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[21 Mar 2017 | Comments Off on Ultimate frisbee club on the rise | ]

By Caroline Sipple
Students in the sophomore class have successfully revived the Ultimate Frisbee club, which was previously an inactive club at Leon.
The president is Drake Bishop and the vice president is Mason Becker.  They got the idea when chemistry teacher Mr. Green and his students were talking about the sport.
“We …

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[1 Feb 2017 | Comments Off on Literacy week returns to Leon | ]

By Nadaley Jones
Monday, Jan. 22 through Friday, Jan. 27, Leon celebrated its ninth annual Literacy Week. This week was a chance for students and teachers to celebrate literacy and encourage reading for all students and staff members.
Each day on the announcements, staff and administrators shared excerpts from their favorite books and …

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[28 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on New ping pong club gets approved | ]

By Ava Jackson
Leon students started a new cub that only one other school in Tallahassee has. Sophomores Will Bullen and Jackson Henry got a ping pong club approved by the ICC last Wednesday.
Currently Sail is the only other school in town with the same type of club.
“We hope to hope to …

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[21 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on Sophomores hope to introduce ping-pong club | ]

By Caroline Sipple
Sophomores Will Bullen, Jackson Henry, Cameron Curry, Clay Baker, Liam Fineout, Max Caskie, and JD Varn hope to introduce the first ever ping-pong club to Leon this school year.
They are hoping to present this idea to the inter club council at the next meeting, in December.
“We are hoping …

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[31 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on New club created for culture appreciation purposes | ]

By Christna Hoffman
A new club has been created at Leon. The world geography club was made official on Oct. 26, 2016.
After talking with world history teacher Ms. Bayouth, sophomore Nadaley Jones got the idea for the club. According to Bayouth, our school has lost touch with the culture of the world.
For this reason, Bayouth has agreed …

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[17 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Anime Club puts in roots | ]

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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[20 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Key Club kicks off a new year | ]

By MarySylvia Hinnant
Key Club  kicked off their first interest meeting of the year for new and old members on Sept. 15 and welcomes everyone to join.
“I would say we had around 100 people in the meeting. For this  year, it’s definitely been one of our biggest turn outs for our first …

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[20 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Exchangettes looking in a new direction | ]

By Nadaley Jones
On Sept. 16, the Exchangettes had their first official meeting in room 205 during lunch. The all girls volunteer club is hoping to go in a new and bigger direction.
The club sponsor Rachel Hale wants the group to focus on becoming a women’s empowerment group, and participate in activities …

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[14 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Dance Marathon introduced as club at Leon | ]
Dance Marathon introduced as club at Leon

By Caroline Sipple
Dance Marathon is back for its third year but is now being introduced as a club for the first time ever. The club held its informational meeting on Monday, Sept. 12, at lunch.
Applications to be a part of the club are available in Mrs. Davis’s room, 206. They are due on Friday, …

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[8 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Club fair brings new opportunities for students | ]
Club fair brings new opportunities for students

By Alena Nash
From Sept. 7 to Sept. 9, the annual club fair will be taking place in the main lobby.
Over the three days, students can learn about the different clubs available at Leon and sign up for ones they are interested in.
They are given the chance to talk to representatives from …