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Angela Scioli combs through work at her current classroom in trailer one. She teaches both  AP Government and Civics and Economics classes. (Photo courtesy Jacob Polansky)

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,…



Sylvia Forteza lives in San Juan, Puerto Rico. On Wednesday, September 6, Category 5 Hurricane Irma devastated the US territory. Pictured here is some of the damage from the storm.(Photo used with permission from Sylvia Forteza)

How One Puerto Rican Prepared for Irma

As Category 5 Hurricane Irma traveled over the Caribbean, inhabitants of islands such as Puerto Rico prepared and responded to the hurricane in many different…


Anne Lassiter Barnes, senior at Broughton, started a personal video project in January. Each video shows memories from each day during the month-- often including friends, family and events. (Photo used by Permission of Anne Lassiter Barnes)

Remembering the month

Many look back at their year and think, “man, this year sucked, next year will be my year.” Although they experienced positives, the negatives create…











Wipperman and his friends dressed up as bananas at many Leesville events. Here, pictured left to right, are Kendall York, Timmy Wipperman, Brock Johnston, and Matt Papanestor. (Photo Used by Permission of Emma Sheppard)

Wipperman Finds Bananas Appealing

  Timmy Wipperman can be seen sporting a banana costume at most Leesville events. Wipperman has become synonymous with the yellow fruit over the last…


These are just a few examples of what I ate during the day. Since all animal products are restricted, my diet included a LOT of fruits and vegetables.

Trying Veganism

Day 1 (Monday) Breakfast: Glass of Almond Milk, Rice Chex, strawberries Lunch: Spinach salad, sweet potato fries, ketchup, mixed nuts, apple Snack: Popcorn, handful dried…









Above is a photo of the Washington Monument taken from inside the WWII Memorial. The National Mall is just one of the many iconic places Mainstage visited during their excursion in Washington D.C. (Photo Courtesy of Will Hollerung)

Mainstage Takes On D.C.

Over the Christmas break, Mainstage, Leesville’s honor theatre class traveled to Washington D.C. Day 1 After arriving at the train station where we found out…


Rose Gold series 1 Apple Watch with a customized time preface. These watches are available for purchase in many stores with an electronics department. (Photo Courtesy of Yazmin Battee)

Apple Watch Review

Apple is constantly creating new products to make the lives of their customers more convenient and entertaining. Fortunately for the customers, that’s exactly what they…




Teachers and Students already use technology in classrooms daily, but BYOD would make it easier for more students to utilize use of technology. Mary Petersen, and fellow peers use the computer lab to work on English assignments, but with BYOD they will be able to work in their classrooms without having to relocate. (Photo courtesy McKenna Daley)

BYOD comes to Leesville

The Bring Your Own Device initiative is coming to Leesville in the 2016-2017 school year. This program allows for students to bring their own smart…




This past summer, a group of Leesville students and teachers traveled to Europe. For ten days, the group of Loonies visited London, Paris, and Madrid.

Leesville Takes on Europe

This past summer, a group of Leesville students and teachers ventured out to Europe. In early August, Leesville representatives immersed themselves in the trip of…