School News

You will be able to live-stream the Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2019 on Friday evening, May 31. Streaming will begin a few minutes before 7:00 p.m. To view the ceremony, please visit coralridge.tv/.This year, we welcome Pastor Rob Pacienza ’99,  as our Commencement Speaker. Rob is the Lead Pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church. He grew up under the ministry of D. James Kennedy and graduated from Westminster Academy in 1999. He then graduated from Samford University with a BA in Religion, and finally, from Knox Seminary with a Masters in Divinity. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate...

The class of 2023 celebrated their promotion from eighth grade into high school on Thursday, May 30, in the sanctuary at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church. The celebration began with the pledge to the American flag led by Amanda Natt and scripture reading by Layton McCartney. Then, the eighth-grade orchestra performed "Sakura Sakura." Middle School Counselor, Mrs. Ashley Collins, then presented several prestigious awards along with her colleagues. Please join us in congratulating the recipients of the following awards:The Pinnacle Award: Kali CafaroThe Lion Awards: Spencer Jones and Chloe WrightThe Leadership AwardJacob PaynerThe Spiritual Leadership AwardMadison SettembrinoFruit of the...

The class of 2026 celebrated their promotion from fifth grade into middle school on Wednesday, May 29. Gathered in the Kennedy Fellowship Hall at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, the fifth-grade students primarily conducted their own program.It began with pledges led by Jack Scott, Nathaniel Lencse, and Maria Wiemerslage and an opening prayer by Student Council Prayer Warrior, Andrew Lencse. Student Council President, Addison Dannheim, welcomed the parents. Following, Olivia Oropesa, Daniel Delgado, and Ryan Rivers shared their reflections. Then, teachers, Mrs. Hatch, and Mrs. Wood gave special awards and class certificates.Students received a surprise video greeting from songwriter, singer, (and...

Every school year, local businesses in our community invest in the mission of WA with their financial support. We are grateful they chose to support Westminster Academy in our 2018-19 endeavors. We are also proud to call them Community Partners. As the school year concludes, we want to thank those who gave us the gift of their generous support: All American Windows and Doors, Benedetti Orthodontics, BBI, Collision Care Xpress, Journey Kids Dental, Lighthouse Point Yacht Club, Sage Dental & Steven Short Orthodontics, and Kim Nava State Farm.If you would like your business added to the 2019–20 list, please contact April...

The faculty and staff would like to express our utmost gratitude to the Lions’ Parent Association for all of their hard work this year. The Lions’ Parent Association actively supports the mission of WA by providing opportunities to connect and cultivate friendships, promoting volunteerism and school spirit, and raising awareness of WA in the local community.We would like to recognize those who have served in a leadership position this year:Chair—Bevan Harms Treasurer—Loren Eaton Secretary—Susan Korthals Ambassadors Team Leader—Sabrina Natt Events Team Leader—Laura Harms Faculty & Staff Appreciation Team Leaders—Ale Ora & Elizabeth Rodrigues Hospitality Team Leader—Sylvia Delgado Prayer &...