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  • Cyberbullying damage can be long lasting
  • How far have we really come?
  • Abilities shine through at Special Olympics
  • School SMACKS DOWN on SLIME
  • Cyberbullying damage can be long lasting

    Cyberbullying damage can be long lasting

    LeopardLife Parker Post, Staff Writer

    March 24, 2017

    Imagine a fictitious scenario: a kid’s self-esteem gets broken down online, and they start to question their own integrity. They start to feel worthless and that nobody likes them. This is all after one person is a cyber bully to another.  While this description is fictitious, the reality is accu...

    -by Sydney Wigginton

  • How far have we really come?

    How far have we really come?

    LeopardLife - Layla Healey, Editor in Chief and Ailsa Kokoricha, staff writer

    February 14, 2017

    “Racism is not about how you look, it is about how people assign meaning to how you look,” -Robert D. G. Kelly, historian. Evidence of discrimination has been discovered from centuries ago. How far has the human race really come since then? For as long as human life has existed, there has been dis...

    Campus, Community, Culture: How far have we come?

    - major friesland and carrie duke, photo editors

  • Abilities shine through at Special Olympics

    Abilities shine through at Special Olympics

    LeopardLife Parker Post and Emma Gapp, staff writers

    February 10, 2017

    Spirits will soar as students showcase their athletic abilities in the WSMS Special Olympics on Feb. 24th. In Special Olympics, everyone’s a winner. In former years, Lovejoy has held the events of basketball, long board, bocce ball, and bowling, but this year students...

    -graphic by carrie duke, graphic editor

  • School SMACKS DOWN on SLIME

    School SMACKS DOWN on SLIME

    LeopardLife Lindsey Hughes and Dinah Thadikonda, Staff Writers

    February 6, 2017

    There is a new type of school distraction in the form of a "Slimy" substance around school that is an ooey-gooey interruption popular as the most recent school trend. Education officials are putting the smack down on this slime. It is banned from school now that students have sold and brought it to class,...

    -graphic by jackson willard, managing editor

OAP’s Caucasian Chalk Circle prepares for UIL

OAP’s Caucasian Chalk Circle prepares for UIL

LeopardLife Jack Marsden and Katya Wise, Etcetera Editor and Staff Writer

The final set pieces are arranged into their proper places. Students briskly stride to the side of the stage. The lights go out. The announcer calls out the name of the play,...

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Seventh graders give service to the community

Students helped clean and rake leaves for Allen Parks and Rec.

Seventh graders give service to the community

LeopardLife Adam Pool, Elaina Johnson, Claire Easley, Ailsa Kokoricha, Chisom Okorafor, Dinah Thadikonda, Maddox Pederson, Katya Wise, Parker Post, Lindsey Hughes, Sam Walton, Will Carder and Tyler Call, Staff Writers

s Baybrook Village Care As students arrive at Baybrook Village Care, an assisted living facility there was a large variety of games and seemingly everyone enjoy...

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Thirty-one students comprise the award-winning LeopardLife Staff for 2016-2017

LeopardLife is a student-run publication of Willow Springs Middle School in exemplary-rated Lovejoy ISD, located in Northeast Collin County in Fairview, Allen and Lucas, Texas....

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Pool is finished after nine months of construction

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