WCPSS's newest small high school opens in August 2017!
The North Wake College and Career Academy will feature courses that will prepare students for further studies and careers in:
Approximately 100 seats are available for grades 9-11 for the 2017-18 school year (expanding to 12th grade in 2018-19).
If you are interested in attending the informational meeting here at Leesville, please sign up on the link below:
The Mycenaean Article, POSTED BY: TAYLOR PENEZIC, STAFF WRITER 2015-2016 MAY 25, 2016
National Technical Honors Society, NTHS, had their last meeting of the year during SMART lunch on Friday May 13, 2016. NTHS honors the achievements of career and technical education (CTE) students. The honors society also works with seven student organizations, five of which we have here at Leesville: DECA, TSA, FBLA, SkillsUSA, and FCCLA. Click here to read the full article.
Calling New and Old NTHS Members!
Join us for our last meeting of the year. We will be electing officers for next year and celebrating our seniors. Please come to the NTHS meeting Friday, May 13, at the beginning of SMART Lunch in Room 138.
The PTSA is hosting a College Planning Night and College Fair on January 26 at 6:30 PM in the auditorium. The night will include presentations on SAT/ACT preparation (including information on the new SAT format), how to select a college, college financial aid as well as a College Fair with representatives from over 40 colleges, universities and other organizations.
Participating organizations include:
University of Alabama
Watts School of Nursing
East Carolina University
All branches of the armed forces
This is your opportunity to speak directly with representatives about college entrance requirements, college majors, residence hall requirements, honors colleges, and other relevant college information.
Leesville Road High, Sr.
College: Brigham Young University.
Favorite course: AP Statistics.
World’s biggest problem is: Poverty.
I was fascinated to learn: Of the devastation and hatred that occurred during the Holocaust and Civil Rights Era.
Most inspiring teacher: Ms. Holly Laird, Principals of Business, Personal Finance and Business Financial Planning. She inspires me because she is hard-working, kind, knowledgeable, great at what she teaches, and I have learned much about being successful financially and in life.
Read more here
Coming next week to Leesville Road High School... SECU's "Reality of Money" Simulation next Tuesday, April 7, in the MPR-Murphy Building! During the 80 minute budget simulation, students will randomly select a life situation they must follow. S/he could have only a high school diploma or a college degree, be married or single, have children or not, have good credit or bad.
“We want to give them a taste of what reality will be like when they get out on their own,” said Kelli Holloway, education specialist with the SECU Education and Outreach Department. “It takes a lot of math and planning. Parents can talk all day long about staying in school, but when the students see it on paper for themselves it really hits home.
PTSA is hosting a College Planning Night and College Fair on January 26, 2016 at 6:30 PM in our Auditorium.