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This week the Lions' Parent Association (LPA) begins restocking the Uniform Bank in preparation for the 2019–20 school year! Please consider donating your uniforms, P.E. uniforms, and spirit wear. First, if you choose to help, all items need to be clean and bagged. Then, please drop them off in the lower school office, upper school office, or the WA Welcome Center.Because of the security risk, please do NOT donate uniforms and attire with a WA logo or name to other organizations. The LPA sees to it that any items not meeting current uniform requirements go to children in Honduras and...

Dear WA Community,Someone just asked, “How’s the end of the year going?”“Fine,” I said. A better answer would be chaotic and unpredictable with a good dose of celebration and reflection.Walking back from the Fifth Grade Step Up Luncheon for parents, I began thinking about the transitions that accompany the end of a school year—seniors become alumni, fifth-grade students become middle school students, juniors move to top dogs, teachers mark down the remaining days, and we say goodbye to some teammates while welcoming others on board.The May calendar is stuffed with programs, events, and activities. Perhaps this week’s highlight is our...

This morning began our turn towards the end of the year events. Parents gathered for a very special time to pray for our senior class by name. They also prayed over the personalized Bibles that each graduate will receive at Commencement. Alumnus Bernie Gonzalez '10, who led us in worship, recalled receiving his Bible and what it meant to him. It was inspiring to see parents of younger students join with parents of seniors to lift up their graduate, a beautiful picture of beginning with the end in mind. Thank you to our Prayer and Care Team for planning this...

Congratulations to Angie Marks ’93 Matsoff, our 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient.Angie Marks ’93 Matsoff is a tremendous example of having the Lion Spirit. Shortly after graduation from Westminster Academy, and just weeks before heading to college, Angie was diagnosed with Stargardt’s disease. This juvenile macular degeneration is an incurable eye disease that typically results in a loss of central vision over time. Within a year, Angie's vision deteriorated and declared legally blind. In spite of it, Angie completed her courses and received a degree in Health & Fitness from Baylor University in 1997.Time spent running became a way of...

This week is your chance to see our 2019 football teams in action! After a culmination of spring football activities, WA will host two games on Thursday, May 16. First, the middle school football team will host Calvary Christian at 4:00 p.m. Then, the varsity football team will host Immaculata-LaSalle (Miami) at 6:00 p.m. Concessions will be available for purchase from about 4:30 p.m. through halftime of the varsity game. Come out to get a sneak preview and support your 2019 WA Lion Football!!!...