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Wildcats Plan To Watch Royals Tie the Knot

Jordan S., Staff Writer

May 18, 2018

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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...

Memorial Day: Starting off Summer

Julia P., Staff Writer

May 18, 2018

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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...

How To Avoid Catching The Flu

Jordan S., Staff Writer

February 8, 2018

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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

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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

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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...

Harvey Hits

Hayes W., Staff Writer

September 8, 2017

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Harvey Hits As many are aware, on August 25 Hurricane Harvey made its way towards Texas. The Hurricane hit Houston, causing 63 deaths, and over 40,000 homes were lost. Hurricane Harvey was the first major hurricane to make landfall in the United States since Wilma in 2005. H...

MS Field Trips: From Light to Dark

Ashley V., Staff Writer

September 8, 2017

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On Monday, August 21, Westminster decided to take all middle schoolers on an off-campus bonding trip. What they didn’t know was that that same day would be the national eclipse day. It turns out that most of the students had a lot of fun and thought the day was a success. Whi...

A Cold Front During March?

Ryan G., Staff Writer

March 20, 2017

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Frigid weather throughout the United States during winter is highly expected, although cold weather closer to the spring season, especially in the South is confusing to a multitude of middle school students at Westminster. Within the past couple of weeks, there has been a co...

Lent: 40 Days of Suffering for Some

Allie B., Staff Writer

March 17, 2017

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Lent is the 40 days before Easter. It is celebrated by many Christians to honor Jesus’s suffering when he was living in the desert for 40 days with no food and no water. It starts with Ash Wednesday where many Christians attend mass or a church service and put ashes on their f...

Scientists Discover Seven New Planets

Anna B., Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

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Scientists around the world are rejoicing the discovery of seven rocky, Earth-sized planets orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star not too far from our solar system. This system is referred to as TRAPPIST-1, after the Transiting Planets and Planetesimals Small Telescope (TRAPPIST) in Chile. S...

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