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  • Fortnite storm circle closes in on classrooms
  • Memorial Day to honor those who ‘served for us and our country’
  • Peace cranes sent from art program to Hiroshima
  • Flags flew high at state with Color Guard win
  • Fortnite storm circle closes in on classrooms

    Fortnite storm circle closes in on classrooms

    LeopardLife Zach Dillard, Will Doig, Anthony Morgello, and Mathias Alling, Staff Writers

    May 31, 2018

    “The storm’s right behind us!” -a common phrase heard in the school and around the campus. From playing a game between classes in the hallways or at the beginning of instruction to being a lunch-time favorite, Fortnite and PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) while popular, may become distra...

    "Kids play it walking down the hall and during breaks. They need to get off their phones sometime,” WSMS assistant principal Dr. Rodgers, said.

    -photo by Sydney Stout, photo editor

  • Memorial Day to honor those who ‘served for us and our country’

    Memorial Day to honor those who ‘served for us and our country’

    LeopardLife Nicole George, staff writer

    May 28, 2018

    On May 28, those who have died fighting for their country will be honored for their service. This Memorial Day lands on the last Monday of May, and students will be able to admire the people who served for us and died. Memorial Day was first recognized as a holiday after the Civil War, but was ori...

    “Memorial Day is important because people served for us and our country," seventh-grader, Chloe Schaeffer, said.

    -graphic by Kaylea Norman, staff photographer

  • Peace cranes sent from art program to Hiroshima
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    Peace cranes sent from art program to Hiroshima

    LeopardLife Elaina Johnson, staff writer; India Ingham, Graphics Editor; and Molly Martin, WSMS TV News

    May 4, 2018

    Some say peace begins with a person.  Here at Willow Springs, peace began with classrooms of art students who for more than two weeks created numerous, colorful paper cranes that draped and adorned the halls as a project led by art teacher Jenny Slaver. These cranes were later sent to Hiroshima...

    “We got to make a wish like they [Sadako] did and write it in the crane,” seventh-grader, Heidi Porter, said.

    -photo by india ingham, graphics editor

  • Flags flew high at state with Color Guard win

    Flags flew high at state with Color Guard win

    LeopardLife Mac Van Benthuysen, Margo Friloux, Bethany McTee, staff writers

    April 17, 2018

    With dazzling flags and twirling rifles, Color Guard wowed judges as the color guard scored first at the North Texas Color Guard Association Cadet Class on March 10 with their show titled “The River” with a score of 91.25. The show carried out a more serious tone compared to other cadet class sho...

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Safety leads to a satisfying summer

-graphic by India Ingham, graphics editor

There are many potential dangers to spending time outside during summer.

Recent Real World/Community Stories

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Tennis’ talent nets the season
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