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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...

Westminster AQT

February 8, 2017

Filed under Clubs

In the Middle School, there are many clubs and activities that a student can partake in. One of these clubs is Academic Quiz Team, simply known as AQT. The middle school has 2 AQT teams; the sixth grade team and the seventh and eighth grade team. The...

The Art of Arguing

Kiran G., Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

Filed under Clubs, Spotlight on...

Debate is one of the biggest clubs in the middle school with almost 35 active members. In this club, members prepare for competitions with other schools in which they argue about a specific topic backed by loads of evidence. This...

Fast Speaking Middle Schoolers Bring Home the Hardware

Alex E., Staff Writer

November 9, 2016

Filed under Clubs

Holland Bald (Pictured on the left) poses with an award at Michigan. Photo by Jordana Sternberg Ever wondered how fast speakers use their talent? A select group of middle school students, including Yash K., Sam P., Ashwin P., and...

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