Articles by Woong-Soo Lee, Staff Writer

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Hangover II amazes Soo

We all loved The Hangover, a low-budget film with relatively unknown actors.  The movie was surprisingly funny; a trio of delusional friends with no memory…


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Soo’s tips for college preparation

The most daunting challenges of college comes in the first few weeks.  This is the period when freshmen discover their new surrounding environment, join clubs…







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Tougher admissions… maybe not

When asked if becoming accepted to college is harder these days, the answer will undoubtedly be a resounding yes.  Especially in selective universities, the number…


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Leesville wins Brain Game thriller

On Saturday, January 15, Leesville Road High School defeated Jordan and West Johnston in the WRAL Brain Game quarterfinals.  With the win, Leesville earned a…


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Applications are fun!

By this time of year, most seniors have found out or decided which university to attend.  These students have the luxury of finishing their high…


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Senior exemptions unfair

final exams After every semester, the debate resurfaces about senior exemptions.  Although the Wake County Public School System requires that high schools exempt seniors under…




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Leesville defeated at Brain Game

Leesville Road High School suffered a bitter defeat on Saturday, December 4 at the annual WRAL Brain Game meet. Leesville competed against Terry Sanford High…


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Computer science gets upgrades

After working with floppy disks for nearly two decades, the computer science classes will begin using modern flash drives this school year. Computer science classes…


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LRHS prepares for Duke Math Meet

Leesville students are preparing for the annual Duke Math Meet, which will be held on November 13, 2010 at Duke University. The Duke Math Meet…


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Men’s XC wins Cap-8

The men’s varsity cross country won Cap 8 Conference Championship on Tuesday, October 19 at the Wake Med Soccer Park.  Led by Coach Mark McLamb,…


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Application process destroys students

During fall, seniors across the nation go through the scary process of applying to universities. According to a stratified random sample survey conducted by the…


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Leesville continues winning streak

The Leesville Road High School football team defeated Enloe High School 42 – 9 in a Varsity football game on Friday, September 24 at Marshall…


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Lunch violators degrade school

“Yeah I definitely know a lot people who go off without a [lunch] pass,“ stated Mark Conrad, senior. As shocking as it may sound, these…


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Senior guarantees football championship

Leesville Varsity Football left tackle/defensive end Jake Joyner has guaranteed to win a State Championship for the 2010 season. “I guarantee that Leesville will win…



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New 2010-2011 schedule for LRHS

Leesville Road High School will be following a new schedule for the 2010-2011 school year. This year Leesville implemented early release Wednesdays and dismissal at…



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LRHS holds ink cartridge drive

Leesville Road High School students ran a two week AP Environmental Science ink cartridge recycling drive for a project. Group leader Jason Nance, junior, said…


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Digital Piracy

In 2009, digital music sales revenues increased by $4.2 billion.  However, total revenue fell by 12%.  The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry blames digital…



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Leesville Competes in State Math Contest

Students from Leesville Road High School participated in the 2010 Wake Tech Community College Regional State Math Contest on Thursday, March 25. The competition consisted…



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LRHS Students Participate in 2010 AMC

Leesville students participated in the 61st annual American Mathematics Contest (AMC), test B, on Wednesday, February 24, 2010. Students either participated in the AMC 10…


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New AP Test Registration

High school students will register for the 2010 AP exams through a new online process. In past years, students registering for the AP exams turned…


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Mid-Year Graduation

Thirty-three seniors graduated from Leesville Road High School on January 28, 2010 at the mid-year graduation ceremony. The ceremony was made a little more special…


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Final Fantasy XIII

Square Enix has delivered one of the most addictive system sellers ever created with the release of Final Fantasy XIII.  The video game has already…


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Unemployed Seek to Continue Education

In today’s economy, unemployment rates have reached all time highs.  As many people continue to unsuccessfully find employment, others have begun to turn towards continuing…


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New Cafeteria Laws

Leesville Road High School students began using their student identification numbers in the cafeteria on January 4, 2010 to access their lunch accounts. The use…


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2009 Food Drive Successful

Leesville Road High School students and faculty participated in another successful annual food drive.  The drive lasted from November 13 through December 1 to benefit…


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Hockey team petitions for club status

The Leesville Road High School Hockey team is currently petitioning for club status. Andrew Wolfe, senior, believes that club status would bring the team more…


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Leesville Students Attend Military Fair

Leesville Road High School conducted a military fair on November 3, 2009 for students interested in the armed forces.  West Point military, the United States…


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Leesville, Fuqua Finish Golf Season

The Leesville women’s golf team successfully completed their 2009 golf season. Coach Andy Hunt thought the team could have finished a little stronger.  “We felt…



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Sleep Needs Differ Among Students

According to the National Sleep Foundation, the average teenager needs nine or more hours of sleep every night.  Unfortunately, this is not possible for most…


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Band Camp: Somewhat Amazing

The Leesville Road High School Band Program held its fifteenth annual band camp at Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, North Carolina this past summer.  The…