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…


Several of the many tiles painted in Mrs. Weber’s classroom hang for all to see. Other classrooms around LRHS have painted tiles of their own.

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…


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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…


A picture of a typical crocheting pattern.

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…


Several guys pose holding large bags filled with the ingredients needed to package meals. 20,000 meals for needy families worldwide were assembled that day.

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…


Morrobel stands with a few of his family members. He is Dominican and Puerto Rican.

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…


Just one of many delicious meals that can be found at Beasley’s Chicken and Honey. The restaurant is not only famous for its fried chicken and waffles, their desserts are well sought after, too.

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….



The scar from the burn I received at age one, and the scar resulting from my surgery. Both scars have significantly faded over time.

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…


Students gather in the Multipurpose Room before school for the club’s second-ever morning meeting. Now that FCA meets in the morning, more students are able to attend.

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…


Mr. Eaton has previous experience as a guidance counselor in elementary school, and his wife is a guidance counselor as well.

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…




Pictured here is the VIP for VIP trailer during the second part of the presentation. For this outdoor session, the organization acted out a scenario where a young teen crashed into a telephone pole after drinking and driving.

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…


Aaron Carter went from fame to lame in the span of 10 years. In more recent times, it has been said that he ended up in rehab. This is the trend for many teenage heartthrobs from generations passed.

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…



Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest worked very closely in Clark’s late years. With his death, many people are expecting Seacrest to fill his shoes.

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…


This show features a LAPD detective who lives in two separate realities. NBC’s Awake airs on Thursday nights at 10 pm.

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….


Treats for Troops began on March 12 and ended on March 17. Mrs. Scioli’s, Mrs. Engdahl’s, and Mr. Davis’ second period classes collected tons of items and goods to donate to the troops.

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 designs their machines so that they are difficult to disassemble. Little did I know, this would almost ruin Christmas. Photo courtesy of news.cnet.com

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…


Many Leesville students drink coffee, soda, or energy drinks loaded with caffeine each morning. Consuming caffeine before starting the day has both pros and cons.

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…




Alex Doane, sophomore, flaunts his burly beard. He, as well as other Leesville students, decided to participate in No Shave November. Photo courtesy of Hailey Stephenson.

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,…