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NHS inducts new members

The new 2010 school year National Honors Society members were inducted Wednesday, September 22 in the school auditorium. The commemoration began with a procession of…


Riding for the cure

Cyclists overtook New Bern, North Carolina for the MS bike ride, a three day event from September 10 – 13. Proceeds went to the Multiple…




Class of ’14 elections

On September 15 and 16, the freshmen class voted for their student council officers. Elections were held during all three lunches after a week of…


Pride Launch benefits incoming freshmen

On August 23, Leesville hosted the first annual “Pride Launch,” an open house specifically for freshmen and their parents.  Students were dropped off at 8:30…


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Changes to school lunch

The Wake County Public School System, or WCPSS, is currently finding ways to support nutrition in the cafeterias while battling the county’s debt. As a…




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Classroom reassignments

Leesville Road High School underwent extensive classroom reassignments for the first day of school, August 25. Gary Duvall, assistant principal, headed the reorganization of teacher…


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Calculating the impossible

BBC published an article about Carol Rothwell and Peter Cohen, two people who have done the impossible: they have found a way to put happiness…



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Changes to LRHS Powder Puff

Every fall, the junior and senior ladies of Leesville look forward to playing each other in Powder Puff football. The game is traditionally played during…



Class of ’11 paints senior wall

From 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. every weekday morning between August 10 and August 21, volunteers from the class of 2011 painted the Senior Wall.  This…


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Capital Pride to perform at Carnegie Hall

Leesville’s advanced choral ensemble, Capital Pride, has been selected to perform at Carnegie Hall on February 13. Unlike many choral ensembles that pay to perform…




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LRHS library giving away books

Usually, the difference between a library and a book store is the way one lends book for free and the other tends to put a…


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LRHS hosts ninja fight

On Thursday, March 4, there was a ninja fight staged in the front lobby. Ms. Scioli’s fourth period Sociology class was recently assigned a project…



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New 2010-2011 schedule for LRHS

Leesville Road High School will be following a new schedule for the 2010-2011 school year. This year Leesville implemented early release Wednesdays and dismissal at…


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Senior gift to be installed this summer

Will Woodhouse, senior class president, recently announced the Class of 2010’s senior gift to the school. Woodhouse said that a new sidewalk and two wooden…


Krispy Kreme reopens… finally

After being closed almost a month for renovations, the Krispy Kreme of downtown Raleigh re-opened on Tuesday, June 1, 2010.  Located on the corner of…




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LRHS holds ink cartridge drive

Leesville Road High School students ran a two week AP Environmental Science ink cartridge recycling drive for a project. Group leader Jason Nance, junior, said…


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Graduation honors

Graduation is fast approaching for seniors.  With less than nine days left of school, not including the senior assembly and exams, senioritis has taken hold…





ITS hazing tradition

On May 17, many devoted theatre and technical theatre students were inducted into the International Thespian Society (ITS).  In order to be inducted, one must…


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Capital Pride goes to Charleston

On Sun., April 25, Leesville’s Capital Pride returned from a weekend in Charleston, SC, where they participated in an International Choral Festival. While in Charleston,…


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Last chorus concert of the year

Leesville’s vocal ensembles held their annual spring concert on Friday, May 14. Beginning, Intermediate, and Capital Pride ensembles performed a versatile set of music for…



New Sign In Procedures for Visitors to LRHS

Leesville administrators recently implemented the Lobby Guard, a new sign-in procedure to provide more security for students and staff. “The old sign-in log was inefficient….


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Awards Day Reminder

Standing in front of the class, Dubay announced that he had an award for every person in the class. These were not the silly superlatives that many teachers hand out so that every student gets an award. Instead, Dubay offered valuable advice to his students, reminding each one that he or she will make a difference in the world – some by possibly curing cancer, and others by being a good friend or spouse.




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Formspring Encourages Anonymous Gossip

A new website is becoming popular, and this website is dangerous. Formspring.me: it’s addictive, fun, scary, and often hurtful. The site was created earlier this…




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Obama Proposes Longer, More School Days

American children are not spending enough time in school, therefore, putting them at a disadvantage compared to students in other countries. Because of this, the…


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Pollen pollutes lives of students

After students returned from Spring Break, many realized that something was different.  Allergies, dirty cars, and yellow extremities were all in high supply.  The culprit? …


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Chilean earthquake kills hundreds

A tremor with a magnitude of 8.8 devastated large parts of southern Chile on February 27. The President, Michelle Bachelet declared a ‘State of catastrophe’…



Key Club paints a paw print path

Upon arriving to school on Monday morning, many students looked down to notice a trail of blue and green lion paw-prints leading from the main…



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Latin Students Take National Latin Exam

On March 11, Leesville Latin students along with 135,000 students from around the world took the National Latin Exam. Mr. and Mrs. Mash, or ‘Magister…