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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...

Heroin: An Epidemic

Katherine Yenzer, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014


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One hundred Americans per day die from a drug overdose according to recent statistics in the Washington Post. Heroin addiction is not a new problem, but the popularity of this killer drug has increased greatly over the last four years. Although this growing problem may seem far away from the walls of Wes...

In the Eye of the Beholder

Elisabeth Harding, Staff Writer

May 6, 2014


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Recently at Westminster and in Western culture in general, fake baking is all the rage. Fake baking, a colloquial term to describe the use of a tanning bed to tan skin instead of or in tandem with the sun, continues to be popular in America as culture chooses a preconceived idea of beauty over health. In...

WCA Becomes Project Lead the Way Certified

WCA Becomes Project Lead the Way Certified

Chrissy Talent, Opinions Editor

May 6, 2014


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On April 8th, 2014, Westminster became the first private school in Missouri to be certified by PLTW. PLTW--or Project Lead the Way--is a nonprofit organization which provides STEM programs for K-12 grade levels. They have worked with Westminster in order to expand our STEM program and get students...

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 ...

Snowstorm Punches Out Two Snowdays

Snowstorm Punches Out Two Snowdays

Eichel Davis, Print Editor

January 11, 2014


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On January 5th, the biggest snowstorm in the last five years hit the St. Louis area dropping between 11-15 inches of snow all across the area. The snowstorm was only the first knockout punch from this storm. Behind it, the coldest airmass in 25 years moved into the area, causing dangerously low win...

Government Shutdown

Chrissy Talent, Opinions Editor

October 4, 2013


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Early Sunday morning, the Republican controlled House of Representatives approved of a legislation which would fund the government through mid-December. However, the Democrat controlled Senate refused to approve of this bill, since it included not only funding for the government, but also a one year d...

Unite STL Preview

Jill Coyne, Editor-in-Cheif

September 23, 2013


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On Saturday, September 14th BreakDownSTL will be hosting a free worship event open to the public called “UNITE STL.” It will begin at 7 p.m. at the Chesterfield Amphitheater. “The UNITE STL event will be a city-country wide orientated gathering to build community by uniting people from diffe...

The St. Louis Japanese Festival

Catherine Bakewell, Entertainment Editor

September 23, 2013


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The St. Louis Botanical Gardens was host to the annual Japanese Festival the first weekend of September. The event featured food, clothing and demonstrations centering around or originating from the Japanese culture. Elise Burton, senior, attended the festival on the weekend of September 1st with fello...

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