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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...

The Mittens

Victoria Harris and Lilly Powers March 17, 2021

Everyone’s heard of the new popular trend that has appeared recently on Facebook, Instagram, Reddit, and many other social media platforms: the Bernie memes. During the 2021 Presidential inauguration,...

Groundhog Day

Victoria Harris and Lilly Powers March 17, 2021

There are many holidays throughout the year. Some religious, some popular, and some strange. One is Groundhog Day, which is celebrated on February 2nd, and it’s all about the groundhog. “Germans...

Nike FlyEase: Shoes of the Future

Connor Tiemann March 17, 2021

Nike has done it again. They are showing off their innovation and design skills with the Nike Go FlyEase hands-free shoes. These slip-ons are the latest and greatest in footwear and revolutionize shoes...

Snowvid-21

Jessie South and Presley Zadorozny March 17, 2021

  This last weekend was supposed to kick off our WSMS break for Valentine’s Day and President’s Day, but it quickly took a turn with a rare polar vortex blanketing the area with snow and extremely...

Gamestop Stock Boom Explained

Ben Winder, Newspaper Writer March 17, 2021

People who use Reddit, a social news platform, have been buying the rock-bottom prices of GameStop, a company that sells video games and gaming consoles. The user who started the post, Roaring Kitty, aka...

Kim and Kanye’s Divorce

Presley Zadorozny, Newspaper Writer February 24, 2021

Popular celebrities Kim Kardashian and Kanye West divorce after six years of marriage.  “I was never a big fan of Kim, but what happened was a little sad,” said Emily Smith, 8.  On January...

Teen Activists Making a Difference

Libby Johnson, Newspaper Writer February 24, 2021

Young people like Malala Yousafzai, Marley Diaz, and Greta Thunberg are making a global impact through activism. By fighting for their voices to be heard, they have furthered the battle against sexism,...

Library Books Lost Each Year

Jessie South, Newspaper Writer February 24, 2021

Although WSMS has an extremely organized library system, a surprising number of books get lost each year from students.                               The Willow Springs...

2021 Presidential Inauguration

Sydney Cole February 24, 2021

On January 20, 2021, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn into office, at the Capitol building in Washington D.C., just two weeks after a series of violent riots took place at the Capitol. Donald Trump...

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