I don’t normally read the Huffington Post, but a recent education blog title caught my eye – The Three Most Important Questions You Can Ask Your Teenager. Its content struck a chord both with my own parenting and my work as an educator. Driving to church one Sunday morning (don’t laugh), I asked my high..
Student Life Blog
Students Participate in Hour of Code
Students across the Lower, Middle and Upper Schools participated in the Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week Dec. 8-14. The goal of this event is to introduce students around the world to the basics of computer science. The Hour of Code is organized by Code.org, a public 501c3 non-profit dedicated to expanding participation..
Middle School Boys Basketball Update
The middle school boys A team is currently 7-2 with wins over St. Mary’s of Aiken twice, Augusta Prep, Curtis Baptist, Hillcrest, Alleluia, and Augusta Christian and lost to St. Mary’s of Augusta and EDS. The boys A team will play again this Saturday and then finish their regular season next Tuesday. The Middle School..
Friends of Fine Arts
25 Students Perform in District Honor Chorus
25 Westminster Middle and Upper School students participated Tuesday, Jan. 20, in the GMEA District 10 Honor Chorus, held all day at Abilene Baptist Church in Martinez. They presented a professional-level concert in the evening to a full house. Click here to see the list of students who participated.
Art Display and 100th Day of School
Lower School Art Debuts at St. Andrew’s Hall Students from Mrs. Moccia’s first-grade, Mrs. Pippin’s second-grade and Mrs. Joiner’s third-grade classes had their most recent artwork on display in St. Andrew’s Hall at the reception following the annual MLK Observance on Monday, Jan. 19 at First Presbyterian Church. Click the above image to view a..
Attention Fifth-Grade Parents
Parents of rising sixth-graders are invited to tour Westminster’s Middle School on Wednesdays, Jan. 28 and Feb. 4, at 8 a.m. Tours will begin in front of building 300 at the Upper School circle drive and conclude at 8:30 a.m. Please email the Admissions office for more information. Current Westminster parents or parents interested in..
Writing Lab and Peer Tutoring | Spring Semester
Writing lab hours have been changed to accommodate the most frequent periods for student study halls. Please see the updated schedule below: Peer tutoring will also be available again this semester in a variety of subjects. If you would like your student to be paired with a peer tutor, please email Regina Franklin.
Westminster Celebrates Thanksgiving
The entire Westminster community gathered on Nov. 25 to celebrate the Thanksgiving season and give thanks to God and those who so faithfully serve our school. Students who spoke words of thanks during this year’s chapel were: First Grade: Caroline Collins and Eli Davis Second Grade: Patrick Joiner and Gavin Fox Third Grade: Vee Merry..
How Does Your Garden Grow? With Radishes!
Over the years, I have read books and studies about the importance of connecting children with nature. Studies show that children today spend less and less time playing outdoors and that disconnect between children and nature has devastating results. This year in KinderCubs, we brought back to life the Lower School garden. The children worked..
Extended Day Blog
Musikgarten and Art Start Week of Jan. 26
We will offer Musikgarten for our pre-k, TK, and kindergarten students starting on Monday, Jan. 26, from 2 – 2:45 p.m. Art classes for pre-k through second grade will also be available starting on Tuesday, Jan. 27, from 3 – 4 p.m. To register or for more information, please e-mail Sarah Merten or call her..