[23 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Senior awards announced

The senior awards ceremony took place Tuesday May 20 at 10 a.m. Many outstanding seniors received scholarships and awards for their accomplishments during their time at Leon. This list includes most of the awards and their recipients.

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[23 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]

I have always enjoyed nature – camping in it, hiking in it, looking at it, learning about it, ecetera. But I have never made an active attempt to care for it, or to be a part of it. I’ve simply enjoyed it in passive appreciation, running into it like an …

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[23 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Summer is drawing close, and school is coming to an end. This leads me to one question, where did time go? It’s hard to believe that I will be a high school junior next year. It seems like yesterday I was wearing cargos and Abercrombie, while sporting a nice bowl …

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[23 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Well, after numerous all-nighters and stressful days, the end of my junior year is approaching faster than lightening.
It is crazy to sit back and realize that I have already completed three years of high school, but it really feels like I was just walking up to the school on the …

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[23 May 2014 | One Comment | ]

In middle school at RAA I played soccer for the three years that I attended. I also played here at Leon my freshman year, but rapidly that all went down the drain for me.
Toward the end of soccer season freshman year I suffered a horrid knee injury; who would have …

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[22 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Today the freshman class officers will be presented with a check from the profits that were made from Kona Ice. The Kona Ice truck came every Tuesday and Thursday each week. Caroline Kirk, freshman class president, suggested the idea for the truck to come. She got the idea from previously …

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[21 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Daniela Rodriguez: A special thanks from a grateful freshman

It finally happened. As I walked up the steps to Leon and saw the circus of tents set up on the lawn, I cracked.
Dozens of students were camped outside, sitting among friends, swapping stories of their time at Leon.
And then the next day, they sang their alma mater around the …

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[15 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]

This has been the most antithetical year of my life. It has been undoubtedly the most productive, the most fun, and the most challenging year yet. It has also reeked with dilatory behaviour, horrible stress, and surprising ease. It has passed in the blink of an eye, but I feel …

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[15 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]

On Wed. 14, the Best and Brightest winners were announced. Leon winners are as listed.
Winners
*Mackenzie Teek- Foreign Language
Mina Kaji- Journalism
Brooke Williams- Leadership
Samuel Cherrier-Vickers- Music
Amber Borgersen- Public Speaking
Samantha Skrob- Science & Health
 
Runner Up
Brooke Harrison- English & Language Arts
 
Honorable Mention
Mathieu Fredrickson- Drama & Performing Arts
Haley Ashlin- Business
 
*Teek also received the Best and …

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[15 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]

Years from now when I look back at my high school days, I am sure that being a member of the High Life will be one of my fondest memories.
I walked in as a freshman, picking an elective that would allow me to write. I had no idea I was …

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[12 May 2014 | 2 Comments | ]

By Daniela Rodriguez
With the school year coming to an end, Leon students are making their last days at Leon special.  Those who will be returning for another school year in the fall are staying up late, cramming for exams, and those who will graduate find new adventures at Leon before …