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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 week, the week of Oct. 1, 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...

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’...

The Westminster 100 Flipped to its Ending

The Westminster 100 Flipped to its Ending

Emma Harris, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

As of 2019, WCA book lovers’ dreams have been whisked away, along with an opportunity for college credit: the Westminster 100, a program in which kids could pick any hundred books from the official list to read over their highschool education in exchange for college credit and a tassel, has reache...

Hungry and Thirsty? You’ll Have to Wait.

Hungry and Thirsty? You’ll Have to Wait.

Emma Harris, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

 Students attending Westminster Christian Academy have, in the past, always been able to purchase a bottle of water or a quick snack if the urge should arise. However, as of 2019, this has changed: students are no longer able to buy any form of food or drink from the Westminster bookstore during sc...

Seniors Travel to High Hill Christian Camp for Senior Retreat

Seniors Travel to High Hill Christian Camp for Senior Retreat

Grace Skiljan, News Editor

August 27, 2019

Westminster's Seniors were bussed out to High Hill Christian Camp on Thursday, August 15th, for the annual Senior Retreat, and stayed overnight to participate in games, talks from teachers, and other activities. The majority of the grade left school at 3:30 and were followed at 6:15 by the fall sport...

Lights Out, School’s Out

Lights Out, School’s Out

Isabella Francois and Ava Bidner

August 13, 2019

The first day of school this year, August 13, was only one hour long after school was canceled due to a power outage.  When Westminster students walked into the Grand Entry this morning, they were greeted by dark hallways and chaos. Students were first ushered into the Arena to wait for a verdict. They then headed to a...

Leadership Changes

Leadership Changes

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

March 11, 2019

There are few things that high school students hate more than change. Whether it be the walls in the hallway being painted a slightly different shade of beige or even worse, classes being 51 minutes long instead of 50 minutes (and for those students who are currently freaking out a little bit after reading...

ITSOG 2018

ITSOG 2018

Rebekah Sems, Feature Editor

November 2, 2018

ITSOG is back the week of November 5 through November 9, and students are preparing for a week of giving to the community. Each day of ITSOG the Westminster community is asked to bring the items that fit the theme for that day. WCA is also collecting Operation Christmas Child boxes and athletic equipment...

Wildcats’ Running Game Shines in 57-14 Rout of Living Word Christian Wildcats’ Running Game Shines in 57-14 Rout of Living Word Christian

Wildcats’ Running Game Shines in 57-14 Rout of Living Word Christian Wildcats’ Running Game Shines in 57-14 Rout of Living Word Christian

October 16, 2018

Varsity Football defeated Living Word Christian on Friday night by a score of 57-14. Neither the rain nor the cold nor the Living Word defense could slow down the Westminster offense. On just the second play from scrimmage, Atlin Hall took a snap out of the Wildcat formation 62 yards to the house....

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