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Westminster Homecoming

January 5, 2012 by | Categories: News | Comments are closed

Westminster is looking forward to welcoming back to campus alumni as well as former families and parents of alumni during Homecoming Friday, Jan. 6 from  6:00 to 10:00 p.m. This event will coincide with the school’s home varsity basketball games.  Both the girls and boys teams are scheduled to play Bethlehem with the Lady Lions tipping  Continue Reading »

Science Students Enjoy Class Experiments

January 4, 2012 by | Categories: News | Comments are closed

 Only back for two days and Westminster Christian Academy eight grade science students are already cooking up new experiments.     Pictured below, students in the eighth grade physical science class, with the help of their teacher David Fish, checked to see of the pythagorean theorom is still true.  Good news, after more than 2,500 years  Continue Reading »

Westminster Swim Team Off to a Great Start

December 15, 2011 by | Categories: News | Comments are closed

The Westminster Christian Academy swim team recently competed  in its first two meets of the season in Carrollton and in Macon.  Overall the team did very well with four members qualifying for the state meet in their events.  Eaton Roberts qualified in the Varsity 100 yard breaststroke.  John Daniel Thompson qualified in the Varsity 100 yard  Continue Reading »

UGA English Professor Leads Writing Clinic for Westminster Sophomores

December 13, 2011 by | Categories: News | Comments are closed

Dr. John Vance led a writing clinic for sophomore writers this week at Westminster Christian Academy in Oconee County.  While sipping coffee, the fifteen and sixteen-year-old writers questioned Vance, the author of eight books and numerous original plays, on the publishing business, the discipline of writing and today’s popular genres.  The sophomore English class had  Continue Reading »

Art Lesson Turned Upside Down

December 1, 2011 by | Categories: News | Comments are closed

The Westminster fourth grade art class taught by Jackie Kirsche is currently studying the art of the Renaissance. During its study of Michelangelo, students had the opportunity to experience painting “upside down” just as the famous artist did when creating the Sistine Chapel ceiling. Though their watercolor paintings only took one class period (rather than four years), this experience  Continue Reading »

Katie Tingle, Westminster’s Student of the Semester

November 30, 2011 by | Categories: News | Comments are closed

Congratulations to Westminster senior Katie Tingle who was recognized as Westminster’s Student of the Semester for the Oconee Rotary Club.  She selected Keenan Klayman as her Rotary Teacher of the Semester – the teacher whot has made the greatest impact on her life while at Westminster.  Katie, Mr. Keenan and upper school principal Judy Childs attended  Continue Reading »

Westminster Welcomes New Coaches

November 30, 2011 by | Categories: News | Comments are closed

Westminster is thrilled to officially welcome Caleb Abney and Taylor Capers to its coaching staff.  Abney is sure to make big hit as Westminster’s baseball coach, while Capers has already dove right into leading the Lions swim team.  Both men join Westminster’s staff with years of experience in their respective areas and Westminster is honored to  Continue Reading »

Cards for a Cause: Student’s Art Showcases Her Heart

November 29, 2011 by | Categories: Lions Pride | Comments are closed

A whimsical cupcake with swirling rich chocolate icing you can practically taste just by sight.  The simplistic wonder and majesty of a small bird with a jet black head and pure white body.  Three presents beautifully wrapped and meticulously stacked daring you to tear into them and discover the treasures inside.  What do all of these  Continue Reading »

Early Acceptance to The University of Georgia Received By Five Lions

November 28, 2011 by | Categories: News | Comments are closed

There was much to celebrate and be grateful for during this Thanksgiving holiday, but five Westminster seniors had a little extra “Thanks” to give.  Friday, November 18, The University of Georgia informed its more than 10,800 early-action applicants who received early admissions to the school.  Of the nearly 5,700 students who received early admission is  Continue Reading »

Y-Club Success During Youth Assembly

November 28, 2011 by | Categories: News | Comments are closed

In its first year, Westminster’s Youth in Government (Y-Club) is already making its mark, receiving awards and has passed a bill.  The club, led by Westminster faculty member and alumna Leah Holloway, recently returned from the three-day annual Youth Assembly where sophomore Haley Wingo’s bill was passed, eight grader Godfrey Hendrix’s bill was debated and received  Continue Reading »

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