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.
Middle School Golf Championship Final Results
The Middle School Wildcat golf team played to a fourth-place finish in the season-ending championship. Final round action took place on Thursday at Forest Hills Golf Club. Amelia Myers and Lee Baker both shot 49 and tied for the team low score. Lee Baker was our overall team medalist with a final two-day score of 91. Wildcat..
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Georgia-Carolina State Fair Art Ribbons
This year, many Westminster students (pre-k through 12th) entered the annual Georgia-Carolina State Fair Art Exhibit Competition. Overall, our students won three best of show and over 50 ribbons! The fair ends on Sunday, Oct. 26, so don’t forget to check out the art. Best of Show Ribbons K-2 Acrylic: Annabelle Wilkes (1st place), Christopher..
Farm, Fish and Reading Fun!
Down on the Farm Mrs. Corbin’s TK class visited Steed’s Dairy Farm to learn more about farm animals and the community. They had a wonderful time seeing the farm and learning how it all works. No Luck Finding Nemo Science came to life as Mrs. Pippin’s second-grade students visited Petco to complement their..
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..
Pre-K had a blast at the Grovetown Fire Station!
We had a wonderful trip to the Grovetown Fire Department! The children loved exploring the fire station and checking out the fire trucks! The firemen did a wonderful job explaining what the children should do in different fire scenarios. A special thanks to those men that risk their lives for our safety and that took..