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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
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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...

Seventh graders give service to the community

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
March 27, 2017
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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 enjoyed the time. Following the games, students went to the living room in the facility and listened to live music from a staff member....

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...

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 ...

Friday the 13th: Myths and Superstitions

Friday the 13th: Myths and Superstitions

LeopardLife Taylor Crosby, Managing Editor
January 17, 2017
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Walking under ladders? Bad idea. Opening umbrellas inside? That should be a pass. Find a penny tails-side up? Keep walking. Friday the 13th is coming up, and superstitions dot the day. Friday the 13th was widely believed to be a day of faulty luck, and while some may have poked fun at the day, ot...

Top Trends of 2016

Top Trends of 2016

LeopardLife Jacob Parkinson, Campus Life Editor
January 13, 2017
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The WSMS fall was filled with events and trends that come and go. Some are Pokémon GO, “Dabbing”, PSAT, service learning, Club Day, “Mannequin” Challenge, Fine Arts Festival, and Aim for Success. Pokémon GO was a common trend at the beginning of the 2016-2017 year. Pokémon GO is a vi...

Top Real World Events of 2016

Top Real World Events of 2016

LeopardLife Jackson Willard and Taylor Crosby, Managing Editors
January 13, 2017
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January- It is one of the worst fertility diseases to strike the southern U.S. The Zika Virus is an incurable sickness that infects pregnant mothers and their children. This was one of the most fearful viruses as it took such a toll on South America, almost causing delay of the famous Rio Summer Olympi...

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...

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