Lower School

Registration for the fourth quarter is now open for Discover, Westminster Academy’s after-school enrichment activities. Register your student for activities here. All programs start next week, beginning Monday, March 25 and continue through the week of May 20 (except ballet which has specific dates). Currently, we are offering the following programs: Mondays: Cheerleading with Mrs. Applegate (Girls in Grades K–5) in the lower school music room from 3:15–4:15 p.m. Price: $175 NEW: Basketball with Coach Wallhoff (Grades 1–5) in the gymnasium from 3:15–4:15 p.m. Price $175 Tuesdays: Art with Miss Salas (PK4-Grade 2) in the lower school art room from 3:10–4:10 p.m. Price:...

The fifth-grade students became citizens of BizTown on Wednesday when they visited Junior Achievement’s facility in Coconut Creek. This realistic setting inspires students to apply what they have learned about community and economy, work readiness, financial literacy, and business management. While at the JA BizTown facility, each student assumed a job. Then, they produced and sold products and received a paycheck. They also worked on a business team, repaid business loans, shopped, and managed a personal bank account. Throughout the program, students explored and enhanced their understanding of free enterprise. They used critical thinking skills to learn about key economic concepts....

Registration for the fourth quarter is now open for Discover, Westminster Academy’s after school and enrichment activities. Register your student for activities here. All programs start the week of March 25 and continue through the week of May 20 (except ballet which has specific dates). Currently, we are offering the following programs: Mondays: Cheerleading with Mrs. Applegate (Girls in Grades K–5) in the lower school music room from 3:15–4:15 p.m. Price: $175 NEW: Basketball with Coach Wallhoff (Grades 1–5) in the gymnasium from 3:15–4:15 p.m. Price $175 Tuesdays: Art with Miss Salas (PK4-Grade 2) in the lower school art room from 3:10–4:10 p.m....

The fourth and fifth-grade classes have been working hard on this year’s Science Fair. Each elementary class conducted a Science Fair experiment. Fourth grade did 15 group projects in class, and fifth-grade students did individual experiments as they displayed their knowledge of the Scientific Method. The fifth-grade students presented their project before two judges on Monday, February 25. The judges were very impressed by all of the hard work, scientific thought, and creative display boards, making their job of deciding the top three very difficult. The boards were displayed in the Lower School hallway through March 1. A special thank you...

On Thursday, February 21, the third-grade students treated the lower school to a special chapel presentation. In honor of President’s Day, the third-grade students dressed up as their favorite famous American. Students chose American figures from both past and contemporary times. For example, we had Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Harriet Tubman, Lucille Ball, and Billy Graham all leading chapel today! The students sang patriotic songs and shared facts about the famous Americans. "It was a great time for the lower school students to see that God has a special plan for each person’s life, and we are excited to see what...