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Pets: Mankind’s Adorable Friends

Ben H., Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Most middle school students love having a pet of some sort, whether it be big, small, furry, scaly, or slimy. People love their pets, and pets love their people. According to a recent study, about 62 percent of students own dogs, making them the most popular pet in the middle school, followed by cats at 17 pe...

Is the Campus Center THE Place to go?

Isai S.

September 28, 2017

Filed under Student Life

The Campus Center, located in Broyles Art Center, not far from the Middle School, attracts students from all grades. But while they love the variety, many of them think the prices are high. Upper School students are allowed...

Wildcat Shuttles; Students Catch a Ride

Thomas E., Staff Writer

September 22, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Here at Westminster, students have many ways of getting home. One of the most common ways is riding a shuttle. There are many reasons to like or dislike riding in the car with other students. Eighth grader James S. said, “I...

So Many Chances to Lead in the MS

Ashley V., Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Filed under Student Life

  The Middle School offers everyone many opportunities to be a leader. Some of those include Class Representative, Service Council, Chapel Council, Tuesday Morning Prayer Leader, Global Ambassador, Big Sister Lead, Honor Council, and Steam Council. Some of these groups a...

They’re Binge Worthy: Favorite Netflix in the Middle School

Taylor G., Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Filed under Student Life

People use their free time in different ways--some spend time outside, some read a book, others craft. But the most common way that middle schoolers fill their free time is by watching shows on Netflix, which has become more and...

Kickoff to Hispanic Heritage Month: Cafe Con Leche Hosts the Celebration

Sofi H., Staff Writer

September 21, 2017

Filed under Student Life

September 15 marked the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month, and in Westminster tradition, the middle school had an assembly celebrating Hispanic heritage. Hispanic Heritage Month was started as a week by Lyndon B. Johnson...

Holla-Holla-Holidays: Which Breaks Have Students Shouting for Joy?

Allie G., Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Throughout the school year, middle schoolers celebrate many holidays. Some are bigger than others, but all are appreciated. Students get an entire week for Thanksgiving and two weeks for Christmas. Although, some holidays are only a single day off from school like Preside...

Understanding Bookstore Pricing; Is it Fair?

Alex E., Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

Filed under Student Life

  The bookstore has something for everyone. Some people go weekly, while others go two or three days a week. But the pricing of the bookstore has some questioning their choice. Colin G., an eighth-grader, said, "I go about two times a week. I think that the pricing is pretty fair compared to the concession s...

MS Bible Studies: A Place to Chat, Bond and Learn

Caroline D., Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Being a part of a Bible study helps middle school students create bonds with classmates and high schoolers. The time together brings them closer to the Bible and allows them to have fun in the process. Bible study occurs once a week on the same day each time. Around 7:00- 7:15 a.m. is when students tend ...

Dining at Westminster: Flik’s Options for Special Diets

Sarina D., Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

Filed under Student Life

  In Malone Dining Hall, located in Pressly, Westminster middle and upper school students enjoy many unique and tasty lunch options every day. Some choose the hot lunch line, which usually offers a meat and vegetable, while some select the salad bar, the soup of the day, or a panini sandwich. But some don’t...

Recess: Time to Play, Study, and Hang Out

Isai S., Staff Writer

September 14, 2017

Filed under Student Life

As the school year begins, students seem to really enjoy the free time the middle school schedule allows.  Many have been using their fruit break and assembly period time to entertain themselves and to get some work done. The...

Dress code opinions: Are the rules reasonable?

Ally M., Staff writer

September 14, 2017

Filed under Student Life

What to wear today? This is a common question asked everyday by middle school students. With the dress code in place, it can be difficult to find a good outfit that also follows the rules. Many teachers and students from all...

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