Author: April Masterson

Dear WA Community, While we are scattered across the tri-county and sequestered in our homes, today, for the first time in over a week, we got a sense of our community once again. Nothing will be a perfect substitute for the classroom. However, we are grateful for what technology brings in our current time of need. In the spirit of being grateful, I am tremendously proud of our team and thankful for the ways in which they are stepping up in this challenge. Faculty became our first online-learners and adapted quickly under the exceptional leadership of our academic administration. Our IT department...

Dear WA Community, This week has not been a typical week, not by a long shot. Pandemics are not a part of our regular fare. It is appropriate for us to take every precaution and to work with local, state, and national authorities, and we have done so. However, in the midst of our planning and communicating, I am also reminded of the incredible reality of our God. As a result, it is helpful to look to wise counselors. One of those is Scotty Smith, a PCA Pastor in Nashville. He is a friend of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church and of many...

Last week, our Fine Arts students enjoyed the benefit of joint partnerships Westminster Academy holds with two universities. First, our high school orchestra visited the University of South Florida in Tampa this past Thursday and Friday. At the invitation of Dr. William Wiedrich, the orchestra director at USF, high school students joined Dr. Wiedrich for a master class at their beautifully designed concert hall. “I first met Dr. Wiedrich at the Broward All-County Orchestra event where we became professional friends,” Mr. David Schwartz, WA Orchestra Director, explained. “He has conducted All-County and All-State events and offers much to the many students...

Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church invites you to enjoy a free concert this Sunday, March 15, at 2:00 p.m., given by the Men’s Glee Club of Wheaton College. The 50-member ensemble is currently touring Florida. First, our students will enjoy a private concert when they lead Chapel tomorrow. Then, their concert on Sunday is open to the public. Steeped in tradition, the Wheaton College Men’s Glee Club is now in its 113th year. The all-male choral ensemble continues to provide audiences a unique combination of Christian witness, musical vitality, and esprit de corps. The Men’s Glee Club consists of students from all...

Every month, Coach David Torrence recognizes the efforts of our student-athletes in their diligence and attitude. Each one is a great example of Westminster Academy's student-athletes, committed to excellence. In our Portrait of a Graduate, commitment to excellence is described as a pursuit marked with discipline, diligence, and resilience—along with a recognition that good enough is neither. So, we celebrate the hard work of these student-athletes this third quarter. Here are Coach Torrence’s star athletes and what he has to say about them: Weight Room Warriors Freshman, Samantha Elmer: Although Samantha is quiet, her work ethic speaks volumes. She is an example...