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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 Last week, a portion of the bill was repealed but protests will continue until the bill is entirely scrapped.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…










Sworkit, the new innovative way to workout, is increasing in popularity. Made with the intentions to be easily accessible, the founders follow the motto,“No gym, no excuse.”

Sworkit, the new fitness platform

Sworkit, made from the combination of the saying Simply WORK IT, is a new fitness platform that guarantees a more personalized exercise experience. Working out…




Soett-Luz Torres, a senior, has competed in FCCLA STAR events for three years. On the left, Torres was competing her sophomore year and on the right Torres was competing her senior year.

FCCLA member goes to Nationals

Soett-Luz Torres, a senior at Leesville Road high school, is an active Family Career Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) member. Since her sophomore year, Torres…


Life is funny and, in my own opinion, should not be taken too seriously. Here is something that the reader may enjoy.

Why Boycott School?

Recently I read in a book about the concept of how one must break down the ego in order to move closer to the self….