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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…





Leesville Swim Team Breakdown

Starting in the chilly month of November each year, while most high school students’ alarms have not yet rung, Leesville swimmers like Jack Irby (sophomore)…


Senior Wall Vandalized

  On Thursday, October 19, students walked their normal routes to their first periods, just expecting another usual day at Leesville Road High School. But,…



First Animal Rescue Club at Leesville

Paws for Pride was introduced to Leesville during the 2017-2018 school year. Currently the club has over two hundred members signed up to join, generating…


The Benefits of Travel

For thousands of years, humans have been on the move.  According to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, the average American drove 13,476…


Senior Crowns are back

During the week of Homecoming, Leesville Road High School students have plenty to do, especially the seniors. For them, this includes the tradition of the…


Alumni Spotlight: Geoffrey Graybeal

Geoffrey Graybeal was a student at Leesville from 1993-97 and wrote for the Mycenaean as a staff writer and Co-Editor in Chief. Below is a…


Leesville Students Take On Panic Point

In high school, students may feel like they’ve grown out of dressing up and trick-or-treating. A fun alternative to the scary tradition is going to…


Things to do this Fall in Raleigh

As the leaves begin to turn, and the temperature begins to drop, Raleigh enters the season of fall. Although Raleigh only experiences fall weather for…


Another Successful Homecoming at Leesville

Every October during Homecoming week, Leesville celebrates their school spirit with Spirit Week. Past themes have included Disney Week and Blast from the Past. Freshman…



Blood Drive returns to Leesville

The annual blood drive, hosted by the American Red Cross, will be on Tuesday, October 17. The Leesville gym will soon go from being a…


Powderpuff football returns

October is the month where football season is in full swing, and it is no different for the Powderpuff teams at Leesville. A homecoming tradition…


Leesville Young Life

Leesville Young Life for the 2017-2018 school year has begun! Young Life club is a Christian based organization that  welcomes all Leesville High Students. The…




Educators Of The Future

Each year the staff of Leesville Road High School votes on the winner of the coveted “Teacher Of The Year” award. This award is given,…


Elon University welcomes Cole Coleman

Cole Coleman, a football star for Leesville Road, committed to Elon University on September 27. After lots of careful consideration, he accepted his full scholarship…




Speech and Debate Club Holds Elections

On Friday, Oct. 6, Speech and Debate Club held elections in order to prepare for upcoming club events, such as a tournament at Cumberland Polytechnic…


Upperclassmen advice to freshmen

High school is one of the most difficult times in a teenager’s life. Although some proceed through its challenges to pursue college, many drop out…


Leesville raises money for a good cause

From September 25–29, the Leesville Road High School Executive Council collected money from each first period class to donate to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation,…




Houston vs. Hurricane Harvey

The headlines of the local Houston news blared early Friday morning. On August 25, while children around the United States prepared for the new school…



Gibbons Dominates Leesville Football

On September 22, Leesville traveled to face the Cardinal Gibbons Crusaders for their first round of conference play. Leesville had notable plays and fought until…


PSAT Registration at Leesville

On September 5, students began registering to take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Students have until September 20 to register for the…


New Year, New Club

  As the school year begins, many different clubs are making their first debut, but one is already beginning their twenty-second year here at Leesville….


Bienvenidos Profesora Richards!

While the Leesville community was brokenhearted when Senora Sollie left at the end of last year, Profesora Richards is proving to be a worthy replacement….



Setting and Meeting Goals

Every successful school year is achieved through setting and meeting goals– which provide a standard that students can push themselves to meet. For many students,…




Where Community Service Meets Athletics

Student athletes at Leesville are constantly working to maintain grades, sports, and social lives. With such busy schedules, many find it difficult to find time…



Liquid gold or liquid mold?

It has taken more than two decades for Chipotle to release their own queso, and on September 12, the Mexican grill chain rolled out the…


The Hard Workers of Our Country

Labor Day fell on the fourth of September this year, giving Leesville students and teachers a break from the school year that had started the…