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How to Not Panic When You’re in Front of a Class

How to Not Panic When You’re in Front of a Class

Maggie Lindstrom, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020

Arrive on time.  Arrive to class early to mentally prepare for the presentation. Being able to mentally prepare for the presentation can help with confidence. Arriving on time and early helps you prepare for the presentation or speech. Make sure you have everything ready and are organized with you...

Silence to the Suffering: How to Fall Asleep

Silence to the Suffering: How to Fall Asleep

Emma Harris, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020

You’re tired of being tired, tired of being ready to fall asleep and never doing so. You’re tired of going to bed exhausted and waking up exhausted. You’re downing nine milligrams of melatonin each night, which is the max, yet somehow you’re still not falling asleep until three a.m. What are you doing wrong?...

Teacher Speak with Coach Ribble

Teacher Speak with Coach Ribble

Benjamin Knisley, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020

What do you like to do in your free time? Well, I don’t get much free time but when I do I love hanging out with family and friends, and I love to read and watch sports. What did you want to be when you were a kid? I wanted to play in the NBA. I had a deep passion for basketball and is such a gr...

Teacher Speak with Mike Decker

Teacher Speak with Mike Decker

Benjamin Knisley, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020

What do you do in your free time? I am an avid race fan and fight fan, so I love watching racing and combat sports. One hobby I have is restoring classic cars. I have worked on everything from a 1932 HotRod to a 1971 Bronco. I enjoy spending time outdoors whether it’s hiking, camping, or floating....

Board To Halls

Board To Halls

Rebekah Sems, Feature Editor

February 21, 2020

Westminster has evolved and changed over the years as any and all schools do and should. Some people embrace and actively seek out those changes while others wish the old could always stay. One such change this year is hallways in place of Art Board for Spirit Week. The Spirit Week ...

A Man of Many Talents: Mr. Hughes

A Man of Many Talents: Mr. Hughes

Maggie Lindstrom, Staff Writer

January 29, 2020

Without a doubt, every teacher at Westminster cares deeply about all their students. Westminster is known for having a wide variety of long-lasting teachers, and most teachers here have a comprehensive understanding of multiple different subjects. I spoke to a few teachers here about their teaching care...

Don’t Go to College!

Don’t Go to College!

Rebekah Sems, Feature Editor

January 28, 2020

The beginning of the second semester can be surreal for seniors in high school as the reality of graduation sets in. This can be overwhelming and exciting for several reasons, and while plenty of seniors are thrilled about moving on to their dream colleges and starting their new life, others are confused ...

Australia in Ashes

Australia in Ashes

Grace Skiljan, News Editor

January 27, 2020

Every year the Australian fire season rolls around during their summer caused by the hot, dry weather. This season has always been dangerous, and history shows that large forest fires are not uncommon during this arid time. In 2009, 173 people were killed in a bushfire disaster, and just last Dec., a ...

Music Recommendations

Music Recommendations

Rebekah Sems, Feature Editor

January 24, 2020

Don’t Go to College

Don’t Go to College

Rebekah Sems, Feature Editor

January 20, 2020

The beginning of the second semester can be surreal for seniors in high school as the reality of graduation sets in. This can be overwhelming and exciting for several reasons, and while plenty of seniors are thrilled about moving on to their dream colleges and starting their new life, others are confused...

Champions of Speaking Fast

Champions of Speaking Fast

Maggie Lindstrom, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

This year has been very successful for the Westminster debate team. A debate team is usually set up in several pairs, and what distinguishes the varsity team from the novice team is the number of years of the pairs have debated. So, the whole debate team is made up of smaller pairs of two, altho...

Not So Happy Holidays

Not So Happy Holidays

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

January 10, 2020

From decadent Thanksgiving feasts to holiday parties to Christmas dinners to New Year’s resolutions, what is supposed to be a time of joy and fun can spiral into a time of panic and self-loathing for those struggling with or recovering from eating disorders. As someone who has struggled withd...

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