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There are just a few remaining weeks of school but as you well know, they will be quite busy! The LPA is looking for parents to volunteer to ensure success in our year-end events! To help with a particular team or event, please click here to sign up. The following opportunities to serve vary with regard to interest, skill, and time:Senior Class Bibles Prayer Time and Wrapping Gather to pray for our seniors after they depart for their senior trip on May 16. Following the prayer time, we will wrap Bibles that are presented to them on behalf of the LPA...

Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church invites Westminster Academy families to join them for their inaugural Family Movie Night tomorrow night! They will be showing the feature film produced by FamilyLife, Like Arrows. This movie is about a family that faces overwhelming conflict, rebellion, and resentment. Forced to change their parenting strategy, Charlie and Alice, find effective, life-long solutions that were closer than they imagined. The movie is age-appropriate for children 12 and older, and the church will offer childcare.Doors to the Fellowship Hall will open at 6:30 p.m., and the movie will begin at 7:00 p.m. Cookies and popcorn will be...

The eighth-grade students attended Junior Achievement’s Finance Park at Broward College last week with their LAUNCH class. The students spent eight weeks preparing for the trip by exploring different career choices and planning for the future. More specifically, students learned about paying taxes, saving and investing, managing risk, utilizing credit and debit, personal spending, and creating a budget.Finance Park provided students a realistic setting to implement their new skills. Teachers assigned students an occupation and an income. The students then had to create a budget and live within their means. Other requirements also included tithing and saving in their budget....

This past weekend marked the sixth year that WA students have participated in the homecoming event for the Honor Flight of South Florida. When WWII, Korea, and Vietnam veterans returned from a day in Washington, D.C., WA students welcomed them home. Over 50 high school students came to the Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport. Some brought homemade signs. Messages like “Thank you for keeping us safe,” “Some heroes don’t wear capes,” and “Thank you for your service” greeted the veterans. Students also cheered and had the opportunity to shake hands with them. Many veterans were moved to tears. The experience impacted...

On Wednesday, May 22, Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church will welcome hundreds of homeless men and women from Broward County for a sit-down dinner and entertainment. In addition, the church will offer haircuts, bike repair, clothing, and showers. All is given with no strings attached.Westminster Academy will hold a clothing drive to benefit this event. Therefore, kindly launder and fold men’s and women’s items into bags or cartons. Lower school students can drop their items off at the school’s Welcome Center, and upper school students can bring their items to the Upper School Office.Men’s items needed urgently:Jeans, pants, and shorts ...