Members of the Class of 2016 have now heard back from their college choices, and their acceptance results are very impressive. Using U.S. News & World Report‘s national universities and liberal arts colleges rankings, 56 percent of Westminster’s seniors were accepted into at least one Top 100 university or college. Congratulations, Class of 2016! Westminster’s..
Impressive Acceptances at Top 100
Student Life Blog
Middle & Upper School Lost and Found
The Middle and Upper School lost and found items will be spread out on the MS/US Gym floor from May 24-27. Students and parents are welcome to look through these items before or after Upper School daily exams. Any items remaining unclaimed by 4 p.m. on May 27 will be donated to charity. Due to..
Downs Receives GISA Academic Athlete Award
Evan Downs was one of 10 GISA Region AAA student-athletes to be selected as a 2016 Morris C. Johnson Award recipient. The GISA Coaches Association Academic Athlete Award is given to the best senior student-athletes in the association. The award was renamed the “Morris C. Johnson GISA Academic/Athlete Award” in 2002 in recognition of the..
Friends of Fine Arts
McCully Wins Writing Contest
In the Morris Museum of Art’s Combining Voices writing contest, Caroline McCully won first place for her poem “World of Color” and Michael Head won third place for his poem “Through the Eyes of a Madman.” They both wrote poems inspired by paintings in the museum’s collection. At a ceremony on Sunday, May 15, Caroline read her..
Fourth- & Fifth-Grade Musical Photos
Our fourth- and fifth-grade students performed the musical “Magical Madrigals” for friends and family on Tuesday, May 17. Click the image to view a gallery from the performance.
Cook Wins Robotics Scholarship
Seventh-grade student Amberlee Cook (at right with trophy) participated in the Sumo Robot League competition on April 7 and won the competition and a $1,000 scholarship using a robot she built and programmed. Each student had to build a robot from parts made on a 3-D printer and then write the programming code to teach..
Students Compete at State National History Day
On Saturday, April 22, Westminster had 13 projects, representing the work of 10 Middle school and 15 Upper School students, compete at the state-level competition for National History Day at Mercer University. To qualify for state, all of these students placed in the top three of the regional competition that was held in March at..
Sixth-Grade Service Project
Our sixth-graders took a day out of their school schedule to serve the Augusta community. They cleaned up the Augusta Canal and the Olde Town neighborhood, packed and sorted items for the Bridge Ministry and read to first-graders at our own school.
Olympic Learning Fun
Our pre-k students recently spent some time learning about the Olympics.
After School Care Blog
First Lower School Track Meet
The Lower School was in their first track meet on the afternoon of May 4 at Augusta Prep. EDS also competed. Westminster took first place in almost every event. Thirty students from Westminster were represented in eight events. We will host another track meet on campus on May 14. Thank you to Coach Johnson for..