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The high school robotics team, Shark Attack Team 744, invites you to their pre-season competition next Saturday. Mission Mayhem FIRST Robotics Competition—Power Up! will gather Florida-based robots on Saturday, October 20 in the gym at Dillard High School. Fans who come to cheer on WA can also receive a tour of the pit. Because most of the competitions during the season are out of town, this local competition is your chance to easily join the team and see them in action! Opening ceremonies are at 8:00 a.m. and competition begins at 9:00 a.m.For more information regarding WA Robotics, please visit...

Welcome to the 2018-2019 winter athletic sports season! Below you will find a list of the winter sport tryout dates for the upcoming season. Every student-athlete must have a completed athletic physical turned in before they try out. The physical forms can be found online, or one can be picked up in the athletic office.Ladies’ Basketball Tryouts Varsity: October 31 from 3:15-6:00 p.m. in the east campus Gymnasium Middle School: October 29 and 30 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. on the east campus Basketball CourtsMen’s Basketball Tryouts Varsity: November 5 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the east campus Gymnasium Junior Varsity: November 5...

The WA annual golf tournament sponsored by Sage Dental & Steven Short Orthodontics will be held on Monday, October 22, at the Coral Ridge Country Club at 11:00 a.m. The cost is $250 per golfer/$1000 per foursome. The tournament welcomes all skill levels and students are encouraged to participate. Both gross and net teams will receive an award, and prizes will go to closest to the pin, longest drive, and more!Sponsorship opportunities start at $200 and provide a great avenue to promote your business. In order to print items, the deadline for sponsors is Monday, October 15.All proceeds will benefit...

This week we are highlighting the Lions’ Parent Association Events Team as we strive to create a clear pathway for you to volunteer and connect with other families in our school community. The Events Team is led by Laura Harms and their focus is to organize events to cultivate relationships and coordinates volunteers for schoolwide events. Most recently, the Events Team was part of the homecoming tailgate festivities. They will play a role in the upcoming pumpkin patch, in addition to other events throughout the year. If you would like to serve on the Events Team, please email Laura at...

This year’s Homecoming is one for the record books. School spirit ran high throughout the week with decorated hallways, dress-up days, and the traditional Beach Day. However, the combination of legacy and love for our school sent the celebrations to soaring heights.First, we welcomed home the Class of 1978. They enjoyed being back at WA and stayed for the pep-rally and helped lead the school in the WA Fight Song. Even our lower school lions attended the pep-rally. The packed gymnasium gave a full audience for a memorable highlight: a faculty-lead dance to today’s popular songs. The students couldn’t believe...