School News

The high school robotics team, Shark Attack FRC Team 744, invites you to their preseason competition this Saturday. Mission Mayhem FIRST Robotics Competition—Destination Deep Space will gather Florida-based robots on Saturday, October 19, in the gym at Dillard High School. Fans who come to cheer on WA can also receive a tour of the pit. This year, our own FLL (FIRST Lego League) team, Shark Byte, will be participating in a scrimmage at the competition. Because most of the competitions during the season are out of town, this local one is your chance to join the team and see them in...

Calling all golfers! It’s not too late to hit the green on Monday to support WA! It should be a beautiful day on the course, and what better way to spend Fall Break than at the Coral Ridge Country Club. The WA annual golf tournament sponsored by All American Windows and Doors will be held over Fall Break this Monday, October 21, at the Coral Ridge Country Club. The cost is $275 a golfer or $1,100 a foursome, and students can play for $150 each. All skill levels are welcome! Prizes will be awarded for both gross and net team, closest...

Congratulations to the Westminster Academy High School Choir on their acceptance to the Disney Candlelight Processional! The Candlelight Processional is a Disney tradition—a fifty-minute show presenting the Christmas Story. Our high school choir will be among the 300 voices joining the Disney’s Voices of Liberty Choir. In addition, a 50-piece professional orchestra with herald trumpets and a celebrity narrator complete the moving performance. All participating choirs will sing 14 songs throughout the show at the America Gardens Theatre in Disney’s Epcot. The high school choir underwent a video and audio audition. Disney selected our students to perform in two shows of...

WA’s National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) will host a Pink-Out on Thursday, October 24. If they didn’t already purchase a WA Pink-Out t-shirt, students may donate $3 and wear their own pink shirt to school that day. After school, NJHS will host a bake sale at the Welcome Center. This fundraising effort will aid in the fight against breast cancer, and proceeds will go to the National Breast Cancer Association. For those who did fill out the form to get a WA Pink-Out t-shirt, shirts will be available on Tuesday, October 22. Payment is due when the shirts are picked up....

The Lions Parent Association 40th Annual Christmas Boutique & Craft Market will once again have a special section open to all WA students. Student entrepreneurs may purchase a 6"-table at a reduced cost of $25. Student vendors may promote their business, skills, crafts, or wares. Intended to encourage the entrepreneurial spirit, students must manage their booths. However, family and friends are welcome to assist and join in the fun. Due to our Bakery & Candy Shop, vendors may not sell baked goods or candies, nor any “Slime” products. Visit wa.edu/boutique to register, or for further information, contact Lori Murphy or Melissa...