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This Monday, September 9, Westminster Academy will host the Christian College Fair in our gymnasium from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. We expect 38 schools in attendance. For example, colleges and universities like Gordon College, Samford University, Liberty University, and Wheaton College will take part. This event is an opportunity to explore several schools and we encourage students to talk to the representatives. Mrs. Donna Payner, Director of College Planning, has a few suggestions to consider. “Like an interview, this is your opportunity to have questions answered that will help you make a good decision about your future. Be assertive and...

Everyone who attends WA or calls the school his or her alma mater is undoubtedly a Lion, but there is an elite group who can say they are Roaring Fans. When you commit to a recurring gift of $25 (or $300 annually), we will send you a Roaring Fans magnet for your car so you can share your Lions pride. Visit wa.edu/donate to set up a monthly donation. Your donation makes a difference as we can count on the consistency of your support. Please contact Sarah Hajduk, Director of Development, at hajduks@wa.edu or 954.771.4600 ext. 2504, if you would like further...

The “need to read” was a call to action many lower school students took seriously this summer as we prepared to open our brand-new Lower School Media Center. With its Creation theme and beautiful new trees, Mrs. White, the Lower School Media Specialist, themed the summer challenge with a tree as well. The response was great! To receive a bronze medal this year, students had to read a total of at least 1,000 minutes this summer. Many students read above that and received a silver or gold medal for all their hard work. To celebrate, students were invited to a pool...

Dear WA Community, It is often said that “it takes a village…” when raising children. I do not think this quote adequately expresses the substance of that incredibly important task. A more precise notion might be…“it takes the right community, properly aimed, and fully engaged…” Since students spend upward of 16,000 hours engaged in formal schooling to earn a high school diploma, the right community becomes even more critical. This week I had the opportunity to speak to our new parents over breakfast. While it is probably like drinking from a fire hose, we supply our new families the names, the faces,...

We are monitoring Hurricane Dorian as it slowly moves westward. Given the potential need for timely notifications, it is extremely important that current parent information in FACTS Family Online (ParentsWeb) is correct as we will use it to send text message alerts. Please make sure we have your most up-to-date, accurate email address and emergency contact cell phone number. To verify/update this information, please...