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Heads Up; Concussions Collide with the Middle School

Zeke H., Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

Filed under Classrooms/School

Concussions throughout the middle school have been widespread. With 14 concussions in the middle school since August, head injuries seem to be on the rise. Eighth grade students have accounted for twice as many as seventh grade,...

New Learning Strategists Help Students Unlock Their Learning Potential

Allie R., Staff Writer

October 11, 2018

Filed under Classrooms/School

Middle schoolers sometimes feel like they are not studying or learning the right way. Students have their own, different strategies for studying, which is a very important skill because students have many quizzes and tests...

Reading in the MS: So Little Time, So Many Books

October 11, 2018

Filed under Classrooms/School

Reading is a big factor at schools throughout the world, especially at Westminster. Teachers encourage students to read so they can be better learners and even have fun while doing it. There are some students that love to read; however, there are some that hate it. Assistant Librarian Addie Matteson l...

Renovations for Success: The New Third Floor

George M, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

Filed under Classrooms/School

Imagine a hallway, fully carpeted, whiteboards and windows used as walls, and workspaces down the whole space. It has an open feel, and students flow in and out of the classrooms. This is the newly renovated third floor in the...

Students’ Favorite Classes and Electives

Riley S., Staff writer

September 17, 2018

Filed under Classrooms/School

Most students in the middle school have a favorite class. From U.S. History to drama, they can easily name which one and why. The top three most frequent answers from students are P.E., math and science, but these aren’t the...

Money, Money, Money at MS Stores

Henry C., Staff Writer

September 17, 2018

Filed under Classrooms/School

The Campus Center and Bookstore are exceedingly popular for middle school students. The campus center is a hangout spot mainly used by upper school students while the bookstore is a place for students in the middle and upper school...

Wildcats Plan To Watch Royals Tie the Knot

Jordan S., Staff Writer

May 18, 2018

Filed under National/World

On Saturday, May 19 Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will marry. The ceremony will take place at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle at 12pm, according to the Evening Standard. The engaged couple have invited 2,640 people...

Where Wildcats Eat

Ella F. and Virginia M., Staff Writers

May 18, 2018

Filed under Audio, Buckhead/Atlanta

With so many options around the Atlanta area, it is not a surprise that we all have that one restaurant that we love. Watch this video to find out where our own Wildcats love to eat!

From Snowing to Sunny to Stormy

Ethan R., Staff Writer

May 18, 2018

Filed under Buckhead/Atlanta

      Recently in Georgia the weather has been extremely funky, it’s 95°F one day, and 75°F and rainy the next. Students can never tell if they should wear pants and a rain jacket or short ...

Memorial Day: Starting off Summer

Julia P., Staff Writer

May 18, 2018

Filed under National/World

The school year is coming to an end, which means Memorial Day and summer are right around the corner. Happening on the last Monday of May, Memorial Day (or weekend) is a chance to honor the men and women who died while servin...

Eighth Graders Put their Own Spin on Shakespeare

Jack R., Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

Filed under Classrooms/School

Every year, eighth grade students spend months reading and studying one of Shakespeare's greatest stories, Romeo and Juliet. After finishing the play, students make a short film out of a scene of their choice. Tyree Simon,...

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