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Southeastern Football Conference All-Conference Players

December 12, 2017 Posted in: Athletics Tags: ,

Lions-HeadCongratulations to the following student-athletes for being recognized by the coaches in our Southeastern Football Conference (SFC) for their talents and efforts this season.

  • 1st Team Linebacker: Billy Bevill (team captain and led our team in tackles)
  • 2nd Team Linebacker: Micah Lewis (second on our team in tackles)
  • Honorable Mention Slot Receiver/Athlete: Donovan Lassiter (led our team in receptions and all-purpose yards)
  • Honorable Mention Defensive Lineman: David Zhu (helped anchor the defensive line)
  • Honorable Mention Defensive Back/Athlete: Jonathan Moulton (led our team in interceptions, interceptions returned for TD’s and TD receptions)
  • All-Academic Team D-Line/O-Line: Aaron Pomeroy (team captain and led our team from both offensives and defensive lines)

And, of course, no individual achievement is accomplished without the support of teammates, families, fans, and coaches! Go Lions!

National Honor Society Blood Drive

December 6, 2017 Posted in: School News Tags: ,

logoFriday, December 8, Westminster Academy’s National Honor Society will be hosting a blood drive through OneBlood. Students, faculty, parents, and friends, please consider donating blood or platelets from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Platelets cannot be stored for more than 24 hours so donations are continually needed. Donors will receive a fleece blanket and a wellness checkup including pulse, temperature, blood pressure, iron count, and cholesterol screening.

Westminster Academy’s National Honor Society is thankful to be able to help save lives by partnering with OneBlood.

November Stewardship And Development Update

November 30, 2017 Posted in: School News Tags: , , , ,

In the next week, you will receive our calendar year-end newsletter in the mail highlighting the accomplishments of our students and recognizing those who have made a contribution to our school. Our two primary fundraising goals this year are raising $350,000 for tuition assistance and raising an additional $500,000 for the renovation of the Dr. Kenneth P. Wackes Media Center.

As of November 29, our total giving for this year is $191,375 with $87,000 designated for tuition assistance. Our fundraising theme for the 2017-18 school year is “All In”, and we hope you will consider joining with us by pledging or giving a year-end donation in December to help us meet our goals.

To make a donation or set up a pledge/recurring gift, please visit wa.edu/donate or mail a check to our school address. Please contact Sarah Hajduk, Director of Development, at hajduks@wa.edu or 954.771.4615, ext. 2504 for more information about how you can support WA. Thank you for supporting Westminster Academy this school year with your prayers, time, and financial gifts!

 

 

Lessons & Carols—Next Tuesday, December 5!

November 30, 2017 Posted in: Arts Tags: , , , ,

Screen Shot 2017-11-16 at 10.10.31 AMThe Westminster Academy High School Concert Band, Concert Orchestra, and Choirs will be present a special Christmas program, “Lessons & Carols,” on Tuesday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church.

The program is based on “A Festival of Lessons and Carols” first held on Christmas Eve in 1918 at King’s College in England.

Over the years the order service has been adapted and presented by many schools and churches around the world. The combination of great Christmas music, traditional carols, and Christmas lessons have been an inspiration millions.

Please save the date and plan to attend our adaptation of the original “Festival of Lessons and Carols” at Westminster Academy. Admission is free.

Lessons & Carols—A Westminster Academy Christmas Program

November 16, 2017 Posted in: Arts Tags: , , , ,

Screen Shot 2017-11-16 at 10.10.31 AMThe Westminster Academy High School Concert Band, Concert Orchestra, and Choirs will be present a special Christmas program, “Lessons & Carols,” on Tuesday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church.

The program is based on “A Festival of Lessons and Carols” first held on Christmas Eve in 1918 at King’s College in England.

Over the years the order service has been adapted and presented by many schools and churches around the world. The combination of great Christmas music, traditional carols, and Christmas lessons have been an inspiration millions.

Please save the date and plan to attend our adaptation of the original “Festival of Lessons and Carols” at Westminster Academy. Admission is free.

Robotics Team At Barnes & Noble’s Mini Maker Faire

November 15, 2017 Posted in: School News Tags: , ,
image (1)Westminster Academy’s high school Robotics Team (FRC Team 744—Shark Attack) spent the past weekend promoting FIRST Robotics and STEM Education at Barnes & Noble’s 3rd Annual Mini Maker Faire, November 11-12. Special thanks to the demonstration team, which included the following students:
  • Joao Favale
  • Isaac Hobby
  • Rachel Karsner
  • Jennae Katic
  • Tommy Kline
  • Arianna Loucks
  • Keri-Anne Lue
  • Toni-Anne Lue
  • Patrick Mills
  • Sebastian Molina
  • Michael Pilch

All-State Choirs

November 15, 2017 Posted in: Arts Tags: , ,

Congratulations to the following students who will be representing Westminster Academy at the Florida Music Education Association Conference as part of the All-State Choir!

  • Christine Kamm—Sight-Reading Choir
  • Rachel Castillo—High School Concert Choir
  • Pauline Baxter—Middle School Mixed Choir

The All-State Choruses are highly select groups of choral students from Florida’s middle and high schools that join together for the purposes of rehearsing and performing selected music with guest conductors. The conference will be in January, in Tampa, Florida.