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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 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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[15 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on SGA to host first ever pie eating contest | ]

By Caroline Sipple
On Friday, Nov. 18, Leon’s first ever pie eating contest will be held at Leon on the lawn at lunch.
The community service committee of SGA, headed by Gibson Howard, will be organizing this event. For an individual it’s 5 dollars to participate and for a team it is 10 …

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[7 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on SGA goes on field trip | ]

By Maya Levy
On Monday, Nov. 7, Leon’s student government association attended the Florida Association of Student Councils conference at Florida State University’s campus. The meeting was specifically for SGA’s in district one.
Each SGA was split up into two groups. One group attended a resolutions meeting where they voted on resolutions …

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[4 Oct 2016 | One Comment | ]

By Caroline Kirk
The Class of 2018 looks forward to an exciting Rocktoberfest event this year with headline names such as “The Good Little Chickens” set to play.
The set list came out today, Oct. 4. There were auditions Sept. 27 and 28, and of the 15 groups who auditioned, 10 were …

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[26 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on ‘Girls ask boys’ dance returns | ]
‘Girls ask boys’ dance returns

By Maribeth McClenny
On Saturday, Feb. 6, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Student Government will be hosting the Sadie Hawkins dance. This is the first time since 2013 a Sadie Hawkins dance has been held at Leon.
SGA sophomore, Victoria Carroll is in charge of the dance.
“A lot of the other …

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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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[14 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Underclassmen lead donations in DiSalvo’s new flag project | ]
Underclassmen lead donations in DiSalvo’s new flag project

By Caroline Dempsey
Student Body President Carlton DiSalvo started up a project the week of Nov. 9 through Nov. 13 to raise money for veterans along with junior Caroline Kirk.
The goal of the project was to see which classes could raise the most money and the winner was to be rewarded …

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[9 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on DiSalvo heads Veterans Day fundraiser | ]

By Hannah Rodriguez
Student Body President Carlton DiSalvo is heading a project this week, Nov. 9 through Nov. 13, to spread awareness for Veterans Day. For the rest of the week during lunch, there will be two flags set up in the lobby. Students can pay $1 to put their name on a …

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[3 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Student Body President helps veterans | ]
Student Body President helps veterans

By Julia Chodyla
Student Body President Carlton DiSalvo is completely in love with Leon.
“If there is one message I want people to receive from me,” DiSalvo said, “it’s to never take this high school experience for granted. If you visit other schools, you will see that they don’t even begin to …