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
Fort Gordon Chaplain Addresses Students
During a Middle and Upper School joint chapel on Feb. 25, Army Chaplain (Colonel) Timothy Mallard, command chaplain at Fort Gordon, addressed the students on the topic of allegiance and following God’s will. Using Luke 20:19-26 as his reference, Chaplain Mallard explained to the assembly that we should give to the world what it is..
McCartney Receives Scholar Athlete Award
On Jan. 15, senior Sam McCartney was presented with the Scholar Athlete award from WJBF. This award recognizes the accomplishments of student-athletes both in the classroom and in athletic competition. Click on the video below to view the news segment that ran on TV this week. (Click here to see photos from the awards presentation.)..
Friends of Fine Arts
Advanced Ensemble Sings at Biltmore House
During a recent trip to Asheville, North Carolina, February 22 and 23, the Westminster advanced ensemble had the unique opportunity of singing in the Winter Garden at the Biltmore House. After entertaining visitors from around the country, the students were treated to a tour of the house before returning to Augusta. While in Asheville, the..
Pollard Rules as Principal for the Day
Kindergartener Wills Pollard took the reins as Lower School Principal for the Day on Feb. 26. He helped with morning carline, visited classrooms to speak with students and teachers and, following a frigid ride on the golf cart, met with administrators at the Middle and Upper Schools. Principal Pollard made many important executive decisions during..
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..
Rogers Wins Second in Speech Competition
The Rotary Club of Augusta hosted its annual speech contest at Enterprise Mill Monday, Feb. 23. Sophomore Emily Rogers placed second for her speech on the ways that the Rotary Club “lights up” their community and the world. The contest was open to all area high school students.
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..
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
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 at 706-731-5260, ext. 2219…