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  • Veterans Day honors soldiers’ service
  • Dangers potentially lurk in Halloween baskets
  • TAG – students are “it” to inspire others
  • Hurricane Harvey: “Serving others is the best thing a person can do”
  • Veterans Day honors soldiers’ service

    Veterans Day honors soldiers’ service

    LeopardLife Will Doig, Staff writer

    November 10, 2017

    Veterans Day is a day American citizens look back and appreciate those who served in war and fought for their country. Many, in all of the years and decades, have served in the American military. Out of all the individuals who have served many have died while many have survived, but all in all for mo...

    Technology director Joe Sophia met his wife while they both were serving in the military.

  • Dangers potentially lurk in Halloween baskets

    Dangers potentially lurk in Halloween baskets

    LeopardLife Lindsey Hughes, Managing Editor

    October 31, 2017

    While the sweets and sugar may fool some, various Halloween candy has been found to hold dangerous drugs or weapons. All over the country, many parents are concerned for their child's health regarding their choices of doing drugs, along with being fooled by hazardous candies and sweets. The issue of dr...

    graphic by india ingham

  • TAG – students are “it” to inspire others
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    TAG – students are “it” to inspire others

    LeopardLife Katya Wise, Real World editor, Elaina Johnson, Staff Writer

    October 20, 2017

    Used as an act to spread kindness and art awareness, Project T.A.G. is a way for people to express creativity, inspire others and give kindness through art. The acronym T.A.G. stands for Taking It Seriously, Ask questions, and Get help - used for suicide prevention nationally with anti-suicide programs.  I...

    From art to make a start and chain reaction of difference, art teacher Jenny Slaver reaches others beyond her classroom with her art Project TAG. "(Project TAG) teaches us that you don't have to be an artist to do art. We want to make art more open to the public and something that is used to inspire and communicate ideas," Slaver said.

    -sydney stout, photo editor

  • Hurricane Harvey: “Serving others is the best thing a person can do”
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    Hurricane Harvey: “Serving others is the best thing a person can do”

    LeopardLife Lindsey Hughes, Managing Editor

    September 25, 2017

    Over the past few weeks, hurricanes have been a relevant issue at hand. People have seen the worst of the worst all over the news. Highways flooded, homes destroyed. Hurricane Harvey hit around Houston on the weekend of August 25, and I got to help some of the people in need. Weeks later other hurrica...

    Lindsey Hughes, eighth grade, served individuals in Houston after Hurricane Harvey hit the Texas coastline.

America gives thanks for Thanksgiving

America gives thanks for Thanksgiving

LeopardLife Ally Harris and Angelina Widmoser, Staff Writers

November 14, 2017No Comments

With the turkey, mashed potatoes, and gravy, Thanksgiving can be seen celebrated by many people across America. The first Thanksgiving celebration began in 1621, but not until 18...

  • Haunted history of Halloween continues to scare October 31, 2017
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How to NOT fall victim to the flu

-Mathias Alling

More than 200,000 people are hospitalized each year from the flu and 49,000 die from complications of the flu. Shown here are bacteria cultures collected from surfaces around Willow Springs.

How to NOT fall victim to the flu

LeopardLife Mathias Alling and Margo Friloux, Staff Writers

November 15, 2017No Comments

  Lurking on surfaces, insidiously lingering to spread and infect innocent bystanders: the flu eagerly awaits to grab its next victim. Simply touching a keyboard, doorknob, or ligh...

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LeopardLife editors and staff for 2017-2018 announced

October 23, 2017No Comments

EDITORS IN CHIEF, CLAIRE EASLEY AND AILSA KOKORICHA Claire Easley is an individual holding a passion for creating. Having been published in Fairview Magazine, one of Easley’s...

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Volleyball season’s end: ‘Everyone did their best’

Volleyball season’s end: ‘Everyone did their best’

LeopardLife Anthony Morgello and Mathias Alling, Staff writers

November 15, 2017No Comments

Kaitlyn Cole With the volleyball season's end, each team had several wins underneath their belt. The seventh-graders, who had their first year of school volleyball, had many wins, and the ...

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