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During Christmas Break, our Men’s Basketball Team traveled to Bristol, Tennesee, to play in the 39th Annual Arby’s Classic Basketball Tournament. While the tournament was happening, Mary Elbert ’01 Herrera, a Westminster Academy alumna who now lives in Tennessee, took her family to the tournament to cheer on her alma mater. While watching the game from the bleachers, the Herrera family bonded with the basketball families. In addition, Mary used her local connections to have a restaurant stay open late so she could treat the whole team and their families to dinner after the game. “The basketball team was very respectful...

Our annual dinner auction, Chart the Course, presented by Benedetti Orthodontics, will be held on Friday, April 14, at 6:30 p.m. at the Coral Ridge Yacht Club. Save the date for this exciting evening of fellowship and fundraising for our school. Your participation is valued as we need everyone’s help in acquiring exciting items for guests to bid on. Additional volunteer roles include decorations, promotion, underwriting, and more. The development team invites you to join us for our first planning meeting on Thursday, January 26, from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. in the Lower School Media Center. Please email development@wa.edu...

Thank you to our WA community for your generosity! Since the beginning of our fiscal year on July 1, we have received over $320,000 towards our Annual Fund goal of $600,000. Combined with designated donations, total giving exceeds $448,000. The Westminster Academy Annual Fund serves to invest in people, strengthen programs, and enhance places on our campuses. Click here to view videos produced by our broadcasting students that demonstrate the impact of your gift. Every gift to Westminster Academy has an exponential impact. You are investing in Christ-centered education, shaping the hearts and minds of students, who will be tomorrow's leaders....

As we begin the second semester, we have some exciting dates to look forward to: January 13: Coffee with the LPA—Our Next Coffee with the LPA will be on January 13 from 8–9 a.m. in the DeVos Chapel (northeast corner of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church). Our topic will be “Anxiety: Strategies and Tools for Helping Your Child Deal with Anxiety.” Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Owner of Lighter Living Counseling, and alumna Sheilah Abadines ‘06 Ledesma will be our guest speaker. Join us to socialize with other parents, learn important information on this topic, and hear about opportunities to serve with...

The 2023 spring sports season is almost here, with tryouts and start dates just around the corner! Every student-athlete must have a completed athletic physical form turned in before trying out. If your student-athlete is playing a WA Winter sport that overlaps with the dates and times below, please communicate their intentions to their winter and spring coaches. Baseball—Contact is Ernie Gonzalez at gonzaleze@wa.edu JV and Varsity Tryouts: January 23 from 3:45–6:15 p.m. at the west campus Athletic Complex Grades 6-8 Tryouts: January 25 from 3:45–5:30 p.m. at the west campus Athletic Complex Men’s Lacrosse—Contact is Matt Salvatoriello at matt@mattsal.com Varsity Start Date:...