The School Newspaper of Westminster Christian Academy

Spritz

Juhyae Kim, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014

Filed under Features

With Spritz, the new speed reading smartphone app, high school students can read at speeds of up to 1,000 words per minute with no effort. The app flashes a stream of single words on the screen with speeds from 100 wpm to... Read more »

An Interview with an Eis-Skater

Elisabeth Harding, Staff Writer

April 28, 2014

Filed under Features

The Roar: What made you interested in skating? Eis: When I was nine, my grade school best friend was moving 45 minutes away, and we wanted to do something together to keep in touch so we decided to take lessons together. Bu... Read more »

The Gluten Free Trend

Jill Coyne, Editor-in-Chief

March 25, 2014

Filed under Features

Gluten is “good” by the general standard that bread, pizza and cupcakes are delicious (to the average teenager, at least). However, feeling more energized, less fatigued, healthier, and less nauseous are great. The gluten... Read more »

1.5 Tons in 7 Months

Audrey O'Neill, Online Editor

March 25, 2014

Filed under Features, Top Stories

At the start of the year, the garden club launched the new composting program, installing trash cans in the café divided into four sections—liquids, green waste, recycling, and trash. Now, when students go to throw away their t... Read more »

Finding Love in the Dark

Maggi Eachus, Online Editor

March 25, 2014

Filed under Features, Top Stories

The fear of breaking down in public, never wanting to get out of bed or be near people, wearing long sleeve shirts all the time to cover up the scars, being hungry all the time and forcing up meals-- these are the trials of st... Read more »

Poetry Slam

Poetry Slam

March 24, 2014

The Devil’s Kitchen

Elisabeth Harding, Staff Writer

March 24, 2014

Filed under Features

In St. Louis and the United States in general, Mexican-style food has become popular. While there are innumerable options for authentic Mexican food, Diablitos Cantina stands out among the rest. Not only is the food high quality... Read more »

Dedication Leads to Career Options

Lauren Ramos, Staff Writer

March 24, 2014

Filed under Features

As the daughter of an orthopedic hand surgeon, Annie Schlafly, senior, has been exposed to the medical field her whole life.  Growing up, she aspired to be a nurse after observing her dad with his patients.  However, she wanted... Read more »