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An early afternoon photo of the student parking lot. Every morning, the parking is bustling with students and cars parking and arriving to school in order to learn.

The Fast Lane

Basic Overview To upperclassmen, having a car can be a big deal. With your own car, you can have your own parking spot, go off…



Juliet Simpson, current President and senior,  inducts next year’s President and junior, Alec Way. The tradition is for the gavel, with which the President leads meetings, to be passed from one President to another.

Political Club politics

On Thursday, May 22, Leesville’s Political Club had their final meeting of the year. The meeting had two main agenda points. First, a brief discussion…



The metropolitan museum of art in New York City is one of the most famous museums in  the United States. With several exhibits and collections, you can explore an array global cultures at your own pace.

Why museums are important

Older generations interact differently with culture than teens. We tend to associate age and time with slower, wiser people, making deliberate actions more suitable for…



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True life: binge-watching

Urban Dictionary defines “binge-watch”  as, “consuming an entire TV series at once, rather than weekly.” Binge watching first became possible when TV shows released entire…


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The rain effect

Jung Ji-Hoon, better known by his stage name, Rain, is back for the new year, and I am amazed by this comeback. The album, Rain…






A view of the epic, scenic and captivating tree in Senora Sollie’s Spanish III class. Every student was incapable of resisting the view of the glorious fall foliage outside of Sollie’s window.

Red for Ed. Festivus

Wednesday, Nov. 13 marked another week to admire the color red for students and staff in celebration of Red for Ed. A founder of the…


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Millennial Infographic Analysis

Morals According to Tom Krattenmaker in USA Today, “…today’s young adults are a generation marked by impressive social commitment and dedication to using their lives…


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The Millennial Generation

Leesville students are Millennials, born between 1981 and 2000. Older people accuse millennials of being narcissistic, self-centered and lazy. You were born into a world…


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Profile of Millennials: Who are they?

This summer, Leesville students gear up for graduation, job applications, and college transcripts. Millions of other secondary and tertiary students share the same experiences and…






SMART lunch has shown some massive benefits to schools that have implemented it. If it were implemented in Leesville, it would add 25 minutes to lunch and take away Pride Period.

Could SMART Lunch benefit Leesville?

Students Maximizing Achievement Relationships and Time. That’s the acronym for SMART Lunch, an extended lunch period developed by Rodney C. Nelson, Panther Creek principal. Schools…



The newly installed stalls of the upstairs women’s restrooms in the main building. All of the stalls now feature working locks and received a makeover.

Brand new bathrooms!

Imagine the feeling of finding that all the restrooms available are confined and lack privacy? Surely this is a feeling no one wishes to experience…






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Before I continue, let it be known that I am by no means a professional hip-hop music critic, nor do I consider myself a true…



David Albert, Leesville’s current interim band director, conducts the band during their daily morning rehearsal. Facing a fast approaching concert and difficult pieces, the band has entered into an period of intense preparation for the event.

So little time, so much to do

With their March 15 concert fast approaching, members of the LRHS Symphonic Band have entered into an intense period of preparation. With a difficult yet…






The lottery is viewed by many as a chance to change a life. The truth of the lottery, though, is surprising.

The truth of the lottery

With all this lottery talk, one cannot abstain from thinking what they would do with all that money. Maybe you would buy a new car…