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Leesville Road football coach Chad Smothers hired as Green Hope athletic director  HighSchoolOT

Chad Smothers will become the next athletic director at Green Hope High School, leaving his current position as the football and baseball coach at Leesville ...

Leesville Road guard Carter Whitt picks up two ACC offers, one SEC offer on Tuesday  HighSchoolOT

Leesville Road High School rising junior Carter Whitt picked up three big offers on Tuesday, according to his high school coach Russ Frazier.

Leesville Road High School gets a new principal  News & Observer

Ian Solomon will start as principal of Leesville Road High School in North Raleigh on Feb. 18, 2019. He comes to the position after having been principal of the ...

Shooting threat under investigation at Leesville Road High School  WTVD-TV

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- Extra security met students at Leesville Road High School on Tuesday morning after someone wrote a threatening message on a ...

Extra security at Raleigh's Leesville Road High due to social media shooting threat  Raleigh News & Observer

Our ABC11 News partner reports extra Raleigh police officers and Wake County school security will be at Leesville Road High School in Raleigh on Tuesday, ...

'I'm still in shock,' says driver who struck Leesville High teen lying in the road

The driver who struck a Leesville Road High School student who was participating in a high school tradition is speaking out about the incident.

17-year-old Leesville student injured after being hit by car

A 17-year-old Leesville Road High School student was hit by a car Monday night while she was in the street taking part in a tradition, authorities said.

Leesville Road stuns SE Raleigh in overtime, ends 36-game conference win streak  HighSchoolOT

Leesville Road's girls basketball team upset Southeast Raleigh on Friday night, handing the Bulldogs their first conference loss since 2016.

Two popular Raleigh school principals are leaving their schools  The News & Observer

Cheryl Holland Fenner was named the new principal of Southeast Raleigh Elementary School that will open in 2019. She has been principal of Fuller ...

Undefeated Leesville Road moves up to No. 1 in girls soccer rankings  HighSchoolOT

The Leesville Road girls soccer team has zero losses and one goal allowed thus far this season, which moves the Pride to the top of the girls ...

Wake Forest rolls past Leesville Road and into high school football playoff semifinals  The News & Observer

Wake Forest played Leesville Road in the high shool football playoffs on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018.

Broughton, Cardinal Gibbons, Leesville Road battle it out in tight Cap-7 baseball race  HighSchoolOT

The Broughton Capitals, Cardinal Gibbons Crusaders and Leesville Road Pride are locked in a tight race for first place in baseball in the Cap-7.

'A lot of tragedy:' School officials provide support after string of deaths at Leesville Road HS

Staff, students and parents at Leesville Road High School have had a tragic year, dealing with the deaths of several current students and former students.

Football: Broughton vs. Leesville Road (Nov. 23, 2018)  HighSchoolOT

Glenn Brand (65) of Leesville Road. Broughton visited Leesville Road High School on Nov. 23, 2018 in Raleigh, N.C. Leesville Road brought down Broughton ...

The Morehead-Cain Foundation welcomes 75 new Morehead-Cain Scholars - UNC News  UNC News

(Chapel Hill, N.C.— April 26, 2019) – The Morehead-Cain Foundation, home of the first merit scholarship program in the United States, founded at the nation's ...

Six deaths over three years. Drugs are taking a toll on this Raleigh high school.  News & Observer

Leesville Road High School in Raleigh has seen a string of drug-related deaths of students and recent graduates. Experts say the problem goes beyond opioids.

Mom on Leesville Road High drug use: `It'll take a miracle to turn this school around'  WTVD-TV

A Wake County mom is on a crusade to save her child and others. Tina Stevens said drug use has become a big problem at Leesville Road High School.

NC Teacher Rally: May 1 protest closes schools and stirs debate  Charlotte Observer

School districts across North Carolina are canceling classes for May 1 in advance of what could be a larger protest than the one that brought more than 19,000 ...

