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Spring Break 2018–Escaping Reality

Ruthie H., Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Spring Break is right around the corner, and many people already know where they are going. Who will they go with? What will they do? How long will they stay and what has been their favorite Spring Break vacation in the past? Middle...

New Year, New Resolutions

Ella W., Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Everyone knows that New Year’s resolutions are a big part of turning the page on the calendar. According to the University of Scranton, about 45 percent of Americans usually make New Year’s resolutions. Every time January 1 rolls around again, middle school Wildcats set goals they want to achieve that year. Sylvia B....

Angels Donate to Angels

December 7, 2017

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...

Is Homework over the Holidays Allowed?

Helen M., Staff Writer

November 27, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Homework is assigned to students mostly every night to review and practice what they learned in class. On average, homework for exam courses takes about 30-40 minutes to complete. But, is homework allowed to be assigned during...

Thanksgiving: Friends, Family and Favorite Foods

Annie J., Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

Filed under People

Imagine this: it's Thanksgiving morning, and the smells of warm food are already filling the air. From pumpkin pie to mashed potatoes or just the classic turkey, the mouths of middle schoolers are drooling for Thanksgiving dinner. Out...

Yellow Jackets Swarming the Middle School

November 13, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Yellow jackets have been swarming around many of the trash cans, lured by the foods and drinks around the cans. Students have been stung, and some have allergies to these insects, which are blocking the way to dispose of trash. ...

Winter’s Cool Down Begins

Winter’s Cool Down Begins

November 13, 2017

Students Donate for Homes and Hurricane Relief

Sarina D., Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

Filed under Student Life

What does it take to see a favorite teacher in a chicken suit? And who wouldn’t want to have a donut or Willy’s party at school? During October, middle schoolers brought in cash to try to win these prizes and donate to a good cause. The annual Habitat for Humanity fundraiser is a Westminster tradition where s...

Social Media: What Apps Appeal Most to MS Students

Allie G., Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

Filed under Student Life

                Across the middle school, students use social media to communicate, connect, and stay up to date. Which apps are the middle schoolers currently using and why? Seventh grader George M. said, “I use Snapchat and In...

Sisterhood in the MS: The Big Sister Program

Taylor G., Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Starting middle school can be very unnerving, especially when coming to Westminster brand new. To sixth graders, the eighth graders can appear very intimidating, but with the help of the Big Sister Program, eighth grade girls...

MS Students Bring Back Old Trends

Caroline D., Staff Writer

November 9, 2017

Filed under Student Life

As time flies by, so do the popular trends of that particular year. Each August, students arrive with something new. Sometimes it is wrist wear, shoes, or books. Middle Schoolers bring these new fads to school, catch the eyes...

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