I hope you have all had a wonderful summer. I know I have, but I am looking forward to seeing you all back on campus soon. As I mentioned in the Summer Mailing, there is more exciting information to share with you regarding improvements to the Lower School and new Wheeler Field. Thanks to a..
Extreme Makeover: Playground Edition
Student Life Blog
New Box Tops Sheets Available
Thank you to Maggie and Ted Millings (parents of first-grader Nate) for creating personalized Westminster Box Top collection sheets for our fundraising efforts. They are beautiful!
Wildcats beat Brentwood 31-27
The Wildcats went on the road Friday night and had a huge fourth-quarter comeback to beat the Brentwood Eagles. It was a very dramatic win. The Wildcats went into halftime with a 10-7 lead, but the game went back and forth between the two teams. In the fourth quarter, the Wildcats were down by 10..
Friends of Fine Arts
Lower School Summer Art Project
Last winter, Nancy Miller, wife of pediatrician Dr. Jerry Miller of Augusta Pediatric Associates, envisioned redecorating the office waiting room with children-created images from each day of creation, as told in Genesis. Her desire was to have her own grandchildren and the children of the doctors in the practice to paint on canvases their vision..
Story Time with Mrs. Ames
Mrs. Barfield’s kindergarten students enjoyed story time in the Media Center with Mrs. Ames. The students listened intently as she shared one of her favorite children’s books, “Rikki Tikki Tavi” by Rudyard Kipling!
Spanish 1 Celebrates La Tomatina
On Aug. 27, Mrs. Waldecker’s Spanish 1 class celebrated La Tomatina, the Spanish cultural holiday during which participants throw tomatoes and get involved in a tomato fight purely for fun. It is held on the last Wednesday of August during the week of festivities of Buñol. This being the first year the class has participated,..
Westminster Ice Bucket Challenge
On August 21, the Upper School at Westminster Schools of Augusta accepted the ALS ice bucket challenge put forth by Westminster Upper School Principal Joey Menendez. In turn, the school challenges Augusta Preparatory Day School to take the ice bucket challenge. Westminster will also be collecting donations to support the ALS Association. Contributions can be..
Chapel Services | Apr. 25 – May 1
Lower School | Due to the special events on Friday, Apr. 25 (Field Day and the All-School Picnic), there will be no chapel services for the Lower School students. Middle School | Mike Freace will speak to students during Wednesday’s chapel service. Upper School | On Monday, the Westminster chorale will perform a preview of..
What a week in Pre-K!
This week we did many fun and exciting things! We took a nature hike up to the Upper School to visit with Mr. O’Neil and check out his office. The children loved hearing about his work and family. Afterwards, he joined us on a hike through Rachel’s Garden. It was a fun morning exploring our..