Seniors look forward to packing 10,000 meals this spring

Mason Arbery, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

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For the past two years, the Westminster Class of 2017 has met in the Oglesby Room in the Middle School during one of their advisement periods. However, the students do much more than sit with their advisors or listen to a speaker....

Atlanta as human trafficking hotspot

Casey Monyak, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

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To many of its residents, Atlanta is a thriving city renowned for its incredibly busy airport, large aquarium, hopping nightlife, and high quality food. Atlanta is also home to another lucrative industry, one which generates nearly...

Cancelled 24-Hour Relay ignites controversy

Charlie Benedict, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

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This past winter, the 24-Hour Relay was cancelled because of a lack of teacher volunteers to chaperone the event. The 24-Hour Relay is an annual race in December to raise funds for cystic fibrosis research. Cystic fibrosis is...

Westminster students awarded spots in 20 under 20 for service

Paige Price, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

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Many Westminster students find opportunities in and outside the community as a way of giving back through philanthropy and volunteer work. There are also a handful of Upper School students who take their work to a higher level...

Star Wars and others highlight the holiday movie season

Ryan Suddath, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

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Many things come to mind when we consider the holiday season. Attending church, caroling, and shopping are among the most popular activities unique to that time of year. Yet, there is one element of the holiday season that we...

Creating Communities provides creative student outlet

Jehan Ramji, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

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For six years the program Creating Communities has taken students skilled in visual and performing arts into Atlanta to look at art and see how it affects communities. “We consider our focus to be the overlap between public...

“The Republic is Weeping”: Students react to election

Myles Hudson, Guest Writer

December 2, 2016

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The Republic is weeping. By the time polling centers closed on November 8th, 61.4 million Americans—47.8% of voters—had cast their ballots for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Virtually every poll put Secretary...

Scoot Dimon plans to retire at end of year

John Sheehan, Head Editor

December 2, 2016

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Scoot Dimon has been a staple of the Westminster experience for as long as any student here can remember. He is a part of the school, always greeting students at Adam’s Gate or playing tennis on the back courts. However, this...

Drew Charter Club helps advocate for a healthy lifestyle

Anna Campbell, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

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Georgia has the 10th highest rate of childhood obesity in the country. According to senior Alexis Fisher, the Drew Charter Club was founded to help just that. The Drew Charter Club began last year as an extension of the Pre-Med...

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