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Charlotte’s Web comes to WSMS stage

Charlotte’s Web comes to WSMS stage

LeopardLife Nicole George, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


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Willow Springs’ last play of the year, Charlotte’s Web, will be coming this spring. The performances in the WSMS cafe will be on April 26-28 at 7 pm and a special matinee on Saturday at 2 pm. Charlotte’s Web was first published as a book in 1952 and is about a girl named Fern adopting Wilbur, the ...

OAP dominates at UIL

OAP dominates at UIL

LeopardLife Nicole George, staff writer

April 9, 2018


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Willow Springs Middle School’s One Act Play cast was ranked first at the OAP contest. ‘I Never Saw Another Butterfly’ by Celeste Raspanti. The OAP competition was held on March 3rd in Grand Prairie. The OAP cast has been with their fellow actors and actresses since the start of the play. Th...

Reports and musicians comment on effects of music

Reports and musicians comment on effects of music

LeopardLife Zach Dillard, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


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Music has been around for thousands of years, not only used as a way to express feelings but also as a way to show one’s artistic abilities. Music comes in many different forms, such as acoustic (instrumental), or vocal (singing).  While many students participate in many different music classes with choir, ...

The impact of movies on today’s world

The impact of movies on today’s world

LeopardLife Audrey McCaffity, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


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“And the Oscar goes to…” Five simple words, one big meaning. Movies have been around for decades, and every year there is at least one movie critics claim are revolutionary or life-changing. In the past year, movies such as “Wonder Woman” and “The Greatest Showman” are films many believ...

Valentine’s Candy Assorted Assessment

Valentine’s Candy Assorted Assessment

February 14, 2018


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YouTube’s impact on teens

YouTube’s impact on teens

LeopardLife Katya Wise, Section Editor, Ahmed Bouafif, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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Social media has become a crucial part of teen life. YouTube, being one of the biggest platforms online, has the ability to influence viewers, either in a positive or negative way. Near the start of 2018, one of the fastest growing YouTubers, Logan Paul, posted a controversial video that immediately r...

Decades of the classic movie franchise meet in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

Decades of the classic movie franchise meet in “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”

LeopardLife Tyler Call, Sports Editor

December 18, 2017


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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far, away, a new “Star Wars” movie was released on Dec. 14. With Luke Skywalker just having been located on a deserted island, fans around the globe were excited to see what will happen next. The last “Star Wars” movie was “Rogue One,” which was released in ...

Holiday gift-DIY gifts suggestions

Holiday gift-DIY gifts suggestions

LeopardLife Ally Harris, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


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With glue, glitter, and scraps, unique, handmade gifts are made throughout the country. Many create personal Christmas presents for their friends and family. Some individuals think it can be very wonderful to open a gift underneath the tree and receive a thoughtful creation. “I like getting handmade ...

America gives thanks for Thanksgiving

America gives thanks for Thanksgiving

LeopardLife Ally Harris and Angelina Widmoser, Staff Writers

November 14, 2017


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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 1863 did it actually become holiday celebrated across the nation. “The importance of Thanksgiving is to hang out with your famil...

Haunted history of Halloween continues to scare

Haunted history of Halloween continues to scare

LeopardLife Ally Harris and Bethany McTee, Staff writers

October 31, 2017


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With candy, costumes, and fright beginning to appear, many people are excited to go out and celebrate Halloween with their family and friends. To many children in the United States, October 31 is their favorite day of the year. However, what many people don’t know is how the holiday was started. ...

Anticipation rises as iPhone X release date nears

Anticipation rises as iPhone X release date nears

LeopardLife Elaina Johnson and Zach Dillard, Staff Writers

October 13, 2017


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From brand new facial recognition to custom emojis, the iPhone X is the new face of cutting-edge technology. Releasing in November, the gadget keeps people in suspense in the wonders of it’s new technology. The iPhone X is said to be the “iPhone of the century” and is held to high standards by...

Allergies alter health – cold or allergies

Allergies alter health – cold or allergies

LeopardLife Dinah Thadikonda, ETC Section Editor

September 20, 2017


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While temps are somewhat down and, fall barely arrived, many students and faculty already show symptoms of fall seasonal allergies. The culprit: high counts of ragweed and mold according to high area pollen accounts https://www.pollen.com/forecast/extended/pollen/75070 Sneezing, itching rashes, and ...

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