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[29 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Annual Poker Run proves a success | ]
Annual Poker Run proves a success

By Alena Nash
On Saturday, Sept. 24, the Student Government Association held the annual Poker Run as a part of cancer week.
The Poker Run is a competition between clubs, sports and local businesses. Teams paid 100 dollars to enter a car and then drove to various locations around town. At each location a …

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[26 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Kirk puts herself in sticky situation for cancer fundraiser | ]
Kirk puts herself in sticky situation for cancer fundraiser

By MarySylvia Hinnant and Caroline Dempsey
With cancer week off to a great start, student body class president Caroline Kirk allowed fellow students to duct tape her to the front of the school today, Sept. 26, during lunch.
Pieces of duct tape were sold to students for a dollar each. All money raised, which …

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[26 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Singing for a cure | ]

By Nadaley Jones
Every year, the Leon chorus department participates in the Cancer Awareness fundraiser. Pink lanyards with envelopes hanging off of them are distributed to students who want to participate that are in a chorus classes.
Students walk around wearing the lanyards, and the envelopes collect the money donated. It is …

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[23 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on “Lemonade on the Lawn” is back | ]
“Lemonade on the Lawn” is back

By Christna Hoffman
On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Leon held its second annual Lemonade on the Lawn during cancer week.
This time last year Lemonade on the Lawn made its first debut during cancer week. Because it was such a hit last year, it was brought back this year as a way for …

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[15 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Cancer week returns | ]

By EmmaLea Reed
This upcoming Monday, Sept. 19, kicks off week one of Leon’s cancer week.
Leon has raised its goal to $20,000, the highest goal the school has ever aspired to reach. The money raised will benefit Tallahassee Memorial Hospital’s cancer foundation.
Throughout the week, Leon’s Student Government Association (SGA) is holding various events …

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[1 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Students surpass cancer week goal | ]
Students surpass cancer week goal

By Maribeth McClenny
The pink out pep rally honoring cancer week was held on Thursday, Oct 29.
At the end of the pep rally, Principal Billy Epting announced to the students that we raised $20,100 for Tallahassee Memorial Hospital.
Our goal for this year was $18,000. Last year, we raised $15,124.70. The most we …

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[28 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Alena Nash faced breast cancer at home | ]
Alena Nash faced breast cancer at home

By Avery Ott and Christina Williams
Alena Nash’s mother was diagnosed with breast cancer in Dec. 2013, and has successfully survived it. Her whole life has changed since then.
Jenny Nash was diagnosed on Dec. 19 on her 20 year anniversary of being married to her husband, Denis Nash.
Alena said that finding …

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[23 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Lemonade on the Lawn a success | ]
Lemonade on the Lawn a success

By Hannah Rodriguez
Today, Oct. 23, during lunch, the fundraiser Pink Lemonade on the Lawn kicked off. The fundraiser is for Cancer Week, and was created by junior Gibson Howard.
She and other members of SGA will be selling lemonade throughout the rest of the school day, until after school. Howard is …

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[21 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Leon students help fundraise against cancer | ]

By Sella Kinch
As part of their annual breast cancer awareness fundraiser, SGA has been campaigning for students to go to “Share Nights”.
Posters are all over the school walls and social media as they try to spread awareness of the donating.
Share Nights are events where restaurants will donate a portion of …

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[12 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Lemonade on the Lawn to benefit Cancer Week | ]
Lemonade on the Lawn to benefit Cancer Week

By Caroline Zapert
Cancer Week is adopting a new fundraiser this year: Lemonade on the Lawn.
Junior Gibson Howard organized this event to help give back to the community that helped her mother, Laura Howard, when she underwent treatment for cancer.
“When I was deciding to do this around the second week of …