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LeopardLIFE

The student news site of Willow Springs Middle School

LeopardLIFE

The student news site of Willow Springs Middle School

LeopardLIFE

Wide Receiver Henry Ruggs III Charged with DUI
Wide Receiver Henry Ruggs III Charged with DUI
Dane Healey and Braden Buchek November 11, 2021

On the night of November 3rd, Las Vegas Raiders wide-receiver, Henry Ruggs III, rear ended a woman and her dog, unfortunately killing them both. Police have stated that...

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8th Grade Volleyball Comes to an End
8th Grade Volleyball Comes to an End
Leia Zirogiannis November 9, 2021

Eighth grade A, B, and C team all ended their middle school volleyball career at home against Allen Curtis. All teams did very well and overcame Curtis to grab the win. The...

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7th Grade Red Team Wins District, goes Undefeated - QB Writeup
7th Grade Red Team Wins District, goes Undefeated - QB Writeup
Braden Buchek November 9, 2021

Seventh grade football red team finished out the season 9-0. We played Allen Curtis on November 2 for District, and we won 36-12. The game was very cold and rainy, causing...

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Football and Volleyball Seasons come to a Close
Football and Volleyball Seasons come to a Close
Sarah Osorino November 9, 2021

As basketball season begins, WSMS football and volleyball come to an end. This year, football and volleyball both had incredible records, and were able to finish a successful...

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Cowboys Comeback to win over Patriots in OT
Cowboys Comeback to win over Patriots in OT
Creighton Black October 29, 2021

Sunday, October 17th, the Dallas Cowboys departed from home to play in Foxborough, MA against the New England Patriots. Dallas was going into the game with a record of 4-1...

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Dole Recalls Garden Salad due to Listeria Risk
Dole Recalls Garden Salad due to Listeria Risk
Sydney Cole November 12, 2021

Dole, the brand most known for its fruit cups, had its garden salads recalled in 10 states after a sample of the product tested positive for listeria monocytogenes. Four different...

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#TeamSeas
#TeamSeas
Dane Healey November 11, 2021

It is a sad fact that the ocean contains millions of pounds of harmful plastics and trash. All kinds of animals are suffocating or choking on the trash. Fortunately, a fundraiser...

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What Happened to Lovejoy Elementary?
What Happened to Lovejoy Elementary?
Charlton Kim November 11, 2021

This year, Lovejoy Elementary is no longer serving grades k-4. Many students that went to Lovejoy were slightly sad that the school they once went to was gone. Although many...

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The Namib Battle can Save Lives
The Namib Battle can Save Lives
Simeon Alling November 10, 2021

The Namib Beetle resides in the Namib Desert in South Africa, neighboring Namibia. Like most deserts, the Namib desert has a very dry climate that makes it hot and hard to...

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Former Secretary of State Dies of COVID-19
Former Secretary of State Dies of COVID-19
Braden Buchek October 27, 2021

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell died on Monday, October 18, at the age of 84 due to COVID-19 complications. "We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father,...

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How Social Media Affects Self-Esteem
How Social Media Affects Self-Esteem
Iris Lee November 17, 2021

I’m sure almost all of us have at least one social media app that we scroll through aimlessly every day. And on each of these social media...

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Projects or Normal Assignments?
Projects or Normal Assignments?
Blake Clancy November 11, 2021

Would you rather have a normal assignment or a project? The answer may surprise you, it truly depends on your learning style. People who prefer...

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How Students are using the WSMS Library
How Students are using the WSMS Library
Zahara Abedin and Lily Sanders November 10, 2021

 There are libraries almost everywhere, but have we ever wondered where they came from? The library is the place that we use to study, do homework,...

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North Face Backpacks Rise in Popularity around WSMS
North Face Backpacks Rise in Popularity around WSMS
Laura Portera November 10, 2021

Before the school year starts, you get a long list of school supplies to prepare yourself for school, but another very important thing you'll...

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Lost and Found Overflowing
Lost and Found Overflowing
Zahara Abedin November 9, 2021

It is only the beginning of the year, yet we have a record of lost items. Humans are always making mistakes, and hey that is ok! It is normal...

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Alec Baldwin Accidentally Fires Prop Gun with Real Bullets
Alec Baldwin Accidentally Fires Prop Gun with Real Bullets
Sydney Cole November 10, 2021

The Director of Photography for the working film ‘Rust’, was shot and killed after Alec Baldwin, the star of the film, fired a prop gun,...

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The Devouring Gray: Book Review
The Devouring Gray: Book Review
Emily James November 8, 2021

Many readers are impressed and excited about the novel, The Devouring Gray. This book was published on April 2, 2019, and has been an all-time...

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First Band Concert of the Year
First Band Concert of the Year
Emily James October 29, 2021

On Thursday, October 14, the WSMS band at their first concert of the year at LHS. Band students worked hard for weeks to learn a series of diverse...

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Review: Adeles Easy On Me
Review: Adele's 'Easy On Me'
Sydney Cole October 29, 2021

It’s been almost 6 years since Adele, English singer and songwriter, wrote her last studio album, '25', and she has finally returned with a...

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WSMS Electives: Art
WSMS Electives: Art
Leia Zirogiannis October 28, 2021

It's only been a few years since Art started counting as a fine art at WSMS, and many people hopped right on that. This years art teacher, Ms....

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The Traditional Thanksgiving Foods Ranked
The Traditional Thanksgiving Foods Ranked
Lily Sanders, Zahara Abedin, and Emily James November 19, 2021

We all love Thanksgiving, the day where our family comes together to celebrate and eat a hearty Thanksgiving meal. But what foods are the ones...

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Will It Snow Next Year?
Will It Snow Next Year?
Zahara Abedin November 17, 2021

It is already November and close to the end of 2021. With temperatures dropping at an average between 72F to 52F it is now considered the season...

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What Does the American Pledge Mean?
What Does the American Pledge Mean?
Iris Lee November 11, 2021

When we go to class every morning and go to second period, it’s time to pledge our allegiance to the United States of America. Sure, it’s...

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Looking back on Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Looking back on Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Issy Mirfin November 11, 2021

As we all know October is known as the pink month, we wear pink bows for cheer, the football players wear pink socks, and people wear pink ribbons....

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The Craziest Halloween Decor
The Craziest Halloween Decor
Dane Healey November 10, 2021

When it comes to Halloween, many people go all out with decorations, costumes, makeup, and treats, but nobody does decorations like Alan Perkins....

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