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..
Student Life Blog
Students Participate in Hour of Code
Students across the Lower, Middle and Upper Schools participated in the Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week Dec. 8-14. The goal of this event is to introduce students around the world to the basics of computer science. The Hour of Code is organized by Code.org, a public 501c3 non-profit dedicated to expanding participation..
3 Wildcats play in Football All-Star Game
The CSRA All-Star Football game was held this past weekend and Westminster was represented well by Joshua Jackson playing in the Senior Bowl and Ethan Lynch and Nygl Eaddy playing in the Junior Bowl. The players for this game were selected from the best public and private high school players in the CSRA. Each Westminster..
Friends of Fine Arts
2014 Choral Christmas Concert | Video and Photos
Enjoy photos and the full-length video from our 2014 Choral Christmas Concert and Art Display held on Dec. 8 at First Presbyterian Church of Augusta.
Christmas Tree The second-grade service project to the school was making ornaments and decorating the foyer Christmas tree. Ornaments in majestic colors were decorated with very special fingerprints. These fingerprint shapes were used to make birthday candles for baby Jesus or to create a manger for baby Jesus. Sending Christmas Wishes Around the Globe Fifth-grade..
Middle School Robotics in Action
Mr. Ham’s Middle School robotics class has been busy at work building their very own robotic machines this semester. Take a look to see that programming robots definitely isn’t all work and no play!
Students Selected for Watson-Brown Junior Board
Congratulations to junior Thomas Williamson and senior Donnyell Miller for being selected to serve on the 2014-2015 Watson-Brown Junior Board – Thomson Chapter. Students selected for the board are outstanding teens from CSRA high schools and home schools that excel in academics, sports and community activities. The Junior Board is a branch of the Watson-Brown..
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..