The student news site of Willow Springs Middle School

LeopardLIFE

The student news site of Willow Springs Middle School

LeopardLIFE

The student news site of Willow Springs Middle School

LeopardLIFE

General Mark Milley and China Calls: What we Know

General Mark Milley and China Calls: What we Know

Braden Buchek September 21, 2021

A call between American General Mark Milley and Chinese General Li Zuocheng was brought into question last week due to allegations from Bob Wodward's new book. General Milley told him, "We are not going...

First Club Day of the Year

First Club Day of the Year

Lily Sanders and Emily James September 16, 2021

Last Friday, students signed up for their top two choices for Club Day. Last year, there was only one club day the whole year, right before fall break in November, but this year we're kicking off Club...

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Emerson York September 15, 2021

Kobe "Mamba" Bryant was a superstar basketball player on the Los Angeles Lakers, occupying jerseys 24 and 8 for most of his career. He was a dad, a coach and one of the best players in NBA history. He...

Whats Up With the California Recall?

What’s Up With the California Recall?

Iris Lee September 13, 2021

Governor Gavin Newsom, the 40th governor of California, is currently being tested in a recall election. A recall election is a vote on whether the current governor remains fit for the job. Recall elections...

Chinese Government adds more Restrictions to Teen Gaming

Chinese Government adds more Restrictions to Teen Gaming

Dane Healey September 13, 2021

China's President, Xi Jinping put more restrictions on  to teenage gaming in the country. Currently, China's new rule will prevent people under the age of eighteen from playing video games on weekdays,...

20th Anniversary of 9/11

20th Anniversary of 9/11

Lexi Garza September 12, 2021

On September 11, 2001, something horrible happened. At 8:46 a.m., the north twin tower was hit by a hijacked American Airlines flight. News stations everywhere were broadcasting what they thought was a...

Wild Horses Found Abused and Neglected

Wild Horses Found Abused and Neglected

Leia Zirogiannis and Harper Gregg September 8, 2021

According to the online newspaper, American Wild Horse Campaign, horses were found neglected and abused after being rounded up. The Bureau of Land Management  offers $1,000 for every horse adopted, so...

Scholastic Book Fair Begins in Library

Scholastic Book Fair Begins in Library

Cora Craver and Laura Portera September 3, 2021

Graphic Novels, Young Adult, Non-Fiction, and many more genres of books are on sale at the book fair. You can shop at the book fair between September 3 through 10 in the library, before,  during lunch,...

First Days Around School: Perspective of WSMS Students

First Days Around School: Perspective of WSMS Students

Brooke Blair and Morgan Ward August 24, 2021

In-person school has officially started up again at Lovejoy, and students have a lot to say. For some students, the first day of school was an eventful and productive time, however many found the pick-up...

Black History Month

Sydney Cole March 17, 2021

Black History Month, a celebration of Black accomplishments and lives, was founded by Carter G. Woodson and Jesse E. Moorland in September of 1915. They also founded the Association for the Study of Negro...

Are Airpods Max Worth It?

Connor Tiemann March 17, 2021

There are so many choices when it comes to technology designed for audio. Deciding on on-ear, over-ear or ear-pods and then choosing a brand can be mind blowing. Apple just introduced their newest audio...

What Electives Are Upcoming 8th Graders Going To Pick?

Jacey Dillard March 17, 2021

In March, 7th grade students at WSMS will be choosing the elective courses they take next year. WSMS offers various elective options to the students, such as fine arts, athletics, STEM, and more. “I...

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