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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...

From the Lab to the Classroom

From the Lab to the Classroom

Bridgette Grimm, Editor-

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

From learning Mandarin, cooking homemade dumplings, and creating calligraphy, the excellence of Chinese class boils down to the one behind it all: Ming Li. Entering her fifth year at Westminster, Mrs. Li couldn’t be happier as a teacher. “I love teaching. Naturally, I have a love for students. I f...

Something Brewing in the Grand Entry

Something Brewing in the Grand Entry

Sophie Moser, Business Manager

October 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

In the past years, Starbucks was the obvious choice for those in need of coffee or a specialty drink. However, Westminster students have a new fix, found in the Grand Entry. What is now known as Pawprint Coffee began as a series of ideas and trials as students strove to create a business idea that ...

Pawprint Product Review

Pawprint Product Review

Natalie Ford, Entertainment Editor

October 17, 2017


Filed under Features

  Java Chip Frappuccino: Java Chip Frappuccino is the best selling drink at Pawprint. All of the Frappuccinos are $4.00, but is 16oz so the amount is satisfactory to the amount paid. This is an iced coffee chocolate chip shake that is blended with ice to create a perfect mixture. It does not...

Surviving the Storm

Surviving the Storm

Amanda Berry, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


Filed under Features

Hurricane Harvey brought unspeakable destruction to the citizens of Houston, Texas. One Westminster alumna, Rebecca Liu, found herself caught in the middle of the hurricane during her second year at Rice University in Houston. “Classes were cancelled from the afternoon of the Friday that Harvey was expect...

Not Your Average Chef

Not Your Average Chef

Sophie Moser, Business Manager

September 19, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Being on TV is the dream of many kids, though not many can say they have been successful. However, one Westminster student can claim the honor of appearing on national television - multiple times. The story starts with Ayla Davis, freshman. Her family’s store, ABC Chef’s, is located in the Cheste...

WCA Alumni Hitchhikes Across Europe

WCA Alumni Hitchhikes Across Europe

Allison Eichenlaub

August 25, 2017


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Andrew Eichenlaub, a 2015 graduate, set off for Europe on June 5th with only the clothes he was wearing and a 40 pound hiking backpack. Andrew took off on his great expedition with Reed Schick, a friend from Westminster. The two boys had no idea what was in store for them over the next 10 weeks, th...

Cherish Where You Are & What You Have Now

Cherish Where You Are & What You Have Now

Morayo Oginni, Staff Writer

May 12, 2017


Filed under Features

Every stage of life has its ups and downs Elementary school kids believe that middle school life will be so much better, middle school kids think that high school is the dream, and high schoolers learn to hate high school and can hardly wait for college life. “The grass is always greener o...

Life Skills Over Logarithms

Life Skills Over Logarithms

Samantha Huber, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Features

Although Westminster offers a wide range of academic classes for students, they fail to offer any classes in the areas of shop, home economics, or other more hands on classes. Students want these kinds of classes not only to give their brains a break but also to learn common sense skills such as cooking...

Missing School is Fun, Makeup Work is Not.

Ashley Peterman, Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Features

  Day by day, week by week, the work increasingly piled up for Hallie Hull, junior. A typical Westminster student gets stressed making up work for a day or two of missed school, but Hallie is no typical student. It all started with a fall that gave her a concussion, keeping her out of school for a...

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