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Elon Musk’s Great Inventions.

Noah Horner, Leopard Life Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Elon Musk has been creating new technology for the better of the environment by manufacturing electric cars. “I think that he is an amazing inventor and entrepreneur and has a lot of amazing talent,''  said Rachel Dobbs, 7. The first thing Elon Musk invented was Paypal, however it was first named X.com. In...

Minecraft Earth is now a thing

Noah Horner, Leopard Life Staff Writer

December 13, 2019

Mojang recently released a new adaptation of Minecraft called Minecraft Earth. Minecraft Earth is an AR version of Minecraft only played on phones. “I like Minecraft Earth,because you can build things in real life,” said Cameron Garcia, 8. Minecraft Earth was first announced on Oct 17th, 2019. M...

Future jobs are a concern in the world, how are WSMS students preparing?

Christian Giordano and Luke Wright

December 13, 2019

WSMS hosted their annual Career Day on Wednesday, Nov. 6 to introduce students to possible future career paths with presenters throughout the school. “Career day was a good use of the day because we got to learn about things that really matter,” said Joshua Gapp, 8. Many parents of student...

Count on MATHCOUNTS to make learning fun

Alissa Chang, Leopard Life Co Editor

December 13, 2019

In early January 2020, students can compete on a school-wide level to make the WSMS MATHCOUNTS team which will compete at the chapter competition. “MATHCOUNTS creates programs that build problem-solving skills and positive attitudes about math, so students embrace challenges and expand their academic a...

Over 14 million trees donated to #TeamTrees initiative

Alissa Chang, Leopard Life Co-Editor

December 13, 2019

Jimmy Donaldson, known on YouTube as MrBeast, began the #TeamTrees initiative this May through the Arbor Day Foundation to celebrate reaching 20 million subscribers. Donaldson tweeted, “The trees are being planted on every continent except Antarctica and the kind of trees planted depends where they are...

New teachers and staff at WSMS (part 2)

Zaina Waheed, Staff Writer

November 11, 2019

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The Rise of Minecraft

Noah Horner, Leopard Life Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

As Minecraft celebrated its 10th birthday in May, many more players began to play again, attracting new players, as well. “My favorite thing to do in minecraft is to mine because I can find diamonds and kill monsters,” said Avery Fuller, 8. In 2018, 112 million people played Minecraft per m...

Fall Band Concert

Michael Malka, Leopard Life Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

WSMS hosted a Fall Band Concert on September 30 at LHS from 6:30-7:30 to show off their talented members. “The students played very well!  They had an excellent grasp on all the notes and rhythms, and they played with appropriate style for each piece as well.  They played with great dynamics and it...

Willow Springs Orchestra compete in the All-Region Competition

Luke Wright, Leopard Life Co Editor

November 4, 2019

Lovejoy ISD held several of their top orchestra performers to audition for this year’s All-Region at Allen High School on October 19. “I think we can do really well this year because we are more prepared than last year and have more people auditioning,” said Alex Simpkins, 8. Last year 4...

Global Climate Strike

Libby Johnson, Leopard Life Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

This past Sept. 20, millions of kids across the world gathered together to protest one issue: ignorance towards climate change. National Geographic states, "carbon dioxide warms the planet, and we've increased the amount in the air by nearly half, mostly since the 1960s.”  The climate crisis...

WSMS presents: “Annie Jr.”

Presley Zadorozny and Libby Johnson

November 4, 2019

The WSMS theatre program is producing a new musical, “Annie,” directed by Lisa Nalls and will perform Nov. 14-16 at the LHS auditorium. “I think of “Annie” as sort of an “Aladdin” story. Like “Aladdin”, “Annie” has the theme of rising above and finding your inner worth, no matter ...

Kids are taking control of the environmental crisis

Campbell Lester, Leopard Life Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Kids are striking against adults’ decisions in the environmental crisis because they are not satisfied with the choices and actions the adults are making. “Our leaders are definitely not doing enough for this problem. They probably have more important things to attend to,” said Mareliz Bass...

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