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[26 Apr 2017 | Comments Off on Fink steps in line to lead student body | ]
Fink steps in line to lead student body

By Caroline Dempsey
On Tuesday, April 25, it was announced that junior Cameron Fink will be taking over the student body president position for the 2017-2018 school year.
After a cut throat election against opponent Landon Coles, Fink admitted to feeling relief at the results of the elections.
“All day I was really …

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[21 Mar 2017 | Comments Off on Music benefit to help Leon’s performing arts | ]
Music benefit to help Leon’s performing arts

By Cristina Williams
The Leon High School Music Benefit is being put on by the members of the Good Little Chickens to raise money for the music and performing arts programs at Leon.
The show will be at The Moon on Wednesday March 29. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at …

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[8 Mar 2017 | Comments Off on Positively Post-It returns to Leon | ]
Positively Post-It returns to Leon

By EmmaLea Reed
This year, Positively Post-It came back to Leon with a bang. Headed by seniors Caroline Kirk and Amanda Willis, the campaign is off to a spirited start.
Every day at lunch this week, March 6 through March 8, there have been various activities that students have been encouraged to get …

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[24 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on First ever black light pep rally ends early | ]
First ever black light pep rally ends early

By Caroline Sipple
On Friday, Jan. 20, Leon held Tallahassee’s first ever black light pep rally, which ended ten minutes early because of “moshing” by juniors and seniors which resulted in injury.
Moshing is a trend that has been going on at previous pep rallies, which involves students jumping on top of …

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[17 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Thespians take Niceville | ]
Thespians take Niceville

By Nadaley Jones
On Thursday, Jan. 8, and Friday, Jan. 9, Leon’s thespian troupe 1429 attended their district competition in Niceville, Florida. They took acting, musical scenes, ensemble scenes, duet musicals, solo musicals, small group and large group musicals, pantomimes and tech events such as costume, makeup, set design and student directing.
They …

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[13 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on Girls soccer defeats Lincoln | ]
Girls soccer defeats Lincoln

By Hannah Rodriguez
The girls soccer team captured their second win over district rival Lincoln last night. The Lions defeated the Trojans 7-2, with goals from Jordan Brown, Lilli Hanks, Kate Carter, Isabel Nunez, Presley Reeves and Maddie Powell . The Lions are now 4-0 in district competition, with an undefeated …

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[30 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on Mane Event changes student’s life | ]
Mane Event changes student’s life

By Nadaley Jones
 
Sophomore Jackson Knight remembers what it was like being the only freshman inducted into Mane Event, Leon’s audition-only choral group.
“The audition process was stressful,” Knight says. “I knew freshman didn’t get in very often, if at all, but I decided to just go for it.”
After nailing his audition, …

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[29 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on Annual flag football tournament around the corner | ]
Annual flag football tournament around the corner

By MarySylvia Hinnant
On Dec. 6, from 3-6 pm, Leon will be holding their annual flag football tournament to raise money for “Toys For Tots.” The Leon Flag Football Committee, in partnership with Interact club, will be hosting the tournament. Anyone can join a team with their friends, with only a $3.00 fee, …

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[21 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on First ever team pie eating contest held | ]
First ever team pie eating contest held

By Caroline Kirk
On Friday, Nov. 18, at lunch juniors Kellen Long and Hub Chason were awarded as Leon High School’s first ever pie eating team champions. Sophomore Cole Conley won the singles competition.
As a fundraiser for Second Harvest, Gibson Howard, along with the Community Service committee in SGA, put on a …

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[17 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on Antigone to premiere Friday | ]
Antigone to premiere Friday

By Nadaley Jones
On Friday, Nov. 18, Leon’s theater department will be holding its production of Antigone at 7:00 pm in the auditorium, with the admission being free. Donations are “strongly accepted,” and along with any donation of $10 or more, homemade Baklava is being provided. Baklava is a traditional Greek desert consisting of …