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Is Exam Review Week for Exams or Review?

Sai T., Staff Writer

May 19, 2017

Filed under Classrooms/School

Photo by Sai T. The seventh and eighth graders are required to take their language oral exams during review week with the written portion given on the assigned day during exam week. Many students find the overlap of preparin...

Spanish Exam Shake Up

Russell W., Staff Writer

May 17, 2017

Filed under Audio, Classrooms/School

As the school year comes to a close, the MS Cats prepare to take exams. However, Spanish teacher Señor Jorge Perez has military obligations two weeks prior to the end of the school year. How will his students handle it? Listen...

Eighth Grade Math: A Challenge, a Party, or Somewhere in Between?

Anna B., Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

Filed under Classrooms/School

In eighth grade, students are given a choice between two math courses: College Prep Algebra I and Honors Algebra I. Although both cover the same concepts within algebra, there are a few differences between the two. “Most of the time, Honors and CP cover the same material. They’ll get to the sam...

Exam Studying Tips

Ella J., Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

Filed under Classrooms/School

Spring exams are just around the corner for middle school students at Westminster. It is important to find a study routine in order to go over all topics and stay organized to end the semester strong. Middle school students have tried and true advice on what they...

A Different Perspective on Drug and Alcohol Addiction from FCD

Connor L., Staff Writer

April 24, 2017

Filed under Classrooms/School

Photo Courtesy of www.fcd.org/whoweare From March 27-31, two speakers from an organization called FCD, Freedom from Chemical Dependency, came to talk to the middle school about drugs and alcohol. FCD is an organization who he...

Students and Teachers Adapt to Closure of I-85 Bridge

Anand S., Staff Writer

April 10, 2017

Filed under Buckhead/Atlanta

On Thursday, March 30, catastrophe struck Atlanta, when a 40-foot fire collapsed a bridge on the I-85 highway. This well-traveled section, driven on by over 220,000 cars a day, caused traffic in Atlanta to increase drastically when the interstate closed for repair. Due to the ...

Eighth Grade Boys Begin PE Health Unit

William B., Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Classrooms/School

One of the most important things when growing, as an eighth grade boy, is maintaining your health. Although plenty of students think of it as boring, others think that the health unit is completely necessary. Russell W., an eighth grade boy, is just starting the health unit. “It...

Storm Disaster

April 3, 2017

Easter Break: Eggs, Family, and Netflix

Anna B., Staff Writer

March 22, 2017

Filed under Classrooms/School, Student Life

  Easter is coming up, along with a four-day weekend full of candy and egg hunts. Sugar aside, many families have their own special traditions. “My family usually does an egg hunt,” said eighth grade student Brantley S. “Also, my mom tries to cook lamb and fails at it e...

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...

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