Field Trips Tag

The Class of 2024 at Westminster Academy recently embarked on their senior trip, a six-day-long adventure that solidified their bond as a class and sent them off into the next chapter with a heart full of memories. The trip was far more than sightseeing and nature parks. The ever-enthusiastic Mr. Jominy shared his signature devotion with the seniors—a WA tradition! Another class favorite was “The Best Story Ever Told,” followed by open discussion – which provided a thoughtful and spiritual way to center the day. These sessions fostered a sense of community and reminded the seniors of the Christian values that...

During our annual fifth-grade trip to Pigeon Key, WA, students had a "fin-tastic" time learning about marine life! This hands-on marine science education experience brought the ocean's wonders to life. They explored the coral reefs and tidepools, snorkeled alongside colorful fish, and discovered the fascinating creatures that call these waters home. Praise God for His unique creation!...

Our sixth-grade students enjoyed Overnight Adventure Atlantis at Kennedy Space Center and Universal Studios earlier this month. The trip was a thrilling educational experience for our students as they explored the history and advancements of space exploration and spent the night under the Space Shuttle Atlantis. They also went behind the scenes at Universal Studios for a rollercoaster physics lesson. Students learned about mathematical engineering and design concepts. It was a culminating experience for our sixth-grade students and an opportunity to build community and lasting relationships....

Students in fourth grade took a trip to the oldest city in the U.S., known for its Spanish colonial architecture and rich history. Day one included the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, the Old Jail, the Heritage Museum, the General Store, and a walking tour visiting historical landmarks around the city. On day two, visits included the Old Town Trolley Tour, the Military Hospital, the Lightner Museum featuring an immersive experience of art, architecture, history, and design, and then the Potters Wax Museum, which is the first established wax museum in the country. Students learned quite a bit about historical events...

Our new school-branded activity bus was showcased at the football game last Friday night, where the varsity Lions won 23–0 over the Bradenton Christian School Panthers in the first game of the regular season! This additional bus will transport students to a variety of off-campus activities and will also serve as a traveling billboard for our school while representing Westminster Academy's standard of excellence! We are grateful for the family who provided a $50K match to encourage generosity for this project, which was chosen as our Annual Auction Heart Raise last spring. Our community responded with an additional $65K in donations! Thank you so much...