Residency strengthens Pamela Martinez’s art skills and knowledge

Ryan Hockstein, Arts Reporter

September 28, 2018

       “It was hot, hot, hot, hot, hot. It was so hot,” said Upper School art teacher Pamela Martinez about Orvieto, Italy, a city about an hour and a half outside Rome, where her residency was located. While Martinez had...

Westminster alumni photographs Beyoncé for Vogue

Sarah Street, Arts Reporter

September 28, 2018

       Last month, the renowned fashion forum Vogue released their September issue featuring Beyoncé on the cover. Tyler Mitchell, a Westminster graduate of the class of 2013, shot the cover, making him the first black p...

AP Art students use summer to build up portfolios

Amy Zhao, Arts Reporter

September 28, 2018

       At Westminster, students have the option to sign up for any of three different art tracks: Drawing and Painting, Digital Imaging, and 3D Design. Students who choose any of these three tracks have the option of submi...

All-State provides a platform for talented musicians

Sarah Street, Arts Reporter

March 5, 2018

Each spring, hundreds of accomplished high school musicians congregate together in an environment flowing with talent to do what they do best: make music. These performances, through a program called All-State, offer high school s...

Scholastic awards announced

Charlie Benedict, Opinions Editor

March 5, 2018

While students at Westminster are often known and recognized for their superior STEM and athletic ability, the Westminster writing and art communities have experienced a renaissance partially due to many programs such as Evolu...

Ella Collier’s fast-paced music career

Woods Curry, Arts Reporter

March 5, 2018

s her time at Westminster comes to a close, senior Ella Collier’s music career is just beginning. Following successful singles like “I’m Gonna” and “Birthday”, Collier decided to ramp up her collection with the rele...

Rains Draper expands his music passion

Rachel Liu, Arts Reporter

January 26, 2018

On the Westminster campus, music flows up and down every hall and pathway, and through each and every student, from orchestra classes to always anticipated talent shows and Messiah. Through these experiences, Senior Rains Draper ...

Writing Fellows aim to improve Upper School writing

Sarah Street, Arts Reporter

January 26, 2018

It is not easy to write the perfect research paper for history class, create a work of poetry to submit to the Scholastic writing contest, or revise the college essay to your dream school. To help aid students facing writing predi...

Art JanTerms provide students with new opportunities

Gray Aldridge, Arts Reporter

January 26, 2018

     While there are many well-known and popular JanTerms such as “Physics of Flight,” one category shines among the rest: art. These classes supplement the ample selection of electives during the regular school year wh...

Spotlight on junior artist Ava Wang’s work

Jonas Du, Arts Reporter

January 26, 2018

March 22, 2015, is the day that junior artist Ava Wang will never forget. Earlier that year, Wang had entered the Reflections Art Contest with the theme of “The World Would Be a Better Place If…”. Her winning submission fe...

First student art exhibit of the year opens in Broyles

Addie Anderson, Arts Reporter

December 1, 2017

The first student art exhibit of the year is up and running, and it’s livelier than ever before. Art hangs on the walls and sculptures sit on stands in Kellett, showcasing student creativity. “This show is anything and everything...

Chorus and orchestra prepares for Messiah

Woods Curry, Arts Reporter

December 1, 2017

As the holiday season comes in full swing at Westminster, the upper school chorus and chamber orchestra begin preparations for the highly anticipated annual Messiah performance. Following successful “Coffee Concert” and Thanksgiv...

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