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Stuck? Give these a listen!

Stuck? Give these a listen!

Rebekah Sems, Feature Editor

9:24 am

Everyone at some point in their life knows what it’s like to get in a rut when it comes to music. Often times we get stuck listening to the same five songs over and over again until we can’t handle it anymore. Personally, I know the struggle of not knowing what new music and artists to check out...

Polishing Up Your Paper

Polishing Up Your Paper

Emma Harris, Staff Writer

8:50 am

I get it: sometimes you’re just not happy with your paper. You can’t trace this feeling back to anything in particular, you just don’t like it. And here’s the cherry on top: it’s due tomorrow. Panic ensues because it is simply too late to rewrite whole chunks, but you need a good grade, whet...

Westminster Reaches New Heights in the Theatrical Production of Peter and the Starcatcher

Westminster Reaches New Heights in the Theatrical Production of Peter and the Starcatcher

Grace Skiljan, News Editor

October 20, 2019

From Thursday, Oct. 17, to Saturday, Oct. 19, the theatre program performed Peter and the Starcatcher at 7:00 pm in the Blackbox Theatre, as well as a 2:00 p.m. matinee show on Saturday. Peter and the Starcatcher is an engaging story about the origins of Peter Pan, Tinker Bell, and the Lost Boys. Th...

National Honors Society Inducts New Members

National Honors Society Inducts New Members

Lauryn Rhodes, Staff Writer

October 20, 2019

On Monday, Oct. 14, families and friends within the Westminster community gathered in the theatre to watch and support their loved ones during the annual National Honors Society (NHS) induction ceremony. With 89 inductees total, students from tenth through twelfth grade were featured and honored. The...

Study Hall: Hard Work or Hindrance?

Study Hall: Hard Work or Hindrance?

Lauryn Rhodes, Staff Writer

October 20, 2019

It’s no secret that the average teenager is under a lot of pressure. After spending hours shifting from class to class at school, students are expected to go home and dedicate even more of their time to school-related work - which takes up three and a half hours on average according to the Los Angeles...

What’s the Purpose of the PSAT?

What’s the Purpose of the PSAT?

Maggie Lindstrom, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

The PSAT is designed for sophomores and juniors in high school to take for a better chance at high quality scholarships, specifically the National Merit Scholarship, as well as to provide a benchmark to compare to future standardized test scores. Each student that is awarded the National Merit title...

What More Do They Have to Deal With?

What More Do They Have to Deal With?

Emma Harris, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

When someone comes back from the buffet with five cookies or two slices of cake, there’s a recurring joke: “Be careful or you’re going to get diabetes!” What I don’t think people realize is that diabetes is much more complicated than that — there are actually two types. There is the type mo...

What is Impeachment Anyway?

What is Impeachment Anyway?

Rebekah Sems, Feature Editor

October 15, 2019

In the past few weeks, America has been in a frenzy of drama with the word “impeachment” in the midst of it all. While some Americans are educated in politics and aware of what this possibly means for President Donald Trump, there is surprisingly a common misunderstanding as to what impeachment means. ...

Westminster Choir Program Performed in Choir Concert

Westminster Choir Program Performed in Choir Concert

Maggie Lindstrom, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, the chamber choir was joined by the middle school choir and both the men’s and women's choir to perform several different pieces. From folk songs to a variety of cultural songs, the choirs really pulled off a beautifully composed concert. The choir concert showcased musica...

Pawprint Holds Grand Reopening

Pawprint Holds Grand Reopening

Grace Skiljan, News Editor

October 14, 2019

There is a reappearance of the beloved Westminster coffee shop, Pawprint Coffee, which has reopened as of Monday, Oct. 7. Pawprint will be open in the Grand Entry from 7:30 - 8:30 am Monday through Wednesday and Friday. After an early closing last year due to the lack of energy and commitment from previous...

Into the Woods

Into the Woods

Ava Hollmann, Opinions Editor

October 14, 2019

It’s Monday morning, and as YouTuber Cody Ko says in his “Epic Morning Routine” video, “Rise and Grind.” At 5:00 a.m. sharp, I wake up ready to run. After devouring some energy gels, lacing up my bulky trail running shoes, and strapping on my headlight, I head out the door to do my easy earl...

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