Coronavirus outbreak affects college admissions

Annie Jardina, News Reporter

May 1, 2020

With the coronavirus pandemic in full effect, students across Westminster and America have been a little unsettled during the past few weeks with lingering questions about SATs, college admissions, and the re-opening of places an...

Sanders suspends campaign

Khushi Niyyar, News Reporter

May 1, 2020

On April 8, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders announced that he would suspend his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, effectively ceding the nomination to former vice president Joe Biden. Despite his original...

Fires continue to burn in the Amazon Rainforest

Clara Johnson, News Reporter

September 27, 2019

         Alongside millions of others, students and faculty at Westminster remained shocked by the news circulating about the Amazon Rainforest fires. The Amazon Rainforest, what many consider to be the “lungs of the world...

Spotlight on Anna Bradford’s Trip to China

Toby Liu, News Reporter

September 27, 2019

While most of us spent our summers in relaxation, senior Anna Bradford was hard at work on a government-run immersive language program in China. Bradford was one of 18 students from all over the country to be chosen for the selective...

Remembering Emmett Wright

Eleanor Knight, News Reporter

September 27, 2019

     Emmett Wright Jr. passed away on August 26, 2019, in Orange, Virginia. During his time at Westminster, he taught Advanced Placement American History and coached varsity basketball for The Westminster Schools and West Fu...

Spotlight on Dr. Pace’s Trip to Germany

Khushi Niyyar, News Reporter

September 27, 2019

     After a long year of working and learning at Westminster, Dr. Pace was selected to participate in an eye-opening program in Germany over the summer. Through the Transatlantic Outreach Program, Dr. Pace had the chance to see ...

Hong Kong: the fight for democracy

Noah Chen, News Reporter

September 27, 2019

     Under President Xi Jinping, Beijing and the Chinese Central government have begun chipping away at Hong Kong‘s independence. Formally existing as a British Colony, Hong Kong was returned to China in 1997, under a new ...

Upper School English teacher wins writing award

Sara Kapasi, News Reporter

September 27, 2019

     Upper School English teacher Mario Chard was recently named a 2019 Georgia Author of the Year by the Georgia Writers Association. Notable recipients of awards by the Georgia Writers Association include President Jimmy Carter ...

College Board abandons newly implemented “adversity score”

Copeland Block, News Reporter

September 27, 2019

For the past several years, College Board has been experimenting with new ways to gather more information about students taking their standardized tests. In May of 2019, College Board announced that it would implement the Environmental...