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Helpful Study Tips When Doing Your Homework

Helen S., Staff Writer

February 22, 2018

Filed under Classrooms/School

When it comes to studying at the Westminster Middle School, sometimes a lot of homework is assigned after a long day of learning. Students in the middle school spend on average an hour or more on homework every night of the...

Advisement: Looking into the Future

Jack R., Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Classrooms/School

Advisement has been an important part of the middle school for many years and is a bonding experience between the advisor and the students. During the school year, it meets on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday mornings. Additional...

Greaser vs. Soc Day in MS

Helen R., Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

Filed under Classrooms/School

In the novel The Outsiders, S.E. Hinton compares the Greasers with the Socs to provide a lesson for readers about not judging others by their looks. The sixth graders not only read the book but have a dress up day that allows them to experience what it’s like to be an out...

The Ghost that is Melting the World

Victor H., Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

Filed under News

  All students on the Westminster campus are in the possession of at least one device that is able to be exploited and have personal information stolen via two recently announced bugs. On January 3, 5 p.m. EST, every bit of research regarding Spectre and Meltdown was released one week before t...

Bienvenidos a Atlanta, Welcoming the Exchange Students

Cate S., Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

Filed under Classrooms/School

Every year, foreign exchange students from Spain visit at the start of February, but this year Westminster is also welcoming a group from China. On Monday, February 5, all of the students introduced themselves during Monday Morning Meeting, telling everyone about their hobbies. As the new ex...

How To Avoid Catching The Flu

Jordan S., Staff Writer

February 8, 2018

Filed under National/World

The flu is here, and it seems like the sickness isn’t leaving anytime soon. Some students have been missing multiple days of school, so to protect oneself from catching the virus, follow these simple tips. An important step...

What Does MLK Day Really Mean?

Ryan T., Staff writer

February 7, 2018

Filed under National/World

Every year on the third Monday of January, Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Day is celebrated, and most people get a day off from school or work. But what does that mean? Who was Mr. King and what is this day all about? This American...

Worst Flu Season Infects the US

Helen S., Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

Filed under National/World

The deadly flu virus has hit the United States with over 50 deaths in Georgia and counting, according to Fox 5 News. It has affected every state accept Hawaii, with people encountering this virus every minute. The flu has sp...

Exchange Students: When Cultures Come Together

Skylar P., Staff Writer

February 1, 2018

Filed under Classrooms/School

Every year students from around the world visit Westminster while being hosted by middle school students. They come from countries such as China, Spain, and France. The Spanish students will be arriving this Saturday, the Chinese...

Snow Days…Who Decides?

David M.

February 1, 2018

Filed under Buckhead/Atlanta

    The Wildcats have lost three days of school already this semester due to inclement weather. Recently school was canceled Wednesday, January 17 and Thursday, January 18 as a result of icy roads and snowfall. Westminster also missed school January 8 and lost two days in the fall as a result ...

Sports and School: A Balancing Act

Kensington Z., Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

Filed under Classrooms/School

  With only 24 hours in the day, and over seven hours dedicated to school, many students have issues getting their homework done and going to sports practices. Balancing schoolwork with club sports can be a daunting task, as the workload from teachers and the practice ...

Electives Top the List of Favorite Classes

Caroline B., Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

Filed under Classrooms/School

  Have you ever wondered what classes middle schoolers look forward to the most during their day? What makes students most excited when they see their schedules? Middle School students have a total of seven classes each semester and attend five or six of them every day with the rotating schedule. In a recent a middle schoo...

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