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Dress Code Drama

Margaret R., staff writer

February 11, 2019

Filed under Student Life

Since Westminster was founded in 1961, students have always had a strict dress code. Over time the rules have gotten more allowing. Various students think the dress code is affecting their way to express their feelings. Others...

Is Fortnite Dancing Here to Stay?

Mack T., Staff Writer

February 7, 2019

Filed under Pop Culture

Last year, a new video game took the world by storm. Fortnite has racked up three billion dollars, according to an article by Jon Russell, just a year and a half after its release even though it is a free-to-play game. The...

All Aboard to Procrastination Station!

Lia D.

February 7, 2019

Filed under Student Life

There’s no denying that at some point, if not many, you’ve procrastinated. You’re sitting with all your books and papers laid out in front of you, ready to get work done…but then you wonder how much of the ocean is still ...

Winter Blues: What’s got people down?

Margot C., Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Filed under Student Life

After enjoying a long Christmas break, some students have a hard time coming back to school and adjusting to the workload, stress, and athletics. Research done by Mayo Clinic shows that there are around 3 million cases of seasonal...

Too Much Social Media?

Ireland M., Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Filed under Pop Culture

Although Westminster middle school students are not allowed to be on their phones during the school day, most use time after school to go on Social Media. Many middle schoolers think that people are on their phones and on Social...

Singin’ in the Rain Jr. Shines in Kellett

Alexa L.

February 6, 2019

Filed under Fine Arts, Uncategorized

Wet weather took over the campus, but this time it wasn't a snow day. On Friday, the cast of Singin’ in the Rain Jr. wore their t-shirts in order to promote their show, which opened that afternoon at 3:30 p.m. in Kellett Theater...

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...

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