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Opinion: Student perspective on MLK and Black History Month

Opinion: Student perspective on MLK and Black History Month

LeopardLife Ailsa Kokoricha, Editor in Chief

February 2, 2018


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When others are asked to describe Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., they describe him as the world knew him: humanitarian, civil rights activist, pacifist. When I think of MLK and the dozens of other people who stood up for equality when the world said “no,” I see them as they are to me: The people w...

All it takes is kindness to ‘pave the way to a whole new world’

All it takes is kindness to ‘pave the way to a whole new world’

LeopardLife Audrey McCaffity, Staff Writer

January 8, 2018


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Wonder,” a new movie adapted from the award-winning novel in theaters Nov. 17, shares the story of a young boy with facial deformities and his journey through school. As a result of these differences, he is bullied. Everyone is human, so there is no need to mistreat others as they did in the novel...

Diabetes in Middle School “is hard” – Guest Columnist Talia Sanford

Diabetes in Middle School “is hard” – Guest Columnist Talia Sanford

LeopardLife Talia Sanford, Special to LeopardLife

November 14, 2017


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Editor's Note - On December 20, 2006, the United Nations (UN) passed a resolution to designate November 14 as World Diabetes Day. The occasion aimed to raise awareness of diabetes, its prevention and complications and the care that people with the condition need.  LeopardLife editorial board opte...

School respect-an important aspect of all schools

LeopardLife Lindsey Hughes, Managing Editor

October 18, 2017


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Keeping the school clean is highly important and a great way to show respect around the school. Disrespect in school may look like trashed hallways, messes, students misusing school devices and technology, or even simply leaving trash on the table during lunch. Whether it’s a big problem or not,...

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

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

LeopardLife Lindsey Hughes, Managing Editor

September 25, 2017


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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...

Acceptance of those with special needs

LeopardLife Jackson Willard, Managing Editor

March 1, 2017


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Unsuspecting students slam doors, scribble essays, and chase their peers. Unsuspecting. Unsuspecting of the beauty behind the closed door. The one they pass everyday but never acknowledge. The one in the corner next to the lost and found - Room B106. Room B106 is home to some of the...

A time to be thankful

A time to be thankful

LeopardLife Emma Gapp, Staff Writer

November 21, 2016


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Christmas lights and Christmas trees. What's up with today's culture? Christmas has always been up a little early usually a couple of weeks before. However this year, Christmas lights were popping up before Halloween. Christmas seems to be popping up a little bit earlier each year. Whether it's better...

Academic dishonesty with cellphones

LeopardLife Carter Satterwhite, Editor-In-Chief

November 18, 2016


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While the school policy on cheating states “Willow Springs prides itself on challenging students to reach their full potential.” This does not include student use of cell phones or other devices to aid during testing. Guidance counselor, Kay Bordelon, believes that phones should not be used in...

A “Wicked” performance

A “Wicked” performance

LeopardLife Melody Quintero, Campus Life editor

May 6, 2016


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I had the chance to go see Wicked, the Broadway Musical, that has come for Dallas as a Summer Musical for about a month, from April 20 to May 22. I had never seen Wicked, let alone any Broadway show, so I had no idea what to expect from the play. I was thinking something along the lines of the musicals we have don...

From New York to Texas

From New York to Texas

LeopardLife Arushi Gupta, staff writer

April 19, 2016


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Since I’ve gotten here, a lot of people have been asking, “Well, how do you like Texas?” I’ve been wanting to give them an answer, but I’ve always replied saying the same thing. I've spent my whole life learning to love New York, but I've only had a few months to adjust to this change in s...

Opinion Editorial Board: Safety as well as sensitivity should have been sought as MacArthur student was arrested for suspected bomb

LeopardLife Lily Hager and Madeline Sanders, Co Editors in Chief

September 22, 2015


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A 14-year-old freshman at Irving MacCarthur High School was arrested after his teacher thought that his home made clock resembled a bomb. The student, Ahmed Mohamed, has gained many supporters saying that the authorities acted on racial assumptions, or authorities acted unfairly on a student. The auth...

America remembers the tragic attack of 9/11

America remembers the tragic attack of 9/11

LeopardLife Hannah D'Iorio, Assistant Editor and Lily Hager, Editor in Chief

September 11, 2015


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One day a year people are reminded of the devastating destruction of buildings, land, and lives. It’s the time of the year where people remember the individuals who lost their lives and lost their loved ones in the attack. On September 11, 2001, a terrorist attack occurred in the United States. ...

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