Abraham Lincoln was believed to have said, “The philosophy of the school room in one generation will be the philosophy of the government in the next.” Whether it can be proved that he said this or not, the statement rings true. Educational philosophy matters, and it matters to the future of our country and world…
Educational philosophy matters
Student Life Blog
Homecoming 2014 Photo Galleries
Click the below photos to view galleries from our Homecoming 2014 events.
WSA Football Ends Season
The Wildcats completed their 2014 football season on Friday, Nov. 14, in the GISA quarterfinals against Pinewood Christian with a final score of 27-41. The Wildcats fought hard as they were within four points of Pinewood early in the fourth quarter. Congrats to all the players, parents and staff on a great season! And to the seniors..
Friends of Fine Arts
Literary-Arts Competition | A Sense of Place
The Upper School is holding a literary-arts competition, with the theme being “A Sense of Place.” Students interested in participating should submit their creative writing or visual art pieces inspired by the theme by Friday, Dec. 5. Artwork is open to the individual’s interpretation and inspiration. For more information, see senior Margaret Daniel or Mrs…
Dairy, Court and Spirit Shirts
Pre-K at Steed’s Dairy Pre-K students had a wonderful time visiting Steed’s Dairy Farm. They explored a corn maze, watched a cow-milking demonstration, went for a hayride and checked out the farm animals. Fourth-Graders Visit Courthouse The study of government led fourth-grade students to the downtown Federal Justice Center. Students took part in mock-trial proceedings,..
Eighth-Grade Rocket Launch in Action
On Nov. 7, Mrs. O’Neil’s eighth-grade science class launched their homemade bottle rockets on the soccer field. Eighth-grader Lee Baker filmed and produced the video below to forever capture the day’s events. Thanks for sharing your video with us, Lee!
2014 National Honor Society Inductees
Congratulations to the newest members of the Agape Chapter of the National Honor Society who were inducted on Nov. 17! This is the largest number of inductees in school history. Nathan Bailey Tanner Barfield Brantley Barinowski Rod Bayliss Stuart Campbell Peggy Chen Evan Downs Justin Gaffney Charley Gu Chase Hall Caroline Head Sarah Grace Heaton..
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..
How Does Your Garden Grow? With Radishes!
Over the years, I have read books and studies about the importance of connecting children with nature. Studies show that children today spend less and less time playing outdoors and that disconnect between children and nature has devastating results. This year in KinderCubs, we brought back to life the Lower School garden. The children worked..
Extended Day Blog
Tennis Clinics Photo Gallery
The Lower School students enjoyed the fall tennis clinics with Mrs. Tebbs. These were provided for after school fun as part of our Extended Day programs.