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Dear WA Community, I pray you enjoyed spring break. For some, the week offered a bit of rest; and for others, it was a time to get some stuff done. Regardless of how your week went, the passing of spring break signals the turn for home. There is still a ton of the race left and more to accomplish. Among other things, such as welcoming my first grandson into the world, last week afforded me an opportunity to reflect on our recent successes: A record-setting auction, which not only helps mightily with our annual fund goal but also provides funding for the...

The State of the School Address is this coming Tuesday, March 26, at 6:30 p.m. We will gather in the DeVos Chapel of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church to hear from WA headmaster, Mr. Satterly, who will introduce the new 2019–20 Upper School Leadership, Dr. Ron Farrar and Mr. Matt Petersen. Come hear about some of the highlights and milestones of our school’s strategic plan. Mr. Satterly will share the new middle school class schedule for next year. He will also share the plan for directed studies after months of consultation and research. We will share pictures and plans for the...

The Men’s Lacrosse Team will play their first-ever home game next Monday, March 25, at 7:00 p.m. Facing North Broward Prep, the Lacrosse Lions will hit their home turf at the west campus Athletic Complex. A ceremonial ball drop at midfield will occur prior to the game. Let’s show our support for the brand new team and welcome them! The WA Athletic Department will provide a free slice of pizza and drink to the first 50 WA students in attendance. Please come out and support WA Lacrosse!...

The Lions’ Parent Association welcomes you to join Mr. Satterly for coffee and pastries on Thursday, April 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 in an informal setting to discuss a parenting topic in about the time it takes to drink a cup of coffee. This time, Mr. Satterly will continue his thoughts on Romans 12:2 where Paul admonishes, “Do not be conformed to the pattern of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” Worldview matters. Therefore, Mr. Satterly...

While coming home with the State Championship Title was enough to celebrate, the awards for WA Basketball keep coming. The Florida High School Athletic Association named WA senior Chase Johnston the 4A Men's Basketball Player of the Year. Chase's accomplishments this year on the court include breaking a few records. First, he scored 52 points in a single game at the Montverde Academy Invitational, breaking the previous record held by Ben Simmons who is now a professional basketball player. Then, Chase set a new national high school boys’ record for all-time career 3-pointers. He ended his high school career with a...