[23 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Rocktoberfest impresses attendants

By Sella Kinch
One of the most highly anticipated events in October at Leon High School is a musical festival called “Rocktoberfest”, planned by Leon’s Student Government. The focus of the festival is for some of the most talented musicians at Leon High to congregate to perform to students lounging across …

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Editorials, Featured, Sports, Swimming »

[23 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Touching the wall at the end of my final race at the district meet on Oct. 22 marked my final swim until next year.
Relieved is an understatement.
I still haven’t quite figured out if swimming just doesn’t appeal to me anymore or if I’m suffering from sheer laziness. No longer having …

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[23 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Choosing between sports, school, and clubs is a constant battle for many Leon students.
Many students participate in one or more extra-curricular activities. On top of those activities many students also take Advanced Placement classes, and even honors or general classes can be difficult.
I only have three extra-curricular activities: Softball, newspaper, …

Cancer Week, Editorials, Featured »

[22 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | ]

It’s Cancer Week again at Leon, and I’ve seen signs for the Poker Run, share nights and shirt sales. I’ve also seen a color popping up everywhere, not only in our hallways, but all over the community: pink.
Every year, schools and businesses around Tallahassee make an effort to raise awareness …

Editorials, Featured, Holidays »

[21 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Lately a holiday, federally established in 1937 and vital to our cultural history, to the perpetuation of the American Way, has been repeatedly challenged by the unfortunate and increasing number of “progressive malcontents” plaguing our otherwise peaceful and fair society: this holiday, Columbus Day, is dedicated to the celebration of the …

Band, Featured, News, Videos »

[21 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VHuEYeG-4Rs
This is the link to a video of Leon’s own Redcoats at the 2014 Preliminary Competition: Battle on the Border
 

Featured, News, Volleyball »

[21 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

By Lauren Henderson
The Lady Lions volleyball team concluded its regular season on Oct. 16 with a straight-set victory at Gainesville High School.
Leon clinched a berth in the regional playoffs by winning the regular-season district title. The Lady Lions, who did not advance to the post-season a year ago, will try to win …

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[17 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

The week seemed to go by in the blink of an eye.  With grades wrapping up, PSAT testing and the senior meeting that happened on Wednesday, everything feels out of whack.
The senior meeting was an event where all seniors got pictures taken and were talked to by Herf Jones and …

Attendance, Featured, News »

[17 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

By Paulette Jordan
Unexcused absences must be cleared before the nine weeks are over in order to avoid attendance failures.
Attendance failures occur when a student has four or more unexcused absences per class.  Frequent reasons for attendance failures are students not being responsible for turning in notes to excuse absences, skipping class …

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[15 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

Today I had one of the first of many senior class meetings. These meetings are very helpful and answer a lot of the questions most people have. This meeting was really informative, but it was as entertaining as this type of meeting could be.
This meeting covered topics that ranged from …

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[14 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]

By Traci Creel
On Oct. 14, Leon High School was under a tornado warning, along with the rest of Leon County. The official warning was announced during third period, when students were held a little longer.
During third period the students who were parked in the Senior Bow and the Junior Bowl were …