The Wildcat Roar

WCA Choir’s Continuing Crescendo

Mari Knehans - Staff Writer

March 15, 2010

On the afternoon of Tuesday, March 9th, 2010, WCA’s concert and chamber choirs traveled to Parkway North High School to compete in the MSHSSA State Choir Festival. The choirs performed pieces that were debuted in their concert last Thursday evening at Missouri Baptist University. The competition...

Spotlight on Poverty

Kelsy Cline - Staff Writer

March 9, 2010

When thinking of worthy causes to get involved in, many tend to look towards third world countries. Seeing the innocent faces of impoverished children plays on emotions. Although helping others in such countries is wonderful. Americans have become blind to the broken lives struggling in their own...

A Second Chance

Cheyenne Bartlett - Features Editor

March 9, 2010

AIDS alone has orphaned 15 million children. Around the world there are about 200 million children living on the streets. Approximately 250, 000 children die every week from diseases and malnutrition. There are 20 million children that are refugees or internally displaced in their homeland. Organizations...

Orphans, Graduations, and Boy Bands

Christian Davis - Opinions Editor

February 17, 2010

Nightmares, UFO, and orphans were some of the themes for this year’s Spirit Week. Every class came with a new spin, in sync dance moves, and non-stop energy. The seventh grade rocked the crowd with their Camp Rock theme and the seniors closed the show with their Decades mix. The junior class also...

Take Charge of Credit Card Experience

Mari Knehans - Staff Writer

January 11, 2010

The sales clerk mutters, “Cash or credit?” expecting the usual answer followed by the quick swipe of plastic and a clueless teen hustling out the door. Shopping with a credit card has become increasingly popular and preferred by department and chain stores because of the efficiency they provide...

Improv Takes A Bow

Tiffany Thompson - staff writer

November 20, 2009

So far, Improv has put on 3 shows throughout this year. They plan to take the stage one last time until second semester as their season comes to a close. Their fourth and final performance will be held today, in the Little Theatre. The show will begin at 7:30. Tickets are $3 in advance and $5 at the...

Construction of New Campus

Melinda Oliver - Staff Writer

November 18, 2009

Westminster Christian Academy has occupied the old Ladue High school campus since 1982 but the question to ask now is when. For years now, students have been told that our school will be upgrading to a brand new building located in Town and Country, Missouri. “They started talking to us [the students...

Triumph With the Trumpet

Laura Tarantino - staff writer

November 18, 2009

The boy lifts the shiny brass instrument to his lips and blows out the melody of a worship song. The crowd of high school students follows the voice of the trumpet with singing. “I’ve been playing the trumpet for nine years,” says Aaron Krumsieg, senior. Krumsieg’s phenomenal trumpet career...

Google’s New Communication Powerhouse

Christina Dohr - Features Editor

November 17, 2009

Google has managed to combine the features of AIM, Twitter, and Facebook, plus some groundbreaking advances in on-line communication, to create a monster social networking service called Google Wave. Wave is an intricate system developed to enhance efficiency in online communication. The creators...

Money Isn’t Everything

Danielle Cicka - Associate Editor

November 17, 2009

As students begin to determine their career, there are certain qualities to consider and specific jobs that are ideal in the ever changing job market. Every student is looking for something a little different in their profession, but the important factors are consistent. Job opportunities change constantly...

Problematic Peace Prize

Abby Becker - Staff Writer

November 17, 2009

The 2009 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to President Barack Obama Friday, October 9, making him the third sitting president to win this award. “I am both surprised and deeply humbled at the decision of the Nobel Committee,” said Obama. Obama is now among world leaders such as Mikhail Gorbachev,...

Summer Seminar Opportunity for Upcoming Juniors to be Offered Next Summer

Tony Thompson - staff writer

November 16, 2009

On June 19,2010, a group of students from the class of 2012 will depart from St. Louis and head to Hagerstown, Maryland and be the first WCA students to experience Summer Seminar in Leadership.  They will take part in eleven days of battles, tours, and leadership scenarios that were real life experien...

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