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Shop early for school uniforms and receive 10% off your purchase. Our uniform provider, Risse Brothers, invites WA families to visit their facility June 15–16 for this special sale. However, this offer is only good for in-store purchases at their Deerfield location. Store hours are for the following: Tuesday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Thursday: 9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Risse Brothers not only provides the daily uniform, but they also carry the pants for Chem Lab and uniforms required for P.E. If you...

This past weekend marked the fifth year that WA students have participated in the homecoming event for the Honor Flight of South Florida. While WWII, Korea, and Vietnam veterans returned from a day in Washington, D.C., students came to the airport to welcome them home. Over 50 high school students came to the Fort Lauderdale airport. Some brought homemade signs. Messages like “Thank you for keeping us safe,” “Some heroes don’t wear capes,” and “Thank you for your service” greeted the veterans. Students also cheered and had the opportunity to shake hands with them. Many veterans were moved to tears....

Written by Mr. Walt Jominy, High School Bible Teacher and Department Head I love running but have always been slow. The ultimate goal in running is to qualify for the Boston Marathon, but at my age (66), I needed a 4:10 and I am “dog years” apart. A friend suggested a charity entry, and he got me in contact with the Massachusetts ALS. My friend, Dr. Ken Wackes, former WA Headmaster and endurance runner, died three weeks ago after a four-year battle with ALS. So I joined their team, and we raised over $70,000 to fight ALS. They sent me an entry form and...

Thursday, April 12 Varsity Softball: Won 12–2 vs. University School Friday, April 13 Varsity Softball: Won 8–5 vs. Lake Worth Christian Varsity Ladies’ Water Polo: Won 14–4 vs. Dr. Krop High School Varsity Ladies’ Water Polo: Won 16–5 vs. Miami Beach High School Varsity Men’s Water Polo: Won 15–3 vs. Miami Country Day Saturday, April 14 Varsity Men’s Water Polo: Won 12–9 vs. Dr. Krop High School Varsity Men’s Water Polo: Won 16–10 vs. Venice High School Monday, April 16 JV Baseball: Won 12–2 vs. Saint John Paul II Tuesday, April 17 Varsity Baseball: Won 6–1 vs. Hialeah Educational Academy Varsity Softball: Won 11–5...

Both men’s and ladies’ tennis were blessed with beautiful spring weather for their District Tournament this week. The men’s team led by Ethan Westerdahl, JJ Babun, Brandon Meade, Ben McManus, and Josh Lencse faced very tough draws. However, they played well and made their best efforts. Team captain, Brandon Meade kept all encouraged. The ladies’ team was led by Kali Cafaro, Meghan McCormick, Giselle Westerdahl, Katherine Calvet, and Mary Kait Reeder. Mary Kait won her singles finals match in a super tiebreaker, 17–15, and Katherine Calvet also won her position at Districts. The team captain, Meghan McCormick, and Katherine Calvet won the district at #2 doubles. Giselle Westerdahl made it to the finals...