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Middle Schoolers Look to Next Chapter: High School

Ashley V., Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

Filed under Classrooms/School

The school year is halfway through and eighth graders have started to get ready for High School. Listen to find out more!

Welcoming the Winter Exams

Sue J., Staff Writer

November 27, 2017

Filed under Audio, Classrooms/School

As the Winter Exams are quickly approaching, students and teachers are beginning to get ready. Listen to find out how the students and teachers will prepare, and how the students hope their exams will go.

WordNerds in the Middle School

Hunter W., Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

Filed under Classrooms/School

Photos by Hunter W. Membean and Quizlet Logos Membean, a new vocabulary website, is sweeping the Westminster eighth grade and Upper School, with its fun and interactive way to learn new words. In Clarkson Hall, learning vocabulary is a major part of the curriculum for English and Language classes. Teachers and students have di...

Around the World in 92 Days: MS Global Programs Take Off

Josie N., Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

Filed under Classrooms/School

Where do middle school students and teachers go over the summer? Do they travel out of the country, visit other states, or relax at home? The middle school offers students many different trips to exciting destinations, including...

Standardized Testing-Worth the Time and Effort!

Ann Wright G., Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

Filed under Classrooms/School

  Standardized testing has been a part of life at Westminster for over twenty years. Having just been administered in the middle school, testing is different from grade to grade. Sixth and seventh graders took the ERBs (Educational Records Bureau), and eighth graders the CogATs (Cognitive Abilities Test). Bec...

Señora Reina: The New Eighth Grade Girls Grade Chair

October 30, 2017

Academics in the MS: Eighth Graders Note Changes from Seventh Grade

Wyatt L., Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

Filed under Classrooms/School

Photo taken by Wyatt L, Staff Writer. Eighth Grade: is it a warmup for high school or a cool down from seventh grade? Current eighth grade students notice quite a few differences in the workload as they move up the ranks. “I thought the work in eigh...

Hurricane Irma Washes Out Metro Atlanta

Sue J., Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Filed under Buckhead/Atlanta

Hurricane Irma hit Atlanta as a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds of 35 mph on Monday, September 11. Whether it was the actual storm that affected the Middle School students, or being a host to those affected, most everyone dealt with the aftermath of the stor...

Middle School Students Have Busy Mornings

Annie J., Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

Filed under Classrooms/School

Mornings start with the beep from an alarm clock anywhere from 6 to 6:30 am, and middle school students spend their time in a variety of ways. Before school starts at 7:55, students can be anywhere from enjoying a nice br...

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