Upper School Tag

Our awesome WA Junior Thespians spent last weekend in Orlando at the Florida State Junior Thespian Festival. These talented 6th–8th-grade students attended performance workshops, then competed in multiple events to showcase their acting, singing, and overall performance abilities. To qualify to attend the State Festival, they first had to compete and receive a high enough score at the District level, which happened locally in November. At that competition, nine of our performance and technical theater “events” scored in that range, so those events are what the students then presented in Orlando. Some of the events featured solo students, duets/trios, and one...

Attention current Westminster Academy families—our current student re-enrollment priority window for the 2022–2023 school year is now open will end on January 31, 2022. With new student applications to Westminster Academy at a ten-year high and preschool through ninth grade at capacity, moving this timeline up from previous years is necessary. Also, if you know a Christian family who would benefit from the college-preparatory academics and spiritual development offered at Westminster Academy, please invite them to our Winter Open House on Thursday, February 3, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. Thank you for your ongoing prayers and faithful commitment to Westminster Academy!...

This week our 6th through 8th-grade students competed in our annual spelling bee. Seventh-grade student, Olivia Faber, won the bee and will represent Westminster Academy at the Miami Herald/Scripps National Spelling Bee for Broward County next year. Nicholas Sirois (also in 7th grade) was the runner-up, followed by 8th-grade student Daniel Pucé. Last month, we held our 4th and 5th-grade spelling bee. The students were well-prepared and excited to show their spelling expertise. After 13 rounds and 147 words of intense competition, Siri Deenah won the spelling bee. Siri will represent Westminster Academy in the Miami Herald/Scripps National Spelling Bee for...

Attention current Westminster Academy families—our current student re-enrollment window for the 2022–2023 school year will begin on January 4, 2022, and end on January 31, 2022. With new student applications to Westminster Academy at a ten-year high and preschool through ninth grade at capacity, moving this timeline up from previous years is necessary. Current families should have received an email this past Tuesday, December 14. If, for some reason, you did not receive an email, please get in touch with the school. Also, if you know a Christian family who would benefit from the college-preparatory academics and spiritual development offered at...

The National Honor Society (NHS) elevates a school’s commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. These four pillars have been associated with membership in the organization since its inception in 1921. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.75 to be invited to join and then complete an application. Thirty-two students were inducted into the National Honor Society in a special ceremony on May 5. The service was led by the current officers of NHS – Josephine Richter, Blakeman Shaw, Arion Session-Walker, and Adrianna Desir, under the leadership of Adviser, Mrs. Michelle Perry. Congratulations to the inductees: Isaque Bessa, Katharine...