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“May the Fourth (Force) be with you”

“May the Fourth (Force) be with you”

LeopardLife Sam Walton, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Real World, Real World/Community

Star Wars has been in the world for decades and has brought in many fans. This famous film franchise has been a delight to many viewers. Star Wars is a fictional universe with a variety of species. The Jedi are the protectors of the universe and wield a weapon known as a lightsaber, a kyber crystal-powered...

WSMS celebrates children with autism

WSMS celebrates children with autism

LeopardLife Maddox Pederson and Sam Walton, Staff Writers
April 25, 2017
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Autism is a brain condition that causes a person to have difficulty communicating, forming relationships with other people, detecting sarcasm and social cues, and can have trouble comprehending the emotions of the people around them. Many kids look at this as a disadvantage, however, other people say...

Hand in Hand: are selfies and self-harm related?

Hand in Hand: are selfies and self-harm related?

LeopardLife Ailsa Kokoricha, Staff Writer
March 7, 2017
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“But first, let me take a selfie.” According to a multitude of magazines and articles, selfies raise self-confidence in teens. However, despite a number selfies the average teenager takes, their confidence might actually be dwindling.   According to https://www.psychologytoday.com/, discovering...

Problems arise from teen cell phone addiction

Problems arise from teen cell phone addiction

LeopardLife Taylor Crosby, Managing Editor and Ailsa Kokoricha, Staff Writer
February 17, 2017
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Ever since the invention of cellular phones in 1973, a large number of people have been infatuated. At the time when phones became small enough to carry, “trendsetters” increased the phone’s popularity. Just a few years later, phones became more advanced, taking the world by storm. Mobile devi...

Inaugurations mark new beginnings

Inaugurations mark new beginnings

LeopardLife Arushi Gupta and Elaina Johnson, Staff Writers
January 27, 2017
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When Barack Obama began his first term as the 44th president, many middle school students were too young to remember or understand this historical event. This week, On January 20,  Donald J. Trump was inaugurated into office as he began his four-year term as the 45th President of the United Sta...

Plane crashes over Custer Rd. in McKinney

Plane crashes over Custer Rd. in McKinney

LeopardLife Ariel Feldman, Elaina Johnson, staff writers
January 18, 2017
Filed under Real World

On Saturday, Dec. 31, two planes collided over McKinney, TX. Both of the planes took off from Aero County airport. Although the airport doesn’t have an air traffic control tower, all pilots are required to announce when they land or take off. ...

2017: The year of the rooster

2017: The year of the rooster

LeopardLife Lindsey Hughes, Staff Writer
January 18, 2017
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Many people observe Chinese New Year as a time to recognize hard work, take the time to rest, and enjoy time with family as individuals wish for good luck and prosperity in the upcoming year. Not only does the Chinese nationality celebrate Chinese New Year, others do also. “I'm not Chinese but ...

Fireworks: not the only thing to ignite the sky on New Year’s Eve

Fireworks: not the only thing to ignite the sky on New Year’s Eve

LeopardLife Elaina Johnson, Josh Bittlestone, and Ariel Feldman, Staff writers and Photographer
January 18, 2017
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On Saturday the 31, New Year's Eve, two planes collided over McKinney. Both of the planes took off from Aero County airport. Although the airport doesn’t have an air traffic control tower, all pilots are required to announce when they land or take off. Although the airport doesn’t have an air ...

Lovejoy youth featured in Live Nativity at Creekwood UMC

Lovejoy youth featured in Live Nativity at Creekwood UMC

December 5, 2016
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        A Live Nativity featuring carols, live animals and area Lovejoy youth as Mary, Joseph, angels and shepherds from the Biblical account of the birth of Jesus Christ will be put on Dec. 7 -8 beginning at 6 p.m. and every half hour in the red barn at Creekwood...

World diabetes recognized this month

World diabetes recognized this month

LeopardLife Will Carder and Lindsey Hughes, Staff Writers
November 14, 2016
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While many people are preparing for a Thanksgiving feast and the holiday season, certain people look at Nov. 14 as special day to reflect on their lives and make new memories with loved ones. The worldwide occasion is World Diabetes Day. Diabetes is a group of diseases that results in too much sugar i...

Veterans honored Nov. 11

Veterans honored Nov. 11

LeopardLife Dinah Thadikonda, staff writer
November 10, 2016
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Veterans Day is the day the citizens of America honor the veterans that have honored America and that they fought for their country. Every year on November 11, many festivals, concerts, and parties are held for this purpose. A veteran is any person who served honorably on active duty in the armed forces...

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