Shooting threat at Raleigh HS highlights need to crack down on hoax threats

A social media threat targeted Leesville Road High School. Authorities say it was a shooting threat and it quickly spread around the school.

Frey, Gill shine as Cardinal Gibbons takes down Leesville Road, 33-22  HighSchoolOT

Cardinal Gibbons defeated Leesville Road 33-22 in a battle of Raleigh's two best teams.

Wake Young Men’s Leadership Academy and Richland Creek Elementary get new principals  Raleigh News & Observer

Xavier King will leave his position of assistant principal at Martin Middle School to lead the Wake Young Men's Leadership Academy, Jennifer Abraham will go ...

Apex High gets extra police due to hoax threat. Those responsible will be ‘prosecuted.’  Raleigh News & Observer

Extra police were assigned to Apex High School on Wedesday, Feb. 13, 2019, after an apparent hoax threat of a school shooting was posted on a bathroom wall ...

Required personal finance class for NC students could mean fewer US history lessons  Charlotte Observer

North Carolina high school students could be required to learn more about financial literacy, but it could come at the cost of learning less about U.S. history.

Leesville Road High School parents say fights happen frequently  WTVD-TV

A parent of a Leesville Road High School student in Raleigh shared videos with ABC11, saying fights happen a lot.

'Far from over:' Wake County student reassignment is balancing act for parents

Parents had another opportunity to sound off Wednesday night as Wake County moves through the process of the 2019-2020 school enrollment place.

NC teachers say conditions are ‘unacceptable’ and demand lawmakers take action  The Island Packet

Days before the new school year begins, teachers around North Carolina demanded Friday that state legislators do more to improve conditions in public schools ...

Film about Raleigh teacher and activist gets national attention  News & Observer

The “Teacher of the Year” film about the Angie Scioli, a Raleigh high school teacher and education activist, is getting national attention.

Clemson lands 4-star N.C. OL Mitchell Mayes  USA TODAY High School Sports

The Clemson Tigers' next recruiting class got another big bump with the addition of four-star offensive lineman Mitchell Mayes.

Teen drug use and death: CBS 17 Investigates a growing epidemic

CBS 17 investigative reporter Felicia Bolton found out Wake County Public Schools has the highest number of students reported for possession of a controlled ...

Leesville Road High School band director carries on tradition  News & Observer

Alyssa Montgomery was in the band when she attended Leesville Road High School in northwest Raleigh from 2004-2008. Now she's the director of the band ...

Do all North Carolina teachers get a work-free lunch break?  PolitiFact

A North Carolina lawmaker has introduced a bill to give teachers a daily lunch break. "Proud to enter a bill today HB 563 allowing for 1/2 hour duty free lunch ...

School will recognize student during graduation who died in wreck  News & Observer

A student who died after a car accident in March will be recognized during Leesville Road High School's graduation ceremony June 11 in Raleigh. Lauren ...

Leesville solar club looks to make history at national competition

A group of Wake County high school students are taking their unique creation to the national stage. The Leesville Road High School solar car team spent the ...

From ACC players to high school coaches and teachers: New film explores life after hoops  The Island Packet

Three former North Carolina basketball stars who thrilled ACC fans with their hoop skills are now hoping to share how they've become Triangle high school ...

Five of our best reads this week  The News & Observer

Here are five of the best reads from The News & Observer from the week of April 1, 2018.

After making school history, Kolstad to leave Sanderson football program  HighSchoolOT

Sanderson High School football coach Ben Kolstad is leaving the program, has confirmed.

How did Raleigh’s RewardStock CEO fare on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’?  The News & Observer

RewardStock owner and CEO Jonathan Hayes braved the waters of ABC's “Shark Tank” on Sunday and swam away with a pretty sweet deal. RewardStock is a ...

Fewer teachers are leaving NC schools. But does it mean things are getting better?  Raleigh News & Observer

Fewer North Carolina public school teachers are quitting the profession or relocating to work at other schools in the state. Some teachers dispute that it's a sign ...

