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Sebastian Lacassie Mentors Preschool Students Through Service at Kirk Day School

Sebastian Lacassie Mentors Preschool Students Through Service at Kirk Day School

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

November 17, 2019

Westminster Christian Academy and Kirk Day School have already had a special relationship, with many sixth grade students from Kirk transitioning to Westminster for seventh grade. In order to build relationships for that transition, Westminster seniors serve at Kirk in order to help the students begi...

WCA Journalism Students Gain Insight into their Rights at the Heroes of the First Amendment Conference

WCA Journalism Students Gain Insight into their Rights at the Heroes of the First Amendment Conference

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

November 11, 2019

On Thursday, Nov. 7, students from the 800 News staff visited the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse to learn about how the First Amendment is interpreted in different cases and how it applies to students today.  At the Heroes of the First Amendment conference, students heard from Mary Beth Tinker, ...

Lily Duda Gains Invaluable Experience in the Interventional Radiology Unit at Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Lily Duda Gains Invaluable Experience in the Interventional Radiology Unit at Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

November 4, 2019

From the time she was in elementary school, senior Lily Duda has always been interested in the medical field. So, when the time came to sign up for senior service, Duda was one of the first in line to sign up to work at Missouri Baptist Medical Center.  “I volunteer in the interventional radiolog...

Katherine Bauer Prepares for a Career in Education Through Service at Dayspring School of the Arts

Katherine Bauer Prepares for a Career in Education Through Service at Dayspring School of the Arts

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

November 3, 2019

Many seniors serve at schools across the St. Louis area. But, Katherine Bauer has the unique opportunity to work at Dayspring School of the Arts, which is a  program that provides art education as well as other enrichment classes for homeschooled students. Her service allows her to understand different types...

2019 ITSOG Preview

2019 ITSOG Preview

Ava Hollmann, Opinions Editor

November 1, 2019

Next week, from Nov. 4-8, ITSOG week will commence. This could be an exciting year for In The Spirit Of Giving in the WCA community, as the 2019 item goal is 35,000, raising the standard from last year’s 30,000. The order of events for the week is food (Monday), cleaning/toiletries (Tuesday), school...

Hannah Carter Makes Strides in Fire Education at Boles Fire Protection District

Hannah Carter Makes Strides in Fire Education at Boles Fire Protection District

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

October 30, 2019

While many seniors serve at elementary schools helping out in the classroom every Thursday morning, Hannah Carter combines elementary education with emergency response training through her work with the Boles Fire Protection District and elementary schools in that fire district.   “Basically, I h...

Westminster Reaches New Heights in the Theatrical Production of Peter and the Starcatcher

Westminster Reaches New Heights in the Theatrical Production of Peter and the Starcatcher

Grace Skiljan, News Editor

October 20, 2019

From Thursday, Oct. 17, to Saturday, Oct. 19, the theatre program performed Peter and the Starcatcher at 7:00 pm in the Blackbox Theatre, as well as a 2:00 p.m. matinee show on Saturday. Peter and the Starcatcher is an engaging story about the origins of Peter Pan, Tinker Bell, and the Lost Boys. Th...

National Honors Society Inducts New Members

National Honors Society Inducts New Members

Lauryn Rhodes, Staff Writer

October 20, 2019

On Monday, Oct. 14, families and friends within the Westminster community gathered in the theatre to watch and support their loved ones during the annual National Honors Society (NHS) induction ceremony. With 89 inductees total, students from tenth through twelfth grade were featured and honored. The...

WCA Sophomores and Juniors Take the PSAT

WCA Sophomores and Juniors Take the PSAT

Maggie Lindstrom, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The PSAT is designed for sophomores and juniors in high school to take for a better chance at high-quality scholarships, specifically the National Merit Scholarship, as well as to provide a benchmark to compare to future standardized test scores. Each student that is awarded the National Merit title...

Westminster Choir Program Performed in Choir Concert

Westminster Choir Program Performed in Choir Concert

Maggie Lindstrom, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, the chamber choir was joined by the middle school choir and both the men’s and women's choir to perform several different pieces. From folk songs to a variety of cultural songs, the choirs really pulled off a beautifully composed concert. The choir concert showcased musica...

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