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Out-of-This-World Costumes

Out-of-This-World Costumes

Amanda Berry, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018

Colorful, vibrant costumes fill the halls during Spirit Week, where students have transitioned from their usual various shades of navy and grey to become aliens, cowboys, and the occasional bottle of ranch dressing. While some students plan their costumes weeks in advance and have every costume r...

For Some WCA Students, Safety First Means Spirit Last

For Some WCA Students, Safety First Means Spirit Last

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

February 1, 2018

Senior Logan Montgomery bounces the ball once, ready to take his shot in the Half Court Shot game during the Monday Spirit Week assembly. The entire gymnasium goes silent as they watch the ball sail through the air and into the net. The seniors storm the floor, burying Logan in a dog pile. Moments like...

Pancake Breakfast

Pancake Breakfast

Sophie Moser, Business Manager

February 1, 2018

Starting around 8:00 A.M. on Thursday morning, the senior class started a new spirit week tradition - a class color pancake breakfast. Hosted by Pawprint, students were welcome to come to the cafe and purchase pancakes in their class colors. Pawprint staff was running back and forth between the cafe and t...

What Would War With North Korea Look Like?

What Would War With North Korea Look Like?

Gabe Caradonna, News editor

January 8, 2018

Tensions between North Korea and the U.S. have been on the rise for months now and it looks like war might be a possibility, but how would the two countries stand against each other? Both countries have been loading up on weapons for decades now, but which country is more prepared? This head to head...

What is Net Neutrality

What is Net Neutrality

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

November 17, 2017

Painkiller Culture

Painkiller Culture

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

November 6, 2017

Last week I tripped while out on a run and sprained my ankle. It was nothing serious, but it was sore and so I took two Advil. Then 8 hours later I took another dose. The next morning my ankle still hurt so I took another dose and this continued on for another two days. However, after my ankle was fee...

The Bridge in the Corner

The Bridge in the Corner

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

November 3, 2017

Hidden deep in the corner of the Grand Entry lies the business office, a mysterious place where people work in cubicles and do….something? Students have long wondered what goes on in the business office and many may think that offices, like at a parent's accounting firm, seem out of place at Westminste...

Westminster Student Talks Robotics Strategy for Georgia Tech

Westminster Student Talks Robotics Strategy for Georgia Tech

Amanda Berry, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017

Robotics strategy was the topic of the talk that Sam Dare, senior, gave for Georgia Tech on Oct. 14. “I viewed it as a chance to teach people about strategy in FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition)” said Dare. He talked for forty-seven minutes to a crowd of over one hundred people. Unfortunately, Georg...

Fall Sports Highlights

Fall Sports Highlights

WCABroadcast

September 15, 2017

Survival Flight

Survival Flight

Jimmy Obertop, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

On Thursday morning I was supposed to act as a person who was involved in a distracted driving accident and once the paramedics arrived on the scene, they had to cut me out of the car because I was in critical condition. They called a helicopter to come get me and take me to the hospital. In ...

When the Classroom Becomes the Course

Gifted program student Ava Bidner's mini golf course

Ava Bidner, Content Editor in Chief

September 11, 2017

After a morning full of difficult tests and extensive papers, seven eighth-graders gathered in their fifth-hour class, pushed the desks to the side, and began laying down tape and wooden blocks, creating a miniature golf course. As part of their geometry and angles unit, the students were required to ...

The Age of Technology

Emily Lytle

August 25, 2017

Westminster is heading towards becoming a “paperless” school in the upcoming years as the iPad becomes the most common tool for students in grades 7-11. When researching the reason for iPads in all grades, Westminster’s website articulates that, “simply stated, with the iPad, classroom w...

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