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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

Dak Prescotts Injury Anniversary
Dak Prescott's Injury Anniversary
Creighton Black October 14, 2021

Exactly one year from October 11, Dak Prescott, starting quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, was injured in his leg, putting him on the bench for the rest of the season. This...

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U.S. Wins Ryder Cup
U.S. Wins Ryder Cup
Braden Buchek October 6, 2021

Every two years, the best golfers in America get together to compete with the best European golfers in one of the most prestigious golf tournaments. The tournament got it's...

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7th Grade Football Continues Dominant Season
7th Grade Football Continues Dominant Season
Braden Buchek September 30, 2021

7th grade Lovejoy Red dominated against Wylie Burnett; pulling out a 50-0 win, while Lovejoy Black beat Burnett 38-8. Red team quarterback, Braden Buchek, threw two touchdown...

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2021 US Open
2021 US Open
Issy Mirfin September 24, 2021

Every year, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) holds the US Open. This event takes over 2 weeks from late August into early September. It is one of the biggest tennis...

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New England Patriots Cut Cam Newton, Mac Jones Starts
New England Patriots Cut Cam Newton, Mac Jones Starts
Braden Buchek September 15, 2021

After battling for the starting quarterback job in training camp for several weeks, the Patriots have decided to release the former 2015 MVP and the first overall pick from...

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Coach Vogelsang Says Goodbye to Lovejoy
Coach Vogelsang Says Goodbye to Lovejoy
Sarah Osornio, Emerson York, and Holland Hutchins October 5, 2021

On October 1st, Coach Vogelsang, 7th grade science teacher and 7th grade head volleyball coach, announced that she will be leaving Lovejoy ISD at the end of the first quarter....

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Devious Licks Wrecking School Property
Devious Licks Wrecking School Property
Simeon Alling October 5, 2021

Devious licks are a social media trend that has been causing nothing but havoc in schools around the country. This trend started when TikTok user,  jugg4elias, stole a box...

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Fine Arts Fundraiser Brings Popcorn to your Front Door
Fine Arts Fundraiser Brings Popcorn to your Front Door
Emily James October 4, 2021

WSMS Fine Arts started holding it's latest fundraiser on September 20. To support the schools fine arts program you can purchase popcorn assortments online and have it shipped...

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The Valerie Fund Helps Children in Need
The Valerie Fund Helps Children in Need
Natalie Yarad September 29, 2021

The Valerie Fund is an organization helping fund money for families with kids that have cancer. They hold walks, get togethers, summer camps, and have websites where you can...

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Self-Paced Learning Introduced in Math
Self-Paced Learning Introduced in Math
Morgan Ward September 29, 2021

Several weeks ago WSMS math teachers introduced self paced learning to their students. At first, many students felt overwhelmed and found it hard to manage their learning....

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Do Fidgets Affect our Learning?
Do Fidgets Affect our Learning?
Zahara Abedin and Blake Clancy October 13, 2021

Fidgets have been around for several years, and people have forgotten its purpose. Fidgets were originally created to help students pay attention...

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Students Comment on First Tests of the Year
Students Comment on First Tests of the Year
Holland Hutchins October 5, 2021

As we creep into the second quarter of the year, all core classes have started giving quizzes and tests regularly. Test lengths vary widely,...

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Pokémon GOs Lake Trio Event
Pokémon GO's Lake Trio Event
Iris Lee October 4, 2021

If you play Pokémon GO, you probably know there’s a bunch of events going on at the moment, with the most popular one being The Lake Trio...

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WSMS Electives Highlight: Orchestra Overview
WSMS Electives Highlight: Orchestra Overview
Lily Sanders October 4, 2021

Orchestra is a fine arts option at WSMS, and is a great place to learn not only music, but also harmony to make sure the music flows as a group....

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Technology Knock Offs
Technology Knock Offs
Zahara Abedin October 4, 2021

Of many things, modern technology is something that evolves everyday, but is at a good idea to spend a ton of money on every new product released?...

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Orchestra Holds First Concert of the Year
Orchestra Holds First Concert of the Year
Lily Sanders and Claire Wu October 14, 2021

This past Wednesday, October 13, 2021, was the first orchestra concert of the year. It was originally planned to be a courtyard concert, and...

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What are Hex Codes?
What are Hex Codes?
Zahara Abedin October 12, 2021

If you are in graphic and art design, you probably understand hex colors and that if you are 1 number or letter off, it changes. Let me explain...

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Among Us Losing Players
Among Us Losing Players
Blake Clancy, Leia Zirogiannis, and Harper Gregg October 5, 2021

During quarantine, people got restless and frankly, bored. Many people started turning to online games including Roblox. One game that blew up...

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Barney & Friends
Barney & Friends
Blake Clancy, Harper Gregg, and Leia Zirogiannis September 27, 2021

Did you watch Barney & Friends as a kid? From WSMS students we interviewed, 11 out of 18 have. Over a decade after it ended, it remains one...

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2021 Met Gala
2021 Met Gala
Sydney Cole September 24, 2021

On September 13, 2021 the 72nd annual Met Gala took place where it always has, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York....

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