Rising Above the Flood Waters

Lauren Bell, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016


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Flooding is not uncommon in the St. Louis area, but the recent flood has left an unprecedented mark on our cities community. On the night of Christmas Eve, the rain began. It did not start out as much, but it continued nonstop for several days. Rivers, such as the Mississippi, reached its crest at 31 f...

The Class of 2016 Enters the Spring Semester With a Change to the Annual SIP Project

Bridgette Grimm, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016


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After the announcement was made, mixed emotions from joy and relief to concern and frustration filled the senior hallway. They had just learned that they would not have to complete the end-of-the-year Senior Integration Project. This meant that unlike previous grades, they were free from having to spe...

Westminster and Saemmul Build Community

Westminster and Saemmul Build Community

Audrey O'Neill, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2016


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About 6,682 miles (or 10,753 kilometers) away from WCA is a sister school that is remarkably similar in its mission to give students a Christian education and prepare them to engage the world for Jesus Christ. For the month of January, 23 students from Saemmul Christian Academy in Yongin, South Korea ...

Breaking It Down

Alex Lawrence, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016


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BreakDown STL is a student driven organization in the greater St. Louis region whose mission is to “educate, equip and empower teens to make positive life choices regarding relationships, sex, alcohol, drugs, bullying, self-harm and suicide by providing culturally relevant preventative health educat...

Syrian Civil War Timeline

Markus Cicka, News Editor

December 14, 2015


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Christmas Festivites in St. Louis

Christmas Festivites in St. Louis

Madi Koetting, Staff Writer

December 14, 2015


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Missouri Botanical Garden: Christmas Garden Glow: The Christmas themed garden glow features thousands of lights decorated within the park that contributes to the overall Christmas mood of the season. Date: November 21-January 2 Hours: 5:00pm-9:30pm Cost:November 21-December17:$16adult, $10child November 18...

Parking Lot Upkeep Costs Upwards of $17,000

Parking Lot Upkeep Costs Upwards of $17,000

Markus Cicka, News Editor

October 19, 2015


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Driving to school is a cherished rite of passage, and the parking permit is second only to the driver’s license in the suburban teen’s Declaration of Independence from mom and dad. Yet it comes at a cost. Specifically at WCA it comes at the cost of a $50 parking pass required of all students wish...

Inside FCA

Andrew Montgomery, Business Manager

October 29, 2014


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Westminster has always been involved in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and while most people do know, some may not be aware of Westminster’s FCA student meetings every week during the school year. Dozens of athletes join together at the Kehrs’ house, every Tuesday night, from 7 to around 8:30...

Arena Shutdown

Bria Paxton, Features Editor

October 29, 2014


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In late August, a custodian was doing his regular routine of cleaning the arena vents and found what he believed was mold. The WCA maintenance department quickly took action to solve the problem of the possible health risk. Mold removal experts were called in to get rid of the mold that could cause...

The Blue’s New Goalie Continues Strong Play in a New Town

Jake Schroeder, Staff Writer

April 14, 2014


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With the trade deadline looming, the art of predicting “Who’s going where?” takes knowledge of the game and of it’s players. In the case of the blockbuster trade which sent all star goaltender Ryan Miller to the Blues, no one saw it coming. No one except sophomore Kendra Slater, that is. ...

“Frozen” Replaces the Spring Hoedown

Catherine Bakewell, Entertainment Editor

April 8, 2014


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On Friday, April 4, students gathered in the WCA Theatre to watch Disney’s Frozen. Kids of all ages, both Westminster students and children of teachers, showed up to sing along and watch the movie together. “We’ve been doing the Spring Hoedown for the past 6 years or so. So we wanted to t...

Cyborg Cats Qualify for Worlds

Becca Eis, Staff Writer

April 4, 2014


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For the second time in its three years of existence, Westminster’s robotics team, the Cyborg Cats, qualified for FIRST Robotics Competition.  There are two ways to qualify for this competition: winning one of a few prestigious awards or being a regional champion.  During its first year in the 2012 ...

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