The word “mindset” is being used ubiquitously at schools across the country. More specifically, the adjectives “growth” and “fixed” are used to describe the two basic types of mindsets. This summer the Westminster faculty read Mindset by Stanford professor Carol Dweck. Her thesis is simple – intelligence is not fixed and has endless opportunities to grow. In..
Talkin’ ’bout Mindsets
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Homecoming 2014 Photo Galleries
Click the below photos to view galleries from our Homecoming 2014 events.
Cross-Country Region Meet Results
The WSA cross-country teams had a great race at the region meet on Saturday, October 18. We took advantage of the beautiful fall weather – with almost every runner improving their previous time on the Augusta Prep course. Evan Downs is the Individual Region Champion with a time of 16:53. This is the second year in a row that..
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Sign Up for the 2015 Talent Show
Any sixth- through 12th-grade student interested in auditioning for the 2015 Talent Show may now sign up for an audition time slot. Auditions will be held on Monday, Nov. 24, from 4 to 7 p.m. The audition form must be signed and turned in to Mrs. Elder before a time slot will be given, and time..
Science Trip, Book Fair and T-Shirts
Kingdom of Books Book Fair preparations are well underway, and Mrs. Shaver is bringing this year’s theme, Enter the Kingdom of Books, to life with a very special entrance! To learn about special events and shopping hours, click here. Second-Grade Field Trip Science came to life as the second-grade students visited Petco to complement their study of..
Middle School Model UN Wins Best Delegation
Congratulations to the Westminster Middle School Junior Model United Nations team for receiving Most Outstanding Delegation at their competition on Oct. 8 at Georgia Regents University. Every individual student team also won an award: Best Negotiators Sarah Margaret Farr/Caroline Campbell – Israel Best Delegates Kylie Smith/Benjamin Bayliss – Romania (Kylie also received Best Orator) Most..
Ecology and AP Biology Classes take a Hike
The ecology and AP biology senior-level classes went to Len Foote Hike Inn last Thursday and Friday. We started at Amicalola Falls in north Georgia and hiked five miles to the LEED-certified Len Foote Hike Inn, spent the night and then hiked back. The trail is near the start of the Appalachian Trail (AT), and..
Spiritual Life Emphasis Week 2014
One week out of each year, we set aside time each day to come together as a school to dedicate our hearts and minds to spiritual transformation, both as individuals and as a community. This year’s SLEW was held this week, with separate chapels for the Middle and Upper Schools. Click here to see photos..
We are learning to share and to be kind in Pre-K!
This week we read the book “The Rainbow Fish” by Marcus Pfister. The book tells the story of a beautiful fish who learns to share. We made our own rainbow fish to help us remember to share with our friends and those around us!