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Student Opinion: The Importance of CTSOs

February 22, 2021

By: Jessica Hoffman, a sophomore at Leigh High School               The month of February is CTSO Awareness Month. One might be asking what in the heck CTSOs are. . . . read more

Student Opinion: Why Cursive Is Still Important

February 8, 2021

By: Korbee Wendt, a sophomore at Leigh High School               As a sophomore in high school, the older I get, the more I have begun to realize how important cursive . . . read more

A Different Reason for the Season

December 18, 2020

By: Makenna Held, a junior at Leigh High School Christmas will look different for everyone around the nation this year. Financially, families may be in a pinch or under a strict budget, and gift giving might not be like . . . read more

Student Opinion: Christmas in the Fall

December 1, 2020

By: Cassidy Hoffman, a senior at Leigh High School Well, we have officially reached the beginning of November, and you know what that means—no not Thanksgiving…Christmas. Even though the end of October is generally . . . read more

Student Opinion

November 11, 2020

By: Kennedy Settje, a junior at Leigh High School             One of the most annoying things for teachers is when students come to class unprepared. Constantly being . . . read more

Student Opinion: FCCLA Holds Many Opportunities, Memories

October 29, 2020

By: Natalie Brabec, a junior at Leigh High School This year I have had the opportunity to serve on Nebraska’s Family Leader Peer Team. A peer team is a team under the state officers. We are a team of 15 students across the state of . . . read more

Student Opinion: Halloween Should Carry On

October 5, 2020

By: Leah Pinkston, a freshman at Leigh High School It’s fall in the new school—the beginning of October, 2020, to be precise. Kids are finally getting settled into the daily routine of balancing homework and . . . read more

Patriot Pen Comment Column

September 28, 2020

By: Jacob Martenson   Question:  What are your thoughts on the Big 10 resuming fall sports?   “I’m super . . . read more

Student Opinion: Changing Female Stereotypes

September 21, 2020

By: Sage Fernau, a freshman at Leigh High School Change is defined as “the act or instance of making or becoming different.” When it comes to women receiving the same rights in our society that men do, I believe that . . . read more

Leigh High Voices

September 14, 2020

By: Jacob Martensen, a freshman at Leigh High School   What is your favorite movie and why?   --" Step Brothers  because it's hilarious."               . . . read more

Student Opinion: The Significance of a Mask

September 8, 2020

By: Emily Loseke, a senior at Leigh High School I remember when we first learned about the COVID-19 pandemic. I didn’t think it was real or could do any damage. I scoffed at the idea of wearing masks and thought it would all blow . . . read more

Why Vacations Are So Important

By: Sydney Reeves, a freshman at Leigh High School | March 30, 2020

Whether you are heading to the mountains to go skiing, travelling to another country, or even just going to the lake to go boating, vacations are meant to give your brain a chance to escape. They are meant for people to forget . . . read more

New School, New Opportunities

By: Dee Rivera, a freshman at Leigh High School | March 20, 2020

At the beginning of the school year, when I first moved here, people would ask me if I was happy to be here.     I always found myself just smiling and saying “Yes, I am really . . . read more

Student Opinion Column: Sports—Good for the Body and Soul

By: Kennedy Settje, a sophomore at Leigh High School | March 9, 2020

You don’t have to be the greatest athlete to participate in sports. There's so much more to sports than just winning. Although winning is a main goal for everyone, the importance of sports is so much bigger than . . . read more

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