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Mrs. Vogel standing in her classroom

Westminster’s beloved art teacher Mrs. Vogel

Ellie Jones, Staff Writer May 11, 2021

Who doesn’t love art when it’s taught by the wonderful Mrs. Vogel? Teaching at Westminster since 2013, she loves her job more and more every single day that goes by. She believes it’s the kids at...

Spirit chapel live streams.

Spiritual Life Recap

Kaitlyn Butler, Staff Writer May 7, 2021

Remember when we filed into the arena and caught up with friends as we found our seats until the lights dimmed for worship? Then a speaker would share a message, or, as was our favorite, their own story?...

what was spirit week like ten years ago?

Ten Years Ago

Ellie Johnson, Staff Writer May 7, 2021

Parker Briden, staff writer for The Wildcat Roar in 2011, wrote, “Spirit week 2011 will forever be known as the year of the underdog.” He was correct. Not only did the juniors beat the...

College is a crazy time, so also make sure to keep yourself organized.

Top ten things you should know before going to college

Ellie Johnson, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

Every year seniors all over the country feel stressed or unprepared for the years beyond highschool that approach with lightning speed, and it's even more exaggerated this year, considering all the normal...

When will things go back to normal? What does

Hospitality Revised With COVID

Lauren Borchelt, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

Throughout the last year with the COVID outbreak, many different things have been affected. One of the bigger issues COVID has caused is the hospitality industry failures.  The hospitality industry...

Get to Know Your Principal: Mrs. Rohlfing

Get to Know Your Principal: Mrs. Rohlfing

Kaitlyn Butler, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

Perhaps you’ve seen her walking through the hallways or sitting in her office, or you’ve had the privilege of being her student in the chemistry classroom. Mrs. Rohlfing, who has been an integral member...

get some guy popcorn at pawprint any morning and afternoon.

Have You Heard About The Popcorn In Pawprint?

Andrew Cahill, Staff Writer March 12, 2021

9th grader Guy Mathews is a three season athlete, playing football, basketball, and lacrosse. He is six foot five inches, and can now dunk. Guy is a tremendous athlete, but sports aren't his real...

The kartplex worldwide raceway, in between races.

Kartplex at World Wide Technology Raceway

CJ Francois, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

World Wide Technology Raceway is, to many, a racetrack that holds major car races and nothing else. However, there is another form of racing that not many people know about with go kart racing. This kind...

Dr. Gall in his classroom before teaching his first class of the day.

“This Day… In American History”

Ellie Jones, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Meet Dr. Jeff Gall, graduate of Cornell College of Iowa. Born in 1954, he is the middle of two other brothers, Joe and Jim. He and his brothers were always fascinated with sports, like most boys, from...

cats or better

Cats Or Dogs?

Lauren Borchelt, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

There's a big question that has been in debate for decades, and everyone seems to have a different opinion: cats or dogs? But what are the facts and reasons for each side of the argument? Why would one...

Paying the price for love.

Valentine’s Day: A Capitalist Construct?

Kaitlyn Butler, Staff Writer February 13, 2021

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, bringing about either a warmhearted appreciation for loved ones or the bitter sentiments of singleness. Receiving chocolate or flowers from your significant...

studying is important to every student.

Proven Ways to Study Better

Andrew Cahill, Staff Writer January 20, 2021

Many people do not realize how effective their study method is, or they don't even really have a good study method. Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger III,  and Mark A. McDaniel wrote a book called to...

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