[11 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Another cheating scandal revealed at Leon

By Caroline Dempsey, Hannah Rodriguez and Sam Atwater
Yesterday (Feb. 10), a member of one of the Advanced Placement Statistics classes taught by Art Skelly was caught after taking a picture of a quiz and sending it to members of subsequent class periods. While Skelly normally has students place their bags …

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[11 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]

By Hannah Wong
Scores for the latest SAT are now available online.
Students can view their results on the College Board website. They need the user name and password for their College Board account in order to access their scores.
Students can also receive scores over the phone by contacting College Board’s customer …

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[11 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]

By Lauren Henderson
On Feb. 12, Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be conducting “See You at the Pole.”
It will be held on the hill and will begin at 7 a.m., and end when the first bell rings at 7:25 a.m.
There will be club members that are designated to pray for the …

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[8 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Mock Trial falls at district competition

By Eboni Newsome
Last Friday, Feb. 5, Leon’s Mock Trial team lost at the district competition. Chiles was the winner out of the four teams in attendance.
The team competed against Lincoln, Chiles and John Paul II Catholic High School. The exact placement of the losing teams is currently not known.
At the …

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[8 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Eleven seniors sign letters of intent

By Will Rasmussen
Eight senior football players signed the dotted line on National Signing Day, Feb. 3. Lineman Kyle Howard, linebacker Derrick Jackson, wide receiver Javier Ferrer, lineman Kyle Lingo and fullback D.J. Marcelle all signed with Warner University. Warner is a private liberal arts school in Lake Wales, FL. The Royals …

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[3 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]

By Lauren Henderson
Recently, members of the School Board proposed that Leon County high schools have a start time of 8:30 a.m. or later.
According to the Tallahassee Democrat, on Jan. 26 members of the School Board voted to push this proposed change onto the agenda for an upcoming board meeting. This meeting will …

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[3 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
A teacher responds to Leon’s evacuation plan

By Nadaley Jones
According to Scott Brown, Leon has a great evacuation plan. He says he was surprised at the fast action, and how well the whole thing was executed.
He, along with many teachers, didn’t have his students leave the building immediately after the alarms went off, remained calm and cool …

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[3 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
SGA, English department suffer losses in fire

By Sam Atwater
The fire that occurred in a storage closet on the third floor on Monday (Feb. 1) destroyed English department books and Student Government Association supplies.
The SGA classroom is located directly across from the supply closet. The room sustained damage which will keep it closed from student access until next week, SGA sponsor …

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[3 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
The events of 2/1 should be seen for what they were

Editors Note: The following is an editorial and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Leon High Life.
By Hannah Wong
By now, the whole student body, its parents and most of Tallahassee know about the events of Monday, Feb. 1. They know that over 2,000 students were forced to evacuate Leon …

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[2 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Fire was arson

By Sam Atwater
Principal Billy Epting of Leon High School has stated today that the fire on Monday (Feb. 1) was set by someone in an email sent to the Leon Parents Listserv. He also has stated that school will resume.
This comes after a confirmation that a 14-year old student was …

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[1 Feb 2016 | No Comment | ]
Classes cancelled tomorrow

By Maribeth McClenny
Principal Billy Epting announced this afternoon, Feb. 1, that there will be no school tomorrow, Feb. 2 due to the fire that occurred today on the third floor.
There is damage to three classrooms that has to be repaired.
The administration hopes that school will resume on Wednesday, Feb 3. …