• Student safety is ‘number one goal’
  • Self-love and self-care are building blocks to relationships
  • WSMS flu cases on the rise
  • Taking care of the kids
  • Student safety is ‘number one goal’

    Student safety is ‘number one goal’

    LeopardLife Mathias Alling, staff writer

    February 21, 2018

    A group goes up to present to the class and all of a sudden, is interrupted as the fire alarm sounds and the whole class drops everything and the group misses their presentation. With fires, inclement weather, and other concerns, routine drills are tasked to ensure student safety school officials said in...

    -photo by Zayd Pearson

  • Self-love and self-care are building blocks to relationships

    Self-love and self-care are building blocks to relationships

    LeopardLife Dinah Thadikonda, Section Editor

    February 13, 2018

      From learning to trust and love others from infancy, pre-k and later elementary and secondary school, how individuals treat themselves and others are building blocks that last a lifetime.  Self-love and self-confidence are primary to all relationship success counselor Kay Bordelon sa...

    Exercise, reading, journaling, friendships are ways students are encouraged to take care of themselves.

    Photo By -Olivia Lauter and Sydney Stout

  • WSMS flu cases on the rise

    WSMS flu cases on the rise

    LeopardLife Parker Post, Managing Editor, with Kaylea Norman and Mathias Alling

    January 17, 2018

    The flu sweeps over North Texas and so far claimed 26 lives with it. The flu may not last long, but the effect on the victims can be long-lasting due to secondary problems that can arise from the flu, such as pneumonia.  Locally, students continue to be impacted by the flu.  Nearby and local physic...

    -graphic by Olivia Lauter and India Ingram

  • Taking care of the kids

    Taking care of the kids

    LeopardLife Claire Easley, Editor in Chief and Parker Post, Managing Editor

    January 8, 2018

    A village of well-assembled gingerbread houses displayed in the corner, the glare of red and white blinking holiday lights in the window, or the glow of the Menorah candles, after a perfect arrangement of steaming festive foods, apple pie is pulled from the oven steaming, the aroma of the holidays perme...

    “I’ve kind of just come to learn to accept it. Even though my mother isn’t here, I kind of have a step-mother figure, or mother-figure, but I wouldn’t say it’s the same anymore,” a Willow Springs student said, not wanting to reveal her identity.

    -graphic by LeopardLife staff

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The festival of colors paints Irving, Texas

-photo by india ingham, graphics editor

"It was very involving and fun," Ingham said.

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Opinion: Student perspective on MLK and Black History Month
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Basketball ends with a swish
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