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“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…





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,…