Upper School

On January 27, High School students spent the day volunteering in the community for Service Project Day. Each grade served at a different local non-profit organization. Students in 9th grade attended The Fruitful Field, where they worked in the community garden and helped to provide fresh produce to underserved families in the community, and at Feeding South Florida, where they packed 10,000 pounds of food. Students in 10th grade served for Heart2Heart Outreach, where they were split between two care center facilities impacting 40 senior citizens. Students in 11th and 12th grade served at Homes United helping with painting and home...

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...

Re-enrollment for the 2023–24 school year is just around the corner. Next week, all currently enrolled families will receive an email with details about the re-enrollment process. The preferred enrollment window for our current families begins on Wednesday, January 4, 2023, the first day of the second semester, and concludes on January 31. Last year we had a 92% retention rate and high interest from new families, which resulted in waiting lists. Given the interest already expressed by new families, we are encouraging families to re-enroll as soon as possible because, on February 1, we will begin to admit new...

Several of our fine arts students will be performing at the state level. Congratulations to Maddie Settembrino and Kendall Shelton on being accepted into the 2023 All-State Choir! They will perform in Tampa at the 2023 Florida Music Education Association Professional Development Conference & All-State Concerts! Westminster Academy’s International Thespian Society Troupe 8570 had an amazing time at the District 7 Individual Event this past Saturday! Each member who competed scored either an Excellent or a Superior in one or more of their pieces for a total of seven superior events and eight excellent events! Superior is the highest rating available, which...

Our Portrait of a Graduate is both aspirational and a reality now. We aim to cultivate students who are Christ-followers, community builders, committed to excellence, critical thinkers, and compassionate contributors. This semester students have volunteered, collected resources, and raised funds for the following organizations: Volleyball teams raised $1076.28 for Holy Cross Health–Partners in Breast Health through Pink Night. National Honor Society hosted two blood drives with OneBlood collecting over 50 units of blood, a school record since 2011! This represents over 100 lives saved! The National Honor Society Alzheimer’s Walk raised over $3000 for the Lauderdale Lakes Alzheimer’s Center. Students...