Headmaster's Blog

Stressed-out Millennials

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..

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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..

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Athletics Blog

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.)..

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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..

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Lower School

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 morningĀ  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..

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Middle School

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..

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Upper School

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.

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Chapel Blog

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..

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Pre-K Peek

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!

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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…

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