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Out-of-This-World Costumes

Out-of-This-World Costumes

Amanda Berry, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


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Colorful, vibrant costumes fill the halls during Spirit Week, where students have transitioned from their usual various shades of navy and grey to become aliens, cowboys, and the occasional bottle of ranch dressing. While some students plan their costumes weeks in advance and have every costume read...

Spirit Week Day 2: Recap

Spirit Week Day 2: Recap

Bridgette Grimm, Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2018


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It’s summer, it’s winter, it’s “swinter”! Whether it was swim trunks with a winter coat or snow pants with a hawaiian button-down, students definitely thought of some interesting combinations for day two of Spirit Week. The Spirit Stick, the award for the best dressed individual, was a...

For Some WCA Students, Safety First Means Spirit Last

For Some WCA Students, Safety First Means Spirit Last

Isabella Francois, Feature Editor

February 1, 2018


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Senior Logan Montgomery bounces the ball once, ready to take his shot in the Half Court Shot game during the Monday Spirit Week assembly. The entire gymnasium goes silent as they watch the ball sail through the air and into the net. The seniors storm the floor, burying Logan in a dog pile. Moments like...

Pancake Breakfast

Pancake Breakfast

Sophie Moser, Business Manager

February 1, 2018


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Starting around 8:00 A.M. on Thursday morning, the senior class started a new spirit week tradition - a class color pancake breakfast. Hosted by Pawprint, students were welcome to come to the cafe and purchase pancakes in their class colors. Pawprint staff was running back and forth between the cafe and t...

Spirit Week Day 1: Recap

Spirit Week Day 1: Recap

Bridgette Grimm, Editor-in-Chief

January 30, 2018


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It’s the most wonderful time of the (school) year: Spirit Week. This year, the annual, week-long tradition started off with class color day. A three-way tie for first place dress-up was split between the seniors, freshmen, and seventh graders. For individual dress-up, junior Mary Grace Fellows won t...

What Would War With North Korea Look Like?

What Would War With North Korea Look Like?

Gabe Caradonna, News editor

January 8, 2018


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Tensions between North Korea and the U.S. have been on the rise for months now and it looks like war might be a possibility, but how would the two countries stand against each other? Both countries have been loading up on weapons for decades now, but which country is more prepared? This head to head...

WCA Alumni Named Superintendent

WCA Alumni Named Superintendent

Bridgette Grimm, Editor-in-Chief

December 8, 2017


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On December 1st, the St. Charles School District Board of Education announced Dr. Jason Sefrit, Westminster class of ‘91, as the school district's new Superintendent. For the past two years, Sefrit has worked as the St. Charles Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, but he is ready to take on the ...

What is Net Neutrality

What is Net Neutrality

Isabella Francois, Features Editor

November 17, 2017


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Painkiller Culture

Painkiller Culture

Isabella Francois, Feature Editor

November 6, 2017


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Last week I tripped while out on a run and sprained my ankle. It was nothing serious, but it was sore and so I took two Advil. Then 8 hours later I took another dose. The next morning my ankle still hurt so I took another dose and this continued on for another two days. However, after my ankle was fee...

The Bridge in the Corner

The Bridge in the Corner

Isabella Francois, Feature Editor

November 3, 2017


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Hidden deep in the corner of the Grand Entry lies the business office, a mysterious place where people work in cubicles and do….something? Students have long wondered what goes on in the business office and many may think that offices, like at a parent's accounting firm, seem out of place at Westminste...

Westminster Student Talks Robotics Strategy for Georgia Tech

Westminster Student Talks Robotics Strategy for Georgia Tech

Amanda Berry, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


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Robotics strategy was the topic of the talk that Sam Dare, senior, gave for Georgia Tech on Oct. 14. “I viewed it as a chance to teach people about strategy in FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition)” said Dare. He talked for forty-seven minutes to a crowd of over one hundred people. Unfortunately, Georg...

Fall Sports Highlights

Fall Sports Highlights

WCABroadcast

September 15, 2017


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