Articles by Isabella Parsons, staff writer 2017-18


“Love, Simon” Review

Love, Simon is a coming out story based on the novel Simon v. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. A hilarious romantic comedy, Love,…






Dearly Departed Was A Hit!

  The Leesville Theatre Department’s production of “Dearly Departed” was performed November 14, 16, and 18 and was absolutely amazing. From the acting to the…




Dearly Departed Was a Hit!

The Leesville Theatre Department’s production of “Dearly Departed” was performed November 14, 16, and 18 and was absolutely amazing. From the acting to the set…


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…



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….



“Bring It On!” Wins Best Ensemble

In the week of April 23, Leesville Road High School preformed “Bring It On!”. The musical was entered into Triangle Rising Stars, a competition dedicated…



Was the Pacer Test banned?

In these past couple of weeks, there have been rumors that the Pacer Test was unhealthy and no longer an adequate way to measure endurance….


The Value of Spanish National Honors Society

From volunteering to eating Spanish cuisine to attending cultural activities, Spanish National Honors Society is a center for students invested in a variety of activities….


Is It S’Winter

As February comes to a close, people are shedding their winter coats and putting on their  flip-flops. With most days having temperatures in the sixties…




Acorn Drop — New Years, 2016

People throughout the United States celebrate New Year’s differently, specific to Raleigh is the acorn drop. Between 50,000 and 75,000 people travel to downtown Raleigh…


Christmas Cookie Celebration

This holiday season, the liaison held a cookie decorating party on December 14, 2016 in the Breezeway during all of SMART lunch. Throughout the year,…


Swimming to Victory

  On November 16, 2016 the Leesville Road High School Women’s Swim Team traveled to their first meet. Sanderson was the host of the meet,…


Got Chalk?

Gymnastics involves the use of physical strength, flexibility, balance, control, power and agility. In fact, it dates all the way back to 1896 when it…


Juniors Take on Homecoming

This year’s Homecoming theme was Blast From the Past. The daily themes ranged from Hopes and Dreams Tuesday to, as tradition dictates, Green Out Friday….


Becca Jones Slides into Home

Becca Jones, a junior, is an up and coming softball player. Throughout her career, she has overcome incredible challenges in order to become one of…


A Summer in Peru

In the last two weeks of June 2017, Craig Ross, a Spanish teacher here at Leesville, and 12 other students are flying into Lima, Peru….


Social Justice Club Debut

Kayla Pope, a junior, is starting the Social Justice club at Leesville Road High School this 2016-2017 school year. Pope’s main focus for the Social…


Hola Spanish Club!

“When I started here in 1995, Spanish club had already become a part of Leesville,” said Craig Ross, Spanish clubs teacher sponsor. The club has…


Class Council commences

Starting the week of September 5 at Leesville Road High School, freshmen started campaigning for the various officer positions on class council, including Vice President,…


Wake County Bus Delay Dilemma

At the beginning of Leesville’s 2016-2017 school year, Wake County Public Schools has implemented a few cost saving measures.   Some of the measures taken…