The Wildcat Roar

Thirteen Sophomores Honored with Ten Pillars Awards

Eli Parham, Staff Writer

May 27, 2013

On May 16, Jim Marsh, headmaster, Jim Sefrit, upper school head, and many coaches and parents, honored 13 students for their exceptional character and leadership on and off the field. The students receiving the "Ten Pillar Award" varied from swimmers to runners. The event consisted of an informal dinn...

Improv: Past, Present, and Future

Maggi Eachus, Design Editor

May 27, 2013

On Friday, May 17th, the final improv of the year took place. For this special show, both alumni, present improv participants, and future improv participants took part in the show. Alumni included Ian Farmer and Jake Hughes. Billy Bubenik hosted the show. The show started with a pretend town meeting w...

WCA Makes Significant Budget Cuts for 2013

Jill Coyne, Online Editor

May 16, 2013

Debt is something that affects countless American people and businesses. When faced with such a problem, individuals can make one of two choices: keep spending money and not worry about the consequences, or look at the situation practically and make cuts. Sadly, the average American goes with the first,...

A New Job, Not Retirement, Up Next For Jim Marsh

Robert Davis, Staff Writer

May 16, 2013

When one thinks of Westminster it is hard to help but picture Jim Marsh, head of school, walking the halls or collecting trinkets from seniors as they walk across the stage at graduation. But next year he will move on from Westminster to become the Director of the Van Lunen Center. The Van Lunen Center...

Duck, It’s a Flying Taco Truck

Audrey O'Neill, Staff Writer

April 21, 2013

On April 11, 2013, the Cha Cha Chow food truck rolled into the Westminster parking lot to sell tacos and give a demonstration on how to make their Salsa Verde (recipe included below) along with a tour of the truck. Their menu included three different types of tacos, Curried Sweet Potato, Beef Shor...

Duck, It’s a Flying Taco Truck

Audrey O'Neill, Staff Writer

April 18, 2013

On April 11, 2013, the Cha Cha Chow food truck rolled into the Westminster parking lot to sell tacos and give a demonstration on how to make their Salsa Verde (recipe included below) along with a tour of the truck. Their menu included three different types of tacos, Curried Sweet Potato, Beef Short Rib,...

Tenth at Regionals

Eli Parham, Staff Writer

April 15, 2013

Westminster’s FIRST Robotics team, the Cyborg Cats, took tenth place at this year’s regional competition which took place March 4-6, ending their season successfully, though falling short of qualifying for Worlds, the FRC international competition. “The team did very well. We placed tenth out...

Tightening the Slack

Summer Smith, Community Editor

April 15, 2013

Gone are the days where students could bring guests from other schools as their date to Christmas Banquet and Junior Senior Banquet and celebrate with a party afterwards. Westminster is tightening the slack on social events, even the ones that are not associated with WCA, but planned by PAW, Parents...

12 Angry Magnolias

Andrea Reed, Staff Writer

April 15, 2013

Westminster has decided to unveil a new idea in theatre history. WCA’s two directors, Helen Scott and Jim Butz, are pitting the boys against the girls in two same-gender plays: Steel Magnolias, and Twelve Angry Men. With only a limited time allotted for these two productions, practices are at the...

For, Of and By the Students

Eichel Davis, Staff Writer

April 15, 2013

“We The Students of the the Westminster Student Congress, vow, in the best interest of our students to behold, and bestow the gifts of this council to our students, present and future.” The first line of the Student Congress Constitution says it all. It time for this school to be for, of and by...

Cultivating Relationships Between Generations

Cultivating Relationships Between Generations

Audrey O'Neill, Staff Writer

April 15, 2013

As the machines roared and construction workers toiled quickly and carefully, they watched it all unfold from their living rooms. The new campus was being built, and the citizens at Delmar Gardens West could see it every day just over the fence. Now, eighth graders are taking initiative to get acquainted...

Big Shoes to Fill

Big Shoes to Fill

Jill Coyne, Online Editor

April 12, 2013

Around this time last year, news that saddened the hearts of many was revealed: Jim Marsh will retire after the 2012-2013 school year. For the past 28 years, Marsh has served as an outstanding leader, and many were unsure what a new headmaster would mean for the future of Westminster. But God’s plan...

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