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

How Social Media Affects Self-Esteem

How Social Media Affects Self-Esteem

Iris Lee November 17, 2021

I’m sure almost all of us have at least one social media app that we scroll through aimlessly every day. And on each of these social media platforms are influencers; who are famous people on those apps. Influencers...

Projects or Normal Assignments?

Projects or Normal Assignments?

Blake Clancy November 11, 2021

Would you rather have a normal assignment or a project? The answer may surprise you, it truly depends on your learning style. People who prefer projects like the fun of getting to work together, while...

North Face Backpacks Rise in Popularity around WSMS

North Face Backpacks Rise in Popularity around WSMS

Laura Portera November 10, 2021

Before the school year starts, you get a long list of school supplies to prepare yourself for school, but another very important thing you'll need is a backpack. The most popular backpack brands are Jansport,...

Lost and Found Overflowing

Lost and Found Overflowing

Zahara Abedin November 9, 2021

It is only the beginning of the year, yet we have a record of lost items. Humans are always making mistakes, and hey that is ok! It is normal for humans to lose things every once and a while, but the lost...

WSMS Electives: Intro to Computer Science

WSMS Electives: Intro to Computer Science

Charlton Kim October 29, 2021

Intro to computer science is a great class to get started on coding for 7th and 8th graders. It is taught by Coach Evans and we are currently using a great website to start learning code called CodeHS....

The Lovejoy Community Comes Together

The Lovejoy Community Comes Together

Issy Mirfin October 28, 2021

The lovejoy community has been divided for many reasons. Whether it's politics surrounding COVID-19 or the decisions the school board has made.  “I think people in our area are so quick to judge,...

Leopard Friday

Leopard Friday

Natalie Yarad October 28, 2021

Every year, Lovejoy holds Leopard Friday, a fun get-together for the community before a varsity football game. Leopard Friday takes place in the LHS courtyard, where booths are set up from the clubs, high...

Students Begin Thinking about College Early

Students Begin Thinking about College Early

Leia Zirogiannis October 27, 2021

We’re only in 7th and 8th grade, so thinking about college seems unrealistic. Well, some people are already thinking about college and making plans as to where they are going to go.  Evelyn Barnett,...

Do Fidgets Affect our Learning?

Do Fidgets Affect our Learning?

Zahara Abedin and Blake Clancy October 13, 2021

Fidgets have been around for several years, and people have forgotten its purpose. Fidgets were originally created to help students pay attention in class, but do they really help students stay mentally...

Students Comment on First Tests of the Year

Students Comment on First Tests of the Year

Holland Hutchins October 5, 2021

As we creep into the second quarter of the year, all core classes have started giving quizzes and tests regularly. Test lengths vary widely, some can be about 6 questions, and some other tests are up to...

Pokémon GOs Lake Trio Event

Pokémon GO’s Lake Trio Event

Iris Lee October 4, 2021

If you play Pokémon GO, you probably know there’s a bunch of events going on at the moment, with the most popular one being The Lake Trio event. The Lake Trio event first happened in 2017, but since...

WSMS Electives: Orchestra

WSMS Electives: Orchestra

Lily Sanders October 4, 2021

Orchestra is a fine arts option at WSMS, and is a great place to learn not only music, but also harmony to make sure the music flows as a group. Students chose between the violin, a very small instrument...

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