[19 May 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Lions United takes the gold

By Hannah Rodriguez
This past weekend, our Lions United team traveled to the state competition for soccer in Orlando. The team, along with many fans, left Friday morning, May 15, at 7:00 a.m. to support Lions United . The team had games scheduled for one and two p.m., where they went undefeated.
The players are split …

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[26 May 2015 | Comments Off | ]

By Julia Chodyla
Over the past year, senior Kennedy Wilhite has worked on remaking a documentary made in the 1980s that encompasses what Leon is about and all the new history that has been made over the years.
She teamed up with alum Dr. Linda Teague who first challenged her to remake the movie.
“I think she …

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[26 May 2015 | Comments Off | ]

By Paulette Jordan
The Leon senior campout is a tradition that first started with former principal Rocky Hanna.
Eight years ago, seven students came up with the idea and talked to Hanna about it.
After agreeing, Hanna did the campout that year with the students. The campout is “the moment for seniors to …

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[19 May 2015 | One Comment | ]

By Julia Chodyla
Carlton DiSalvo sets out to start one of his first projects as the 2015-2016 Student Body President. Honor Flight is a program determined to send North Floridian and South Georgian veterans to the World War II and Korean War memorials in Washington DC.
DiSalvo hopes to organize and facilitate the …

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[18 May 2015 | Comments Off | ]

By Muireall Brown
The end of a school year has always seemed to me a sentimental time, fraught with goodbyes and nostalgic reveries. Plots for summer adventures are hatched, adolescent drama runs rampant, old friends move on. Plans to stay in touch are made and–usually–abandoned, as old friendships fade into hazy …

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[14 May 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Mane Event prepares for final concert

By Caroline Zapert
Leon’s elite pop A cappella group, Mane Event, will showcase their talent at the final spring concert on Sat. May 16 at 7:30pm in the auditorium. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at the door.
Many are looking forward to this event, as the students have been preparing for the …

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[13 May 2015 | Comments Off | ]

By Lauren Henderson
Will Rogers is currently ranked number one in the sophomore class.
This year, Rogers is enrolled in Advanced Placement Biology, AP World History, Pre-Calculus BC, Honors Chemistry, Honors English 2, Latin and Orchestra.
After the 3rd nine weeks, Rogers had all A’s and a 4.0 un-weighted and 4.5 weighted grade …

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[13 May 2015 | Comments Off | ]
Sophomore with passion for theatre

By Lauren Henderson
Sophomore Faith Bruner fell in love with acting in the sixth grade.
She was inspired by her sixth grade drama teacher at the School of Arts and Sciences, Eden Rush.
Bruner was in a small musical put on by Rush at SAS. Bruner had a small roll with only a …

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[12 May 2015 | Comments Off | ]

By EmmaLea Reed
Today, May 12, the Mosaic Club received their 2014-2015 magazines.
The club has gone through many selections in order to put together this magazine, after receiving ample selections of literary works and art to choose from.
The staff list is as follows: Elizabeth Vandervort, Aren Hendrickson, Spencer McArthur, Emma Labbe, Selena Holm, …

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[5 May 2015 | Comments Off | ]

By Hannah Rodriguez
On April 28, the girls sand volleyball team took on Chiles at Tom Brown Park for a match. The girls beat Chiles, winning four games and only dropping one.
Leon’s second, third, fourth and fifth teams won, as well as lower ranked teams.
Few of the matches went to three …

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[23 Apr 2015 | Comments Off | ]
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, …