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

WSMS Spelling Bee

WSMS Spelling Bee

Iris Lee December 6, 2021

The spelling bee took place on November 18th, and we had a ton of contestants. A spelling bee is a competition in which people compete on how good their spelling is. Auditions for our school’s spelling...

WSMS Thanksgiving Food Drive

WSMS Thanksgiving Food Drive

Issy Mirfin December 6, 2021

Every year, Willow Springs hosts a Thanksgiving food drive and donates the food to Allen Community Outreach (ACO), to give food to families who don't have enough for a Thanksgiving meal. Beyond food, the...

8th Graders Take PSAT Tomorrow, Dec. 7

8th Graders Take PSAT Tomorrow, Dec. 7

Lexi Garza December 6, 2021

 The PSAT is December 7, so what will eight graders need to know about it? The PSAT is like a trial run for the SAT. It stands for Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test. The PSAT is not a college admissions...

Mr. Parker Headed to the Red Building, Leaving WSMS

Mr. Parker Headed to the Red Building, Leaving WSMS

Emerson York October 26, 2021

On October 18th, Mr. Parker, Head Principal at Willow Springs, announced that he had accepted a new position at the Red Building (Administration) in Lovejoy ISD, and would be leaving his position as Head...

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. When she told the volleyball...

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 of masks from their school and...

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 straight to your home. There...

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. This type of learning can be...

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...

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,...

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...

7th Grade Girls Basketball

Elouise Friloux and Grace Peay February 24, 2021

There are so many areas of the game of basketball to personalize, like shooting form, ball-handling moves, defensive style, court vision, and more. Every girl on the 7th grade girls teams do just that....

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