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2019 ITSOG Preview

The Grand Entry in process of being set up for ITSOG.

Ava Hollmann, Opinions Editor

November 1, 2019

Next week, from Nov. 4-8, ITSOG week will commence. This could be an exciting year for In The Spirit Of Giving in the WCA community, as the 2019 item goal is 35,000, raising the standard from last year’s 30,000. The order of events for the week is food (Monday), cleaning/toiletries (Tuesday), school...

Hannah Carter Makes Strides in Fire Education at Boles Fire Protection District

Hannah Carter stands with a firetruck from the Boles Fire Protection District.

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

October 30, 2019

While many seniors serve at elementary schools helping out in the classroom every Thursday morning, Hannah Carter combines elementary education with emergency response training through her work with the Boles Fire Protection District and elementary schools in that fire district.   “Basically, I h...

Westminster Reaches New Heights in the Theatrical Production of Peter and the Starcatcher

The cast stands on the stage and sings a song during the first scene of the show.

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

The National Honor Society’s logo, showing the pillar that is symbolic of the organization.

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...

WCA Sophomores and Juniors Take the PSAT

What you need to bring for the PSAT and the average scores for the PSAT.

Maggie Lindstrom, Co-Editor In Chief

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

The chamber choir showcases several musical pieces at the concert performance.

Maggie Lindstrom, Co-Editor In Chief

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

Westminster's coffee shop, Pawprint Coffee, allows students to purchase coffee and smoothies.

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 

When visitors walked into the plaza, they were greeted by a sign welcoming them in.

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

Varsity football players and cheerleaders perform a dance together at the 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...

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