Super 25 Spring Girls Soccer Regional: Week 1  USA TODAY High School Sports

Each week USA TODAY High School Sports and United Soccer Coaches will release Super 25 Regional Girls Spring Soccer Rankings. Rankings are based on ...

More than an addict, never a killer. An opioid victim’s friends and family speak out.  The Island Packet

Gavin Remaley spent half his life addicted to opioids, finding little success at kicking addiction. In 2017, he gave his roommate drugs that led to a fatal overdose ...

These Wake County valedictorians are the last of their kind. That honor is going away.  News & Observer

The Class of 2018 marks the Wake County school system's last set of high school valedictorians. Wake's decision to drop the recognition because of concerns ...

Warrant: Wake County high school student was drinking alcohol on night of deadly crash  News & Observer

Shortly before a fatal car crash in North Raleigh last month, Lauren Maria Jenkins, a 17-year-old Leesville Road High School student, was seen on video ...

Leesville Road High School Class of 2016 graduation

Students graduated from Wake County's Leesville Road High School on June 8, 2016. The ceremony was held at the Raleigh Convention Center.

UNC Wilmington women's soccer adds 9 to roster for 2019 season

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – UNC Wilmington Head Women's Soccer Coach Chris Neal has announced the addition of nine student-athletes, including five ...

Coming Home: Chad Smothers returns to Leesville Road as football coach  HighSchoolOT

Chad Smothers will return to the sidelines at Leesville Road this fall, leading the Pride's football program again.

Here are the candidates running for Wake County school board  The News & Observer

The majority of Wake County school board members are unopposed in 2018, but four seats are contested. Candidates are running on issues such as improving ...

NC teachers are speaking up and flexing their muscles. Can they keep momentum going?  Charlotte Observer

North Carolina's public school teachers are finding new ways to tell their stories and shape public policy. But new challenges lie ahead, and they matter for ...

Washington moves into No. 1 spot in softball poll  HighSchoolOT

For the first time this season, there's a new No. 1 in the softball rankings for the eastern half of the state.

Student arrested after Leesville Road High teacher sickened

A Leesville Road High School student was arrested Friday after police determined that a soda that sickened a teacher Thursday had been tampered with.

NC 4A State Champ Amanda Ray Verbally Commits to Florida for 2020  SwimSwam

Amanda Ray from Leesville Road High School and New Wave Swim Team in Raleigh, NC has verbally committed to the Florida Gators for 2020-21.

SE Raleigh claims Cap 7 girls basketball title  HighSchoolOT

For the third time this season, Southeast Raleigh defeated Leesville Road in girls basketball, but this time it was for a trophy.

Leesville Road HS students walk at graduation

Students graduated from Leesville Road High School on Sunday June 11, 2017.

Arson suspected after fire guts parked Wake County school bus  News & Observer

Raleigh police are investigating whether an arsonist torched a parked Wake County school bus at Leesville Road High School on Tuesday night.

Xanax overdose death, Leesville Road Graduate | Raleigh News & Observer  News & Observer

Xanax overdose kills Caleb Mehlman, a Leesville Road High School graduate, on December 19, 2017.

Wake County school assignment proposal angers Leesville Road parents  News & Observer

More than 100 families who are angry about a plan that would reassign some students from the Leesville Road schools carried signs that read “Protect Our ...

From cows on the field to 803 wins. How Leesville Road’s soccer coach found a secret to success.  The News & Observer

Taped to the back wall of Paul Dinkenor's social studies classroom are newspaper clippings from state championships and photos from the many Leesville Road ...

A letter writer says teachers have it easy; a Teacher of The Year responds  The News & Observer

A Wake County teacher and former Leesville High Teacher of The Year explains the challenges of teaching after a letter writer says the work is not demanding.

Documentary shows a year in the life of Raleigh teacher/activist  News & Observer

'Teacher of the Year' follows Angie Scioli during the 2013-14 school year as she juggles being a social studies teacher at Leesville Road High School in ...

