Letter From the Editor

Catherine Benedict, Head Editor

November 21, 2015

Beloved Community: the two words most likely to both bring a smile to Jim Justice’s face and prompt snide derision from the more cynical members of the student body. Like many other students, I find the saccharine earnestness o...

Westminster in Brief: November 2015

Maya Bradford, Online Editor

November 20, 2015

What’s happening on the Westminster campus that the communications office doesn’t want you to know about? Intrepid senior Online Editor Maya Bradford recently took to the streets to find out, hoping to one day win back her ...

Students enhance school admissions process

Cartie Werthman, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

The beginning of November brought the first prospective students trickling onto campus, wondering if they will join the students meandering to and from classes. Led by current students, the applicants walk from chemistry to the squash...

Professional Learning Communities facilitate faculty growth

Graham Katz, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

The Professional Learning Community, or the PLC, has been optimizing teaching methods in the Upper School for about three years. “It’s a group of professionals who get together to collaborate in their own learning,” said ...

Habitat build helps families in need

Sreya Atmuri, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

The Habitat for Humanity building project, in which student and faculty volunteers help construct a house for a family in need, is one of the many opportunities that the school offers for students to give back to their communi...

MatCats look forward to success

Grant Pinkston, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

The Westminster wrestling team has historically been very successful in Georgia over the past years. With eight state championships, the wrestling team has had a lot of experience in winning big tournaments. This year, head co...

Georgia should fire football coach Mark Richt

Jack Schlafly, Columnist

November 20, 2015

The University of Georgia’s football team is in a dilemma. To start off the problems for the Bulldogs, their quarterback situation is awful. Greyson Lambert is a transfer from Virginia who had a strong start to the season, i...

New Writing Center changes school dynamic

Phoebe Liu, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

Not sure how to write your college essay? Need a push to start that paper? Have questions regarding grammar and punctuation? Many students would answer “yes” to at least one of the questions, and the newly opened Writing Cente...

Proof stands out with small cast size, fosters discussion

Grace Cohn, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

Within weeks of the closing of Titanic, the StageCats took on a new play: Proof. But this one charted a completely different route from Titanic’s massive spectacle. Proof is a simple show, set on a back porch with a premise ...

Atlanta Hawks aspire to build upon past achievement

John Farley, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

The Atlanta Hawks are off to a hot 8-3 start and hope to recreate last season’s success, when they placed ranked first in the Eastern Conference in the regular season. In the playoffs last season, the team advanced to the confer...

Students bond at FCA Retreat

Naima Turbes, Staff Writer

November 20, 2015

Expressing life-long fears, hiking up a waterfall at the break of dawn, and finding a deeper connection with God are just some of the many experiences at last month’s Fellowship for Christian Athletes (FCA) retreat, an adventure ...