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[26 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on SGA hosts first ever tailgate for homecoming football game | ]
SGA hosts first ever tailgate for homecoming football game

By Caroline Sipple
Student government organized and held Leon’s first ever tailgate on the hill on Friday, Oct. 21, before varsity football’s homecoming game.
The tailgate proved to be successful with many students showing up.
Caroline Kirk and Caroline Dempsey, along with the fundraising and membership motivation committees in SGA, helped put on this …

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[12 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Willis aims to spread “that Lion Pride” | ]
Willis aims to spread “that Lion Pride”

By Caroline Kirk
Senior Amanda Willis kicked off the school year with the first Leon Spirit Day, on Friday, Sept. 9.
As the spirit committee head of SGA, Willis has to fill the shoes of Leon graduate Sarah Bradford and is ready to make her mark.
This is only Willis’ second year in …

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[4 Apr 2016 | Comments Off on Spirit Week kicks off with Safari Monday | ]

by Hannah Wong
Today, April 4, marked the first day of Prom Spirit Week. The theme was Safari Monday.
Students dressed up as both explorers and safari animals. Some wore binoculars and khaki hats, while others donned zebra and tiger print clothing.
Several participants chose to go all-out with full-body costumes.
“I was looking …

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[2 Dec 2015 | Comments Off on Spirit Committee decorates for the holidays | ]
Spirit Committee decorates for the holidays

By Hannah Wong
Festive holiday decorations were put up all over the lobby by members of the Student Government Association yesterday, Dec. 1.
The project was directed by Student Government’s School Spirit Committee. It’s an annual tradition at Leon. The decorations include holiday lights and hanging snowflakes. Some were saved from previous …

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[24 Sep 2009 | Comments Off on Games on campus mean more school spirit and more cash | ]
Games on campus mean more school spirit and more cash

 After Leon’s 20-16 victory over Amos P. Godby High School to open the season, there’s no reason not to be excited about football games. Leon students should attend every football game this year, but when they are at Gene Cox Stadium at the North Florida Fairgrounds, it’s kind of inconvenient, …

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[6 Mar 2009 | 12 Comments | ]
Ashira Morris: School spirit doesn’t make the grade

It is an ominous sign when the co-president of the Pep Club describes the senior class as “apathetic.” Sarah Sullivan, who shares the presidential position with fellow senior Avery Bebout, is disappointed in her class’s lack of spirit.

It’s not just the Pep Club that is noticing the apathetic vibes. Student Body President Nic Gavalas shares Sullivan’s sentiments.

Baseball, Features, School Spirit, Sports »

[24 Feb 2009 | 4 Comments | ]

Henry Searcy started a legacy when he attended Leon High School in the 1950’s. Now, over sixty years later, his family is still successful in Leon Athletics.His grandson, Taylor Searcy, played baseball last year on the Junior Varsity team. He plays as catcher, but is injured this year and is …