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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...

Fun in the Sun: The First Week Off-Campus Trips

Zach H., Staff Writer

October 1, 2018

Filed under Spotlight on..., Student Life

On Thursday, August 16, students from each grade and gender left the middle school for a fun day of off-campus trips. They went to places all over Georgia and did activities such as kayaking in Dahlonega to seeing the Birds of...

Wildcats’ Favorite Atlanta Attractions

Vincent B., Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Living in Atlanta, middle school students have many places to go during their free time or over the weekends. By far their favorite location is Mercedes-Benz Stadium. In close second is the World of Coca-Cola. Similarly, sixth grade boys Brand M. and Alex N. both ...

Where Do all the Wildcats Go After School?

Rhodé O., Staff Writer

September 14, 2018

Filed under Student Life

When the 2:45 bell rings, middle school students branch out across campus. Some go to sports practice and after school activities, some go to office hours or study hall, and some just go home Forty-five seventh grade students...

Jamming through Clarkson Hall

Allie R., Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

Filed under Pop Culture

Listening to music can boost one’s mood and a favorite song can make someone’s day a little brighter. At Westminster, students and teachers are jamming into the new school year. Middle schoolers like to listen to their fav...

Sixth Grade: A Transition to Middle School

Zach H., Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

Filed under Student Life

With the first few weeks of middle school completed, the sixth graders are beginning to settle in and get comfortable with their new environment. The increase in homework is a challenge, as is the accelerated academic expectations. James...

Recess Hot Spots and Activities

George M, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Westminster is not just a place where students grind in the classroom, it is also a place where students have fun. The Amphitheater, Zakas Courtyard, Locker Commons, and Broyles Field are all places to hang out, play basketball...

What is the True Meaning of Labor Day?

Evelyn S., Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

Filed under Student Life

 Who doesn’t love an extra day off of school, especially a Monday? Most schools have the first Monday of September off for Labor Day. Many people focus on the day off and don’t understand the actual meaning of this holiday....

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