Middle School Tag

We are looking forward to the 7th Annual BBI WA Sporting Clay Tournament tomorrow! Participants will gather at Quail Creek Plantation in Okeechobee where a hearty country breakfast will be waiting for them at 9:00 a.m. Then, the tournament begins at 10:00 a.m. when the foursomes move through a 14–station course. All will gather at 1:00 p.m. for a savory BBQ lunch and awards. For anyone who would rather not rush home, the rocking chairs on the lodge’s porch welcome you!This fundraiser gives our community a “stay-cation” unlike most in south Florida. It also benefits the school well financially. Even...

The middle school robotics team, Shark A-Tech FTC Team 11204, headed to Pine Crest School on Saturday, November 17. There, they met other local schools for the Rover Ruckus competition, a FIRST Tech Challenge for our younger robotics enthusiasts. It was the first South Florida competition for the 2018–19 school year.With their robot, Sparkie (short for Space Sharkie), and their team's adept skill, Shark A-Tech finished second in the competition! We congratulate our middle school students for their efforts. We are proud of how they represented WA! ...

Parents of students of all ages, join us for College Planning 101 on Tuesday, November 27, at 6:30 p.m. WA alumni and Certified Financial Planner™, Philip Piedt ’07, Partner at Benchmark Financial and local financial professional, John Novoa ’02, of Benefits Retirement Group will be sharing strategies for saving and preparing for higher education. Early preparation is key, so we encourage parents of preschoolers through seniors to attend. You’ll learn how the new tax laws impact usage of 529 funds going forward, as well as other valuable information. As a college preparatory school, we are excited to offer this event...

The students of NHS and NJHS invite our upper school families to support two local ministries in their drive this Thanksgiving. In the spirit of thankfulness, please donate canned and pantry goods and luggage now through Friday, November 16. Students can earn service hours with these donations: one hour for every bag of groceries and two hours for each suitcase. Please leave items with period A-1 teachers who will keep a tally. The grade level with the most donations will win a “dress down day.”The food drive directly supports the outreach ministry of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in feeding many...

The 7th Annual Sporting Clay Tournament presented by BBI is coming up on Friday, November 30, at Quail Creek Plantation in Okeechobee. The registration fee is $300 per shooter and student entry is $125. Students must be accompanied by a participating parent. If you do not own a shotgun, you will be able to rent one from Quail Creek and purchase ammunition. All skill levels are welcome to participate! Proceeds will benefit the Annual Fund. Visit wa.edu/clay to register. Please contact Director of Development, Sarah Hajduk at hajduks@wa.edu or 954.771.4600, ext. 2504 if you have questions regarding the event....