Community wrestles with implications of DACA

Meimei Xu, News Reporter

November 3, 2017

As students walked into a Hispanic Heritage month assembly on Thursday, Sept. 28, some noticed a change in atmosphere. Instead of the usual hit songs playing from the speakers, singer Manolo Alayeto’s melodious voice welcome...

Chance of formal homecoming stirs up controversy

Annie Kong, News Reporter

November 3, 2017

With the transition from summer to fall comes preparation of a well-loved tradition – homecoming. Westminster partakes in all the standard parts of homecoming: spirit week, the dance, and, of course, the football game. However...

Students explore new JanTerms

Alison Wilkinson, News Reporter

November 3, 2017

From an 11 day all-expenses paid trip to Israel to exploring how racing cars work, the JanTerm catalog is practically bursting at the seams with new courses for students this year. Every year, Upper School students peruse the Ja...

Seniors look forward to packing 10,000 meals this spring

Mason Arbery, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

For the past two years, the Westminster Class of 2017 has met in the Oglesby Room in the Middle School during one of their advisement periods. However, the students do much more than sit with their advisors or listen to a speaker....

Scoot Dimon plans to retire at end of year

John Sheehan, Head Editor

December 2, 2016

Scoot Dimon has been a staple of the Westminster experience for as long as any student here can remember. He is a part of the school, always greeting students at Adam’s Gate or playing tennis on the back courts. However, this...

Trump wins presidential election against all odds

Phoebe Liu, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

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...

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...

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,...

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