Wilson resigns as Leesville Road football coach  HighSchoolOT

Brad Wilson has resigned as the head football coach at Leesville Road High School, has confirmed.

Davis Sampere - 2019 - Men's Lacrosse  HPU Panthers

Davis Sampere (37) Face-Off - 2019: Millis Scholar-Athlete 2018: Played in all 14 games with eight starts ... Posted the third-most ground balls in a single.

Police: Fire deliberately set at apartment where teen's body was found

Law enforcement authorities said Monday that a fire last week at a Raleigh apartment where the body of a 16-year-old girl was found was deliberately set.

Wake County school board member Zora Felton dies unexpectedly  News & Observer

Zora Felton, who has served on the Wake County school board since 2013, has died at age 65. She ran unopposed in last week's election.

Teachers Came Together to Strike. What Will Happen Next?  Education Week

After the election, the teachers who organized the walkouts have a challenge: How will they continue to motivate and sustain the energy of teachers now that ...

Leesville Road teacher's assistant charged with sex with a student

A 25-year-old teacher's assistant at Leesville Road High School in Raleigh appeared in court Tuesday on charges he had sex with a student.

VIDEO: Raleigh high school students shocked as snake slithers on car window  WWAY NewsChannel 3

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Two Raleigh high school students were shocked when they discovered a snake slithering on their car Monday. A large snake ...

N.C. educator takes on critic who said teachers have it easy and should stop complaining  The Washington Post

Angie Scioli is an award-winning veteran high school social studies teacher and education activist at Leesville Road High School in Raleigh, N.C. She was the ...

Raleigh 17-year-old found in creek after crash died from hypothermia

Raleigh, N.C. — According to an autopsy report released Monday, 17-year-old Lauren Jenkins, who went missing after she was involved in a car crash, died due ...

To avoid inappropriate messages with students, Wake County teachers to get new rules  The Herald-Sun

Wake County school employees are getting new rules on how to communicate electronically with students. Except in limited cases, employees are to ...

Wake County graduation rate improves but passing rate drops  News & Observer

Wake County's graduation rate rose to 88.5 percent, but fewer students passed state exams and more schools got “D” or “F” performance grades from the state.

Leesville student honored as National Merit Scholar finalist

Patrick Renburg described his son as always being gifted in test taking. But before taking the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, ...

These Are The Top 100 Schools In NC for 2018: New Report

Top 100 Schools In NC for 2018: New List - Charlotte, NC - Niche has compiled what it says are the top 100 schools in North Carolina, which includes both ...

Trooper: Alcohol in car of Raleigh teen found dead day after crash

Raleigh, N.C. — A Leesville Road High School student who was found dead early Sunday, a day after she was involved in a crash, had alcohol in her car, ...

Green Hope girls soccer rolls by Leesville Road  News & Observer

The Leesville Road Pride visited the Green Hope Falcons in the third round of the NCHSAA 4A girls soccer playoffs on May 16, 2017.

WCPSS Cheerleading Championship will be shown live on HighSchoolOT  HighSchoolOT

Cheerleading squads from across Wake County will gather at Leesville Road High School on Saturday for the annual Wake County Public School System ...

Tom Kinkelaar named next Rolesville athletic director  HighSchoolOT

Wakefield teacher Tom Kinkelaar has been selected as the next athletic director at Rolesville, replacing Tommy Moore.

Two Raleigh students win Triangle Rising Stars competition  WTVD-TV

Two Raleigh students win Triangle Rising Stars competition at the Durham Performing Arts Center on Tuesday night.

Civitello steps down as Leesville baseball coach, heads to Apex Friendship  HighSchoolOT

Guy Civitello announced to his team on Thursday that he would not return for the 2018 season.

Holly Grove wins WCPSS middle school cheerleading title  HighSchoolOT

Holly Grove Middle School was named the grand champion of the Wake County Public School System Cheerleading Championship in the middle school ...

Jimmy Williams named football coach at Franklinton  HighSchoolOT

Former West Johnston and East Wake football coach Jimmy Williams will take over the Franklinton program this fall.

