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Dress Code Drama

Margaret R., staff writer

February 11, 2019

Filed under Student Life

Since Westminster was founded in 1961, students have always had a strict dress code. Over time the rules have gotten more allowing. Various students think the dress code is affecting their way to express their feelings. Others...

All Aboard to Procrastination Station!

Lia D.

February 7, 2019

Filed under Student Life

There’s no denying that at some point, if not many, you’ve procrastinated. You’re sitting with all your books and papers laid out in front of you, ready to get work done…but then you wonder how much of the ocean is still ...

Winter Blues: What’s got people down?

Margot C., Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Filed under Student Life

After enjoying a long Christmas break, some students have a hard time coming back to school and adjusting to the workload, stress, and athletics. Research done by Mayo Clinic shows that there are around 3 million cases of seasonal...

Middle School Hallways: A Canvas for Young Artists

Ikechi A., Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

Filed under Student Life

In the middle school's Clarkson Hall, several pieces of art are on display. One can see different paintings, sculptures, and even interpretations of blue tape scattered all over the hallways. ...

Fruit Break: Nourishing and Stress-less

Janine H., Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

Filed under Student Life

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Science Fair Wows the Audience; Several Advance to Regionals

Ikechi A., Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under Student Life

The tri-folds have been taken down and the papers have been submitted. The middle school science fair has come to close for most. Eighth graders have worked hard on their projects since September, and most are overjoyed to be...

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Evelyn S., Staff Writer

December 10, 2018

Filed under Student Life

The holidays are an exciting time in the middle school. Students and teachers are looking forward to vacations, spending time with family and friends, and most of all getting a break from school. Presents are another aspect...

The MS Geography Bee: Who will BEE the Best?

Zach H., Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Every year at the beginning of January, the middle school holds its very own geography bee. This competition of around ten students holds high stakes and features the best geography students at the school. Seventh grade boys chair and sixth grade World Cultures teacher Robert Cochran is the host and director of the bee. He...

Wildcats Going Global

Evelyn S. and Allie R., Staff Writer

November 1, 2018

Filed under Audio, Student Life

Middle Schoolers are offered four amazing Global Programs in the summer of 2019 to immerse themselves in other cultures. The program's trips include Spain, France, Italy, and Colorado. These experiences create lifelong friendships,...

Too Short Skirts, Shirts Untucked; What to Wear to School

Evelyn S.

October 11, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Clothing can help students express their personalities, but many think the dress code limits students from wearing what they would like to wear to school. Others think that the dress code is flawless, and it isn’t too strict...

Netflix: I’ll Just Watch One More

Janine H., Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Netflix is one of the biggest trends in the middle school, as many students spend hours watching their favorite shows almost every day. According to a survey of middle students where 48 students replied, about half enjoy watching...

Fun in the Sun: The First Week Off-Campus Trips

Zach H., Staff Writer

October 1, 2018

Filed under Spotlight on..., Student Life

On Thursday, August 16, students from each grade and gender left the middle school for a fun day of off-campus trips. They went to places all over Georgia and did activities such as kayaking in Dahlonega to seeing the Birds of...

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