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Dear WA Community,Our school community gathered this morning for the National Day of Prayer. As a result, we joined Christians all over our nation, calling out to God. E.M. Bounds, an 18th‐century pastor who is often considered an authority on the subject, noted, “prayer is God’s plan to supply man’s great and continuous need with God’s great and continuous abundance.”Because of the blessing of a unit school, WA has a remarkable approach to how we observe the National Day of Prayer. It is a school tradition to pair our upper school students with our lower school students. With their prayer...

Back in January, we announced the appointment of new upper school leadership, Dr. Ron Farrar and Mr. Matt Petersen—both coming from Atlanta, Georgia. Then, in March, they both joined us in person at the State of the School Address. However, many were unable to meet them or hear from them personally. So, as they begin to pack and prepare to move their families to South Florida, they wanted to send their greetings.Please take a moment to meet Dr. Ron Farrar, incoming upper school principal, and Mr. Matt Petersen, incoming assistant upper school principal....

When our WA robotics team is not busy preparing for a competition, they invest their time serving their STEM community. Evidence from this year shows their legislative and community outreach continues to grow. We continue to celebrate their successful trip to the World Championship, coming home with the Innovation in Control award. However, we would like to also congratulate the team for their efforts beyond building and competing with robots.Beginning with their work in our community, the team made dozens of demonstrations, taught classes, and hosted clinics. Their devoted time fostered a greater understanding and interest in STEM and robotics...

Fifth-grade students, teachers, and chaperones headed to Pigeon Key to study marine life. This three-day trip takes place off of mainland Marathon. During the trip, students will learn about marine invertebrates, Florida Keys habitats, and local fish. The trip also includes learning the history of Pigeon Key, snorkeling at Sombrero Reef, and fishing.Pigeon Key is a 5-acre island that once held 400 workers during the early 1900s while the Old Seven Mile Bridge was under construction. The stop at Sombrero Reef allows students to experience the third largest barrier reef in the world. The students, as well as the teachers...

Wednesday, April 24Varsity Softball: Won 8-0 vs. Archbishop McCarthyFriday, April 26Varsity Baseball: Won 7-2 vs. Hialeah Educational AcademySaturday, April 27Varsity Track and Field Regionals: Steven Tinsley- First Place in Shot Put and Discus Lamel Thomas- First Place in 100m Taylor Everett, Donovan Lassiter, Micah Lewis, Tobias Lewis: 4x100 Relay- First PlaceTuesday, April 30Varsity Softball District Semifinal: Won 14-4 vs. Calvary ChristianWednesday, May 1Varsity Ladies' Tennis States: Quarterfinals Won 6-3 and 6-2, Kali Cafaro and Katharine Calvet Doubles TeamScores from all events are available on our website under Athletics. Click on the sport’s schedule to see the latest scores. ...