The Wildcat Roar

Classes are back to normal.

The “New” Old Normal

Ellie Jones, Features Editor August 31, 2021

“I feel like I’m able to connect more with my classmates,” said Alexis Hackmann, sophomore. Hackmann is one of many Westminster students eager to get back in the classroom under two conditions: mask-free...

Upper school students listen to the second in-person chapel of the 2021-22 school year with Football Coach and Asst. Dean of Students, Mr. Butler B'ynote, speaking.

“Purposeful Worship: Why Chapel Matters”,

Anna Grace Likes, First Year Newspaper Staffer August 29, 2021

After many months of chapels apart from one another, Westminster has finally started in-person chapel again. Worshipping as a community is an important aspect of the school’s spiritual life, and being...

Here is the picture for H.O.U.S.E!


Christina English, First Year Newspaper Staffer August 29, 2021

H.O.U.S.E. is an acronym that explains the core elements that make up Westminster as a school. H stands for honor Christ, O stands for own the outcome, U stands for unite in gratitude, S stands for set...

Senorita Dunn stands in her classroom.

“Spanish Class After Senora Gilbert”

Elijah Schmidt, First Year Newspaper Staffer August 26, 2021

Senora Gilbert’s cinnamon scented classroom is a vivid memory in the minds of numerous alumni. Although the bright-colored walls and air fresheners are gone, a new teacher has taken her place. Senorita...

Kim and her horse, Calvin

Nyah Kim: A Horseback Riding Champion

Emma Harris, Content Editor August 22, 2021

Soccer, baseball, football; these are the games you most likely think of when you hear the word “sports”. Horseback riding doesn’t usually come up. But for one Nyah Kim, junior, this unique and...

Mrs. Vogel standing in her classroom

Westminster’s beloved art teacher Mrs. Vogel

Ellie Jones, Features Editor 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...

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