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

What is the Significance of Thanksgiving?

What is the Significance of Thanksgiving?

Iris Lee November 29, 2021

The leaves are turning orange and the air is getting chillier. It’s the time of the year where we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving; and for some Christmas. However, why do we buy turkey, cranberries,...

The Traditional Thanksgiving Foods Ranked

The Traditional Thanksgiving Foods Ranked

Lily Sanders, Zahara Abedin, and Emily James November 19, 2021

We all love Thanksgiving, the day where our family comes together to celebrate and eat a hearty Thanksgiving meal. But what foods are the ones that are worth staying on the table?  The traditional...

Will It Snow Next Year?

Will It Snow Next Year?

Zahara Abedin November 17, 2021

It is already November and close to the end of 2021. With temperatures dropping at an average between 72F to 52F it is now considered the season of fall. Temperatures like this lead to many people dressing...

What Does the American Pledge Mean?

What Does the American Pledge Mean?

Iris Lee November 11, 2021

When we go to class every morning and go to second period, it’s time to pledge our allegiance to the United States of America. Sure, it’s a hassle standing up and doing the pledge, but what does it...

Looking back on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Looking back on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Issy Mirfin November 11, 2021

As we all know October is known as the pink month, we wear pink bows for cheer, the football players wear pink socks, and people wear pink ribbons. But what is this all for? This is for breast cancer awareness...

The Craziest Halloween Decor

The Craziest Halloween Decor

Dane Healey November 10, 2021

When it comes to Halloween, many people go all out with decorations, costumes, makeup, and treats, but nobody does decorations like Alan Perkins. Perkins spent almost 40 days making some very interesting...

Does Homework Help Learning?

Does Homework Help Learning?

Iris Lee and Blake Clancy November 10, 2021

It’s clear homework is not many students' favorite thing to do, and not many teachers' favorite thing to grade. So why do we still have homework implemented? Many students wonder if homework actually...

Do Instruments Make You Smarter?

Do Instruments Make You Smarter?

Claire Wu November 9, 2021

Several students have chosen to participate in band and orchestra this year. Joining band or orchestra, however, is not a light decision. Being an instrumentalist means you need to practice your instrument...

What is the Difference between Depression & Sadness?

What is the Difference between Depression & Sadness?

Iris Lee November 8, 2021

Depression is a constant issue that haunts and harms the people around us, and even ourselves. It’s extremely important to balance your lifestyle and maintain a healthy mindset, however sometimes depression...

Weekly Words: November 1-5

Weekly Words: November 1-5

Emily James November 5, 2021

Looking for inspiration or a great way to motivate yourself for this week’s challenges? Well, get excited, because this week’s weekly word and quote have arrived! This week, November 1-5, the word...

Half Birthdays

Half Birthdays

Iris Lee November 5, 2021

Once a year, our birthday comes; and with that is celebration, parties, and cake. However, a birthday most people don’t care about, and sometimes don’t even know about are half birthdays. What exactly...

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