STEM Tag

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 ...

On Saturday, October 21, your WA Robotics Team FRC Team 744—Shark Attack competed in Mission Mayhem, a local competition among 23 Florida based robots, including seven teams that participated in this past year’s World Championship in Houston. During the opening ceremonies, Jenae Katic, Keri-Anne Lue, and Maddy Weissman sang the national anthem—a perfect beginning to what would be an almost perfect day of competition. In perhaps the most amazing performance in the history of our team, we won every match in qualifying rounds easily earning a first place ranking. During the elimination or final rounds, we won all but one match easily finishing as champions. Our...

Written by John Mills ’18 You’re invited to the Mission Mayhem FIRST Robotics Competition! This event will take place this Saturday, October 21, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., and will be located in the gym at Dillard High School. Come cheer on WA’s Robotics Team, Shark Attack FRC Team 744, and they’ll be glad to give you a tour around our pit. Who doesn’t want to watch robots compete? Admission is free! This is your chance to come out and see our robotics team in action without taking a long trip! Here is the day’s official agenda: 8:00 a.m. – Opening Ceremonies,...

Westminster Academy students went beyond the classroom and ventured into the Wakodahatchee Wetlands with biology teacher, Mr. Raborn this past weekend. With notebooks in hand, this “walk and talk” allowed students to explore various ecosystems in one of Florida’s most prominent—and beautiful—wetlands. Wakodahatchee Wetlands is located in Delay Beach and features a three-quarter mile boardwalk with interpretive signage, gazebos, and benches throughout. After the walk, Mr. Raborn finished by answering questions and sharing a devotional....

Just a quick reminder that registration is now open for Discover, Westminster Academy’s after-school and enrichment activities. Please click here to log in or create an account and register your student for classes. Please see below for the latest offerings for the first quarter of school: Project Artwork with Mrs. Beaupied (Tuesdays 3:10 p.m. to 4:10 p.m. in Art Room) Golf (Thursdays 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on WA Soccer Field) Cheerleading (Fridays 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Music Room) Sewing (Mondays 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. in Art Room) Art with Patty Moore (Wednesdays 3:10 p.m. to 4:10 p.m. in Art Room) Bright & Smart Robotics (Mondays 3:15 p.m to 4:45 p.m. in Room 108) CSI (Creation Studies Institute) (Thursdays 3:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. in Art Room) Board Games Club with Mr....