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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...

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...

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