Calendar Highlights & Mark Your Calendars

Friday, August 11th Back to School Bash, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Tuesday, August 15th LS Parent Night, 6:30 pm – Your child’s classroom
One Act Tryouts, 2:40 pm – Room C 26
Wednesday, August 16th Last Day to Register for Intramural Soccer
Thursday, August 17th US Parent Night, 6:30 pm – Gymnasium
Monday, August 21st Total Solar Eclipse Day – Delayed Dismissal for Student Body

Please note this is not an all-inclusive school calendar.  Always check the Google Calendar for additional events, updates and detailed information.

Welcome to the Class of 2018

Screen Shot 2017-08-09 at 3.32.08 PMThe newly minted Class of 2018 enjoying their very last, first day of school and their new space in the Upper School!

Back to School Bash 2017

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Join us as we begin another great year at Westminster Christian Academy at our Back to School Bash on Friday, August 11th from 5:30 -7:30 pm.  We will gather at the field house for dinner on the lawn and WCA will provide BBQ and drinks.

What to bring?

PreK & 1st:     Fruit or Vegetable

2nd – 4th:       Mac & Cheese, Baked Beans or Slaw

5th – 7th:        Your favorite salad – green, pasta, potato or otherwise!

8th – 11th:      Dessert

12th:               Chips

This is a great time of fellowship and a wonderful opportunity to welcome our new families.  Don’t forget to bring chairs or blankets for seating and we look forward to seeing you there!

In the case of inclement weather, we will notify parents as quickly as possible.  If you have any questions, please contact Amy Chisholm, cramy@mac.com.

WCA Lunch Program for August – Deadline Today!

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Today at midnight is the deadline for placing orders for August deliveries.

Please know that Orderlunches.com is now Boonli.com.  If you’ve ordered before, your previous username and password are valid.  If this is your first time to place an order, please follow the following steps.

 

  • Go to https://www.boonli.com
  • Click the link to “Register” at the top of the page
  • Enter the password for our school – WCA319
  • Follow prompts to complete your registration

If you have any questions, please contact Tami Butts, tbutts@wcalions.org.

Lunch Distribution Volunteers

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We are in need a few parents to help with lunch distribution each week.  This involves sorting and delivering lunches to LS classrooms and US students.  If you are interested in serving in this capacity, please contact Tollie Ediger (tediger@wcalions.org).

 

Parent Orientation Nights 

Screen Shot 2017-08-09 at 1.21.17 PMNext week we will be holding parent orientation meetings for both upper school and lower school families.  This will give you an opportunity to meet with your child(s) teachers for a more in depth question and answer time regarding curriculum and academic expectations.   The schedule is as follows:

  • Lower School Parent Orientation – Tuesday, August 15th, 6:30 pm – meet in your child’s classroom
  • Upper School Parent Orientation – Thursday, August 17th, 6:30 pm – WCA Gymnasium

It is very important for at least one parent to attend the session pertaining to each child.  We look forward to seeing you there!

WCA School Store

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The WCA school store will be open Thursday and Friday mornings of this week from 7:30 – 8:30 am.  PE uniforms and new spirit wear will be available during this time if you missed them at the open house.  Some items have already sold out and have been re-ordered.  So, if you don’t find exactly what you need, please know we’ll be re-stocked soon!   Next week the store will return to it’s normal operating hours of Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 7:30 am – 8:15 am.  The school store accepts payment of either cash, check or credit card.

Intramural Soccer Registration Open

Screen Shot 2017-08-09 at 2.10.03 PMThis Fall, WCA will offer Intramural Soccer for girls and boys enrolled in grades K-5.  This five week soccer training series will be a great time for kids to learn the fundamentals of soccer.  Join us each Friday evening from 5:30-7:00 beginning August 25.  The registration deadline is August 16th so register online today!

2017 Intramural Soccer Flyer

Online Registration Intramural Soccer 2017

One Act Tryouts!

theatre-masks-hiWant to be a part of a winning tradition? Westminster’s One Act Play has held the state Championship for the last two years.  Students in grades 8-12 can try out for this year’s play.  Tryouts will be held August 15th at 2:40 in room C 26.  Questions?  Please contact Kelly Cole, Director of Academics, kcole@wcalions.org.

 

Eclipse Day 2017 – Delayed Dismissal for Student Body

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For the first time in nearly a century, on Monday, August 21 the sun, moon and Earth will line up to turn day into night across the United States.  The eclipse is happening for our part of the world right at the end of the school day and we want to ensure our students have the opportunity to witness this historic event!  So, we will be handing out eclipse safety glasses and extending the school day by a few minutes to allow for all students to view the eclipse.  This will also allow us to have more light during which to safely dismiss all students.   Students will dismiss as follows:

  • Lower School Dismissal at 3:00 pm
  • Upper School Dismissal at 3:15 pm

Prayer Requests

As we go through our days, please remember the keep the following WCA families in your prayers.  Also, please email Tami Butts (tbutts@wcalions.org) with updated and/or new prayer requests.  It is an honor to pray for each other.

  • Please be in prayer for Sabrina Garcia (Noah, 11th and Jacob, 9th) and her family as she undergoes treatment for kidney and liver health issues.  Many of you have been concerned and desirous of helping.  One way to do this is to sign up to provide a meal for them on either a Tuesday or Thursday. (see SignUp Genius link).  Additionally, the family has written a letter to our community and will continue to provide information regarding Sabrina as it becomes available.
  • Anderson Krieger (9th grade) and his family, as he continues his treatment for recurrent leukemia and prepares for his return to school this fall.
  • Brent Weatherly and his family.  You can follow his journey and receive specific prayer requests. http://dbw26.wordpress.com.
 Prayer requests are included here at the request, or with the permission, of the family
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