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Plague in China

Michael Malka, Leopard Life Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

Recently, there has been a mysterious virus in China that many citizens are starting to call the new plague. This sickness spread fast, and the first case began the central city of Wuhan. 59 people have been infected, leaving 7 in critical condition. Luckily, no deaths have been reported. The plag...

How to reduce your carbon footprint

Noah Horner, Leopard Life Staff Writer

February 3, 2020

It is now 2020 and the population is rising, therefore the amount of carbon being used is going to increase unless we do something. “ I think the biggest gas consumer is the Hummer because it gets bad mileage”, said David David, 8. Carbon is a type of fuel, carbon comes in coal which is mainly carb...

WSMS Books to Read

Angelina Wang, Leopard Life Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Lately, some WSMS students had a hard time picking what they want to read because of the wide variety of genres in the library. “Masterminds is a book about a couple of kids who find out the secrets of the government. I really like the cliffhangers in the book,” said Hunter Hayward, 8. Mast...

Tornado hit Dallas Texas

Mia Reaugh, Leopard Life Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Although tornado season officially starts in March, recently in October, there were a couple of big tornadoes in the Dallas Texas area.   “I didn’t even know there was a tornado until I saw all the damage in Dallas on the news,” said Marleize Basson, 8. Many students had to take cover i...

Amazon, the leading brand for shopping

Mia Reaugh and Campbell Lester

December 13, 2019

In the last 10 years, online shopping on Amazon has become very popular because of its efficiency. “I love Amazon because they deliver it right to your door. If you have Amazon Prime, then it gets delivered in 1 day,” said Gabe Sofia, 7. Amazon is known for having a large variety of produc...

Visual art is off to a new start

Presley Zadorozny and Libby Johnson

December 13, 2019

Just two months into the 2019-2020 school year and students are loving the art program because of the new teacher's fresh approach to teaching. “I love getting to see young kids express their passion for art,” said Cassidy Fuller, WSMS art teacher.  Ms. Cass is new to Lovejoy ISD and teac...

Companies and Products Changing Our World

Libby Johnson, Leopard Life Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Throughout the world, several proactive companies and products are aiding our Earth by reducing waste and encouraging constructive consumerism.  "I love Lush because it's completely vegan and keeps more waste from going into the ocean. I also love that all of their products have amazing scents," sa...

The History of Baseball

William Carlson, Leopard Life Staff

December 13, 2019

America’s national pastime has been played for a very long time, in fact it has been played since 1791. Baseball has gone through many changes and adaptations during that time to ensure safe, better gameplay for baseball players and to allow the audience to enjoy an entertaining game of baseball....

Surviving Black Friday

Luke Wright, Leopard Life Co Editor

December 13, 2019

As the holiday season approaches, family members rush out to buy gifts on Black Friday and Cyber Monday for the lowest prices. “My parents always go shopping on Black Friday because it’s a great and cheap time to get presents for my brother and me,” said Luke Winchester, 8. In the past, how...

New teachers at WSMS

Zaina Waheed, Leopard Life Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

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Battling Shyness and Anxiety

Selene Thompson and Michael Malka

December 13, 2019

All around the world, there are many people battling with shyness, sometimes with no alternative answer. Here are some coping mechanisms to help.  “The American Psychological Association (APA) defines shyness as the tendency to feel awkward, worried or tense during social encounters. Severely s...

Turkey Trot

Michael Malka, Leopard Life Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Americans across the country have been taking part in the annual Turkey Trot for over a century, raising money for different charities through donating and racing. Willow Springs held its very own Turkey Trot  on Nov. 20. All students participated in the run. The top five male and female competi...

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