Articles by Jacob Polansky, staff writer 2017-18

The Polansky and Macri families sit down to Thanksgiving dinner. The Macri’s made the twelve hour drive from Florida to North Carolina to share a meal and give thanks. (Photo used by permission of Domenick Macri)

Thanksgiving: Traditions and Changes

Turkey, football, and family — the traditional picture of an American Thanksgiving. However, Thanksgiving hasn’t always looked like this. Traditions and values have evolved throughout…




Geoffrey Travagline (center,green) posing with the Leesville Road High Cross Country team. Travagline assisted in leading both the men’s and women’s teams to the State Championships. (Photo used by permission of Geoffrey Travagline)

Staff Spotlight: Geoffrey Travagline

The Leesville community is full of fantastic teachers, administrators, and coaches–but it’s the Leesville staff members that take it upon themselves to go above and…


Leesville Road High sophomore Maximus Buico running in the cross country Cap 7 Championship. The Leesville cross country boys team placed third in the district wide competition. (Photo used by permission of Paul Buico)

Cross Country Impresses At Cap 7

On Tuesday, October 17, the Leesville Road High cross country team faced off against our district’s best at  the 2017-18 Cap 7 Championship. Leesville’s own…



Angela Scioli combs through work at her current classroom in trailer one. She teaches both  AP Government and Civics and Economics classes. (Photo courtesy Jacob Polansky)

Educators Of The Future

Each year the staff of Leesville Road High School votes on the winner of the coveted “Teacher Of The Year” award. This award is given,…


The Leesville Road High Pride Players Club official poster board under construction. Pride Players Club was a massive success at the freshman orientation Pride Launch, largely in part to the attendance of (left to right) Brenna Murray, Rose Sande, Lauren Sande, Hannah Arostegui, Josh O’Donovan, and Hannah Woody as pictured. (Photo Courtesy of Pride Players Twitter account)

Where Community Service Meets Athletics

Student athletes at Leesville are constantly working to maintain grades, sports, and social lives. With such busy schedules, many find it difficult to find time…