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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...

You Are What You Eat

Ruthie H., Staff Writer

March 21, 2018

Filed under Student Life

  Some say an apple a day keeps the doctor away. “To eat is a necessity, but to eat intelligently is an art," said Francois de La Rouchefoucald, a French writer. Have you ever wondered what middle school students eat in a day and do they even care about the nutritional values of the food they are eating? According to the C...

Seeing Double in the Middle School

Ella F. and Virginia M., Staff Writers

March 8, 2018

Filed under Audio, Student Life

Westminster has a whopping 14 sets of twins in the middle school! Is it fun to share experiences all day, everyday, with someone else in your family? Listen to this story to find out more about the life of a twin.

Students Go For Gold in Reading Olympics

Nicholas H., Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Filed under Student Life

On Tuesday, March 6, Westminster had its own medal ceremony where many walked away with gold, silver and bronze medals made in our own STEAM lab. During the month of February, middle schoolers competed in the Reading Olympics. Based off the Pyeongchang Olympics, the Reading Olympics had different even...

Talent Show: Best of the Best

Ella W. and Cate S., Staff Writers

March 5, 2018

Filed under Student Life

With the Talent Show coming up in Kellett Theatre on Thursday, March 8, many students in the Middle School are eager to watch or perform. Listen to this story to get a preview of the 2018 Middle School Talent Show.

Playing Cards: A Time for Fun and Bonding

Katherine Y., Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Card games are a form of entertainment that have been played since the 9th century. According to an article by Adam Wintle from the website The World of Playing Cards, in the past cards were not only used to play games, they wer...

Christian Emphasis Week in the MS: Blessed

Alex L., Staff Writer

February 28, 2018

Filed under Student Life

This year’s Christian Emphasis Week theme is “blessed.” The week is dedicated to celebrating Christian ideas and values and teaching others about the religion. It is a time for Christians to celebrate Christianity and for people of other religions to learn about it. Reverend Tina McCormick, the Middle School c...

Dress Up Days: Do or Don’t

February 16, 2018

Filed under Student Life

On normal school days, most Westminster girls wear jeans and a shirt, and boys mainly wear khakis and a collared shirt, but for four days throughout the year, students are required to dress up when they come to school. During these chapel assembly days, the dress code is changed so that teachers and stude...

Snack Foods: BEWARE

Virginia M., Staff Writer

February 16, 2018

Filed under Student Life

According to Webster's, a snack is a light meal or food eaten between regular meals. They come in a variety of forms including packaged or processed snack foods, as well as items made from fresh ingredients at home. These options also have different nutritional...

Eighth Graders Look Back and Toward the Future

Skylar P., Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Filed under Student Life

As they are in their final semester of middle school, many eighth graders are starting to feel the pressure of transitioning to high school and are looking back on all the memories of middle school. Whether they came to Westminster...

Last Player Wins: Games of Choice in the MS

Neil P., Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Throughout the middle school people have been playing a new genre of games called Battle Royale. The first official Battle Royale game–PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, more popularly known as PubG–came out in 2012. Ho...

All About Wildcat Pets

Ryan T., Staff Writer

February 14, 2018

Filed under Student Life

After a long, hard day of school, for many middle school students it's refreshing to come home to a pet. Friends may come and go, but pets are always there. The pet-trade has a large variety of animals to choose from. This...

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