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Wipperman and his friends dressed up as bananas at many Leesville events. Here, pictured left to right, are Kendall York, Timmy Wipperman, Brock Johnston, and Matt Papanestor. (Photo Used by Permission of Emma Sheppard)

Wipperman Finds Bananas Appealing

  Timmy Wipperman can be seen sporting a banana costume at most Leesville events. Wipperman has become synonymous with the yellow fruit over the last…


These are just a few examples of what I ate during the day. Since all animal products are restricted, my diet included a LOT of fruits and vegetables.

Trying Veganism

Day 1 (Monday) Breakfast: Glass of Almond Milk, Rice Chex, strawberries Lunch: Spinach salad, sweet potato fries, ketchup, mixed nuts, apple Snack: Popcorn, handful dried…









Above is a photo of the Washington Monument taken from inside the WWII Memorial. The National Mall is just one of the many iconic places Mainstage visited during their excursion in Washington D.C. (Photo Courtesy of Will Hollerung)

Mainstage Takes On D.C.

Over the Christmas break, Mainstage, Leesville’s honor theatre class traveled to Washington D.C. Day 1 After arriving at the train station where we found out…


Rose Gold series 1 Apple Watch with a customized time preface. These watches are available for purchase in many stores with an electronics department. (Photo Courtesy of Yazmin Battee)

Apple Watch Review

Apple is constantly creating new products to make the lives of their customers more convenient and entertaining. Fortunately for the customers, that’s exactly what they…




Teachers and Students already use technology in classrooms daily, but BYOD would make it easier for more students to utilize use of technology. Mary Petersen, and fellow peers use the computer lab to work on English assignments, but with BYOD they will be able to work in their classrooms without having to relocate. (Photo courtesy McKenna Daley)

BYOD comes to Leesville

The Bring Your Own Device initiative is coming to Leesville in the 2016-2017 school year. This program allows for students to bring their own smart…




This past summer, a group of Leesville students and teachers traveled to Europe. For ten days, the group of Loonies visited London, Paris, and Madrid.

Leesville Takes on Europe

This past summer, a group of Leesville students and teachers ventured out to Europe. In early August, Leesville representatives immersed themselves in the trip of…














My Great Grandma is one of the most inspirational people I know. Here is wonderful story about her life.

Story of an American Immigrant

Oma Oma- Great grandma in Dutch as well as other European languages. Opa Opa- Great grandpa in Dutch as well as other European languages. Antonietta…







Coach Eric Johns receives a pass during a game for Jacksonville State University. Leesville is proud to boast a number of former college athletes on the teaching staff.

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?…




Protesters gather at the intersection of Franklin St. and Columbia St. to call on Governor McCrory and the state legislature to repeal HB2. Last week, a portion of the bill was repealed but protests will continue until the bill is entirely scrapped. (Photo courtesy of the News and Observer)

Discrimination Feature

Age. Race. Parental status. Disability. Gender identity. Political affiliation. Sexual orientation. Physical features. Religious beliefs. These simple ideas have become grounds for unrelenting discrimination in…