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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...

Harvey Hits

Hayes W., Staff Writer

September 8, 2017

Filed under National/World

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

Filed under National/World

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

Filed under National/World

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

Filed under National/World

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

Filed under National/World

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...

Trump: First Two Weeks of Office

Ben M., Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

Filed under National/World, News

Photo Courtesy of White House Staff Member Within the first two weeks of entering the Oval Office, new President Donald Trump has already taken action in order to fulfill the promises that he made during the 2016 Presidential Campaign. On Friday, January ...

New Year; New President

Ben M., Staff Writer

January 23, 2017

Filed under National/World, News

Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia “I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the office of the President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States.” The words stated abov...

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