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Is the Campus Center Worth the Money?

Toby L., Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

The Westminster Middle School has two places designated for only food; the Campus Center, located in Broyles, and the Malone dining hall, located in Pressly. Both locations have their pros and cons. The Campus Center is only open during lunch for seventh and eighth ...

HQ: Getting Down To The Nitty Gritty

Jack R., Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

HQ is a widely-popular, free mobile trivia game played by many students in the middle school. According to Time Magazine, HQ is the 1 app of 2017. Increasing in player count by day, HQ is growing and has reached over 1 million con...

Big Sis-Little Sis: A Time to Connect

Walton N., Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

In the Westminster Middle School, the big sister/little sister program has been a tradition for several years. Every year, a sixth grade girl is paired with one or two eighth grade girls to become a “little sister.” This gives the eighth graders a chance...

Closing the Door on Locker Problems

Jordan S., Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

                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...

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