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Sisterhood in the MS: The Big Sister Program

Taylor G., Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

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

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

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...

Is Homework Really Worth the Hassle?

November 8, 2017

Homework is something all Westminster middle school students have to do in their lives, but is that a good thing? For most teachers, homework is a routine for students on a daily basis, but it takes time to grade, not to mention all the time it takes the students to complete it. According to a recent surve...

The Slime Trend Lives On!

The Slime Trend Lives On!

November 6, 2017

Pets: Mankind’s Adorable Friends

Ben H., Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

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

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

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

  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

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

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

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...

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