The Student Newspaper of Westminster Christian Academy

The Wildcat Roar

The Student Newspaper of Westminster Christian Academy

The Wildcat Roar

The Student Newspaper of Westminster Christian Academy

The Wildcat Roar

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...

Did you ask someone? or were you too scared? 
lets see by the results of our polls

Are You Taking a Date to HOCO?

Anna Grace Likes, First Year Newspaper Staffer October 8, 2021

800-News decided to take a poll on whether Westminster students are taking a date or just going with friends to homecoming this year. With around 27% of students not attending their grade level homecomings,...

A few answers to some questions students dont understand about.

Homecoming and Carnival FAQ

Christina English, First Year Newspaper Staffer October 8, 2021

What is the history of the homecoming. Where and when did this all start, well lets take a closer look.

The History of Homecoming

Lucy Knerr, First Year Newspaper Staffer October 6, 2021

Across the past few weeks, students, teachers, and parents have been gearing up for one of the most prominent staples of the wonderful world of American highschool: Homecoming. Over the years, the dance...

Dr. Mosbacker poses casually on the Grand Entry staircase. He is a one of a kind leader, and we here at WCA enjoy is strong leadership.

The Leader of the Pack

Anna Grace Likes, First Year Newspaper Staffer September 27, 2021

Hidden in a corner of the business offices is a windowed office space which faces out to the Grand Entry. From it, one is able to see every student and staff member who walks in and out daily. Working...

Senra Meeks, standing in her classroom getting ready to begin classes.

A Whole New World

Ellie Jones, Features Editor September 21, 2021

Born in 1965, she was the last of seven children, with three brothers and three sisters. Both of her Catholic parents were full-time, and extremely hardworking, which left an abundance of responsibility...

Mrs. Brown sits in the Hub while petting Millie. She enjoys having Millie back for the students.

Somebody to Lean On

Elijah Schmidt, First Year Newspaper Staffer September 17, 2021

“Lean on me, when you’re not strong,” said Bill Withers, American Singer-Songwriter.    We all need someone to lay our heads on, we all need to swallow our pride to show our needs and...

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 Bynote, 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!

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...

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