Articles by Sydney Tucker, staff writer 2017-18



Every fall, Leesville students flock to their peers carrying the cardboard World’s Finest Chocolate boxes. The chocolate flavors include “Milk Chocolate,” “Dark Chocolate,” “Almond,” “W.F. Crisp,” and “Caramel”; Caramel is the most popular bar among students and typically sells out quickly.  (Photo courtesy of Sydney Tucker)

“Chocolate Season” Arrives at Leesville

With every fall comes “chocolate season” at Leesville, the time when students see their peers selling chocolate bars from blue-and-white cardboard boxes labelled “World’s Finest…




This past summer, a group of Leesville Road High School students and teachers traveled to Peru and visited Machu Picchu, pictured above.  Machu Picchu, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, is the site of ancient Incan ruins in the Andes Mountains.  (Photo used by permission of Isabel Daumen)

The Benefits of Travel

For thousands of years, humans have been on the move.  According to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, the average American drove 13,476…



Reese Layh, Leesville sophomore and Executive Council member, counts money during SMART Lunch that students in Executive Council collected from first period classes at Leesville Road High School.  The Executive Council will donate the money to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), which will then use the money to help researchers find a cure for Type One diabetes.  (Photo courtesy of Sydney Tucker)

Leesville raises money for a good cause

From September 25–29, the Leesville Road High School Executive Council collected money from each first period class to donate to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation,…