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Two WA student-led clubs, Students for Soldiers and the Key Club, will be holding a collection drive for troops who are serving our country around the world. During WA’s Patriotic Football game against Coral Shores High School on Friday, September 12, we will be honoring the members of our Armed Forces and First Responders. Please come out and show your spirit! We encourage all fans to join us in supporting our troops. Help us collect the following travel size items to be sent in care packages for our servicemen and women:Toothpaste Hand Sanitizer Body Wash Resealable Baby Wipes Gum Slim JimsPlease bring your donations and items...

Attention parents: Need a date night and a safe fun place to leave your children for a few hours? WA's varsity swimming and diving team invites children ages 4 through 12 for two nights of fun, food, fellowship and a movie.When: Friday, September 5 and Saturday, September 20 Time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Where: The WA Aquatic Complex Cost: $25 for the first child and $5 for each additional sibling per evening What to bring: A swim suit, dry clothes and a towel.The children will be supervised throughout the evening, with fully qualified lifeguards on duty, pizza for dinner followed with games and a movie.Please...

Congratulations to WA senior Kaitlyn Moore, who was recently honored as the Rotary Club's Marty Yohalem Student of Month for August 2014.  She was invited to speak about the her various missions trip experiences in the US and abroad and how they have impacted her life.  The Rotary Club presented Kaitlyn with a Certificate of Award for her outstanding service in the community and abroad.  Kaitlyn plans to attend one of our US military academies where she will acquire a degree in history and pursue a career in military intelligence.Well done Kaitlyn!...

The WA faculty and staff were challenged by the WA Alumni Board to participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness about ALS in honor of our former headmaster, Dr. Ken Wackes.The WA faculty and staff accepted the challenge on Wednesday, August 27, at 3:45 p.m. on our east campus.The WA faculty and staff sends their challenge to the Class of 2015. Go Senior Lions!We appreciate this special opportunity to honor Dr. Ken Wackes and call attention to ALS. Our prayers and encouragement go out to Dr. Wackes! The first captain of the Lions!...

Blake Kidwell '13, now a sophomore at the University of Florida, spent the summer studying abroad in Spain. While there, Blake took part in the running of the bulls, which is part of an eight-day festival held in Pamplona, Spain. Blake credited football skills he used while a linebacker at WA to give him an edge over others who fell around him. “I had more adrenaline pumping through me than any football game I ever played,” he said.Way to go Blake and we are certainly glad things went well!...