Confusion, distrust, misinformation make for freaky Friday

Jenny Qian, Head Editor

March 2, 2012

Filed under Opinions

In the days leading up to Feb. 24, we were reminded that Friday would open with a two-hour health and wellness assembly. Most of us approached it with dread, but the seniors’ meeting about drinking turned into a very candid...

Boys and Girls swimming perform well at state meet

Tommy Fort

March 2, 2012

Filed under Sports, Swimming and Diving

The swimming and diving A through AAAA state meets this year took a series of unusual turns.  Coaches, swimmers, and spectators were left with feelings of frustration, disbelief, and anger. These unusual turns, however, ultimate...

Percussion and jazz band concert drums up enthusiasm

Carter Maguire

March 2, 2012

Filed under Arts

Students, parents, and teachers filed onto the Westminster campus the evening of Thursday, Feb. 16.  On this night, a special event was about to begin and excitement crackled in the air.  As the spectators took their seats, the ...

Artist spotlight: Lyric Christian

Paige Williams

March 2, 2012

Filed under Arts

Freshman Lyric Christian is used to singing in front of audiences, but at the recent Black History Month assembly in McCain she was faced with a new challenge: performing alone in front of 500 peers. During her performance, ...

Thescon provides ‘players’ with a chance to gain state recognition

Alex Floyd

March 2, 2012

Filed under Arts

The Georgia theater community was abuzz from Feb. 9 through 11, when thespians from all across the state gathered for the annual Georgia Thespian Conference, or ‘Thescon,’ as it is popularly known. “Thescon is where 3,500 theate...

Argentines welcomed by school, community, country

Dylan Grien

March 2, 2012

Filed under News

On Jan. 30, 17 new students who had made a collective 42,500-mile journey from Holy Trinity College in Mar Del Plata to Atlanta were welcomed into the Westminster community. The first part of the Argentine Exchange Program had...

GHSA division changes promise easier route to state tournament

Orly Brooker

March 2, 2012

Filed under News

Next fall, the Westminster athletic community--from parents to coaches, athletes to fans--will be seeing changes that have been made to Georgia high school athletics reflected in Westminster’s sport schedules. The Georgia High...

Polar Day helps conserve energy

Anisha Reddy

March 2, 2012

Filed under News

Sustainability: it’s a word we probably did not hear too often ten years ago. But now, it’s everywhere, practically inescapable. One cause of the word’s pervasiveness, on Westminster’s campus anyway, is the Environmental...

Teacher, students, mom act in The Crucible

Isabel Callaway

March 2, 2012

Filed under Arts

A Westminster teacher, parent, and student found themselves thrust in the middle of the Salem witch trials. The date, however, was not 1692; it was just last weekend. English teacher Eddie DuPriest, junior Liz Morgan, and Susan...

Students depart on spring break adventures

Robert Smith

March 2, 2012

Filed under Opinions

I usually wait until the day of my deadline to begin the writing process for my articles and then actually submit them the next day, usually sometime around 5 p.m. I think I have submitted each of my three columns precisely one...

Seniors try to make the best of the last days of school

Ryan Heazel and Sean Smith

March 2, 2012

Filed under Opinions

In recent weeks, the reality that I am actually going to leave Westminster after this year has been setting in. As obvious as that concepts sounds, the moment of sudden attack by this feeling is a phenomenon that many seniors...