Author: Lyndsey Burns

As we begin the second half of the school year, we would like to share an update regarding school leadership. Effective as of January 1, Dr. Ron Farrar has been promoted to the position of Assistant Headmaster in addition to his role as Upper School Principal. As we pursue mission priorities and goals and invest in the professional development of our leaders, this is an appropriate next step for Dr. Farrar and aligns with his gifts and calling. This role will expand his influence while leading the academic teams to ensure Westminster Academy maintains its position as the leading provider of...

Attention current Westminster Academy families—our current student re-enrollment priority window for the 2023–2024 school year is now open will end on January 31, 2023. Also, if you know a Christian family who would benefit from the college-preparatory academics and spiritual development offered at Westminster Academy, please invite them to our Upper School Open House on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. Thank you for your ongoing prayers and faithful commitment to Westminster Academy!...

Please join us at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center for Peter and the Starcatcher, presented by Westminster Academy's high school drama department. Special thanks to our Title Sponsor, McKinnon Wright Wealth Management. Peter and the Starcatcher is a Tony Award-winning play based on the best-selling novel, which tells the story of how a lonely orphan boy becomes the celebrated character of Peter Pan. The story begins with Peter’s first adventure aboard a ship called the Neverland, where he meets his first friend, Molly. Molly is the daughter of the famous Starcatcher, Lord Astor, and they are on a mission to...

During Christmas Break, our Men’s Basketball Team traveled to Bristol, Tennesee, to play in the 39th Annual Arby’s Classic Basketball Tournament. While the tournament was happening, Mary Elbert ’01 Herrera, a Westminster Academy alumna who now lives in Tennessee, took her family to the tournament to cheer on her alma mater. While watching the game from the bleachers, the Herrera family bonded with the basketball families. In addition, Mary used her local connections to have a restaurant stay open late so she could treat the whole team and their families to dinner after the game. “The basketball team was very respectful...

As we begin the second semester, we have some exciting dates to look forward to: January 13: Coffee with the LPA—Our Next Coffee with the LPA will be on January 13 from 8–9 a.m. in the DeVos Chapel (northeast corner of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church). Our topic will be “Anxiety: Strategies and Tools for Helping Your Child Deal with Anxiety.” Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Owner of Lighter Living Counseling, and alumna Sheilah Abadines ‘06 Ledesma will be our guest speaker. Join us to socialize with other parents, learn important information on this topic, and hear about opportunities to serve with...