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While there are many opportunities for students to learn leadership skills, perhaps the most straight-forward is the Chick-fil-A Leader Academy. Every year, WA hosts a chapter focused on impact through action. Students engage in Leader Labs with a focus on leadership skills that they use to create student-led Community Impact Projects. Each chapter connects with a local Chick-fil-A Operator. WA is delighted to work alongside owner/operator, Rolando Justiniano. He runs the Fort Lauderdale restaurant and is also a WA parent.On September 27, students gathered for their kick-off event and made care packages for active military servicemen. “Chick-fil-A really is a great...

The annual fun of HarvestFest at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church is set for Wednesday, October 31, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The event is free and will include Food Trucks, Trunk or Treat, Games, Bounce Houses, and lots more!Part of the joy of this event is all the candy, so WA is joining the candy drive. Please bring in bags of individually wrapped candies that are kid-friendly. Because everyone can help, the church has a few rewards planned:Lower School—the class that turns in the most pounds of candy will win an ice cream party! Middle School—the class that turns in...

There might not be a red carpet, and no one will ask you, “who are you wearing?” However, it will be a fun night out to join the sixth grade for their movie premiere next week.“We have been working on stop motion movies in art class this quarter,” said Mrs. Sonja Timmer. “We would like to celebrate the completion of our movies by inviting families to the first-ever Sixth Grade Movie Premiere Night!” Students will present their one-minute stop motion movies beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 25, in DeVos Chapel. ...

The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) will raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness next week with Pink Out Thursday on October 25. Students who wish to wear pink along with jeans next Thursday can bring $3 with them to donate. Then, NJHS invites everyone to stop by the Bake Sale at the Welcome Center after school. Pick up a delicious treat and show your support!...

Dear WA Community,An institution well into its fourth decade rarely does something for the first time. Most inaugural events happened in the first few years. Yet that was exactly what occurred on Saturday night, October 6, 2018. Upon reflection, it wasn’t so much the event itself—although the notion of an on-campus dance was groundbreaking. Nor that it was held during a wonderful homecoming weekend, witnessed by the Class of ’78, and new Athletic Hall of Honor inductees. The most significant aspect of Westminster Academy’s first-ever, on-campus homecoming dance was the way in which it happened.Ultimately a school exists to educate...