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School will be in session at night as we invite parents back to school. An evening in the classroom provides the opportunity to meet teachers and learn more about our classes and student expectations. We look forward to seeing our parents at the following: Middle School Back-To-School Night Thursday, August 22 6:30–8:30 p.m. High School Back-To-School Night Tuesday, August 27 6:30–8:30 p.m. Lower School Back-To-School Night Thursday, August 29 6:30–8:30 p.m. This evening is designed to be informative and is set up for parents only. We are not able to provide childcare. We are grateful for the Lions Parent Association (LPA) for providing refreshments at each evening event....

You may have seen the signs lining the curb in the parking lot when you arrive in the morning. Starting this Wednesday, SAGE Dining Services is serving up breakfast in addition to lunch. Items and beverages can be found in Gangway, located at the southwest corner of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church. Students can pick up a breakfast burrito, egg and cheese croissant, scones, muffins, and many other grab-and-go items between 7:15 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. Lower school students need to be accompanied by a parent. In addition, parents are welcome to stop by too! Bon appétit!...

Dear WA Community, After the confetti settled, students found their way to new classrooms, and parents shared a cup of coffee, we gathered together for Convocation. Convocation begins our academic year by turning our attention toward heaven. As members of our community gather on the first day of school, we remember the things that define Westminster Academy—the nexus of faith and learning all within a spiritual family. This year, I reflected on Joshua 4. In these scriptures, we get a depiction of a forgetful people who found themselves erecting a stone structure. After 40 years of wandering, the Israelites were poised to...

Over the summer, U.S. Congress invited WA junior, Derek Petrisko, and WA alumnus, Christian Petrisko ’18, to Washington, D.C. On June 20, in the nation’s Capitol Building, Congress awarded them the Congressional Gold Medals for their initiative, service, and achievement. Afterward, the brothers then received STEM stars in the Kennedy Caucus Room of the Russell Senate Building. There, they addressed members of both the House of Representatives and the Senate to discuss their work in environmental conservation and protection....

Tryouts for fall sports are well underway. Many teams are full and have started training! However, below is the list of the remaining sports tryout and start dates, along with contact information for each coach. Every student-athlete must have a completed athletic physical turned in before they try out. Download the form here or pick one up in the athletic office. Cheer Middle School Tryouts: August 19 from 3:15–4:30 p.m. in Bay C at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church Contact: Coach Rita Alise at aliser@wa.edu Golf Varsity Interest Meeting: August 16 from 3:00–3:30 p.m. in the Athletic Conference Room Varsity Tryouts: August 20 from 3:30–5:30...