Westminster welcomes new college counselor

John Guerry, News Reporter

October 31, 2016

Westminster, known for its academic excellence, had all 200 members of the class of 2015 admitted into college this fall. It is an understatement to say that this is due to the incredible and diligent work of the College Counseling...

Westminster students participate in Maker Faire

Sreya Atmuri, News Reporter

October 31, 2016

For the past three years, Westminster students interested in creating and tinkering with things have attended Maker Faire. Maker Faire is a convention where crafters, educators, engineers, authors, artists, and students, to...

Young Democrats encourage students to stay informed

Frances Mize, Guest Writer

October 31, 2016

Lily Canfield, Maya Sinha, and myself are the presidents of the Young Democrats club here on campus. It’s a really great time. Fun discussion. Let us know if you’re interested! But, in light of this current election, probably...

New JanTerm selection blends diverse interests

Jessica Lao, News Reporter

October 31, 2016

As JanTerm selection made its return this fall, students debating over what courses to request found themselves with over a dozen new options for the three-week, highly-specialized program.  Through a combination of popular demand,...

Upper School celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Mason Arbery, News Reporter

October 31, 2016

In 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson made a momentous decision when he decided to create National Hispanic Heritage Week. This week grew into a month-long celebration under President Ronald Reagan in 1988. Lasting from September...

Week of Homecoming festivities leads to football win

Phoebe Liu, News Writer

October 31, 2016

Two determined members of the senior class, baseball bat in hand, swung at two piñatas hanging from basketball hoops in Turner Gym. As hundreds of candies with glittering wrappers burst into the air, the crowd, comprised of over...

E Squared: Understanding the workings of the magazines Embryo and Evolutions

Annie Kong, Arts Writer

October 31, 2016

The two student-run publications on campus, Embryo and Evolutions, are useful outlets for showcasing forms of art, visual and literary alike. However, distinct contrasting elements separate these magazines and allow students...

WAM: Bringing the men’s and women’s a capellas together

Sarah Elizabeth Payne, Arts Writer

October 31, 2016

A Westminster tradition we have all grown to know and love, MAC and WAC, have officially come together to form a new group…WAM. The idea for a co-ed group has been tossed around for a while, but this year, founders Drew...

Orchestra meets famous violinist Joshua Bell

MeiMei Xu, Arts Writer

October 31, 2016

Westminster’s Chamber Orchestra had a rare opportunity to meet the world-class violinist Joshua Bell on Sept. 15. The class attended a rehearsal of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s season opening concert featuring Bell as...

Volleyball overcoming state championship losses

Charlie Benedict, Sports Writer

October 31, 2016

Westminster volleyball has been a consistent force in Georgia. Each of the last three seasons the Cats have dominated their regular season opponents, before ultimately failing in the state championship. In 2013, the Cats went...

Powder-Puff football: Back on campus?

Jack Hunter, Sports Writer

October 31, 2016

On September 30th, the 11 th grade class officers held an on campus Powder-Puff football tournament for the 11 th grade. “Powder-Puff is the girl version of football. There’s no contact and you use belt flags,” said...

Senior Flag Football

Jack Minson, Sports Writer

October 31, 2016

In the midst of a so far great season for your Wildcat football team in Fritz Orr Stadium, the seniors who do not play for coach Gerry Romberg’s team have taken it upon themselves to create their own flag football league....