The word “mindset” is being used ubiquitously at schools across the country. More specifically, the adjectives “growth” and “fixed” are used to describe the two basic types of mindsets. This summer the Westminster faculty read Mindset by Stanford professor Carol Dweck. Her thesis is simple – intelligence is not fixed and has endless opportunities to grow. In..
Talkin’ ’bout Mindsets
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Homecoming 2014 Photo Galleries
Click the below photos to view galleries from our Homecoming 2014 events.
Middle School Fall Athletic Assembly Awards
Congratulations to our Middle School fall athletes who won awards during this year’s Middle School Fall Athletic Assembly held on Oct. 29. Great job to all of our Wildcat athletes this season! Tennis – Boys Coaches Award – Ford Vaughters Wildcat Award – Thomas Drake and Jonathan Lutz Most Improved – Tommy O’Neil Tennis –..
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Students Selected for District Honor Chorus
Recently, many students auditioned for the District Honors Chorus, comprised of a Middle School Honors Chorus, Women’s Honor Chorus and High School Mixed Chorus. District Honor Chorus is a day-long event, during which students practice music all day with a director and hold a concert that night. To audition, students had to sightread a passage, sing scales..
Fall in Full Swing
Fifth-Grade Food Drive: Coming Soon Food will be collected in each class from Nov. 3-25. The food drive is an annual service-learning project for fifth-grade students. Donations will go to Golden Harvest Food Bank, a local charity helping those in need in our community. All non-perishable items are welcomed, and the items that are most..
Middle School Model UN Wins Best Delegation
Congratulations to the Westminster Middle School Junior Model United Nations team for receiving Most Outstanding Delegation at their competition on Oct. 8 at Georgia Regents University. Every individual student team also won an award: Best Negotiators Sarah Margaret Farr/Caroline Campbell – Israel Best Delegates Kylie Smith/Benjamin Bayliss – Romania (Kylie also received Best Orator) Most..
Junior Class College Trip 2014
This week, the junior class traveled northward to visit six colleges and universities on a two and a half day trip. They visited Columbia International University, North Carolina State University, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Elon University, High Point University and Davidson College. The purpose of the trip was to expose students to different..
Spiritual Life Emphasis Week 2014
One week out of each year, we set aside time each day to come together as a school to dedicate our hearts and minds to spiritual transformation, both as individuals and as a community. This year’s SLEW was held this week, with separate chapels for the Middle and Upper Schools. Click here to see photos..
Pre-K had a blast at the Grovetown Fire Station!
We had a wonderful trip to the Grovetown Fire Department! The children loved exploring the fire station and checking out the fire trucks! The firemen did a wonderful job explaining what the children should do in different fire scenarios. A special thanks to those men that risk their lives for our safety and that took..