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The Wildcat Roar

The Student Newspaper of Westminster Christian Academy

The Wildcat Roar

The Student Newspaper of Westminster Christian Academy

The Wildcat Roar

Mr. Wolfe speaks to the SAN-FAN Kids in a very animated manner. They all listen intently.

Middle Schoolers Take Initiative With SAN-FAN

Elijah Schmidt and Emma Harris November 18, 2021

Led by eighth grade English teacher Ken Wolfe, WCA’s 2021-22 school year brings a year-long organization named SAN-FAN (previously known as the 8th grade leadership team, but now an abbreviation of “see...

Mrs. Butterfield, her husband, Ben, and their 3 sons (from left to right): Josiah (4), Elias (6), and Samuel (1).

A Passion with purpose

Ellie Jones, Features Editor November 18, 2021

Born in Celina, Ohio in 1987, Mrs. Butterfield grew up as a middle child with an older sister and younger brother. Growing up, her family was and still is incredibly important to her. The relationships...

Tips and tricks for countering test blanking.

Blanking on Tests is a Scientific Phenomenon.

Emma Harris, Content Editor November 16, 2021

You’ve studied countless nights, poured over the material. You’re ready. You look at the first question, and nothing. No answer comes to your mind. You skip to the next question, hoping that the answer...

Mrs. DeRousse poses with her husband, they love each other deeply.

Teachers of Middle School Science

Elijah Schmidt, First Year Newspaper Staffer November 11, 2021

Crunching numbers and reading textbooks, to launching projectiles, all of it is in science class. Even impressionable middle schoolers have a passion for this one of a kind class. When sitting down with...

Mr. Vossen poses with some of his favorite Freshmen students.

A New Arrival

Elijah Schmidt, First Year Newspaper Staffer November 11, 2021

From Jefferson City to Saint Louis, he may not have come a long way but he is certainly a great new addition to the staff. Mr. Vossen teaches High School Bible and Psychology, and not only that, but this...

Mrs. Graham teaching her third hour class about the differences in literary analysis.

Seattle To Saint Louis

Savya Phillips, First Year Newspaper Staffer October 29, 2021

Are you someone who enjoys watching home decorating shows? Well, so does Mrs. Graham! Our new 9th and 10th grade principal. She also takes part in teaching Senior English classes. Mrs. Graham is from Seattle,...

“Do You Like Scary Movies?”

Lucy Knerr, Triston Scales, and Abby Johler October 29, 2021

With Halloween quickly approaching, reporters Triston Scales and Abby Johler went on a quest to find the top five family friendly movies to roll right into the 2021 Halloween season. With the help from...

Mr. Knerr (middle) leading the discussions for the Big Questions enrichment.

What Are The Real Big Questions?

Maddox Rosenberg, First Year Newspaper Staffer October 29, 2021

Many people have wondered, like me, what the WCA “Big Questions” enrichment program is all about. With Mr. Knerr and Mr. Burke, you can expect the discussions to be interesting and deep, and no surface...

The History of Pumpkin Spice Explored.

The History of Pumpkin Spice

Christina English, First Year Newspaper Staffer October 25, 2021

When Starbucks released their pumpkin spice latte in 2003, pumpkin spice started to blow up everywhere. People were using it in hand sanitizer, soaps, dog treats, and so much more. But where did pumpkin...

All three students very much enjoy there time here at wca. We are also so happy to have the wonderful opportunity to get to know them.

At Home and Abroad

Elijah Schmidt, First Year Newspaper Staffer October 20, 2021

From the towering walls of China to the diverse landscapes of the Ukraine, We stmin ster’s influence reaches far and wide. One way Westminster reaches those outside of our borders is through...

The ambassodor booth is going to be selling the popcorn and lemonade for the carnival this year.

Ambassadors in Action

Ellie Jones, Features Editor October 19, 2021

In years past, the Ambassador team’s carnival booth has always provided popcorn. This year, however, they wanted to change things up. Dominique Costello, co-leader of the Ambassador Team, gives some...

Steve Rasche, a member of the wca board. His work and all the other  board members work, do not go unnoticed by the students here at wca.

Steve Rasche and The Board

Emma Harris and Maggie Lindstrom October 15, 2021

 Steve Rasche, father of three, member of Central Presbyterian church, and avid believer in giving back to the community, has been serving on Westminster Christian Academy's board since 2005, although...

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