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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...

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...

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...

Where We Dropping? Fortnite Hottest Game in the Nation

David M., Press Writer

April 27, 2018

Filed under Student Life

“Where we dropping?” is a common phrase heard at the beginning of a match when playing Fortnite with friends. Across all platforms, Epic Games has registered 3.4 million Fortnite players around the world. Darren Slugg designed Fortnite and released the game on July ...

MS Students, Faculty Fallin’ to Pollen

Daniel W., Staff Writer

April 27, 2018

Filed under Buckhead/Atlanta, Student Life

It's yellow and annoying, and according to the CDC, over 6 million children in the U.S. are affected by it. Merriam-Webster defines pollen as a mass of microspores in a seed plant appearing usually as a fine dust. According...

Live Life to the Fullest: Middle School Bucket Lists

Katherine Y., Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

With spring break behind us and summer to look forward to, many students are discovering newly found adventurous goals to accomplish in the future. Whether it’s jumping out of an airplane or doing kind things for others, middle...

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