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Focusing In On ADHD

Focusing In On ADHD

Bridgette Grimm, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2018


Filed under Features

Today, we live in a culture that is basically asking our attention spans to shorten. We watch clips instead of episodes, read paragraphs instead of books, and look at social media apps to see the news instead of newspapers. Apps and companies recognize that nowadays, they will be most successful by displ...

It’s Our Time

It’s Our Time

Caroline Hinrichs, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Features

Having never won the film project before, the Seniors knew we had to do something extraordinary this year. Although we had filmed scenes we knew would get some laughs, we still didn’t know if our finale would pack a punch. After cycling through multiple different endings for our Bachelorette-themed vid...

Sophomores Flying High

Sophomores Flying High

Ava Bidner, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under Features

Art Board may be the most overlooked Spirit Week event of them all, but those who participate in decorating the vast, chicken wire board know the extensive amounts of time and effort needed to create such a project. Each year, art board participants join together, pick a setting from a given them...

Lead Like Jesus

Lead Like Jesus

Amanda Berry, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under Features

Beyond the leadership retreat, students have opportunities to grow in leadership together through more extensive training and guidance. Every Monday morning before most Westminster students arrive at school, a group of students gathers to study the book Lead Like Jesus, led by Ashley Woodall, Assi...

Another “Humerus” Thursday

Another “Humerus” Thursday

Samantha Huber, Opinion Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under Features

Cadavers and neuroanatomy may not sound like an enjoyable Thursday morning for most people, but for Taylor Siebenman, Alyssa and Sarah Preusser, and Samantha Huber it’s a time to pursue a meaningful, educational experience. “My favorite thing about senior service is getting to spend every Thursday...

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...

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