Articles by Izzee Akers, senior editor 2017-18

Pela

Jeremy Lang and Matt Bertulli co-founded the company Pela. The company came to be after Lang was in Hawaii with his family and his son…


Leesville’s Newest Trend

New fads are constantly arising among teenagers. Whether it be fashion trends or technological devices, Leesville students are always keeping up with the next big…


The Hazards of Essential Oils

When finding ways to improve one’s life there are many possible paths to take. Recently, the trend of essential oils has sparked people’s interest. Essential…



Mrs. Wright’s Path to Leesville

When choosing to become a teacher, it normally is a decision that individuals make going into college. They prepare for the position by taking education…


Leesville Pray Circle

Leeville’s prayer circle is like one of many others occurring in Durham and Wake County schools. The group responsible for the wave of various prayer…


Basketball Season is Back

On Monday, October 30, Leesville men’s basketball held their tryouts after months of preparation and hard work for a long awaited season. The boys all…



Senior Wall Vandalized

  On Thursday, October 19, students walked their normal routes to their first periods, just expecting another usual day at Leesville Road High School. But,…


Senior Crowns are back

During the week of Homecoming, Leesville Road High School students have plenty to do, especially the seniors. For them, this includes the tradition of the…


Leesville welcomes the Leos Club

On Wednesday, September 6, The Leos Club held its first interest meeting  in Ms. Cade’s room. The Leos Club was founded by Bridget Morgan and…




Mr. Thornhill’s New ReLAXing Job

Robert Thornhill, a science teacher at Leesville, has recently accepted the position as assistant coach of the women’s lacrosse team for the 2016-2017 season. Although…


Trump’s ban adds fuel to the fire

President Donald J. Trump has recently expanded his list of executive orders… again. He has called for a temporary ban imposing a 120-day suspension of…


Migos releases “Culture”

On January 27 Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff, known as ‘Migos’, released their album “Culture”. The album consists of 13 songs with features from Gucci Mane,…


Women’s March Worldwide

On January 21, 2017 close to 5 million individuals around the world became unified. They joined together physically and mentally with one mission in mind–to…


Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking

As students begin to take harder classes throughout their high school career, they are faced with bigger expectations from teachers. This is includes having to…


DIY Terrariums

DIY TERRARIUMS Ever wanted to create your own terrarium? Well the process is simpler than it may seem. Commonly seen on Tumblr, Instagram, home furnishing…


#RIPvine

On October 30, 2016 Twitter announced their choice to discontinue the mobile phone application, Vine. Although they did not release the exact date of Vine’s…



GroupMe App Review

Inspired by a project conceived at the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon, GroupMe is now a well known app used by thousands. In 2010, founders Jarad Hecht…




Spanish III Talks Culture

Señor Ross’s and Señora Sollie’s Spanish III classes are currently discussing Spanish traditions, cultures, history and geography. Each student was randomly assigned a topic to…



Pride Wrestling Is Back

Leesville’s 2015-16 Wrestling season has begun. On Wednesday, December 2, the team took on its first conference match of the season. The Pride hosted Heritage…





Twitter’s impact on LRHS

At Leesville, Twitter is utilized by both the students and the staff. Twitter plays a significant role in how information is communicated to the Leesville…