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Out with the old MacBook Airs and in with the new

Alexander Z., Staff Writer

May 19, 2017

Filed under Student Life

During exam week, Westminster students’ 2013 MacBook Air computers will be switched out for the newer MacBook 2016 computers. Every three years, Westminster leases the newest and greatest MacBooks. This computer swap has created a lot o...

Guardians of the Galaxy Vo. 2: The Most Comedic Adventure Film Yet

Teja G., Staff Writer

May 19, 2017

Filed under Pop Culture, Spotlight on...

Courtesy of Star Lord, Drax, Rocket, Gamorra, and baby Groot: the Guardians of the Galaxy. These five have saved the universe already in the original 2014 film, and on May 5, with a little extra help, they saved it yet again, but this time, with a twist. The antagonist is not q...

Fidget Spinners spin out of control in the MS

Olivia H., Staff Writer

May 19, 2017

Filed under Student Life

              Photos by Olivia H. Fidget spinners are currently the biggest trend in the middle school. They are used to help ADHD and anxiety, and they are also very entertaining to the eye. Sold on websites and in stores nationwide, fidget spin...

Last Call for the Lost and Found

Sadie H., Staff Writer

May 19, 2017

Filed under Student Life

The lives of many middle school students can be hectic, so it may be hard to keep up with all belongings. Whether it’s books, jackets, shoes and more, the middle school lost and found helps students to reunite with precious...

Westminster Students Rise to the Top in the You Be the Chemist Challenge

Andrew D. and Daniel V.

May 18, 2017

Filed under Audio, Clubs, Student Life

Westminster students dominated the competition in the You Be the Chemist challenge. Westminster finished first, second, and third, and the winner will go on to compete in nationals in Washington D.C. this summer. Go Cats!

Eighth Graders Leave Behind Their Words of Wisdom

Jack S., Staff Writer

May 11, 2017

Filed under Student Life

 Eighth graders love passing on advice to their sixth grade friends. Photo courtesy of Jack S. As the end of the school year approaches, the eighth graders are already beginning to think about high school. However, new beg...

French Global Program Excitement

Evie E., Staff Writer

May 8, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Bonjour France! From late May to early June, 19 middle school students will travel to Barbezieux Saint-Hilarire on the middle school French exchange program.   This program is chaperoned by teachers Anne Sophie Hankla, Carolina Matheson, and Jon Hathorn. On t...

Eighth Graders Dance One Last Time

Maya S., Staff Writer

May 4, 2017

Filed under Student Life

This Friday's Spring Fling will be a festival of fun! The eighth graders have their last dance of middle school coming up on May 5. Although many expressed mixed emotions, overall, the students are excited to go to the dance. Brantley S. is looking forward to th...

Procrastination: Why Do We Do It?

Sarah S., Staff Writer

May 4, 2017

Filed under Spotlight on..., Student Life

(Photo courtesy of Britannica Image Quest) Whether you are new to the middle school or getting ready to transition to the upper school, we are all practically prone to procrastinating with school work. However, why do we ...

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