[4 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]
Leon hosts dodge ball tournament FTK

By Caroline Dempsey
Monday, Oct. 3, Florida State hosted a dodge ball tournament in the Leon gym as a part of their annual Dance Marathon fundraiser. High schools from all over the city were allowed to form teams to enter the tournament.
The tensions ran high as the competitive high school and …

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Editorials, Homecoming »

[24 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

Leon’s homecoming game and dance is this Friday the 21st and Saturday the 22nd .
Right now everyone is scrambling to buy tickets to the homecoming dance. The prices are $20 for singles, $30 for couples, and $25 at the door.
Those ticket prices are not the most affordable but there is …

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[19 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

By Caroline Kirk
Principal Billy Epting announced that the junior and senior Powderpuff football teams will not be allowed to participate in the tournament on Monday, Oct. 17.
“This is the stuff I hate the most,” Epting said. “I hate taking away privledges from kids.
“But I have a commitment to the entire …

Clubs, News »

[17 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

By Cristina Williams
This year Leon got its very own Anime club, which sophomore Caitlyn Burke created as a place for people who love anime to talk about it with their peers.
“I wanted to create a space where people can talk about and enjoy what they like with people who have the …

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[14 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

By Nadaley Jones
The week of Oct. 10-14, is National School Lunch week, which promotes
“This week is designed to celebrate school spirit, and eating healthy and nutritious meals,” said cafeteria manager Malinda Harris.
The National School Lunch Program serves more than 30 billion students lunch every day, which is the equivalent to feeding …

News, Sports, Volleyball »

[14 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

By Caroline Sipple
Volleyball was defeated by Choctawhatchee on Thursday, Oct. 13, an upset that is not unfamiliar to the team. Last year, the team lost to them as well in another shocking upset.
This was the first game this year that the team has lost in the Lion’s den, as well as the first …

Homecoming, News »

[11 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

By MarySylvia Hinnant
Homecoming week is Oct. 17-20. The theme decided for homecoming is Willy Wonka, a theme that student government and the cheer team worked together to come up with.
Each day of the week is inspired by the movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Monday is “Movie Monday,” in which …

News, Steel Drum, The Arts »

[9 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

By Caroline Sipple
After preparing almost all school year, steel drums held their first concert in the auditorium on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at 7 PM.
The more beginner classes went first. Fifth period performed “Dragon Strut,” by CJ Menge, and “Pyxis,” by CJ Menge. Sixth period performed “Musical Wine,” by Len “Boogsie” …

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[9 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

By Christna Hoffman
To no surprise of the club’s members, Lions United started out with a bang at its first meeting of the year today, Oct. 6. Around fifty people were present at the meeting, eager to participate in all that Lions United does at Leon.
Leading up to the meeting, the club …

News, Sports, Swimming »

[9 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

By Cristina Williams
Junior team captain Olivia Kercheval-Roig beat the school record in the 200-yard freestyle race with a time of 1:55:75.
Kercheval-Roig participated in the Panama City Invitational on Saturday, Oct.1. In this meet she broke the record with a time of 1:56:69, but then on Wednesday, Oct. 5, at a Chiles …

News, SGA »

[4 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]

By Caroline Kirk
The Class of 2018 looks forward to an exciting Rocktoberfest event this year with headline names such as “The Good Little Chickens” set to play.
The set list came out today, Oct. 4. There were auditions Sept. 27 and 28, and of the 15 groups who auditioned, 10 were …