[26 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
Kirk puts herself in sticky situation for cancer fundraiser

By MarySylvia Hinnant and Caroline Dempsey
With cancer week off to a great start, student body class president Caroline Kirk allowed fellow students to duct tape her to the front of the school today, Sept. 26, during lunch.
Pieces of duct tape were sold to students for a dollar each. All money raised, which …

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Cancer Week, Chorus, News, The Arts »

[26 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

By Nadaley Jones
Every year, the Leon chorus department participates in the Cancer Awareness fundraiser. Pink lanyards with envelopes hanging off of them are distributed to students who want to participate that are in a chorus classes.
Students walk around wearing the lanyards, and the envelopes collect the money donated. It is …

Editorials, Featured »

[23 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
Hannah Rodriguez: Know what you’re fighting for

In recent news, many influential athletes such as NFL players Colin Kaepernick and Brandon Marshall, as well as collegiate athletes like FSU volleyball player Mara Green, have decided to take a knee during the national anthem to protest the racial tension plaguing the United States right now.
While I am absolutely against racial …

News, Sports, Swimming »

[23 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

By Caroline Sipple
Swim team met Lincoln for the second time this season on Wednesday, Sept. 21, and did not meet their ultimate goal of beating them.
The final score ended up being 111-185 for the boys, and 126-170 for the girls.
The team made changes to try and beat Lincoln at this …

Clubs, News »

[20 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

By MarySylvia Hinnant
Key Club  kicked off their first interest meeting of the year for new and old members on Sept. 15 and welcomes everyone to join.
“I would say we had around 100 people in the meeting. For this  year, it’s definitely been one of our biggest turn outs for our first …

Clubs, News »

[20 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

By Nadaley Jones
On Sept. 16, the Exchangettes had their first official meeting in room 205 during lunch. The all girls volunteer club is hoping to go in a new and bigger direction.
The club sponsor Rachel Hale wants the group to focus on becoming a women’s empowerment group, and participate in activities …

News »

[20 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

By Ava Jackson
On Monday night, Leon high school hosted their open house in which SGA implemented their new fundraising idea of a silent auction to help meet the cancer fundraiser goal.
This year, Student Government Association came up with a new fundraising idea for their annual cancer week fundraiser: to have …

News »

[20 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

By: Alena Nash
On Sept. 19 parents were invited to Leon to see the school through the eyes of the students.
During open house parents walked through their children’s schedule and met the faculty and staff. Some parents saw the classrooms and hallways for the first time. Teachers talked about what the students can expect …

Cancer Week, News »

[15 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

By EmmaLea Reed
This upcoming Monday, Sept. 19, kicks off week one of Leon’s cancer week.
Leon has raised its goal to $20,000, the highest goal the school has ever aspired to reach. The money raised will benefit Tallahassee Memorial Hospital’s cancer foundation.
Throughout the week, Leon’s Student Government Association (SGA) is holding various events …

Cross Country, News, Sports »

[14 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]

By Cristina Williams
Cross Country is determined to get to state this year and hopes to do so through hard work and successful meets.
The boy’s and girl’s Cross Country teams have been to two meets so far this year. The meets were the Godby Cougar Challenge, Aug. 27, and the Carrollton Orthopedic Invitational, …

Featured, News, School Spirit »

[12 Sep 2016 | No Comment | ]
Willis aims to spread “that Lion Pride”

By Caroline Kirk
Senior Amanda Willis kicked off the school year with the first Leon Spirit Day, on Friday, Sept. 9.
As the spirit committee head of SGA, Willis has to fill the shoes of Leon graduate Sarah Bradford and is ready to make her mark.
This is only Willis’ second year in …