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Parent Teacher Fellowship invests countless hours throughout the school year. Therefore, we would like to recognize Marty and Melissa Scasserra for their faithful service as PTF Presidents. Thank you to all the parents who have also given time and treasure. As excitement builds for the end of the school year, PTF is currently preparing for three receptions. Every year, WA has a promotion ceremony for fifth grade and eighth grade and then concludes the school year with Baccalaureate and Commencement. PTF encourages any willing parents to assist in the receptions if they are able. In addition, high school students who are...

On Wednesday, May 16, the senior class left on their final journey together. This week-long trip gives students a chance to reflect on their time at WA, make new memories, and receive final words of wisdom from Mr. Walt Jominy. With the exciting activities planned, this trip will surely be memorable. Their first stop is in Georgia for a zip line canopy tour: five hours of zip lines, high ropes, and a 100-foot free fall. Then, the seniors stay at a working horse ranch in Tennessee, which is owned by a family that helped build Westminster Academy. Activities at the ranch include...

As the Class of 2018 concludes their senior year, WA student-athletes prepare to play at the next level. A signing ceremony took place last week for Billy Bevill who signed to play football with Wheaton College. Then on Tuesday, three seniors signed to play baseball at the college level. Congratulations to Christian Petrisko for signing with Brandeis University, Cristian Sosa for signing with Eastern Florida State College, and Ben Kalbaugh for signing with Taylor University. Next week, Chris Brucks is signing with St. Petersburg College. These college commitments bring our total for the 2017-18 school year to 13 student-athlete signees. Congratulations to...

The lower and middle school cast of Beauty and the Beast have been hard at work since their auditions in December. Starting last week, the cast of 33 students have amazed their audiences with this special “junior” version of the familiar classic. Last weekend, the cast performed excerpts at John Knox Village, and most recently, for the middle school and the Keenagers of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church. “Everything about the show from the beautiful sets, to the amazing costumes, the awesome acting and fantastic singing bring joy to the hearts of all ages,” says Mrs. Lisa Wilson, Director of Fine Arts. Many...

At Westminster Academy, each second through fifth-grade student participates in Continental Math—competing against more than a thousand schools nationwide. Beginning in the second grade, students use an array of strategies to solve complex problems. Analytical reasoning problems become more challenging as they move through each grade. The students in second and third grade participated in three separate meets, while the students in fourth and fifth grade participated in five separate meets. We were pleased to share the results of each grade level: Second Grade: First Place: Drew Barbar and Janelle Stervil (tied) Second Place: Dominic Walker, Raegan Session, Niko Bosire, and Greta Harms (tied) ...