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ECU's Top 25 Most Important Players for 2019: Peyton Winstead  247Sports

For the third consecutive year, Hoist The Colours is counting down East Carolina's Top 25 most important players ahead of the Pirates' fast-approaching fall ...

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 ...

North Carolina Votes for Personal Finance Classes in Schools  U.S. News & World Report

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Despite some objections from teachers, a bill requiring North Carolina teachers to teach a full-credit economics and personal finance ...

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

Extra security greets students at Leesville Road High School on Tuesday morning after someone wrote a threatening message on a bathroom wall.

N.C. Senate wants students to take a personal-finance class, but some teachers object  Asheboro Courier Tribune

North Carolina lawmakers say they want to teach students about being financially responsible. But critics say the change will disrupt the social studies ...

NC votes to add personal finance classes in schools

RALEIGH — Despite objections from some teachers, a bill requiring North Carolina schools to add a personal finance class cleared the final hurdle in the state's ...

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, ...

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

Two popular Raleigh principals are leaving their schools to take on new jobs in the Wake County school system. Wake school leaders announced Tuesday that ...

Ben Kolstad named next Leesville Road football coach  HighSchoolOT

Ben Kolstad has been named the next head football coach at Leesville Road High School.

See NC's top returning receivers from each class  HighSchoolOT

The top two returning receivers this fall were sophomores in the western part of the state last season.

Before it widens Leesville Road, Raleigh consulted neighbors. ‘A nightmare,’ they said.  Raleigh News & Observer

Before the City of Raleigh set out to widen a stretch of Leesville Road to four lanes, it decided to reach out to area residents to see what they thought about it.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 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.

'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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Leesville back to No. 1 spot; Marian jumps to top 5 in Super 25 Spring Girls Soccer Rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Leesville Road reclaimed its spot at No. 1 and Marian jumped to the top five of the Super 25 Spring Girls Soccer rankings.

Advocating for ‘our children’ or a ‘Marxist’ event? NC’s upcoming teacher protest draws 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 ...

NC Senate wants students to take a personal-finance class. Why some teachers object.  Durham Herald Sun

The NC Senate passed legislation requiring high school students to complete a personal finance class. Some teachers complain the new class will disrupt the ...

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.

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.

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.


Appalachian State has filled one of two remaining 2019 class opening with Leesville Road High School (Raleigh, NC) post player R.J. Wilson joining new head ...

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 ...

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

Alyssa Montgomery is tasked with carrying on the winning tradition of Leesville Road High School's band program. It's a tall order, considering Leesville's band ...

School bus destroyed by fire at Raleigh's Leesville Road High School  WTVD-TV

A school bus parked at Leesville Road High School in northwest Raleigh has been destroyed by fire.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

A documentary highlighting the year in the life of a Raleigh high school teacher and education activist is getting national attention for the story it's telling about ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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

The final group of Wake County high school valedictorians are taking their bows this spring, two years after the school district ignited a national uproar by ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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

To hear friends tell it, Gavin Remaley had the craziest laugh in the room, cooked the tastiest chicken they'd ever eaten and spent so much time lifting weights that ...

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 ...

Leesville Road HS students walk at graduation

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

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.

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 ...

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.

Undefeated Vestavia Hills is new No. 1 team in Super 25 Spring Girls Soccer Rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Undefeated champion Vestavia Hills moved to the top of the Super 25 and 11 new teams entered the latest rankings.

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.

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.

Davis Sampere - 2019 - Men's Lacrosse  HPU Panthers

Davis Sampere (37) Face-Off - 2019: Played in all 16 games and made 13 starts for the Purple & White.. Opened the season with nine face-off wins and nine ...

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.

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

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

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 ...

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

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 hypothermia ...

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 ...

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

Wake County school board member Zora Felton has died unexpectedly just a week after winning re-election. News of Felton's death was shared by Wake ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

"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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Teen girl dies after NC apartment fire; police say fire was intentionally set  WWAY NewsChannel 3

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – A teen who was fighting for her life following an intentionally set apartment fire on March 22 has died, City of Raleigh officials said ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

N&O All-Metro girls soccer team and final top 25 rankings – 2017  News & Observer

Cardinal Gibbons lost an extra-time heartbreaker in the N.C. High School Athletic Association 4A championship, 4-3 to West Forsyth, but remains atop the final ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Trooper: Alcohol was found in car of Raleigh teen who was found dead in woods  News & Observer

Alcohol was found in the car driven by a teen who was involved in a crash on Friday and was later found dead in a wooded area, according to a State Highway ...

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, ...

Raleigh native Doc Redman leaving Clemson to play pro golf

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

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.

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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.

Wake County school board honors Class of 2016 valedictorians  News & Observer

The Wake County school board recognized Tuesday the 29 high school valedictorians from the Class of 2016 even as the district may do away with that ...

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 ...

Wake County Public School System's 2017 high school valedictorians | Raleigh News & Observer  News & Observer

The Wake County school board recognized the 25 high school valedictorians in the Class of 2017, which will be the next-to-last group of seniors that will get that ...

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