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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 ...

Bucks in a Box: Packed with Love

Ella W., Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

Filed under Clubs

For the past three years, the service council has been getting together around the end of January and planning a service project called Bucks in a Box. For Bucks in a Box, middle school students donate a shoe box with five dollars in it. Once all of the donations have been collected, the service council uses the money to buy fo...

What’s the Buzz with MS AQT?

Sophia R., Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

Filed under Clubs

The Middle School Academic Quiz Team, also known as AQT, is a club on the rise. The tournaments started in October, and the team has already attended two competitions. Much like Jeopardy, AQT is a quiz-based activity where...

Clubs: A Way To Have Fun During School

Ben H., Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

Filed under Clubs

    Have you ever wanted to draw, debate, study chemistry, jumprope, play card games, garden during the school day? Students may be thinking that they don't have enough time to do any of that. But there's a time during school hours when they can do all of those activities...

Jumping Into Middle School

Henley T., Staff Writer

September 8, 2017

Filed under Clubs

In the middle school at Westminster, there’s a new attraction. The jump roping club opened for the first time during club period on Friday. It was destined to be a hit, but nobody expected just how popular it would be. The first time the club met, it took place in...

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!

Making Miracles for Others

Evelyn H. and Allie B., Staff Writers

April 13, 2017

Filed under Audio, Clubs

CEWs service day was a big hit in the middle school. Listen to this story to find out about all the behind the scenes work.

MathCounts: Unsung Champions

Andrew D., Staff Writer

March 31, 2017

Filed under Clubs, Student Life

  Do you ever wonder how incredible math students at our school continue to push themselves to new levels, or about the insane amount of trophies on Pete Davenport’s walls? The MathCounts team has frequently been...

Robotics Showcase Celebrates Successful Season

Anand S., Staff Writer

March 17, 2017

Filed under Clubs

  On Friday, March 3, the robotics team hosted a showcase to display the teams’ new robots. After school, all of the team members and interested students and teachers gathered in the STEAM room. After competing in many different tournaments throughout the year, the students had the opportunity to sho...

ChessCats prepare for State

February 27, 2017

Behind The Scenes: Robotics Club

Andrew D., Staff Writer

February 9, 2017

Filed under Clubs, Spotlight on...

Did you know that in the middle school there aren't only people who can throw but incredible robots too? In the middle school a lesser-known club called Robotics practices every day in the STEAM lab. Leah Roberts, a coach...

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