Leesville Road's Hunter commits to Furman  HighSchoolOT

At 5-foot-11 and 165 pounds, Hunter, a rising senior, has been a first team all-conference selection each year of his high school career.

"Teacher Of The Year"  WUNC

Teachers are a common subject in Hollywood films. Portrayals of teaching range from the unorthodox style of Robin Williams' character in “Dead Poets.

Wake County valedictorians mixed about eliminating recognition  News & Observer

The Wake County school system is considering dropping the naming of valedictorians and salutatorians in favor of a new system that would recognize more ...

Some teachers have declared their right to resist NC legislators. How far will they go?  The Island Packet

Red4EdNC is asking teachers to sign a "Declaration in Defense of North Carolina's Public Schoolchildren." The group wants to form a Teachers Congress that ...

Wake County school system names new Principal of the Year  The News & Observer

Jonathan Enns was named the Wake County school system's 2017-18 Principal of the Year on Thursday, and Jose Espinal was named Assistant Principal of the ...

Burned Wake County school bus deemed arson, police say

A Wake County school bus was destroyed by fire while parked at Leesville Road High School, district officials said.

New principal hired to Longview School  News & Observer

Corrected to say that Roderic Brewington taught at Leesville Road High School before becoming an assistant principal at Enloe High School. The Wake County ...

Wake County school board to spotlight 44 award-winning students  News & Observer

Students at 44 schools will be recognized for their outstanding achievements and accomplishments at Tuesday's Wake County school board.

Leesville Road girls soccer shuts out JH Rose in 2nd round  News & Observer

The Leesville Road Pride visited the J.H. Rose Rampants in the second round of the NCHSAA 4A girls soccer playoffs on May 12, 2017.

adidas Gauntlet: N.C. 2021 PG Carter Whitt wants in-state powerhouses to offer  USA TODAY High School Sports

2021 point guard Carter Whitt wants to earn offers from in-state powerhouses Duke and North Carolina.

Wake County students have a shorter-than-usual winter break this year. Here’s why.  The News & Observer

Wake County students have seven weekdays off for the 2017-18 winter break. The break is shorter than usual because of a state law passed by the NC General ...

Leesville Road wins Carolina Cup at state cheer competition  HighSchoolOT

The Pride won the Varsity Coed division with a score of 85.85, claiming the school's first Carolina Cup.

Police: School prank led to wreck that injured teen

Leesville Road High School seniors and graduates packed into a pickup truck were trying to pull off a school prank early Friday when the truck overturned, ...

Power Five commitment recap: March 9-15  247Sports

The 2020 recruiting cycle is in full swing as high school football prospects from around the country are announcing where they will play in college. During the ...

Millbrook girls down Leesville Road, 49-32  HighSchoolOT

In a battle of the two teams atop the CAP-8 conference, Millbrook defeated Leesville Road, 49-32, Tuesday night at Leesville Road High School.

Raleigh native Doc Redman leaving Clemson to play pro golf

Raleigh native Doc Redman is leaving Clemson after two seasons to play pro golf.

Young people are marching in the streets. Will they march to the polls in November?  News & Observer

Will students who have marched and protested about mass shootings and gun control turn out in the 2018 elections? For their movement to have a political ...

Thousands are expected to attend student-led March for Our Lives in Raleigh  The News & Observer

When her mom said no to going to Washington, D.C., a Wake County high school student decided to organize a local March for Our Lives.

3A Clayton crushes 4A Cary, 42-20  HighSchoolOT

The Comets have knocked down three straight opponents, while Cary is 3-2 on the season.

ABC11 Best of the Class 2018  WTVD-TV

Raleigh's source for breaking news and live streaming video online. Covering Raleigh, Durham, Fayetteville and the greater North Carolina region.

Retired principal will fill vacant seat on Wake County school board  News & Observer

Retired educator Kathy Hartenstine was picked to become the newest member of the Wake County school board, filling the seat that's been vacant since Zora ...

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