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Dear WA Community,This past Tuesday evening, we finally had the opportunity to gather in our newly renovated Dr. Kenneth P. Wackes Media Center. Re-dedicating the space, we celebrated the completion of the project with its donors. Above all, we honored the life of our Headmaster Emeritus, Dr. Ken Wackes. Virtually everyone in the room was directly impacted by the life and work of Dr. Wackes—both as a leader and shepherd.We also heard from his lovely wife, Ruth, who joined us with her children and grandchildren. Technology and advancement were always at the forefront of Dr. Wackes’ vision for WA. She...

Westminster Academy has a variety of activities planned for your child this summer. With a wide range of structured activities, Camp WA will be loads of fun! It’s open to children turning two before September 1 through those going into sixth grade. Camp WA provides age-appropriate activities in a fun, safe, and secure environment at an affordable price. Above all, our dedicated staff provides a high-quality camp experience. You’ll see several familiar faces on staff, including teacher assistants and WA alumni returning from college for the summer.This year, we are offering two sessions for elementary campers and three sessions for preschool campers. In addition,...

We are pleased to announce that Mr. Ernie Gonzalez has been selected as Westminster Academy’s Head Baseball Coach.Coach Gonzalez comes to us after “wearing many hats” during a career that has spanned over a decade at various South Florida schools, including Gulliver Prep, Doral Academy, and Mater Lakes Academy. In addition to coaching at these schools, he has also been involved with travel baseball in South Florida.Coach Gonzalez will also teach physical education in the fall. He is a certified teacher with degrees in Physical Education and Educational Leadership and we are excited to welcome him to our faculty team. He is a native of Miami...

Next week marks milestones for many of our students. Our year-end receptions need many hands on deck to ensure success! Join us as we prepare to honor our fifth-grade classes, our eighth-grade classes, and seniors through receptions held May 29-30. Click here to sign up!The LPA appreciates your feedback as they begin to prepare for next school year! Please email lpa@wa.edu with any questions or ideas you may have....

Junior Achievement of South Florida (JA) has served almost one million students since its inception in 1959. Training the next generation of business leaders, employees, and consumers, JA educates students about financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness. Specifically, their high school programs help students make informed and intelligent decisions about their future. By fostering skills that will be highly useful in their careers, JA prepares youth to succeed in a global economy.In JA Career Bound, a cutting-edge workforce development program, high school students learn the soft skills they need to succeed in life and work and master the basic concepts...