Lower School Tag

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...

When we return from Fall Break, our Scholastic Book Fair will be waiting for our lower school students and families. This time around, the Book Fair will be located in the Lower School Science Lab from October 16–19. The hours are Tuesday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please be sure to check in at the welcome center if you plan to visit during these hours.Perhaps over the long weekend, help your child make a wish list. Our teachers have! Teachers have created Wish Lists of books they believe will...

This Friday night, the Lions Varsity Football Team will take on the Miami Christian School Victors for Homecoming but not before a lot of fanfare. First, WA will welcome back the Class of ’78 who will participate in Friday’s pep rally in the gym. Then, a list of activities follows at our west campus Athletic Complex:5:30 p.m.—“Family Never Graduates” Alumni Tailgate, sponsored by Kim Nava State Farm 6:00 p.m.—Athletic Alumni Hall of Honor 6:00 p.m.—WA Students and Family Tailgate—NEW THIS YEAR! 6:30 p.m.—Paw Print Parade—NEW THIS YEAR! 6:53 p.m.—National Anthem 7:00 p.m.—Kickoff Halftime—Homecoming Court Post-game—Alumni vs. Faculty Ultimate FrisbeeFinally,...

The Lions’ Parent Association invites you to join Mr. Satterly for coffee on Thursday, October 11, at 8:00 a.m. in Gangway (entry from the southwest corner of the church). Designed for busy parents, One Cup is an opportunity to gather and discuss a parenting topic in about the time it takes to drink a cup of coffee. We will end promptly at 8:45 a.m. to honor your time. However, you are welcome to stay beyond that time to connect with Mr. Satterly and other parents.Next week, Mr. Satterly will borrow from the teaching of Rosalind Wiseman. An expert on student culture,...

Mark your calendars for Friday night, October 5, for the 2018 Homecoming Football Game. The Lions Varsity Football Team will take on the Miami Christian School Victors With a kickoff at 7:00 p.m. Please see below for the evening’s schedule.5:30 p.m.—“Family Never Graduates” Alumni Tailgate 6:00 p.m.—Athletic Alumni Hall of Honor 6:00 p.m.—WA Students and Family Tailgate—NEW THIS YEAR! 6:30 p.m.—Paw Print Parade—NEW THIS YEAR! 6:53 p.m.—National Anthem 7:00 p.m.—Kickoff Halftime—Homecoming Court Postgame—Alumni vs. Faculty Ultimate FrisbeeWe look forward to the new Student and Family Tailgate that includes a free Cub Zone with inflatables, crafts, and activities for our littlest...