I’ve recently been thinking about our Advanced Placement program and couldn’t be more proud of Westminster’s faculty and students. We have much for which to thank God! Our AP data from 2012-2014 speaks for itself! 61% of Seniors were recognized as AP Scholars (Score of 3 or higher on 3 or more exams) 85% scored 3 or higher..
The Data Speaks
Student Life Blog
FBI Internet Safety Workshop
Students in the Middle and Upper Schools will attend technology seminars on Monday, Feb. 23, with FBI agent Mark Dobbins, a criminal investigator with the task force for the Crimes Against Children division of the FBI and GBI. On Thursday, Feb. 19, Upper School advisors shared an anonymous text number that would allow the older..
Boys Soccer Start Strong in Region
The boys varsity soccer team opened region play with a 5-0 victory. After a slow first half, the boys were able to score five times in the second half to move to 1-0 in the region and 10-4-0 overall. Goals on the night were scored by sophomore Jannie Nel (2), senior Jon Gibbs (2) and..
Friends of Fine Arts
Agnes Markwalter Art Contest Winners
Across our great nation, Youth Art Month is celebrated each March. In Augusta, local art teachers submit three works of art for grade levels they teach (from kindergarten – second grade, third – fifth grade, sixth – eighth grade and kindergarten – 12th grade) to the Agnes Markwalter Art Contest, held at the Gertrude Herbert..
Bell School & Easter Art
Time Travelers Fifth-grade students traveled to Blythe, GA to experience the Bell School, a one-room school house, from 1912. This living history opportunity included writing with slate pencils on slates, practicing penmanship with quill pens and a pen staff and an authentic spelling bee. The students experienced hands-on opportunities such as drawing water from a..
A Lunchtime Adventure with Mr. Case
At last month’s Westminster Auction, a silent item up for bid was an off-campus lunch with Principal Case. Today, this prize was cashed in as Middle School students Thomas Drake, Lee Baker, Will Hitchcock and Jonathan Lutz were chauffeured to Farmhaus Burgers in a cool truck provided by Master Buick GMC (at right).
Virginia Dent (’07) Visits AP Government
On March 13, Westminster alumna Virginia Dent (’07) visited Mr. Johnson’s AP Government class to share about her role as communications director for Representative Rick Allen. She gave the students a firsthand account of her work both at the local and national levels and answered their questions about political communications. Read about Virginia’s previous work..
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..
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
Fun in After School Care
The girls in After School Care made rainbow and heart necklaces as a conclusion of studying Esther in Bible club. On one of the rainy days, the older kids were having fun building with a new toy that they were given called connecting straws. They were told to used their imagination and work together.