New Equestrian Club Saddles Up for 2016

New Equestrian Club Saddles Up for 2016

MaryKate Kopsky, Staff Writer

April 12, 2016

A new club is making its way out of the starting stall this spring with an enthusiastic purpose. The equestrian club is bringing the exciting world of horses, jockeys, and racing to WCA students. Samantha Lombardo, junior, and Sarah Preusser, sophomore, have started this group with the vision of hel...

Lauren’s Queso Dip

Lauren’s Queso Dip

Lauren Ramos, Print Editor

March 22, 2016

INGREDIENTS •   2 pounds of Velveeta cheese, cubed •   1 stick of butter, cut into tablespoon squares •   1 (16 ounce) jar picante sauce (such as Pace) •    garlic salt DIRECTIONS Layer 1 cup of salsa, 1/2 the Velveeta and 3 squares of butter in crockpot. Repeat. Top with remaining salsa and bu...

Swim-Sational Seniors

Swim-Sational Seniors

MaryKate Kopsky, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016

Swimmers, take your mark. Go!  Who can you find diving into the chilly waters after school every day, swimming for two hours straight, struggling to breathe through their eightieth lap, and rewarded when finished with hair freezing on the journey back to their car? The answer is fifty girls on the WCA ...

Not Your Typical Spring Break

Not Your Typical Spring Break

Savannah Mathews, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016

“Where are you going for spring break?” is a question frequently asked around WCA this time of year. Spring break is a well-deserved time off. However, not everyone has an extravagant destination in mind.      Many WCA students are breaking the social norm by ditching the stereotypical spring...

All About Poli Sci

All About Poli Sci

Cate Hoogstraten, Print Editor

March 21, 2016

What exactly is Poli-Sci? How is it different from regular government? KG: “Poli-Sci is different in almost every way. You’re essentially on your own in this class. In regular government you do all the learning in class, but in Poli-Sci you do a lot of your learning over the summer.”      ...

#rememberJD

#rememberJD

February 5, 2016

In loving memory of John David Wiese, who was called home to be with his Lord in Heaven on February 3, 2016. If you have any pictures of/with JD that you would like to be shared here, please email them to [email protected] and we will do our best to post as many as possible. ...

The Power of the Force

The Power of the Force

Markus Cicka, News Editor

January 25, 2016

A long time ago in a country not far far away there is a movie that caused millions of grown men to scream in excitement. In an attempt to reboot the epic sci-fi franchise that defined a generation, JJ Abrams and Disney have brought back the spirit of Star Wars in Episode VII: The Force Awakens. The...

Westminster and Saemmul Build Community

Westminster and Saemmul Build Community

Audrey O'Neill, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2016

About 6,682 miles (or 10,753 kilometers) away from WCA is a sister school that is remarkably similar in its mission to give students a Christian education and prepare them to engage the world for Jesus Christ. For the month of January, 23 students from Saemmul Christian Academy in Yongin, South Korea ...

ITSOG – Friday is School Supplies Day!

Madi Koetting, Staff Writer

November 5, 2015

Wrapping up In The Spirit of Giving week, on Friday, November 6,  Westminster students are encouraged to donate school supplies that are being delivered to associations that help low income schools and families with their basic school essentials. The items collected are delivered to Pipes internationa...

ITSOG – Thursday is Baby Day!

Lauren Bell, Staff Writer

November 4, 2015

On Thursday, Westminster has chosen to serve Thrive St. Louis, The St. Louis Diaper Bank, and The Christian Pregnancy Care Clinic.  All of the organizations provide basic needs for young women and families with young children. Thrive St. Louis is a Christian organization that serves women all across the...

ITSOG – Wednesday is Winter Clothes and PJs Day!

Alex Lawrence, Staff Writer

November 3, 2015

On Wednesday, Westminster will be collecting PJs, hats, gloves, and mittens for two outstanding organizations. The donations will be supporting One Heart Family Ministries and The Freedom School. One Heart Family Ministries is a local St. Louis charity that helps children who are struggling in th...

ITSOG – Tuesday is Toys for Teens Day!

MaryKate Kopsky, Staff Writer

November 2, 2015

On Tuesday at WCA, students will be donating toys for teenagers who are less fortunate. These toys will be used for teens and kids to have fun games to play when they enter the organizations who will be receiving our donations. The first organization is Whole Kids Outreach located in Ellington, Missou...

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