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Rainy Weather Sidelines Students

Mack T., Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

It is said that in Atlanta, if one doesn't like the weather, wait a few minutes and it will change. Lately, Atlanta has experienced bad weather in the form of rain that has impacted the overall mood of the entire city. According to an article by Helena Oliviero, because of the stormy weather i...

Insights of the Wildcat Experience

Kiera S., Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

The Westminster Middle School held two open houses called the “Wildcat Experience,” where students and parents from different schools came to see the campus and what the school is all about. Some students enjoyed having...

You Be the Chemist: A Passport to Science Education

Will Y., Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

Have you ever wondered how balloons float? They are filled with helium, a substance that is lighter than air. If you like to learn the science behind elements like helium, the You Be the Chemist Challenge can help you do so. You Be the Chemist is a chemistry competition that all eighth graders are encour...

Hard Class, Hard Work

Kiera S., Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

In seventh and eighth grade, many students are selected for advanced classes among the middle school. French, Spanish, and math are the only courses where this opportunity is offered. Are advanced classes a lot different from on-level classes? Are they too hard for some students to keep up, ...

New Lower School Playground: Danger Zone or Fantasyland?

James H., Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

With the new addition of the Lower School playground, most kids really like having more to do and to climb. To some, this playground seems like a dreamland. A researcher with Duerr Evaluation Resources from Website Imagination Playground said, "Playing (on a playground) promotes brain development and helps lay...

The Tape Invasion

Quinton E., Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

The middle school is being invaded with mysterious art projects. Tape hovers and covers nearly every wall in Clarkson Hall. Recently middle school art students have begun new creative works--one of these is the blue tape project. Seventh grade boy Carson M....

The IT Department: A Bridge to the Future

William Y., Staff Writer

February 1, 2019

Have you ever run into difficulties with technology? When you do, it feels like the bridge to the future is burned, leaving you stranded and helpless. Luckily, Westminster has a department dedicated to helping students and staff...

Spreading Christmas Spirit in the Middle School

Vincent B., Staff Writer

December 13, 2018

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Welcome to Westminster: The Wildcat Experience

December 12, 2018

By Westminster students give prospective families a taste of The Wildcat Experience, it shows what there school is all about. Two weeks ago, on November 30, many students and teachers had a great time. Admissions Associate Ly...

Good Food Right to Your Door

Allie R., Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

Don’t feel like leaving the house to go to dinner or making food at home? Order food right to your doorstep from a food delivery service! Online food delivery has been a growing trend in 2018. The revenue from these serv...

Prepared for the Science Fair?

Riley S., Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

On November 12, the tri-folds go up. The science fair is an annual event for many schools. For Westminster, it is specifically for eighth graders. Teachers allow students to partner up or work alone, but every year, a large group of them choose to team up with a partner. Groups can consist of one, two, or th...

Heads Up; Concussions Collide with the Middle School

Zeke H., Staff Writer

October 17, 2018

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,...

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