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Student council sets unique incentive for food drive

Student council sets unique incentive for food drive

Shivani Radhakrishnan, Staff Writer

Every year, Student Council hosts its own canned food drive for Allen Community Outreach this week through Friday, but this year’s drive has a little twist ...

October 10, 2017No Comments

New chapter in yearbook’s story

New chapter in yearbook’s story

Erika Jenkins, Staff Writer

"The Leopard" yearbook staff has another face to add to its spreads this year–that of new instructor Rebecca Pollard. Pollard, who has been teaching for 17 years ...

October 4, 2017No Comments

Tee it up

Tee it up

Katie Felton, Staff Writer

When senior Savanna Roulette was first planning her charity golf tournament, Tee it up Fore MS, her original goal was to raise $77,000 for research for multiple ...

October 2, 2017No Comments

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Community

Leopard Look: Kyra Jacobs

Leopard Look: Kyra Jacobs

Erika Jenkins, Staff Writer

Sophomore Kyra Jacobs is involved in a multitude of fine arts, including the school's choir and theatre programs as well as a dance group af...

October 18, 2017No Comments

Making ‘Metalmorphosis’

Making ‘Metalmorphosis’

Jack Marsden, Staff Writer

Like a machine, dozens of legs simultaneously sweep out. Designs and arrangements, lines and figures begin to form, all while triumphant and booming...

October 9, 2017No Comments

An artist’s touch

An artist’s touch

Noah Van Hooser, Staff Writer

Entering the ring, freshman Allie Johnson contemplates how she is going to perform her art. But her presentation isn’t art in the traditional sense. ...

October 5, 2017No Comments

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Multimedia

Video: Homecoming pep rally highlights

Video: Homecoming pep rally highlights

Parker Nolan, Section Editor

This year's homecoming pep rally had a lot of things to get excited about, including the annual musical chairs contest amongst the teachers as well as...

October 17, 2017No Comments

Photo Gallery: 2017 Homecoming court

Photo Gallery: 2017 Homecoming court

Kelsey Carroll, Section Editor

The 2017 homecoming court was brought out before Friday's game against Forney, with seniors Anna Stockton and Joe Cross being announced as the homec...

October 17, 2017No Comments

Video: Kiefer dethrones Cooper as musical chair champ

Video: Kiefer dethrones Cooper as musical chair champ

Despite entering with great fanfare, animation teacher Ray Cooper was not able to retain his crown during the homecoming pep rally. Coach Cole Kiefer outlasted...

October 13, 2017No Comments

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Sports

A head start on the season

A head start on the season

Alexis Russell, Staff Writer

Even though their season does not start until the spring, the baseball team is already getting down to business by participating in offseason training with Perf...

October 18, 2017No Comments

Tennis to face Greenville Lions in first round of playoffs

Tennis to face Greenville Lions in first round of playoffs

Drew Doig, Staff Writer

The tennis team will travel to Allen High School this Tuesday to take on Greenville High in the bi-district round of the UIL 5A team playoffs. If the te...

October 17, 2017No Comments

Volleyball to challenge Forney on homecoming

Volleyball to challenge Forney on homecoming

Alexis Russell, Staff Writer

The volleyball team (32-9, 10-0 in district) looks to defend their home court and get their 11th consecutive district win tonight versus Forney (27-8, 7-...

October 13, 2017No Comments

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A&E

30 things to do over fall break

30 things to do over fall break

Nnenna Nchege, Staff Writer

Ever since the release of the school’s yearly calendar over the summer, students have had plenty of time to plan out their new four-day, fall break....

October 5, 2017No Comments

Review: Netflix’s “Neo Yokio” is a misguided satire of anime tropes

Review: Netflix’s “Neo Yokio” is a misguided satire of anime tropes

Joe Cross, Staff Writer

Go on YouTube, search for the name of any given TV show followed by “anime intro,” and you’ll find hundreds of videos ridiculing these tropes by plac...

October 3, 20172 Comments

Food Feud: Best blends on the block

Food Feud: Best blends on the block

Arushi Gupta, Staff Writer

An array of different fruits and vegetables blend together to make one of the most refreshing drinks around: a smoothie. In addition to having an intere...

September 29, 2017No Comments

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Opinion

Column: Take a stand

Column: Take a stand

Benjamin Nopper, Staff Writer

Bombs whistled through the air in the night sky as the British army invaded the American base of Fort McHenry on the 13th of September in 1814. Amid the chaos and destruction in the battlefield ...

October 10, 2017No Comments

On The Spot: Fall break

On The Spot: Fall break

Austin Keefer and Grace Nguyen

A long weekend provides the opportunity for students to take some longer, possibly farther trips, or maybe just taking some longer naps. How will you be...

October 6, 2017No Comments

Column: Cruel and beautiful

Column: Cruel and beautiful

Madeline Sanders, Section Editor

It is cruel. It is broken. It is menacing. But it is beautiful. The world we know today is full of heartbreak. Every day, headlines broadcast st...

September 27, 20171 Comment

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