I’ve recently been thinking about our Advanced Placement program and couldn’t be more proud of Westminster’s faculty and students. We have much for which to thank God! Our AP data from 2012-2014 speaks for itself! 61% of seniors were recognized as AP Scholars (Score of 3 or higher on 3 or more exams) 85% scored 3 or higher..
The Data Speaks
Student Life Blog
FBI Internet Safety Workshop
Students in the Middle and Upper Schools will attend technology seminars on Monday, Feb. 23, with FBI agent Mark Dobbins, a criminal investigator with the task force for the Crimes Against Children division of the FBI and GBI. On Thursday, Feb. 19, Upper School advisors shared an anonymous text number that would allow the older..
Boys Soccer post playoff shutout
Don’t try convincing the Westminster boys soccer team there are negatives being the hunted target. As the Wildcats see it, being defending champion is only a positive. For one, it means they won it all a year ago. It also means they’re back going for another title. Westminster had a good start to the Georgia..
Friends of Fine Arts
Middle School Chorus at Carowinds
Forty Middle School chorus students won a Superior rating in the Carowinds Music Festival on Saturday, April 18.
Bookshelves, Research & Inclement Weather
Library Bookshelves Spring cleaning in the library is, for the most part, now complete. The process of cleaning, organizing and purging old books has created room for new bookshelves. These new bookshelves are more user friendly, take up less space while holding more books and provide a more spacious feel. This year’s book fair proceeds..
A Lunchtime Adventure with Mr. Case
At last month’s Westminster Auction, a silent item up for bid was an off-campus lunch with Principal Case. Today, this prize was cashed in as Middle School students Thomas Drake, Lee Baker, Will Hitchcock and Jonathan Lutz were chauffeured to Farmhaus Burgers in a cool truck provided by Master Buick GMC (at right).
A Medical Twist on Literature
On Friday, April 17, Dr. Bill Pearson was the guest speaker in Mr. Lutz’s senior English class. While it may seem strange that an anatomy professor from Georgia Regents University would be invited to speak in an English class, Dr. Pearson led a discussion about the merits and demerits of genetic engineering/research from a Christ-centered..
Dr. Jerry Miller Speaks to Upper School
During Upper School chapel on March 25, the students and faculty heard from local pediatrician and Westminster alumni parent Jerry Miller. Dr. Miller is the founding pediatrician of Augusta Pediatric Associates, which he opened in 1980. He attended Wheaton College in Illinois and Emory University before going on to graduate from the Medical College of..
Building Shapes with Shapes!
Today’s math challenge in pre-K was to build certain shapes by using other shapes. The children had a blast trying to figure out how to build hexagons, triangles and parallelograms. Adi introduced us to a new shape, a hendecagon!
Extended Day Blog
After School Care Reenacts the Easter Story
We performed a reenactment of the Easter story in After School Care today. We had the disciples, the women at the tomb, Mary, the angels and Jesus. The rock on the playground made a perfect tomb. We even had the rock rolled away and Jesus’ cloth inside. The children have learned a lot in After..