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Choir’s Approach to COVID-19

November 13, 2020

The WSMS choir is taking new precautions to prevent the spread of Covid-19. In 2020 at Willow Springs Middle School, the choir students have to wear masks and face shields to keep from getting sick. “We’re...

Diversity Action Team

November 11, 2020

Since August, once a month over Zoom, Lovejoy ISD comes together to promote diversity in the community through its first Diversity Action Team. The Diversity Action Team works to embrace our differences,...

How Does Homework Affect Students’ Learning?

November 9, 2020

WSMS is one of the many, many schools that give out homework. Roberto Nevelis of Venice, Italy, is often credited with having invented homework in 1095. Homework was created and spread to “help” students,...

WSMS Cross Country

November 9, 2020

The 2020-2021 Cross Country season started on Tuesday, September 29, at WSMS. For many students, this is their first year to run cross country. On the 29th, Lovejoy went up against Highland Park, and on...

Can Halloween Still Go On?

November 9, 2020

Widely celebrated across the world, Halloween includes trick-or-treating, scary costumes, pumpkins, and loads of sugary treats. But this 2020 Halloween might look a little different. With COVID-19, we...

How Students Feel About the School Phone Policy

November 9, 2020

Many WSMS students have different thoughts about the school phone policy, which was put in place last year, and banned the use of phones at school. “I’m okay with the policy. Overall, I think it’s...

Sr Morales: The New Spanish Teacher

November 9, 2020

This year, WSMS has adopted a new Spanish teacher, Sr. Morales. Since so many students signed up for Spanish as their elective, Sra. Vizcaino and Sr. Morales will be teaching beginner Spanish. “Although...

Club Day

November 9, 2020

As students who attend Willow Springs know, the first Club Day of the semester is coming up! WSMS kids are eager to join and participate in exciting activities of their choice. Club Day is a day where...

Do computers help or hinder schoolwork?

November 9, 2020

Do computers actually help students with schoolwork? Many say yes, but some students disagree because of the distraction technology creates. “I think it’s a lot better because students get to use...

WSMS Band Continues to play with Covid 19 Precautions

November 5, 2020

Willow Springs’ fine arts programs are following COVID-19 safety precautions, but the WSMS band is taking the most interesting steps to avoid COVID-19 while still making music. Students are using...

What WSMS thinks about stress

November 5, 2020

Stress affects many teenagers around the world and can cause severe depression or suicide. Sometimes it comes from not being able to hang out with friends, school work, and many other things. We talk to...

Coping With Loss

March 5, 2020

Every day, people all over the world deal with the loss of a loved one and aren’t sure how to cope with it.   “I felt sad when I lost my grandpa because he was my best friend, and I looked up...

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