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The senior class left on their final journey together today. This week-long trip gives students a chance to reflect on their time at WA, make new memories, and receive final words of wisdom from Mr. Walt Jominy. With the exciting activities planned, this trip will surely be memorable. Their first stop is in Georgia for a zip line canopy tour: five hours of zip lines, high ropes, and a 100-foot free fall. Then, the seniors stay at a working horse ranch in Tennessee, which is owned by a family that helped build Westminster Academy. Activities at the ranch include a waterfall...

Each second through fifth grade student at Westminster Academy participated this year in Continental Math. This national contest begins by first exposing students in second grade to complex problems, which requires the student to use an array of problem-solving strategies. Then, as students move through the grade levels, analytical reasoning problems become more challenging. While the students in second and third grade participated in three separate meets, the students in fourth and fifth grade participated in five separate meets. Then, the top scores were logged into a national database where our students competed against over 1000 schools nationwide. We were...

On Tuesday, May 14, the Alumni Association held their annual LaSpadas luncheon for seniors and alumni. The Alumni Association welcomed the class of 2019 into the fold by challenging and encouraging these newest members. Sarah Abadines ‘04 Maba, Aaron Bibbee ‘12, and Vince Trombino ‘17, each shared reflections. Above all, each explained how God continued to work in their lives after graduating from WA. Prior to the luncheon, the upper school chapel celebrated the graduating class with the annual senior chapel. The chapel opened with Mrs. Hall, Alumni Association President, awarding scholarships from the Alumni Association to two deserving seniors: Megan...

Dear WA Community, Everyone has a favorite teacher. For some, it was the person who challenged you the most and held you accountable to your potential. For others, it was the one who saw in you a quality no one else previously had and inspired you. And yet for others, it was simply a kind, patient, approachable person who made time for you. This week is the time when we reflect on our influences as we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week. Those who take on the role of “teacher” rarely consider it just a job, but a calling. Earlier this week, I reminded...

Friday, May 3 Varsity Baseball Senior Night: Won 3-0 vs. Saint Andrews Saturday, May 4 Varsity Men's Track & Field States: Steven Tinsley—2nd Place Finish in Discus, 6th Place Finish in Shot Put Wednesday, May 8 Varsity Baseball District Semifinals: Won 10-0 vs. Hialeah Educational Academy Scores from all events are available on our website under Athletics. Click on the sport’s schedule to see the latest scores. ...