series’ main character, Michael Britten, is a veteran Los Angeles homicide detective….


Engdahl vs. Scioli and Davis

The week of March 12 was a time for the students at Leesville Road High School to collect non-perishable food items and personal hygiene items…


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The final registration for the class of 2013

The time for Leesville Road High School’s juniors to register for their 2012-2013 classes has finally arrived. Selecting eight primary classes and three alternate classes…



Nintendo almost ruins Christmas

On a frigid December morning, my boyfriend and I took on a task we would later regret. Several weeks back, his family’s Nintendo Wii had…


The pros and cons of caffeine

A typical day for a student attending Leesville Road High School begins at the crack of dawn. Around 6:00 a.m., alarm clocks all over North…




Facial hair grows on Leesville

Facial hair seems to be a rising trend at Leesville Road High School. More and more guys walk the halls with burly beards and massive…







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Pan Am can’t lift off

The 1960s was was a time of change and transformation. The United States was at  the height of a Cold War with Russia and Cuba,…