[23 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
A passion for fashion comes to life

By Caroline Zapert
The Equinox Fashion Show, organized by Leon’s own Fashion and Design Club, will hit the runway on Friday, May 8 at 7:00pm in the auditorium.

The club’s president, Caldwell Harris, began planning this event four months ago, and has since been working tirelessly to acquire sponsors and models.

Clothes from Curio, Wonsaponatime, Narcissus, …

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[21 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Senior softball player dominates

By Lauren Henderson
Senior Michaela Keel wraps up her Leon High School softball career after beating the career sacrifice bunt record in one season her junior year.
Keel also hit her first homerun her senior season. Her competitive softball career began in 2008.
Keel had always been into sports and was very active.
“But it …

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[20 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

By Julia Chodyla
Student Government Election speeches were held Friday, April 17, in the auditorium.
Sophomore Robert Skrob, one of the two candidates for the Junior Class President, addressed the problem of Leon’s “old and disgusting bathrooms.” Skrob proposed a plan to work with Mr. Epting and the Leon Country School Board to get funding for bathroom …

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[19 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]

Julia Chodyla interviews Savannah Hill

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[13 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Florida Standards Assessments testing this week

By Maribeth McClenny
All freshmen and sophomores will be taking their Florida Standards Assessments reading test this week.
Freshmen will test Monday, April 13 and Tuesday, April 14.
Sophomores will be testing from Wednesday, April 15 to Thursday, April 16.
Due to testing, all students will be on a different bell schedule, with lunch …

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[13 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Leon’s Tommy Curtis recognized in jersey retirement

By Will Rasmussen
The Leon High School basketball team retired Tommy Curtis’ number 33 jersey last week on April 10. Curtis was a 1969 graduate of Leon  and a 3-year letterman on varsity for the Lions.  In his senior season Curtis was named Florida’s Player of the Year, earning All-State, All-Southern and All-American …

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[10 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Historic pep rally concludes spirit week

By Michael Manias
Spirit week finished today, April 10, with a lively pep rally in the gymnasium. Near the end of the pep rally, former basketball player Tommy Curtis’ jersey was retired.
During the ceremony, Curtis stood in the center of the court with the current basketball team.
After shaking each of the players’ …

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[7 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | ]

By Michael Manias
Social Studies teacher Leslie Smernoff has been aiding students in getting registered to vote since 2000.
Smernoff spoke to the Leon County Supervisor of Elections Ion Sancho, who informed her that a law was passed which made teachers an authorized party that is legally allowed to help people register …

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[7 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Yearbooks to contain QR codes for first time

By Michael Manias
For the first time ever, The Leon High School Yearbook, also known as the “Lion’s Tale”, will have QR codes inside of them.
A QR code (abbreviated from quick response code) is a type of special barcode that can be optically read by devices and contain information. They are …

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[7 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | ]

By Paulette Jordan
Underclassmen have the opportunity to get volunteer hours by helping with the decoration and operation of the 2015 Prom, which will be held April 11 at the Car Museum.
Volunteers can choose to decorate the Car Museum between 9 a.m. and noon or from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the day …