Articles by Kayla Fortson, staff writer 2016-17









Animal testing continues to make a huge impact on people when buying cosmetics. Many people think that all brands continue to test on animals, although that isn’t true.

Top ten cruelty free makeup brands

Unfortunately, makeup brands today continue to test on animals. Makeup brands such as Maybelline, Revlon, Covergirl, and Mac still test their products on animals. In…


The Junior Marshals for the class of 2017 are featured in the above photo. At Leesville, Eric Greene, Dean of Students, coordinates the Junior Marshals. (Photo used by permission of Eric Greene)

Junior Marshals — class of ‘17

Leesville Road High School announced their new group of Junior Marshals for the class of 2017. Junior Marshals are the juniors with a 3.70 GPA…






The picture above shows the lunch menu for December and January in WCPSS. Overall, the lunch menu does not give helpful food choices for vegetarians, especially vegans.

My transition into veganism

On July 30, 2014, I decided to become a vegetarian. I made the choice overnight, and I honestly don’t have a specific reason as to…






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How YouTubers are paid

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People that attended the second Mainstage Movie Night pose for a group picture. Abbie Johnson (front center) shows her spirit by wearing pink Elmo footie pajamas. (Photo Courtesy Kayla Fortson)

Mainstage hosts their second movie night

  On October 24, Leesville’s highest theatre class, Mainstage, held, a movie night in the Blackbox with a $5 suggested donation. Due to the football…


People that attended the second Mainstage Movie Night pose for a group picture. Abbie Johnson (front center) shows her spirit by wearing pink Elmo footie pajamas.

Mainstage hosts their second movie night

On October 24, Leesville’s highest theatre class, Mainstage, held, a movie night in the Blackbox with a $5 suggested donation. Due to the football game…


Caroline Evans talks to the assistant director during rehearsal. Giving feedback is one of her many tasks as being a stage manager. (Photo Courtesy of Kayla Fortson)

Managing and Directing is easy for Evans

Caroline Evans, senior and stage manager, is fully engaged in Leesville’s theatre department. Besides helping Ms.Tarson, the stage director, with rehearsals, Evans helps keep the…