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[18 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on Five quotes to make 2016 a better year | ]
Five quotes to make 2016 a better year

By Eboni Newsome
Let’s be honest, not everyone has had the best year. Some of you may have fallen on tough times, but if you’re still standing, then you’ve managed to pick yourself back up. It’s time to put the past behind us and start 2016 off with inspirational, motivational and determination …

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[21 May 2014 | Comments Off on Daniela Rodriguez: A special thanks from a grateful freshman | ]
Daniela Rodriguez: A special thanks from a grateful freshman

It finally happened. As I walked up the steps to Leon and saw the circus of tents set up on the lawn, I cracked.
Dozens of students were camped outside, sitting among friends, swapping stories of their time at Leon.
And then the next day, they sang their alma mater around the …

Column, Editorials, Over a cup of RedEye »

[17 Dec 2013 | Comments Off on Kate Milford: Cortidito saving my life | ]

Two weeks ago, my fellow AP Economics classmates and I were assigned a ten-page research paper on a president.
My work ethic sometimes isn’t too effective; I usually do my school work in intervals because it’s hard for me to fully invest in being productive. This was a slight issue for …

Column, Over a cup of RedEye »

[20 Nov 2013 | Comments Off on Kate Milford: Over a cup of RedEye coffee | ]

My daily visits to the most perfect place to study has been dauntingly stressful. Lately, my senior year coursework is always done at RedEye, and I recently had the realization I have dedicated little to no time in applying to colleges that have fast, upcoming deadlines.
I wouldn’t consider myself much of …

Column, Letters to the Editor »

[31 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Brooke Harrison: Letters to the editor | ]

As the Leon High Life Editorial Editor, it is my responsibility to publish the letters to the editor we receive. However, the many questions posed by the student body often go unanswered.

Column, Editorials, Over a cup of RedEye »

[24 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Kate Milford: Over a cup of RedEye coffee | ]

For those that know me, I practically live at RedEye Coffee, a popular café among Leon High School students, placed in Midtown.
I spend the majority of my afternoon/evening (usually from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.)  spending at least $10 a day on various drinks,  devouring their delicious chai lattes, conversing with friends, and studying until …

Column, The First Year »

[2 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Julia Chodyla: The First Year Campaigning | ]
Julia Chodyla: The First Year Campaigning

As a freshman at Leon High, I wanted to get as involved as possible. I decided to do this by one of the most influential ways I could think of: running for Student Government.
I began to campaign for Freshman Class Secretary. If I win, this will be the third time …

Column, The First Year »

[11 Sep 2013 | One Comment | ]

In the first installment of The First Year, Julia talks about her experience at Leon as a freshman. She discusses how she feels about keeping in contact with her older friends from middle school, and how she likes her classes.