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Pets: Mankind’s Adorable Friends

Ben H., Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Most middle school students love having a pet of some sort, whether it be big, small, furry, scaly, or slimy. People love their pets, and pets love their people. According to a recent study, about 62 percent of students own dogs, making them the most popular pet in the middle school, followed by cats at 17 pe...

Is the Campus Center THE Place to go?

Isai S.

September 28, 2017

Filed under Student Life

The Campus Center, located in Broyles Art Center, not far from the Middle School, attracts students from all grades. But while they love the variety, many of them think the prices are high. Upper School students are allowed...

Wildcat Shuttles; Students Catch a Ride

Thomas E., Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Here at Westminster, students have many ways of getting home. One of the most common ways is riding a shuttle. There are many reasons to like or dislike riding in the car with other students. Eighth grader James S. said, “I...

So Many Chances to Lead in the MS

Ashley V., Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Filed under Student Life

  The Middle School offers everyone many opportunities to be a leader. Some of those include Class Representative, Service Council, Chapel Council, Tuesday Morning Prayer Leader, Global Ambassador, Big Sister Lead, Honor Council, and Steam Council. Some of these groups a...

They’re Binge Worthy: Favorite Netflix in the Middle School

Taylor G., Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Filed under Student Life

People use their free time in different ways--some spend time outside, some read a book, others craft. But the most common way that middle schoolers fill their free time is by watching shows on Netflix, which has become more and...

Kickoff to Hispanic Heritage Month: Cafe Con Leche Hosts the Celebration

Sofi H., Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Filed under Student Life

September 15 marked the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month, and in Westminster tradition, the middle school had an assembly celebrating Hispanic heritage. Hispanic Heritage Month was started as a week by Lyndon B. Johnson...

From StudentCats to TeacherCats

Ann Wright G., Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Filed under People

Did you know almost 13 percent of the middle school faculty walked in your shoes? Out of the current 86 teachers in the middle school, 11 have returned to work at the place that educated them. These teachers, along with recent...

Music Midtown Took us to Mars

William M, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

Filed under Pop Culture

Take off your Strumbella because Future is here! Midtown bounce backed from Hurricane Irma with Big Sean. With all kinds of music from rap to folk, Music Midtown brought the bangers. Music Midtown took place on September 16 and Sept...

Holla-Holla-Holidays: Which Breaks Have Students Shouting for Joy?

Allie G., Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Throughout the school year, middle schoolers celebrate many holidays. Some are bigger than others, but all are appreciated. Students get an entire week for Thanksgiving and two weeks for Christmas. Although, some holidays are only a single day off from school like Preside...

Understanding Bookstore Pricing; Is it Fair?

Alex E., Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

Filed under Student Life

  The bookstore has something for everyone. Some people go weekly, while others go two or three days a week. But the pricing of the bookstore has some questioning their choice. Colin G., an eighth-grader, said, "I go about two times a week. I think that the pricing is pretty fair compared to the concession s...

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