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Supporting/Opposing: Freedom of Speech

Supporting/Opposing: Freedom of Speech

Ava Bidner, Content Editor in Chief

November 28, 2019

Teacher Speak with Jonathan Horn

Teacher Speak with Jonathan Horn

Benjamin Knisley, Staff Writer

November 26, 2019

Q: What do you do in your free time? A: I am a husband and father of four, which takes up most of my time, but I like being with them and coaching but also like to watch the Chiefs and Royals. But what I really like to do is play fantasy football which I have won 3 times, and I am back-to-back champs. Q:...

Your Permanent Record: Can You Erase It?

Your Permanent Record: Can You Erase It?

Lea Despotis, Design Editor

November 25, 2019

It was 2013 when a catalytic shock reverberated across the digital world. Notorious whistleblower Edward Snowden toppled the American intelligence establishment with a single revelation that led to his demise: “You are being watched and recorded.” Initiating one of the largest security heists in ...

The Suppression of Creative Expression

The Suppression of Creative Expression

Emma Harris, Staff Writer

November 24, 2019

At Westminster Christian Academy, hair colors that aren’t naturally occuring are banned. This means no bubblegum pink hair, no bright teal hair, and no emerald green hair — if your hair is dyed any color of the rainbow, you will be issued a detention. Not even dip-dyed hair is allowed at WCA. Here is...

Where Your Demons Hide

Where Your Demons Hide

Rebekah Sems, Feature Editor

November 24, 2019

What would you do if someone were to tell you he hears voices whispering his name? You would probably take a few steps back and regard that person as crazy. In fact, hearing voices say your name is a symptom of schizotypal personality disorder.  According to Mayo Clinic, “A personality disorder is a type of...

In Response To. . .

In Response To. . .

Ava Bidner, Content Editor in Chief

November 23, 2019

Dear Dr. Henneberg, My name is Ava Bidner, and I am a 17-year-old senior in high school. I recently read your article in The New York Times titled “When An Abortion Doctor Becomes a Mother,” and after rereading it several times, I felt compelled to write you this letter and make an effort to ...

The Road to Success

The Road to Success

Ava Hollmann, Opinions Editor

November 19, 2019

For months, seniors are focused on standardized testing, writing, and then, once everything is submitted, waiting. In every class, “Where are you applying?” and “Did you get in?” are questions that make regular appearances in conversation. And every day, nay, every hour, e-mail inboxes are impulsively...

Sebastian Lacassie Mentors Preschool Students Through Service at Kirk Day School

Sebastian Lacassie Mentors Preschool Students Through Service at Kirk Day School

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

November 17, 2019

Westminster Christian Academy and Kirk Day School have already had a special relationship, with many sixth grade students from Kirk transitioning to Westminster for seventh grade. In order to build relationships for that transition, Westminster seniors serve at Kirk in order to help the students begi...

Bob Dylan is Disappearing: Here’s Why He Shouldn’t Be

Bob Dylan is Disappearing: Here’s Why He Shouldn’t Be

Emma Harris, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

There is one person who has dominated the music industry like no other, and his name is Bob Dylan. A folk artist, rock artist, and even a folk-rock artist, this Nobel Prize in Literature winner is insightful and tells important lessons through his lyrics. His lyrics should be a fundamental part of any...

WCA Journalism Students Gain Insight into their Rights at the Heroes of the First Amendment Conference

WCA Journalism Students Gain Insight into their Rights at the Heroes of the First Amendment Conference

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

November 11, 2019

On Thursday, Nov. 7, students from the 800 News staff visited the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse to learn about how the First Amendment is interpreted in different cases and how it applies to students today.  At the Heroes of the First Amendment conference, students heard from Mary Beth Tinker, ...

Lily Duda Gains Invaluable Experience in the Interventional Radiology Unit at Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Lily Duda Gains Invaluable Experience in the Interventional Radiology Unit at Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

November 4, 2019

From the time she was in elementary school, senior Lily Duda has always been interested in the medical field. So, when the time came to sign up for senior service, Duda was one of the first in line to sign up to work at Missouri Baptist Medical Center.  “I volunteer in the interventional radiolog...

Katherine Bauer Prepares for a Career in Education Through Service at Dayspring School of the Arts

Katherine Bauer Prepares for a Career in Education Through Service at Dayspring School of the Arts

Isabella Francois, Managing Editor in Chief

November 3, 2019

Many seniors serve at schools across the St. Louis area. But, Katherine Bauer has the unique opportunity to work at Dayspring School of the Arts, which is a  program that provides art education as well as other enrichment classes for homeschooled students. Her service allows her to understand different types...

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