This is the transcript of a chapel talk I gave at Westminster’s Middle School on January 13, 2016. It was not written out, so bear with the written imperfections. It’s long, perhaps too much so for a blog, but has very important content nonetheless. It’s important because there are lessons for us to learn from..
Love and Courage Exemplified
Student Life Blog
Honor Roll & High Honor Roll for Fall 2015
The following students earned honor roll or high honor roll for the Westminster Middle and Upper School fall 2015 semester: HIGH HONOR ROLL Sixth Grade Abby Almodovar Ashley Ball Natalie Benson Christopher Booker Sarah Beth Bryan Jenna Buchanan Katelyn Dawkins Madeleine Freace Bo Fuller Wellsley Fuller Logan Gamlin Rachel..
Stan Signs with University of Georgia
Senior Daria Stan signed a national letter of intent to play soccer at the University of Georgia on Feb. 4. Daria has played for the Augusta Arsenal for the last eight years. She has played in showcases at Disney World and in Las Vegas with two top Californian teams, as well as with Atlanta’s Concorde..
Friends of Fine Arts
Westminster Troupe Shines at ThesCon
Our troupe performed brilliantly last Thursday at the Georgia Thespian Conference. We took an original version of “All in the Timing” and performed for a packed house in the Columbus State University Lab Theatre. Below is a cast photo with our plaque. -Mr. Paul Owen
Art Goes Gothic The study of Gothic architecture was the inspiration for this fifth-grade art of ornate chapels and rose windows. The fourth-grade students had the assignment to replicate, with a twist, “The Creation of Adam” by Michelangelo. Students crawled under the art tables, taped their paper on the underside of the table, laid on..
Brad Joiner Wins Geography Bee
The Middle School Geography Bee, sponsored by National Geographic, took place on Jan. 20. It began with classroom competitions and then the winner from each class participated a school competition. Brad Joiner, the school competition winner, will take a qualifying test for the state competition. Julia Andrews was the runner up. Our classroom winners were..
Upper School Honor Council
At Westminster, we take the Honor Code very seriously, from having a special honor assembly at the beginning of the school year to having it posted around campus. This year, the Upper School is renewing its efforts to increase student awareness and adherence to the Honor Code through the student-led Honor Council (photo above, not..
Sixth-Grade Service Project
Our sixth-graders took a day out of their school schedule to serve the Augusta community. They cleaned up the Augusta Canal and the Olde Town neighborhood, packed and sorted items for the Bridge Ministry and read to first-graders at our own school.
Painting with Nature
In Kindercubs, we are exploring the concept of art and nature. As I was writing the lessons for this unit, I was reminded of local folk artist Leonard Jones. Mr. Jones is a nationally-known folk artist that paints on old tin using house paint, sticks and his fingers. After viewing some of his work, the..
Extended Day Blog
Noah Visits After School Care
The students in After School Care welcomed a special visitor on Nov. 11. Noah came and visited the children and told them the Bible story of the ark and the flood. What a treat!