The Wildcat Roar

Westminster Welcomes Wee Wildcats

Westminster Welcomes Wee Wildcats

Ava Bidner, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Features

Teachers often seem like perfect, busy people that are always at school from early in the morning to late at night, whenever you need their help, constantly at your beck and call. But it is important to realize teachers also have lives, and they require time with their families and friends just like ...

Wanted: Women in STEM

Wanted: Women in STEM

Amanda Berry, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

The cry for more women in STEM fields remains nothing new in our current culture. Increasing opportunities arise for females to enter science, math, engineering, and technology fields, and the gender wage gap even stands significantly lower in these STEM fields as an added incentive, according to the Off...

Sophomore’s Lead Special Olympics

Sophomore’s Lead Special Olympics

Ava Bidner, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Top Stories

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 Special School District of St. Louis County. After the closing of John F. Kennedy Catholic High School, the S...

Go the Extra Mile

Go the Extra Mile

Bridgette Grimm, Editor-in-Chief

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features

As students at a West County, private Christian school, it is fair to say that we grow up in a bubble. When in St. Louis, we only go to the City for a sporting event or dinner, and stay in the County for almost everything else. When on vacation, we often go to Seaside for the beach and Breckenridge for th...

Focusing In On ADHD

Focusing In On ADHD

Bridgette Grimm, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2018


Filed under Features

Today, we live in a culture that is basically asking our attention spans to shorten. We watch clips instead of episodes, read paragraphs instead of books, and look at social media apps to see the news instead of newspapers. Apps and companies recognize that nowadays, they will be most successful by displ...

It’s Our Time

It’s Our Time

Caroline Hinrichs, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Features

Having never won the film project before, the Seniors knew we had to do something extraordinary this year. Although we had filmed scenes we knew would get some laughs, we still didn’t know if our finale would pack a punch. After cycling through multiple different endings for our Bachelorette-themed vid...

Sophomores Flying High

Sophomores Flying High

Ava Bidner, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Features

Art Board may be the most overlooked Spirit Week event of them all, but those who participate in decorating the vast, chicken wire board know the extensive amounts of time and effort needed to create such a project. Each year, art board participants join together, pick a setting from a given them...

Lead Like Jesus

Lead Like Jesus

Amanda Berry, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


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Beyond the leadership retreat, students have opportunities to grow in leadership together through more extensive training and guidance. Every Monday morning before most Westminster students arrive at school, a group of students gathers to study the book Lead Like Jesus, led by Ashley Woodall, Assi...

Another “Humerus” Thursday

Another “Humerus” Thursday

Samantha Huber, Opinion Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under Features

Cadavers and neuroanatomy may not sound like an enjoyable Thursday morning for most people, but for Taylor Siebenman, Alyssa and Sarah Preusser, and Samantha Huber it’s a time to pursue a meaningful, educational experience. “My favorite thing about senior service is getting to spend every Thursday...

Ragin’ Roadways

Ragin’ Roadways

Caroline Hinrichs, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Picture your daily routine. You wake up, put on that snazzy WCA uniform, eat breakfast, get in your car, start driving… HONK! Some entitled BMW cuts you off and you have to swerve into the next lane to avoid them. What do you do? Yell at their incompetence? Tail them for the next few miles? ...

ITSOG 2017-2018

ITSOG 2017-2018

Natalie Ford, Entertainment Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Features

Westminster Goes Global

Westminster Goes Global

Ashley Peterman, Print Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features

Westminster’s international program would not be where it is today without the amazing dedication and leadership of Karen Bowman, Global Education Coordinator. Since August of 2015, Bowman has been working hard and improving the international department. As a mom of 3, Bowman was anxious to get ou...

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