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Cyborg Cats Enter into Competition Season

Cyborg Cats Enter into Competition Season

Lauren Bell, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016

The sound of motors running and balls droppings surround the Westminster robotics team as they enter into competition season. The season has recently begun and the team is ready to compete. On March 11th and 12th, the Cyborg cats attended a competition at the Chaifetz Arena and soon began to show that ...

New Principals Announced for 2016/2017 School Year

New Principals Announced for 2016/2017 School Year

Audrey O’Neill, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2016

     On March 8 at Westminster’s Association Meeting in the Theater, three grade level principals were announced for the upcoming school year: Heather Marsee, English department do-dhair, Mallory Rohlfing, upper school dhemistry and drchestra teacher, and Chris Pederson, football coach and upper sc...

New Equestrian Club Saddles Up for 2016

New Equestrian Club Saddles Up for 2016

MaryKate Kopsky, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016

A new club is making its way out of the starting stall this spring with an enthusiastic purpose. The equestrian club is bringing the exciting world of horses, jockeys, and racing to WCA students. Samantha Lombardo, junior, and Sarah Preusser, sophomore, have started this group with the vision of hel...

Bringing the Country to Town and Country

Lauren Bell, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

On April 8 at 7pm, Westminster will be hosting a spring square dance night in the arena. This night is open to all current high schoolers and offers dancing, games, and food. Westminster has hosted several square dancing nights in the past, but had decided to discontinue it for the past couple years....

Rumor Has It

Madi Koetting, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016

Senior year is the most sought after experience in high school which includes new privileges. Perhaps the most exciting privilege at Westminster is ending school work in April and being done with school a month before any other grade. Unfortunately, starting next year for the class of 2017 and the grade...

Rising Above the Flood Waters

Lauren Bell, Staff Writer

January 25, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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