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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...

What’s the Purpose of the PSAT?

What’s the Purpose of 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...

Pawprint Holds Grand Reopening

Pawprint Holds Grand Reopening

Grace Skiljan, News Editor

October 14, 2019

There is a reappearance of the beloved Westminster coffee shop, Pawprint Coffee, which has reopened as of Monday, Oct. 7. Pawprint will be open in the Grand Entry from 7:30 - 8:30 am Monday through Wednesday and Friday. After an early closing last year due to the lack of energy and commitment from previous...

Inaugural Homecoming Weekend was a Success 

Inaugural Homecoming Weekend was a Success 

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

October 8, 2019

  For the first time in Westminster history, STUCO hosted a bustling Homecoming weekend, complete with a talent show, carnival games and rides, a dog show, a football game, a banquet, and more. While a lot of hard work and preparation went into the event, seeing the community come toge...

Cheerleaders and Football Players Perform Together at Homecoming Pep Assembly

Cheerleaders and Football Players Perform Together at Homecoming Pep Assembly

Grace Skiljan, News Editor

October 8, 2019

On Thursday Oct. 3, the Westminster cheerleaders, varsity dance team, and a group of varsity football players performed “The Git Up” in front of the entire school during the Homecoming assembly. Because of the multiple-team senior recognition the following Saturday, the cheerleaders wanted to collaborate...

Scared Straight

Scared Straight

Ava Bidner, Content Editor in Chief

September 24, 2019

On Thursday, Sep. 12, the Westminster senior class was excused from senior service and instead gathered in the theatre to hear from St. Louis county police officers, EMTs, paramedics, the head of trauma management at Cardinal Glennon, and several firefighters about their personal experiences on the sites...

What’s New With the Choir Program?

What’s New With the Choir Program?

Maggie Lindstrom, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

The choir program is headed by Kathy Eichelberger and Allen Schwamb, the choir teachers at Westminster. Eichelberger explained that they have both decided that for the first semester of the 2019-2020 school year, the concert choir is going to be separated into males and females. “Boys’ and girls’...

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