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Wildcats’ Favorite Atlanta Attractions

Vincent B., Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Living in Atlanta, middle school students have many places to go during their free time or over the weekends. By far their favorite location is Mercedes-Benz Stadium. In close second is the World of Coca-Cola. Similarly, sixth grade boys Brand M. and Alex N. both ...

Where Do all the Wildcats Go After School?

Rhodé O., Staff Writer

September 14, 2018

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When the 2:45 bell rings, middle school students branch out across campus. Some go to sports practice and after school activities, some go to office hours or study hall, and some just go home Forty-five seventh grade students...

Sixth Grade: A Transition to Middle School

Zach H., Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

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With the first few weeks of middle school completed, the sixth graders are beginning to settle in and get comfortable with their new environment. The increase in homework is a challenge, as is the accelerated academic expectations. James...

Recess Hot Spots and Activities

George M, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

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Westminster is not just a place where students grind in the classroom, it is also a place where students have fun. The Amphitheater, Zakas Courtyard, Locker Commons, and Broyles Field are all places to hang out, play basketball...

What is the True Meaning of Labor Day?

Evelyn S., Staff Writer

September 12, 2018

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 Who doesn’t love an extra day off of school, especially a Monday? Most schools have the first Monday of September off for Labor Day. Many people focus on the day off and don’t understand the actual meaning of this holiday....

Campus Center Buzz

Will R., Staff Writer

May 18, 2018

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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