“Prepare for anything”: Westminster travel Closer Analysis of Chewonki

Eric Wang, News Reporter

September 29, 2017

Westminster students have numerous great privileges that almost no other schools have. These include the extracurriculars, clubs, and of course, the best of it all: JanTerm. JanTerm is a course that most students take, and ma...

Charlottesville violence shocks campus, invites discussion

Meimei Xu, News Reporter

September 29, 2017

One person killed. Fourteen others injured. The aftermath from the car that hurtled into a crowd of counter protesters on Saturday, August 12, in Charlottesville, VA, left Americans with difficult questions to answer about histo...

Circle of Women plans project in Peru

Alison Wilkinson, News Reporter

September 29, 2017

“Our current project [is] actually the first time a [high school] chapter of the national Circle of Women organization has taken on their own project,” said junior Jessica Lao, a leader of Westminster’s Circle of Women chapter. Th...

Upper school witnesses anticipated eclipse

Phoebe Liu, News Reporter

September 29, 2017

Hundreds of upper school students and faculty taking a break from second period stand, sit and stretch out on the warm green grass of Broyles Field. 2:35 PM, an eerie, diffuse, muted daylight covers the school like a blanket. Shad...

Students on Running Through History Learn, Grow, and Bond

Mason Arbery, News Reporter

September 29, 2017

On June 4, 2016, 29 adventurous students, as well as four faculty chaperones, took off from the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, en route to London. Glancing outside of the windows, the students caught their last glim...

The Dean Team

Ananya Ganesh, News Reporter

September 29, 2017

The new school year brought many exciting changes for both students and faculty, the reorganization of the deans of the upper school being one of them. The office of the dean of students of the upper school hitherto consistin...

The Purpose Behind the Pennies: Westminster’s 2017 Habitat for Humanity Build

Julia Rhee, News Reporter

September 29, 2017

For more than a quarter of a century, the partnership between some of Atlanta’s premier independent schools and Habitat for Humanity has flourished, providing 25 underprivileged families with decent and affordable housing. ...

Westminster sees record year in new club creations

Alex Bradham, News Reporter

September 29, 2017

Since the its founding in 1951, Westminster has developed a tradition of attracting ambitious students eager to serve the community, explore the arts, consider various career paths, and learn about foreign cultures. Today, the cl...

Slave to Society

Ashley Ahn, Columnist

September 29, 2017

On Aug. 21, we saw an eclipse. How could we forget? News stations, the Internet, and social media constantly reminded us to mark our calendars. School started 30 minutes earlier so students could attend a special assembly before...

Hidden hero: Eli Smith

Ella Bradford, Columnist

September 29, 2017

by Ella Bradford         Every afternoon after lunch, I walk through that corridor snuggled in the back-left corner of the lunch room. I attempt to follow the ever-changing trash sorting instructions and slide my plate...

God, etc.

Andrew Zacks, Columnist

September 29, 2017

Zoroaster, a Persian prophet, was the first man in heaven. Someone had to do it. One giant leap for mankind. To be the first prophet is to be the first to ride a bike, it’s novel, gunmetal and efficient, but once the people ...

Advice for Last-Minute Workers

Will Spillman, Columnist

September 29, 2017

Summer is over, and school is back. Hopefully it has been an easy transition and you haven’t been taken off guard by the Westminster workload. But eventually, whether you’re a diligent worker or a chronic procrastinator, th...