The Student Newspaper of Westminster Christian Academy

The Wildcat Roar

The Student Newspaper of Westminster Christian Academy

The Wildcat Roar

The Student Newspaper of Westminster Christian Academy

The Wildcat Roar

It’s time

It’s time

Maggie Lindstrom, Managing Editor In Chief May 16, 2022

With that, my 17 years of being directly a part of the Westminster community, it is time to say goodbye and move on. So with that here is my review of my time here as a WCA Wildcat.  Westminster has...

With an immense amount of debt, you might as well burn your money.

Is College Worth It?

Maddox Rosenberg, First Year Newspaper Staffer May 10, 2022

Millennials, and generations that followed, have heard most of the life to graduate high school and go to college. “If you want a good job, you have to go to college.” If you get into a good college,...

taking the pressure off this summer season, dont worry it does not need to perfect by any means.

Quality over Quantity

Lucy Knerr, First Year Newspaper Staffer May 10, 2022

From TikTok to Instagram, everywhere you look students are gearing up for the “greatest summer ever” … yet again. Unfortunately, along with the anticipation, there is also a rising pressure amidst...

Class divide in schools affects success throughout life

Can bills make a boundary?

Lucy Knerr, First Year Newspaper Staffer April 29, 2022

Those enrolled in private schools such as Westminster may not fully experience the effects of socioeconomic class divide outside of spring break location or perhaps a difference in car brand. However,...

Tiktok stars can now rise to fame more quickly than any social media star in the past.

A New Age of Fame

Anna Grace Likes, First Year Newspaper Staffer April 26, 2022

Since the early 2000s, social media continues to rise as the world’s most powerful and influential form of persuasive media. This has led to the rise of the “influencer,” defined as “a person who...

Small motivators get students through their days during the final stretch of the school year

It’s The Little Things

Lucy Knerr, First Year Newspaper Staffer March 28, 2022

As the end of the school year closes in, many students within the Westminster community are now just trying to stay ahead of the monotony of each school day. For a majority, this means finding small serotonin...

People not saying what they are thinking can make them tolerate to poor behavior and make relationships more shallow than deep.

Stop Tolerating Everything

Maddox Rosenberg, First Year Newspaper Staffer March 1, 2022

Tolerance has been a very apparent concept ever since 1992, when it started being taught in schools. Yourdictionary.com defines tolerance as being patient, understanding and accepting of anything different,...

pressure and expectations being put on teens in the 21st century

The “Pressure Epidemic”

Lucy Knerr, First Year Newspaper Staffer March 1, 2022

Here’s a crazy number for you: youth athletics grossed over 19.2 billion dollars in the year 2019 alone. Even crazier, college tuition prices have increased over 231% as recorded in 2020. As a result...

Being green is just one way to help us stop the damage to the planet. you never know when it will be too late, so think about it for a second.

Go Green!

Lucy Knerr, First Year Newspaper Staffer January 12, 2022

As the environmental crisis starts becoming a major focus for the globe at large, we must do our own part in preserving the planet. Unfortunately, that call to action is a little harder than it seems to...

ARE YOU REALLY READY TO LEAVE?

December 12, 2021

“I can’t wait to be in college”, “I hate Westminster”, “I can’t wait to leave”, “Imagine how much better life will be when we’re no longer here”. These are phases, sadly, as a high...

Bono and his pride; its all done in the name of love.

In The Name Of Love: A Defense Of Bono

Emma Harris, Content Editor December 9, 2021

A clatter of drums, the vibration of the bass through the veins, chilling sounds of the guitar riff, and the booming voice of the lead singer, Bono; it all seems surreal and truthfully inefable, and the...

Cut it out Westminster, its time to stop!

Compulsory vs Voluntary

Maddox Rosenberg, First Year Newspaper Staffer December 9, 2021

There is a give and take everywhere through life. When one becomes a part of the WCA community, there are many expectations and requirements that will become very apparent. Homework, tests, and going to...

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