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Middle School Hallways: A Canvas for Young Artists

Ikechi A., Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

Filed under Student Life

In the middle school's Clarkson Hall, several pieces of art are on display. One can see different paintings, sculptures, and even interpretations of blue tape scattered all over the hallways. ...

Fruit Break: Nourishing and Stress-less

Janine H., Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

Filed under Student Life

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Science Fair Wows the Audience; Several Advance to Regionals

Ikechi A., Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under Student Life

The tri-folds have been taken down and the papers have been submitted. The middle school science fair has come to close for most. Eighth graders have worked hard on their projects since September, and most are overjoyed to be...

Fortnite Fever Sweeping the Middle School

Vincent B., Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under Pop Culture

Fortnite Battle Royale has swept across the world deemed a “disease,” grossing about eight billion dollars as of November 2018. Fortnite Battle Royale is a game where 100 players in teams of one, two, or four skydive onto...

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Evelyn S., Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under Student Life

The holidays are an exciting time in the middle school. Students and teachers are looking forward to vacations, spending time with family and friends, and most of all getting a break from school. Presents are another aspect...

The MS Geography Bee: Who will BEE the Best?

Zach H., Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Every year at the beginning of January, the middle school holds its very own geography bee. This competition of around ten students holds high stakes and features the best geography students at the school. Seventh grade boys chair and sixth grade World Cultures teacher Robert Cochran is the host and director of the bee. He...

Wildcats Going Global

Evelyn S. and Allie R., Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Filed under Audio, Student Life

Middle Schoolers are offered four amazing Global Programs in the summer of 2019 to immerse themselves in other cultures. The program's trips include Spain, France, Italy, and Colorado. These experiences create lifelong friendships,...

Social Media: Harmful or Helpful?

Jenny J., Staff Writer

October 12, 2018

Filed under Pop Culture

It’s no doubt that social media and technology is taking over the world, especially for young people in middle school. According to Westminster middle schoolers, the most used social media apps are Instagram and Snapchat....

Too Short Skirts, Shirts Untucked; What to Wear to School

Evelyn S.

October 11, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Clothing can help students express their personalities, but many think the dress code limits students from wearing what they would like to wear to school. Others think that the dress code is flawless, and it isn’t too strict...

Wildcats Clubs of Choice

October 11, 2018

Filed under Clubs

In the Middle School many clubs are offered including WoodCats, Ping Pong Club, and Alfred Hitchcock Club. Students do indeed have their favorites. Sixth grader Hudson W.'s club of choice is Ping Pong Club. He said, “I like...

The 2018-19 Go-To Clubs in the Middle School

Ikechi A., Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Filed under Clubs

Clubs at Westminster are groups that get people together to hang out and explore their hobbies. During the first weeks of school, students had multiple leadership and club opportunities presented to them. New clubs were created...

Netflix: I’ll Just Watch One More

Janine H., Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Netflix is one of the biggest trends in the middle school, as many students spend hours watching their favorite shows almost every day. According to a survey of middle students where 48 students replied, about half enjoy watching...

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