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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 »

One Busy Bee

November 14, 2011 by | Categories: Lions Pride | Comments are closed

Like many seventh grade boys involved in after school and extracurricular activities, Westminster honor roll student Gray Miller is busy as a bee.  Well, to be accurate, Gray is busy with his bees.  While he enjoys playing soccer, fishing and hunting, Gray has one very unique hobby – he is a Bee Keeper. In the  Continue Reading »

Westminste​r’s Robotics Team One of BEST in District

November 3, 2011 by | Categories: News | Comments are closed

Saturday, Oct. 29, Westminster Christian Academy’s Robotics team, lead by AP Math teacher and Head librarian Sandra Stowe, competed in the BEST (Boosting Engineering Science and Technology) Robotics District Competition where they placed sixth out of 25 teams.   Considering all other teams competing were much larger than Westminster’s, the team was elated with its success.   Continue Reading »

Open House for Prospective Families

October 31, 2011 by | Categories: Lions Pride | Comments are closed

Westminster Christian Academy invites you to its Open House for prospective families from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 8.  Families will have the opportunity to tour the school, meet members of the Westminster community and enjoy an open conversation about the high-caliber educational experience Westminster Christian Academy provides in a small private  Continue Reading »

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