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Art Museums and Appreciating the Power of Silence

Art in the 21st Century. this photo is the modern world mixed with Grant Woods, American Gothic.
You’re not just staring at 200 year old paint.
November 2, 2020
Don’t expect to be bored when entering an art gallery, expect the unexpected.

The Great Pizza Debate

which way is the best way to eat pizza?
If you eat pizza with a knife and fork, you’re doing it wrong.
October 14, 2020

I was lucky enough to go to England a couple years ago to visit some family. While I was there, I witnessed a horrible sight: my cousins ate pizza with a knife and fork.  I remember that night my aunt...

The New Motorcycle Driving Teacher at Westminster

Mr. Wolfe enjoys riding his motorcycle to school on sunny days.
Q & A With One of This Year’s First-time Faculty, Mr. Wolfe.
October 14, 2020

This year Ken Wolfe is teaching 10th grade Biblical Ethics at Westminster. In the past he has taught storytelling classes at UMSL as well as various grammar classes in a score of public school districts. Q:...

We Need A Hero: The Absence of Guitar Heroes

Four of the most famous guitarists of all time: Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, Edward Van Halen, and Eric Clapton.
Strap yourself in, because we’re about to rock and roll.
October 3, 2020

In the 50’s and 60’s when Elvis was all the rage and rock ‘n’ roll was just starting to emerge, the world was waiting. Waiting for what they didn’t know, but something was coming. Something big,...

Open Wide: Food Waste At WCA

Combined with the overexposure through the media, many teenagers have become desensitized to the very real dangers of poverty and famines which peers face in developing countries.
Many teenagers have become desensitized to the very real dangers of poverty and famines which peers face in developing countries.
September 28, 2020
An estimated 130,020 primary and secondary schools across the country contribute to the roughly 530,000 tons of trash churned out in a year, 23.9% of which is food.

Why Teens Should Hit “Snooze”

girl sleeping doing homework
It's time for schools to respond to the adolescent sleep deprivation epidemic.
September 22, 2020
Sleep is a necessity, not a privilege.

STEM: The Biggest Disappointment of the 21st Century

The traditional acronym for STEM is science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Nobody asked for another 3D printer.
September 18, 2020
"Our current STEM initiatives are failing, and disappointing millions of students every year."

COVID-19 Chronicles: Lea

A contaminated city
At What Cost
April 27, 2020

January 21, 2020, in retrospect, appears a rather insignificant day in the grand scheme of our nation’s storied history. Lives remained virtually untouched, poised with the ordinary cadence of vibrant...

COVID-19 Chronicles: Casen

Casen Lawrence has been playing a lot of basketball during quarantine.
April 6, 2020

This time can bring a combination of many emotions to different people based on their situations. Factors such as personal health, age, jobs, and others contribute to how life looks for different people...

COVID-19 Chronicles: Ava B.

The sunset at my family’s farm last Sunday. I’ve been spending lots of time outside in God’s creation during this quarantine.
March 30, 2020

Wow, what a crazy world we live in. I never thought my second semester of senior year would look like this, and honestly, I never thought I would live through a global pandemic that would cause every school...

COVID 19 Chronicles: Isabella

For those with anxiety, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused heightened symptoms.
March 25, 2020

My name is Isabella, and I have anxiety. This means that I often worry about little things, overanalyze everything, and begin to panic when I feel out of control. In everyday life, I manage pretty well;...

“Let’s Talk About… it.”

Though it may seem daunting as a Christian, it is proper and necessary to explore the way in which God intended sex to bless a husband and wife.
A biblical take on why God created sex, and what cultural forces we are called to boldly reject.
March 4, 2020

Sex. Now that I’ve captured your attention, let’s talk about one of the most awkward subjects in Christianity, and frankly conversation as a whole. But the sensitivity of the topic should not deter...

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