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  • Impacts and dangers of vape
  • School safety plans practiced and performed for bad weather preparedness
  • Cyberbullying damage can be long lasting
  • Ending WORLD HUNGER

    Ending WORLD HUNGER

    LeopardLife Jackson Willard, Managing Editor

    April 18, 2017

    Hunger is a problem all around the world. People have tried and tried and tried to put an end to world hunger, but there are still many countries without sufficient food supplies. Not many students have done anything to help the hunger crisis, but Caroline Duke decided to do something about it. According...

    -photo courtesy of www.oxfamamerica.org

  • Impacts and dangers of vape

    Impacts and dangers of vape

    LeopardLife Jackson Willard, managing editor, and Maddox Pederson, staff writer

    April 12, 2017

    Cigarettes are highly marketed against, whether it’s a TV commercial, an ad on a website, or a sign outside of a building. Multiple people have it plastered into their brain, that the addiction and consequences of smoking can put the human body in grave danger to things like cancer and can...

    -creative commons

  • School safety plans practiced and performed for bad weather preparedness

    School safety plans practiced and performed for bad weather preparedness

    LeopardLife Lindsey Hughes and Elaina Johnson, Staff Writers

    March 30, 2017

    As sirens sounded off March 26 at about 7:30 p.m. and ended around 12 a.m. in the cities of Fairview and Lucas, safety plans are encouraged for when treacherous storms strike both during school hours and after by school officials and emergency dispatch personnel. The tornado season spans from March first to...

    photo by Tyler Call

  • 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

Opinion: ALTER EGO – Frappuccino gives a twist at Starbucks

Opinion: ALTER EGO – Frappuccino gives a twist at Starbucks

LeopardLife Emma Gapp, Staff Writer

Sweet. Then sour. The taste then lingers, tickling taste buds... These are not your typical Starbucks drinks that one would purchase off the menu. Starbucks, a popular...

May 2, 2017No Comments

  • “If music be the food of love, play on” April 19, 2017
  • OAP’s Caucasian Chalk Circle prepares for UIL February 22, 2017
  • Cupid or NOT on campus- Valentine’s Day considered February 14, 2017

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“May the Fourth (Force) be with you”

-graphic by sydney wigginton

“May the Fourth (Force) be with you”

LeopardLife Sam Walton, Staff Writer

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...

May 4, 2017No Comments

Recent Real World/Community Stories

  • WSMS celebrates children with autism April 25, 2017
  • Seventh graders give service to the community March 27, 2017
  • Hand in Hand: are selfies and self-harm related? March 7, 2017

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LeopardLife Publication takes second ILPC Star award

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....

October 3, 2016No Comments

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WSMS’ own, Mrs. Novicke, runs in Boston Marathon

WSMS’ own, Mrs. Novicke, runs in Boston Marathon

LeopardLife Tyler Call, Staff Writer

For the past 120 years, people from all over the world gathered in Massachusetts for 26 long, exhausting, and painful miles of running. This year, WSMS’ own eighth-grade...

May 2, 2017No Comments

  • TIME and TEMPO- tennis finishes season strong and looks to more fall practice April 28, 2017
  • Lacrosse gets ready for playoffs April 26, 2017
  • Pool is finished after nine months of construction March 9, 2017

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