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Catch others in the act of kindness

Catch others in the act of kindness

LeopardLife Taylor Crosby and Arushi Gupta, Staff Writers

May 5, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

From helping someone in need or lending a hand without being asked or giving someone a compliment or lending money to a person in need, a random act of kindness can be expressed in many ways. Giving and sharing kindness can be contagious and often has an impact on more than the person intended, couns...

Willow Springs goes out on a limb on Earth Day

Willow Springs goes out on a limb on Earth Day

LeopardLife Tyler Brucher and Zowie Thornberg, staff writers

April 22, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

Willow Springs went out on a limb to recognize Earth Day Friday, April 22.  With outdoor lunches and music,  Principal Kent Messer greeted students in the carpool dressed as a tree to raise the green spirit. Students also were also urged to wear certain colors for Earth Day. Seventh graders w...

Students fight the Flu

Students fight the Flu

LeopardLife Layla Myers-Healey, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

  With coughing and wheezing through the school day, sickness spreads quickly in a  classroom. A school is a breeding ground for germs to spread around. Recently more and more students have been getting sick. Whether it be from the changing of the seasons or of STAAR testing and all the st...

Students produce award-winning yearbook

Students produce award-winning yearbook

LeopardLife Alex LeFort, staff writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

While students managed to buy every last one of the 2014-15 yearbooks, WSMS students weren’t the only lovers of the yearbook last year. It was recognised by Jostens Look Book, and students are proud of their work. The yearbook co editor of this year, Olivia Porsch, is proud of her work as a writer last y...

Poetry slam gets slammed

Poetry slam gets slammed

LeopardLife Zowie Thornberg, Staff Writer

April 13, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

Emily Dickinson, William Shakespeare and Robert Frost were all famous poets; they never got to experience poetry slams, and neither did WSMS. Lovejoy’s first Poetry Slam was scheduled April 11, but was quickly canceled after only one person signed up. A Poetry Slam is a competitive event, using ...

“Wonder twin powers ACTIVATE”

“Wonder twin powers ACTIVATE”

LeopardLife Kelsey Carroll, Real World editor, and Jackie Carroll, special to LeopardLife

April 8, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

While many kids might dream of having a clone of themselves, making the clone do all the heavy lifting while they go out and play. They’d always have someone to give homework answers, someone else to to blame, or just someone to talk to. Well for twins, this is a reality. Twins appear at a birth rate of 76 percent, ...

Lovejoy holds first career day

LeopardLife Layla Myers-Healey and Jackson Willard, staff writers

April 7, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

After the long 16 years of education, a person must find a career from what they were taught in grade school and college. Willow Springs supports students by giving  students ideas know to learn  what different careers are like and also possibly consider for the future. This year, Willow Springs held ...

Students vote for winning March Madness book in library

Students vote for winning March Madness book in library

LeopardLife Madeleine Konecny, staff writer

April 5, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

While basketball fans are cheering for their favorite teams in March Madness, book fans are now also swooped up in the hype. The librarians at WSMS have been inspired by March Madness to create a competition between books. This event is taking place in the library. There was a sweet 16 and an elit...

Sickness at school succombs to Germ Blast

Sickness at school succombs to Germ Blast

LeopardLife Taylor Crosby, Staff Writer and Lyndon Su, Graphic Editor

April 1, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

Whether it’s strep throat, the flu, a minor cold or another contagion, spring season is known for causing many absences in school. Many students have been hit with various types of flu in and throughout Lovejoy despite the recent Germ Blast conducted over spring break.  “It’s not unusual that there are viruses...

Another production lights the stage

Another production lights the stage

LeopardLife Maddie Konecny, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

Lights are shining on the stage once again. The Willow Springs Theatre department is beginning yet another show. After the many productions put on by the theatre students this school year, the final show has officially arrived. The 2015-2016 spring show is going to be Pollyanna. Students and direc...

Suzuki method strings along violinist Carol Xu

Suzuki method strings along violinist Carol Xu

LeopardLife Shivani Radhakrishnan, staff writer

March 19, 2016


Filed under Campus Life

The curtains open on a single girl as the audience hushes. The melodic voice of a violin floats from the stage. Eighth-grader Carol Xu has been playing the violin since she was six years old. However, she hasn’t learned by the traditional violin method, but through a special technique known as the...

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