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Decking the Halls…in November?

Decking the Halls…in November?

Ava Bidner, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As a child, the Christmas season was hands-down my favorite time of year, and I have no doubt that Christmas will remain “the most wonderful time of year” for the rest of my life. The happy and familiar music, the mouthwatering food, the sparkling decorations, the time off school, and the occasi...

O Come to the Controversy

O Come to the Controversy

Ava Bidner, Staff Writer

November 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion

 Christian music used to only be slow, gentle hymns sung in worship to God on early Sunday mornings, and many believe that is the place it still belongs. However, today, Christian music has worked its way into top charts, huge concert venues, and even some of the top radio stations all over the cou...

NOT MY FAULT BY: HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

NOT MY FAULT BY: HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

Samantha Huber, Opinion Editor

November 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With the release of her new book, What Happened: Hillary Rodham Clinton, Clinton expertly outlines how her 2016 election loss was an obvious product of everyone being pitted against her. She cannot be held accountable for her comments about the “deplorable” Trump supporters and her blatant neglect ...

Walk The Talk

Walk The Talk

Allison Eichenlaub, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

At Westminster Christian Academy, we tend to be all talk but do not implement our words into our actions. Students tend to only serve to get their required hours, not because they want to serve in their free time. However, would anyone serve if they did not have to? Some people might disagree because t...

Is Social Media Censoring Conservative Ideas?

Is Social Media Censoring Conservative Ideas?

Caroline Hinrichs, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Most people can agree that free speech is one of the most defining features in the United States and its written constitution. From criticizing the government to organizing rallies, freedom of speech is one of the most underappreciated rights that people have in America that is not guaranteed in the m...

Maximizing Students’ Potentials

Maximizing Students’ Potentials

Luci Hillboldt, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Regardless of who you are, mornings always seem to be a struggle. Lack of sleep, stress built on the day ahead, and groggy mornings seem to be a part of everybody's daily routine. High school’s schedules are responsible for more than just the drowsiness of students. There are continual health risks...

Don’t Shoot the Messenger

Don’t Shoot the Messenger

Isabella, Feature Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Oftentimes, when people hear news that upsets them, their first instinct is to blame the person that told them simply because they are the easiest person to blame. However, that person may not share the same view that they are reporting, they may just be doing their job.   This is the case for The Fe...

Less Shakespeare

Less Shakespeare

Ashley Moellenhoff, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Although Shakespeare has made a huge impact on the english world through his literature, student after student cannot seem to gain any meaningful knowledge from it. The countless hours of reading are not worth while because they help very few students in their future careers. The time students take to try t...

Athletics are More Important Than We Think

Athletics are More Important Than We Think

Lucy Hilboldt, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

As August approached and fall sports began, it becomes more evident that athletics play a major role in high school student’s social life. Students interests and concerns tend to revolve around sports. High School Athletics Participation Survey found that more than 7.6 million high school students in the US al...

A Teacher’s Chance to Transform Lives

A Teacher’s Chance to Transform Lives

Ava Bidner, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Teachers travel to schools all over St. Louis everyday, most with the intention of making an influential change in the lives of their students and others with an uncaring attitude, passing up their chance to make an impact. Whether they make it obvious or not, students genuinely care about their teach...

No More Snaps

No More Snaps

Bridgette Grimm, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I was distracted. From school, from work, from conversations with friends; I was distracted all because of an application that had priority over many things that should’ve been more important to me. This app, called Snapchat, grabbed my attention roughly three years ago as a fun, quick, and easy way ...

Forget History, and We May Repeat It

Forget History, and We May Repeat It

Samantha Huber, Opinions Editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

In the wake of the Charlottesville protests and the Confederate statue and flag debates, people can’t seem to come to an agreement on exactly how our nation’s history should be preserved and remembered. The most important aspect of this debate is making sure history is preserved. America must be v...

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