A few days ago, I was reminded of how challenging and rewarding parenting teens is. Both in my roles as parent and educator, I decided to jot down (in no particular order) a few things I’ve learned over the years about parenting teens. By no means am I “the expert,” but a fellow sojourner who..
7 Tips for Parents of Teens
Student Life Blog
SLT Selects 2015-16 School Theme
With many changes taking place on campus this school year, it would be easy to focus on how things used to be rather than looking forward to what is ahead. To encourage our school community to get out of our comfort zone this year and try things we’ve never tried before, our Student Leadership Team..
Middle School Football Starts 1-0
The Wildcats Middle School football team started the year off with a great win on the road vs. the Augusta Christian Lions. The explosive offensive attack was led by tailback Jack Baker and quarterback Grant Fuller running behind a strong offensive line led by Jake Heaton, Logan Gamlin and Chevez Trask. The defense was anchored by Alex Roberts, Taylor Edmonds and Jospeh Jackson…
Friends of Fine Arts
2015 One-Act Play Cast List Announced
Congratulations to the recently announced cast of the 2015 Westminster One-Act Play, “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” Mark your calendars now to see these talented actors and actresses in action at our Evening of Theatre November 6 and 7. Thoroughly Modern Millie Cast List Millie Dillmount Kaleigh Anderson Jimmy Smith Nathan Bailey Miss Dorothy Brown ..
Fourth-Graders LEAP Into a New Year
In an effort to set class expectations, the fourth-graders worked as a group to develop a set of rules that they will be held accountable for this school year. They then turned them into an acronym using our 2015-16 school theme, LEAP. Great work, fourth grade!
Student Immunization Information
All new students to Westminster should ensure up-to-date immunization records are on file. Every seventh-grade student must provide proof that they have had a DTaP booster and Meningococcal vaccines. Please send your child’s immunization form that includes the new boosters to the Middle School office prior to the first day of school.
GRU Professor Addresses 10th Grade English Classes
Mr. Rick Davis, associate professor emeritus in the department of English and foreign languages at Georgia Regents University, was a guest speaker during today’s sophomore English classes. He spoke to the students about the Greek play they read during the summer, Medea, which he is also directing at the university this fall. Mr. Davis has..
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..
Spring Nature Studies
Pre-K at Reed Creek Some of our Pre-K students enjoyed learning about ecology and natural resources during a recent visit to Reed Creek Nature Park. Kindercubs “Tumble” with Excitement! Students learned about delayed gratification as they tumbled rocks for four weeks. Below are photos of the results of their patience.
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..