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Isabella Francois, Editor in Chief | September 24, 2018

Filing into chapel every Wednesday morning and singing worship songs may seem like a routine part of a Westminster student’s school week. However, for the members of the chapel band, worship is more...

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Sophomore’s Lead Special Olympics

Ava Bidner, Staff Writer | April 12, 2018

On Mar. 16 while the rest of Westminster students sit in class on a regular Friday, the sophomore class will be hosting a unique and impactful event for a group of students from several schools in the...

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Climbing to the Top

Sam Dare and Preston Willis, Assistant Editors-in-Chief | April 10, 2018

After one-second place finish and 3 semifinalists finished in six years, the Cyborg Cats finally won their hometown regional to earn their way to the World Championship.   It was a roller coaster...

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Westminster Students Featured in Art Show

Amanda Berry, Staff Writer | April 9, 2018

Two well-deserving seniors, Bethany Holden and Mikey LeVar, have a unique opportunity to display their artwork at the St. Louis Artist’s Guild for the 2018 Young Artists Showcase where they each have...

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Senior Art Board Redemption

Samantha Huber, Opinion Editor | February 6, 2018

Not satisfied with their fifth place finish last year, the 12th grade art board team was determined to finish first this year. The theme was St. Louis attractions, so the seniors decided to portray the...

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Isabella Francois, Editor in Chief | September 24, 2018

Filing into chapel every Wednesday morning and singing worship songs may seem like a routine part of a Westminster student’s school week. However, for the members of the chapel band, worship is more...

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Hiking in the Holy Land: Making The Bible Actually Come to Life

Ava BIdner, In-Depth Editor | September 11, 2018

As the cool water flowed over my head, turning my hair into a messy, golden mop and staining my clothes a dull shade of brown, nothing else in the world mattered. My head dipped back in the river, and...

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NYC Summer Seminar: A Redemptive Exploration

Ava Hollman, Staff Writer | August 30, 2018

The Big Apple. Known for its bustling crowd, busy tourist attractions, and bright lights, New York City is the metropolitan hub of America. The gem of this landmark, however, is the famous Broadway strip,...

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South Dakota Wrap Up

Claire Sanden, Staff Writer | August 30, 2018

This summer, 26 rising seniors alongside 6 teachers went to South Dakota on a summer seminar. The students signed up for the trip back in the fall and had been looking forward to it all year. On June...

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The over-pressured, over-committed, almost “college” student

Lea Despotis, Staff Writer | September 21, 2018

Have you ever talked with parents about their high school experience, ACT exam, or college applications? Chances are, they did not spend four years of high school and seven days a week completely consumed...

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Well Worth the Wait

Isabella Francois, Editor in Chief | September 5, 2018

  While sitting in traffic in the Westminster parking lot that caused my normal 10 minute commute to cross country practice take around 40 minutes, I, like many other students and staff, wondered...

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Sleep or School?

Rebekah Sems, Staff Writer | August 31, 2018

Sleep is an important and fundamental part of every person’s life and is especially crucial in the lives of teenagers and students. Unfortunately, the early start time of school does not allow for students...

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Sometimes You Get What You Pay For

Luci Hilboldt, Staff Writer | April 4, 2018

In St. Louis alone, there are 175 private high schools. The average tuition for all St. Louis Private schools is $16,809. Many parents insist they put their children in private schools for the religious...

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Top Movies of the Summer

Gabe Caradonna, News Editor | September 5, 2018

During the summer, my friends and I took advantage of Marcus theaters in Des Peres $5 Tuesdays and saw many great movies. I’ll be going through the movies I thought did the best. The first major movie of the summer was Deadpool 2. The funniest “superhero” is back and this time he has a change of heart. After going through a tragedy Deadpool, Wade Wilson, decides to try to be a real hero instead...

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Come See The Wiz!

Natalie Ford, Entertainment Editor | April 12, 2018

This spring at Westminster, the theater department is performing the musical, The Wiz. The Wiz has essentially the same plot as The Wizard of Oz, but has different looking scenes, music, and character names. The Wiz is playing in the theater on April 12th, 13th, and 14th at 7pm. Get your tickets now at wcastl.org! In the musical, you see students from WCA playing main roles. Michael Lee will be...

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Natalie Ford, Entertainment Editor | April 6, 2018

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18 to Look Out for in 2018

Isabella Francois, Feature Editor | February 7, 2018

Andrew Weissmann With 2018 bringing the prosecution of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates, former senior aides to president trump, in federal court for a series of charges including conspiracy to launder money, making false statements, failing to register as foreign agents, and many others, Andrew Weissman, the feisty lead prosecutor, has the power to inflict real damage on both men’s lives. “Of...

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