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What is the True Meaning of Labor Day?

Evelyn S., Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

Filed under Student Life

 Who doesn’t love an extra day off of school, especially a Monday? Most schools have the first Monday of September off for Labor Day. Many people focus on the day off and don’t understand the actual meaning of this holiday....

Campus Center Buzz

Will R., Staff Writer

May 18, 2018

Filed under Student Life

The Campus Center seems to be a popular place for the middle schoolers after lunch and school. Seventh graders get one day a week after lunch to visit this space in Broyles that is for hanging out and buying food. Seventh grade...

The Forgotten Video Games

Reilly O., Staff Writer

May 18, 2018

Filed under Pop Culture, Uncategorized

Fortnite was released July 25, 2017, and slowly but surely, has dominated the video game world. In a recent middle school survey, all grade levels gave feedback on what happened to those video games that had previously been at the top. Do pe...

Learning to Be Free

Victor H., Staff Writer

May 18, 2018

Filed under Student Life

During the week of April 12, Freedom from Chemical Dependency facilitators came to teach students of the middle school about intelligent and healthy choices for drug and alcohol use. As Mr. Will Straughan and Mrs. Sarah Burrell had previously been addicts, their exp...

Teens and Sleep: From A to Zzzzzzz

Brooks P., Staff Writer

May 17, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Sleeping is considered to be one of the biggest necessities for teenagers. The average teen sleeps about seven and a half hours each night, about one and a half hours less than the preferred nine. The National Sleep Foundation...

Camps: Summer Fun for Students

Ethan R., Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Students attend different camps all over the world, whether an overnight or a day session. Camps all around the world have many activities for the campers, including a mud run, obstacle courses, zip lines, and ropes courses. S...

Why Coaches Coach

May 10, 2018

Class Reps: A Behind the Scenes Look

Ella W. and Cate S., Staff Writers

May 10, 2018

Filed under People

Each year, many girls and boys stand in front of their peers, hoping to be elected class representative for their grade and gender. Though not everyone can be elected, the ones that are put in hard work to make each year as memor...

Unwelcome Guests Crash Girls Locker Commons

Helen S., Staff Writer

May 9, 2018

Filed under Student Life

At Westminster, when you think of the locker commons, you think of a place just for the members of your grade and gender--a place where you can catch up with your friends and eat your snacks. But now, for the second time, some uninvited...

Field Day Fun!

Skylar P., Staff Writer

May 7, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Middle School students look forward to one day almost as much as the final day of school—Field Day! This year’s competition is Friday, May 11. Students are split into teams by advisement and spend the day competing in different...

Chapel Council: Quiet Creators of MS Assemblies

Alex L., Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

Filed under Student Life

With the final assembly of the year upcoming on May 4, some Chapel Council members recalled what the group has accomplished during the year. Chapel Council plays a huge role in organizing assemblies. Toby L., a Chapel Council lead, said, “We plan and work very hard to meet the deadlines of ea...

Next Year: Tips For a Fresh Start

Jordan S., Staff Writer

April 30, 2018

Filed under Audio, Student Life

Have you struggled with the workload of school? It is close to the end of the school, and as students move up, this advice might help for the next year. Listen to find out some of the tips and tricks that Middle Schoolers use...

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