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Live Life to the Fullest: Middle School Bucket Lists

Katherine Y., Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

With spring break behind us and summer to look forward to, many students are discovering newly found adventurous goals to accomplish in the future. Whether it’s jumping out of an airplane or doing kind things for others, middle...

Terrible Trends of 2017

Jordan S., Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

Filed under Pop Culture

Many middle schoolers like to be trendy and follow the latest fads, but throughout the past year some trends didn’t appeal to many MS Wildcats. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a trend is a general movement or...

You Are What You Eat

Ruthie H., Staff Writer

March 21, 2018

Filed under Student Life

  Some say an apple a day keeps the doctor away. “To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art," said Francois de La Rouchefoucald, a French writer. Have you ever wondered what middle school students eat in a day and do they even care about the nutritional values of the food they are eating? According to the C...

Seeing Double in the Middle School

Ella F. and Virginia M., Staff Writers

March 8, 2018

Filed under Audio, Student Life

Westminster has a whopping 14 sets of twins in the middle school! Is it fun to share experiences all day, everyday, with someone else in your family? Listen to this story to find out more about the life of a twin.

Students Go For Gold in Reading Olympics

Nicholas H., Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Filed under Student Life

On Tuesday, March 6, Westminster had its own medal ceremony where many walked away with gold, silver and bronze medals made in our own STEAM lab. During the month of February, middle schoolers competed in the Reading Olympics. Based off the Pyeongchang Olympics, the Reading Olympics had different even...

Talent Show: Best of the Best

Ella W. and Cate S., Staff Writers

March 5, 2018

Filed under Student Life

With the Talent Show coming up in Kellett Theatre on Thursday, March 8, many students in the Middle School are eager to watch or perform. Listen to this story to get a preview of the 2018 Middle School Talent Show.

Jianzi: A Time for Exercise and Fun

Ethan R., Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

Filed under Clubs

Jianzi is a popular club in the Middle School. Students attend this club four times a month and attempt to beat their records each Friday. Jianzi is a traditional Chinese national sport in which players aim to keep a heavily weighted shuttlecock in the air by using their bodies, apart from the ...

Playing Cards: A Time for Fun and Bonding

Katherine Y., Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Card games are a form of entertainment that have been played since the 9th century. According to an article by Adam Wintle from the website The World of Playing Cards, in the past cards were not only used to play games, they wer...

Christian Emphasis Week in the MS: Blessed

Alex L., Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

Filed under Student Life

This year’s Christian Emphasis Week theme is “blessed.” The week is dedicated to celebrating Christian ideas and values and teaching others about the religion. It is a time for Christians to celebrate Christianity and for people of other religions to learn about it. Reverend Tina McCormick, the Middle School c...

Star Wars Future starts with Solo

February 28, 2018

Filed under Pop Culture

Han Solo is one of the main characters in The Star Wars Series, and he is finally getting a spin off. “He is the most intense character in the series,” said Margaret R., a seventh grade girl. During the Super Bowl, Solo, the newest Star Wars ...

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