Upper School

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...

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...

The Upper School Media Center Book Club will begin on Tuesday, November 12, at 7:00 p.m. The book club is open to WA parents, faculty, staff, alumni, and all high school students. For this first gathering, readers should pick up a copy of Until We Find Home by Cathy Gohlke for discussion. Set in England’s lush and storied Lake District in the early days of World War II, Until We Find Home is an unforgettable portrait of life on the British home front, challenging us to remember that bravery and family come in many forms. The Library Journal wrote, “Based...

As we near the end of the fall sports season, our varsity teams will take time to honor our Class of 2020 student-athletes. The following teams will celebrate their seniors, and each one invites our loyal Lions to join them in the stands: Varsity Volleyball: Thursday, October 10 vs. Palmer Trinity at 6:00 p.m. Swimming and Diving: Friday, October 11 vs. South Florida Heat at 4:30 p.m. Varsity Football, Cheer, and Pep Band: Friday, October 11 vs. Somerset Key at 7:00 p.m. Come out to celebrate our seniors and their high school athletic careers!...

Every year, Westminster Academy joins Saint Andrew’s School, St. Thomas Aquinas, and North Broward Preparatory School to sponsor the Sunshine College Fair. This private event for our high school students will take place Saturday, October 12, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Saint Andrew’s High School in their Malnik Family Athletic Center. This year, over 215 universities and colleges will attend the fair, giving students ample opportunities to explore their options. Because they will be speaking with admissions representatives, students should plan to wear interview attire. When you arrive, please check-in at the WA table in Gym B (Shapiro Family Adventure Gym). “This college fair...