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Dear WA Community, January in Fort Lauderdale means busy streets. They are filled with snowbirds and New Year’s resolution-driven joggers. By spring most of them have left; in the meantime, we must contend with both. New Year's resolutions may often be futile. However, goals, convictions, and mission are essential and have served Westminster Academy well. For nearly five decades, our community has included people devoted to Christ and dedicated to excellence. Their relentless mission pursuit defines our culture—it is the Westminster Academy way. Often goals are more near term and span only a year or two and are linked to a specific...

We would like to extend our gratitude to the WA community for your generosity. The unprecedented events of 2020 were cause for concern on many levels, one of which was the impact on charitable giving. We are proud to share that our current families, alumni families, grandparents, faculty and staff, and friends of WA rose to the occasion and exceeded our expectations. By the end of December, we had an increase of nearly 200 donors compared to the prior year! As of December 31, we celebrate that our total giving for this year is over $550,000 including $265,000 in unrestricted gifts...

We are blessed with talented students and looking forward to a new season of performances to highlight their gifts and talents. Below are the second semester Fine Arts events: March 26 and 27—Little Women High School Musical 7:00 p.m. on Friday; 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. on Saturday April 20—Choir Spring Concert and Art Festival at 7:00 p.m. April 22—Band Spring Concert at 7:00 p.m. April 27—Orchestra Spring Concert at 7:00 p.m. May 14 and 15—Middle and Lower School Broadway Night at 7:00 p.m. ...

We are excited to celebrate five of our female student-athletes who signed National Letter of Intents this past fall to play at the next level. We are blessed to have these hardworking and dedicated young ladies as a part of the WA Athletic program and look forward to seeing their continued success. Congratulations on this outstanding accomplishment! Addy Atkinson—Ladies' Basketball, Oglethorpe University Katie Boland—Volleyball, Kentucky Wesleyan College Abigail Farrar—Diving, Florida Atlantic University Regan Happ—Volleyball, Lock Haven University Emma Wallhoff—Ladies' Basketball, Southern Mississippi University    ...

In their second year, our WA Junior Thespian stars are shining! Our middle school drama students performed extremely well at the Jr. Thespian Regional Competition this fall. All of them qualified to continue to the State Virtual Junior Thespian Competition! Superiors AND Top Honors: (Highest score in their group) Solo Musical: Quiet from Matilda—Olivia Oropesa Acting Monologue: Is There Life After High School? by Jeffrey Kindley—Ciana Ruocco Acting Monologue: The Wishing Star by DM Larson—Madison Sanders Superiors: Solo Musical: Home from Beauty and the Beast—Rachael Toledano Solo Musical: Giants in the Sky from Into the Woods—Luis Ramirez Solo Musical: The Life I...