The Wildcat Roar

COVID-19 Chronicles: Grace

Quarantine entertainment with my little brother.

Grace Skiljan, News Editor

March 25, 2020

At first, the idea of missing a couple weeks of school didn’t seem so bad, but after the first three days of not leaving my house, the beigeness of Westminster Christian Academy started to look pretty good. I’m not usually someone who HAS to keep busy. I have no issues laying on the couch for a couple...

COVID-19 Chronicles: Ava H.

Senior Ava Hollmann straight chillin' on her couch.

Ava Hollmann, Opinions Editor

March 25, 2020

Good morning Westminster! Yet again, it is a GREAT day to be a wildcat. Ok, I know sound too enthusiastic. But the truth is… I’m actually doing pretty good! Now, don’t roll your eyes\; I know that I sound like a jerk. Give me a second to explain, alright? Since freshman year, I have followed a...

What You Need to Know About The Coronavirus

A girl is depicted wearing a mask to protect her from the Coronavirus.

800 News Staff

March 3, 2020

The hub for information on the Coronavirus as it progresses. Updates coming when new information becomes available.

Coronavirus: By The Numbers

Coronavirus: By The Numbers

Lea Despotis, Design Editor

March 2, 2020

Sophomore Boys Beat Senior Boys in a Shocking Tug O’War Upset

Sophomore Jack Villa helped lead the tug o war team to victory.
Photo by: The Foundation Yearbook

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

February 21, 2020

During the Tuesday Spirit Week Assembly, the 10th and 12th grade boys faced off in a consultation round of tug 0’ war, with the whole school watching in anticipation. The senior boys were the favorite to win, with a team consisting of lineman and Yale commit Bennie Anderson, basketball star...

Members of the Newly Formed WCA Thespian Society Travel to Kansas City for a Conference

Michael Lee, Matthew Culligan, Alyssa Pritchett, and Hannah Stevenson participate in a Hamilton dance workshop. Photo by Isabella Francois

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

January 28, 2020

Over the weekend of Jan. 17, when most WCA students were enjoying their long weekend due to a snow day on Friday, WCA theatre students were traveling to Kansas City, MO, for a theatre convention put on by the International Thespians Society. “Thespians is somewhat equivalent to something like the National ...

“Tis The Season”

The choir performed a variety of Christmas songs.

Maggie Lindstrom, Co-Editor In Chief

January 10, 2020

Before the Christmas concert, I had the chance to ask a few of the performers what they were excited for. Ava Berutti, sophomore, explained what she was excited for: “I think the concert is going to be really fun this year because orchestra and band are playing the instrumentals for the choir and vice...

Sebastian Lacassie Mentors Preschool Students Through Service at Kirk Day School

Senior Sebastian Lacassie serves a junior kindergarten class every Thursday morning at Kirk.

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

A panoramic view of the courtroom at the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse.

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

Senior Katherine Bauer with the students 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...

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