FCA retreat an environment for a spiritual journey

Jehan Ramji, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

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Members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes boarded school buses headed toward Lake Allatoona for a weekend of Bible studies and lounging in Enos on October 22nd. Christian Fellowship retreats are biannual events, and this...

The first FDA-approved artificial pancreas gives new hope

Graham Katz, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

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Each year, roughly 40,000 people, 15,000 of which under the age of 18, are diagnosed with type-1 diabetes in the United States. Unlike type-2, type-1 is an incurable life-threatening autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune...

Art Department welcomes new faculty member, Michael Reese

Simran Patel, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

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This fall, Westminster welcomed many new faculty and staff, in particular the new graphic design and photography teacher, Michael Reese. A highly accomplished artist, Reese has connected well with students so far, heightening...

Trump wins presidential election against all odds

Phoebe Liu, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

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The morning of Thursday, Nov. 9, a group of jubilant Trump supporters outside of Pressly Hall distributed stickers, waved American flags, and celebrated. Their candidate had become the President-Elect. On the other hand, less...

Eighth annual French exchange

Ryan Suddath, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

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Since its nativity eight years ago, the French exchange program has served as an incredible way for both Westminster and French high school students to directly immerse themselves into unique cultures completely unlike their own....

Westminster welcomes new college counselor

John Guerry, News Reporter

October 31, 2016

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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

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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...

New JanTerm selection blends diverse interests

Jessica Lao, News Reporter

October 31, 2016

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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,...

Week of Homecoming festivities leads to football win

Phoebe Liu, News Writer

October 31, 2016

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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...

Westminster students take on the Governor’s Honors Program

Phoebe Liu, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

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Thoughts of summer tug at memories of clear waters and bright sunlight at the beach or lingering in bed until early afternoon. Students who attended the Georgia Governor’s Honors Program (GHP) had their share in relaxing with...

New clubs attract many students

Jessica Lao, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

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From coding to competitive Pokémon, the flyer-filled mayhem of this year’s club fair was marked by the appearance of several new stands.  Whether recreational, competitive, or somewhere in between, the start of school this...

Habitat for Humanity continues to succeed

Grace Cohn, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016

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A tradition now in its 25thyear at Westminster, the annual Habitat for Humanity build with partner schools Pace, Marist, and Woodward is now underway.Beginning on Sept. 10, seven Westminster students as well as two faculty members...

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