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Sophomores and Juniors take the PSAT

On October 11, 2017 juniors, sophomores, and freshmen went to take the PSAT. It lasted from 7:25 am until 11:30 am all throughout the school…


Leesville Pray Circle

Leeville’s prayer circle is like one of many others occurring in Durham and Wake County schools. The group responsible for the wave of various prayer…





Thanksgiving: Traditions and Changes

Turkey, football, and family — the traditional picture of an American Thanksgiving. However, Thanksgiving hasn’t always looked like this. Traditions and values have evolved throughout…


The Age of Digital Distractions

It’s the 21st century, and technology now plays a major role in our lives. From staying in touch with family to help with homework, the…





Year-Round Athletes

School. Practice. Shower. Eat. Homework. Sleep. Repeat. This is what a typical day looks like for a year-round student athlete. Leesville is home to quite…




Autopsy of High School Football

On September 26, 2014, Isaiah Langston, a student at Rolesville Road High School, collapsed on the football field, hours before his Friday night football game….


The meaning behind the artwork

Ms. Meeks’ intermediate art students create beautiful art pieces by using various shades of black, white, and grey. Recently, students were assigned with the task…




Leesville Sophomores Take The Pre-ACT

On Thursday, November 2, around five hundred sophomores from Leesville took the Pre-ACT, the Preliminary American College Testing.  The Pre-ACT is a multiple choice test…





Leesville Football Student Section

During the Fall sports season, Leesville students spend their Friday nights in the football stands. Whether it is at Hamilton Stadium or another team’s field,…




The Costly Wake County Scheme

On April 25, 2017, the North Carolina Senate passed House Bill 13, which aims to lower school class sizes, while also addressing concern of specials…



Staff Spotlight: Geoffrey Travagline

The Leesville community is full of fantastic teachers, administrators, and coaches–but it’s the Leesville staff members that take it upon themselves to go above and…



“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…


Audrey Hemming and her road to states

This Saturday, November 4, the top seven boys and girls on Leesville’s cross country team travel to Kernersville, North Carolina to compete in states. For…




New Additions to the Gym

Before you enter the LRHS gym you can enjoy the impressive new renovations that have been made. Thanks to the ideas from Jack Rogers, athletic…



Visual Arts at Leesville

The Arts Department is an integral part of who Leesville is. Overall arts classes include dance, band, chorus, and theatre. The most familiar though, is…







Amazon HQ2 in Raleigh

The retailer giant Amazon released a statement in early September announcing the proposal of a new major project, enticing many cities around the United States…


It’s World Series Time

After a long postseason, the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers face off in the 113 World Series. The Astros managed to beat out the…


Freshmen Against the World

While everyone’s experience is different, high school will always have a major impact on every person. Freshman year is especially memorable. Not only is it…


Halloween spooks its way into Leesville

Candy, jack-o-lanterns, and spooky monsters are just a few of the things that immediately come to mind when one thinks about Halloween. The holiday is…


Dysautonomia Awareness Month

October is National Dysautonomia Awareness Month. Dysautonomia is an umbrella term that describes the breakdown of the Autonomic Nervous System  which controls many of the…


Creativity at Leesville

On Tuesday October 3, second period English classes gathered in the auditorium to listen to Emily Lockhart — better known as E. Lockhart — a…


First NTHS Meeting for Leesville

Leesville hosted its first annual National Technical Honors Society (NTHS) meeting on Friday, October 27. NTHS aims to foster professional relationships and experience between high…


Cross Country Impresses At Cap 7

On Tuesday, October 17, the Leesville Road High cross country team faced off against our district’s best at  the 2017-18 Cap 7 Championship. Leesville’s own…


Superstitions: mental or a must?

Whether it’s a certain song that has to be listened to before a game or a specific order in which your shoes have to be…