Articles by Jonathan Spear, staff writer 2017-18

Credle aims for Naval Academy

When Sidney Credle was a ninth grader, he was enrolled in Mr. Kelly’s aerospace class, and his brother, Austin, was beginning the application process for…





Liquid gold or liquid mold?

It has taken more than two decades for Chipotle to release their own queso, and on September 12, the Mexican grill chain rolled out the…


25 Years of Incred18ble

This summer, the class of 2018 continued the 11 year tradition of the senior wall. The wall greets students and visitors alike to the Pride…







No Excuse for Child Abuse

April was Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month, meant to bring attention to the thousands of children who experience abuse annually. No child deserves to suffer…



Freshmen lead lacrosse attack

The Pride men’s lacrosse team had its most successful season in its five-year history last spring and reached new heights as a team and as…








The Accountant Review

Rate: ★★★★ The Accountant, premiering in October 2016, is a gripping film that never surrenders an action-packed moment. The movie, starring Ben Affleck and Anna…



Pride Complete Season Sweep Over Sanderson

In a dramatic in-conference matchup, the Pride men’s soccer team emerged victorious over the Sanderson Spartans in a 2-1 overtime thriller at Marshall L. Hamilton…



St. Baldrick’s battles cancer with a shave

The Saint Baldrick’s foundation raises millions of dollars each year to contribute to the battle against childhood cancer through several head-shaving events. The participants raise…



Pride Soccer Looks to go Back to Back

The 2016 men’s soccer team has high hopes and expectations for this season, and with a skilled roster, aims to echo last season’s successes. The…



Pride Teacher Athletes

When we think of athletes in school, we think of student-athletes. However, do we ever think about the teachers that used to be student athletes?…


Students campaign for student council

During campaign season at Leesville Road High School, masses of campaign posters and stickers filled the halls. On April 11 and 12, students had the…



Madness in March

In the eyes of college basketball teams, March Madness means the ultimate achievement: the national championship. However, for fans, the basketball tournament signifies ousting friends…


Wake Relief Food Drive

The LRHS Key Club is partaking in the Wake Relief Food Drive from March 7 to 24. The purpose of the food drive is to…


Men’s Tennis Season Underway

The Men’s Tennis Team has high hopes for this season, and with a deep and skilled roster, looks to improve from last season’s woes. The…






Dr. Mash Named Teacher of the Year

On November 2, Dr. Mark Mash was named Leesville Road High School’s Teacher of the Year. A Latin teacher, Mash earned this admirable award through…


WCPSS names principal of the year

Mr. Eric Fitts from Brentwood Magnet Elementary school was named the Wake County Public School System’s 2015 Principal of the Year on October 7. Mr….


Controversy over gun rights

It’s an argument that has become commonplace in the United States: the controversy over gun rights and control. Over the last couple of years, citizens…




Snapchat unveils new update

Snapchat, the popular app used for instant photo messaging, unveiled an update that includes many new features. This update has taken social media by storm,…


Seniors complete senior wall

This summer, the senior class of 2016 continued the nine-year tradition of creating a senior wall. The wall greets students, teachers, and visitors alike, with…