[26 Nov 2014 | One Comment | ]
Ferguson protest at Leon

By Michael Manias
On Tuesday, Nov. 25, a group of Leon High School students protested the ruling of the St. Louis County grand jury’s decision of finding Darren Wilson not guilty of any crimes. During lunch time, a group of students gathered in the gym to peacefully protest the jury’s decision …

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[25 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

Thanksgiving is a famed holiday, known for selling out grocery stores and stuffing people so full of food they plan on doing nothing for the rest of the holiday.
After all, who could despise a holiday centered on a huge feast eaten with your loved ones?
Although for most high schoolers, college …

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[20 Nov 2014 | One Comment | ]
Lauren Henderson: My Love for Mr. Fannin

Even though chemistry is one of my most challenging classes, I look forward to it every day, thanks to my teacher, Steve Fannin.
I laugh every day at Mr. Fannin’s comments like: “fire in the hole” and “you kids get off my lawn”. He even had a fan page on instagram that …

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[20 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Caroline Zapert: A new perspective

On Nov. 18 I attended the homeless awareness event organized by Caroline Kirk here at leon.
Going into it, I can’t say that I had very many expectations. And this certainly isn’t a bad thing, I just wasn’t fully informed.
Quite frankly, I signed up to help because I needed the service …

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[18 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Hope for the homeless

By EmmaLea Reed
On Nov. 18 at 6:00 p.m. in Leon’s auditorium, sophomore Caroline Kirk’s SGA project was in full swing.
Her project is titled “Homelessness: Let’s Bag It”. Kirk’s whole idea for the undertaking was to raise awareness for homeless people throughout our community today.
“The point of my project is to provide …

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[18 Nov 2014 | One Comment | ]
Cold weather sweeps through Leon

By Derek Bell
Today seems to be one of the coldest days of the year so far with the high being in the high 40s, and the low in the mid 20s.
Not only were the temperatures cold today, but the wind speed was around 15-20 MPH.
Because of the cold, some of …

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[17 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Boys cross country receives 2nd place at State Finals

By Sella Kinch
After each varsity member of the boys’ Cross Country team qualified for State Finals and gained a personal record at the Sunny Hills Farm Race, many Leon Lions eagerly can to the event.
To cheer on the team, teachers and faculty including Mr. Epting, Mrs. Hembree, Mr. Feely, Mrs. …

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[16 Nov 2014 | One Comment | ]
Michael Manias: The 2015 Ford Mustang dilemma

The completely redesigned 2015 Ford Mustang debuted onto dealers’ lots to be for the first time, recently. Many people noted the car’s completely new body and interior. It sure does look nice and sleek, but many are skeptical of what is under the hood of the new pony car, and …

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[12 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]
EmmaLea Reed: Mixed up schedule

This week’s schedule has me completely thrown off. Considering Veteran’s Day was on a Tuesday this year, my mind is having an extremely difficult time adjusting to the idea that today it is, in fact, Wednesday and not Monday.
Of course, I’m not complaining. Who wouldn’t want a school day off? …

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[12 Nov 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Students driving around Leon are an issue that has been around a while. But the issues with this not only affect the safety of our school and the neighborhoods surrounding it, but also Leon’s image in town.
Some of the kids who park on and off campus have no regard for …