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Breaking It Down

Alex Lawrence, News Editor

January 25, 2016

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, Online Editor

December 14, 2015


Christmas Festivites in St. Louis

Christmas Festivites in St. Louis

Madi Koetting, Opinions Editor

December 14, 2015

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, Online Editor

October 19, 2015

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

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, Feature Editor

October 29, 2014

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, Sports Editor

April 14, 2014

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

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, Entertainment Editor

April 4, 2014

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

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...

French Club Attends the Festival of Nations

French Club Attends the Festival of Nations

Morgan Koetting, Editor-in-Chief

September 2, 2013

On Saturday, August 24, WCA’s French Club, led by Morgan Koetting, senior, made their first public outing, going to the Festival of Nations held in Tower Grove Park. A St. Louis annual event since 1920, the Festival of Nations celebrates a variety of cultures from around the world.  Oddly enough, howe...

Sophomores Sam Thomas and Caleb Miller Make 750 Weightlifting Club

Sam Parham, Staff Writer

May 27, 2013

This year a record-breaking ten weightlifters made the 750 pound club under the guidance and instruction of Coach Schall. Of these ten, two of the lifters, Caleb Miller and Sam Thomas, made the incredible achievement of qualifying as sophomores. In order to make the club, Miller and Thomas had to benc...

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