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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…







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?…




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 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…




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…


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….







Presidential Candidates PiktoChart

The presidential nomination races for the Republican and Democratic party started last year with nearly thirty total candidates–far more than the two that Americans must…


Dolegowki’s trip to Prague

Most students spent their spring break lounging on the beach before heading back to school. Other students, such as Emily Dolegowski, a senior, focused her…


What is Mycenae?

Mycenae First fact: Leesville has a student-run school newspaper. Second fact: It’s called the Mycenaean. Third fact: You have no idea what Mycenaean means, stands…



Being married to a coworker

“It all began with hall duty in the fall of 1994…I was a second year teacher from the other side of the state…she was returning…









“On Failure” Response

http://themycenaean.org/2014/03/jesters-thoughts-on-failure/ I refuse to welcome failure. I abhor and fear and detest failure. I do believe that failure is wrong; I cannot embrace it, I…