Yes, it’s true that I’m typing this blog on a snow day, in Augusta of all places. Perhaps that’s why I’m thinking of foreign languages, somehow connected to the possibility of being in some far off, warm and exotic location. But with all kidding aside, Westminster takes mastery of a foreign language seriously, as any..
Foreign Languages and the New Economy
Student Life Blog
Operation Christmas Child
The Middle and Upper Schools will be participating in Operation Christmas Child through Friday, Nov. 22. The goal is to collect at least 75 shoeboxes or more to send to children around the world this Christmas. Carter Wilson, one of the Upper School service prefects, said, “We decided to choose this project because it allows..
WSA Girls Soccer Open Season with a win vs. FPCA
On Tuesday, the WSA varsity girls opened the 2014 campaign with a win over FPCA out of Hinesville, GA, beating the Lady Highlanders 1-0 in dominant fashion. Sophomore Anna Robertson had the only goal of the match early in the first half, which was enough to carry the team to victory. The game was not..
Friends of Fine Arts
Agnes Markwalter Art Contest
The Agnes Markwalter Youth Art Competition and Exhibition seeks to promote the value of art education for all children and to encourage support for quality school art programs throughout the CSRA. This year’s theme was “Georgia Folk Artists.” Six Lower School students, three Middle School students and three Upper School students represented Westminster: Lower School..
Reading, History & a Principal for a Day
Read Across America A big time was had in the Lower School as we celebrated Read Across America Week in honor of the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss. Monday was “Dr. Seuss Day” and the Cat in the Hat and Thing 1 and Thing 2 made an appearance. Tuesday was “Fox in..
A Lunchtime Adventure with Mr. Case
At this year’s Westminster auction, a silent item to be won was an off-campus lunch with Principal Case. Middle School students Lee Baker, Breck Brigham, James Knox and Hogan McCully were chauffeured to Farmhaus Burgers in a cool truck provided by Master Buick GMC (at right). They were also treated to ice cream at the Pink..
NHS Fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House
Ronald McDonald House Fundraiser and Supply Drive The Westminster chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) has teamed with Ronald McDonald house for their spring service project. The Ronald McDonald House has been serving the Augusta area for over 25 years, supporting programs that directly improve the health and well-being of children. Dates: March 10-14..
Chapel Services | Feb. 28 to March 6
Lower School In a special joint chapel to celebrate Black History month, our students will gather in the Lower School gym to hear from Henry Johnson of the Jefferson County School System. Mr. Johnson has an amazing voice and will be leading our students in the black spiritual “I’ve Got Peace Like a River.” Teachers..
Happy Late Valentine’s Day!
We had a great time celebrating Valentine’s Day today in Pre-K. The children had so much fun pretending to be the mailman! Don’t worry, they didn’t eat all the candy at once!