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Closing the Door on Locker Problems

Jordan S., Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Lockers are a big part of the middle school experience. They can hold a student’s belongings and books, and are fun to decorate, but sometimes they just don’t work that well. The most common problem Westminster students face every day with their lockers are the doors being jammed or really hard to open or to...

Spring Break 2018–Escaping Reality

Ruthie H., Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Spring Break is right around the corner, and many people already know where they are going. Who will they go with? What will they do? How long will they stay and what has been their favorite Spring Break vacation in the past? Middle...

New Year, New Resolutions

Ella W., Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

Filed under Student Life

Everyone knows that New Year’s resolutions are a big part of turning the page on the calendar. According to the University of Scranton, about 45 percent of Americans usually make New Year’s resolutions. Every time January 1 rolls around again, middle school Wildcats set goals they want to achieve that year. Sylvia B....

Angels Donate to Angels

December 7, 2017

Is Homework over the Holidays Allowed?

Helen M., Staff Writer

November 27, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Homework is assigned to students mostly every night to review and practice what they learned in class. On average, homework for exam courses takes about 30-40 minutes to complete. But, is homework allowed to be assigned during...

Yellow Jackets Swarming the Middle School

November 13, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Yellow jackets have been swarming around many of the trash cans, lured by the foods and drinks around the cans. Students have been stung, and some have allergies to these insects, which are blocking the way to dispose of trash. ...

Winter’s Cool Down Begins

Winter’s Cool Down Begins

November 13, 2017

Students Donate for Homes and Hurricane Relief

Sarina D., Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

Filed under Student Life

What does it take to see a favorite teacher in a chicken suit? And who wouldn’t want to have a donut or Willy’s party at school? During October, middle schoolers brought in cash to try to win these prizes and donate to a good cause. The annual Habitat for Humanity fundraiser is a Westminster tradition where s...

Social Media: What Apps Appeal Most to MS Students

Allie G., Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

Filed under Student Life

                Across the middle school, students use social media to communicate, connect, and stay up to date. Which apps are the middle schoolers currently using and why? Seventh grader George M. said, “I use Snapchat and In...

Sisterhood in the MS: The Big Sister Program

Taylor G., Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

Filed under Student Life

Starting middle school can be very unnerving, especially when coming to Westminster brand new. To sixth graders, the eighth graders can appear very intimidating, but with the help of the Big Sister Program, eighth grade girls...

MS Students Bring Back Old Trends

Caroline D., Staff Writer

November 9, 2017

Filed under Student Life

As time flies by, so do the popular trends of that particular year. Each August, students arrive with something new. Sometimes it is wrist wear, shoes, or books. Middle Schoolers bring these new fads to school, catch the eyes...

Halloween Scares and Excites in 2017

Ashley V. and Kathleen H., Staff Writer

November 9, 2017

Filed under Student Life

On October 31 excitement rushed through the school. Everyone was waiting for the bell so they could go home and change into their costume for the night. Students and teachers could barely contain their wide range of emotions in getting ready for Halloween. Halloween originated mainly in Ireland in the fi...

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