Calendar Highlights & Mark Your Calendars

 2/2 – 3  WCA Hosting GICAA Region II-A Varsity Basketball Tournament
 2/4  Uniform Consignment Sale, 8:30 – 11:30 am
 2/9  Artists’ Reception Jittery Joe’s Epps Bridge, 7 – 9 pm
2/11  Admissions Preview Day, 10 am
2/17 & 2/20  Winter Break – School Closed
2/18  Mock Trial State Competition

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

Athletic Calendar Highlights

 WCA Basketball Tournament Games
2/2 WCA Varsity Basketball GICAA Region II-A Tournament
V Boys HOME vs. Peachtree Christian, 6 pm – Semi Final
2/3 V Girls HOME 6 pm – Region Championship Game
2/2 WCA MS Basketball Sectional Tournament
MS Boys AWAY vs. Mount Carmel, 5 pm @ Bethlehem Christian
2/4 MS Girls AWAY, 3 pm @ Bethlehem Christian

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

“Legal Eagles” Westminster Style!

WCA Mock Trial Team Wins Region

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Westminster’s 2017 mock trial team competed in the region tournament on Saturday against local schools, including Clarke Central High School, North Oconee High School, Oconee High School, Athens Christian School, Greenbriar High School, Jefferson High School, and Eastside High School. The Legal Lions had a great day, sweeping the morning rounds—winning every ballot and taking all eight individual best witness and best attorney awards! The Lions advanced to the region championship round against Athens Christian School where they won both courtrooms to become REGION CHAMPIONS for the FOURTH straight year. David Lanclos (12th) won an outstanding attorney award; Abigail Snyder (12th) won TWO outstanding attorney awards, and junior, Rachel Snyder also received an outstanding attorney award. Hadley Kirsche (11th) won THREE outstanding witness awards for her portrayal of Coach Jamie Dugan. Hannie Lanclos (9th) won TWO outstanding witness awards for her portrayal of Geraldine Brand, and sophomore Emory Grace Doster won an outstanding witness award for her portrayal of the plaintiff, Harper Bryson. The Legal Lions move on to the district competition in Forsyth County on February 18th where they will compete to be counted among the elite eight in the state of Georgia.

Congratulations to the Legal Lions!

Swim Team 2017 – Congratulations on a great season!

With last weekend’s state meet, the WCA swim team closed out their 2017 season with an impressive overall fourth place finish!  WCA’s women’s team (JV+V) placed third in state while our men’s team (JV+V) placed fourth.  Many of our swimmers had personal best performances at the state meet and all showed great improvement throughout the season according to coach Haley Allen.  These results were achieved despite the fact that the team had to deal with several cases of the flu.  Truly impressive Lions!  This was the last meet for WCA Senior John Koslowsky, who not only swam for the varsity team, with two third-place finishes, but also assisted in coaching the JV team.

 
 
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GICAA Tournament This Week at WCA

Come out and help us re-define “home court advantage”!

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Varsity Boys win in dramatic finish Tuesday night to advance to semi-final.

The finish of Tuesday night’s varsity boys game against Shiloh was one for the books complete with a last second score and Lion fans rushing the court in celebration.  The score was tied in the final seconds of the game and as the buzzer counted down to 0.0, the ball left the fingertips of senior, Xander Haymore, and fell through the hoops to give the Lions the win, 51 – 49.

With this win, our varsity boys advance to the semi-final game Thursday night against Peachtree Christian at 6 pm.   For full tournament information, please follow this link –  Varsity Boys Bracket.

Varsity Girls play in regional championship game Friday.

As the top-ranked team in our region, WCA Lady Lions will make their tournament debut in the championship game Friday night at 6 pm.  For bracket information, please follow this link – Varsity Girls Bracket.

So, come out and help us re-define “home court advantage” while enjoying an evening of exciting sports competition, delicious food and fellowship with friends!  brett's Logo 3 web

  • Expanded dinner concessions featuring fan favorites from Brett’s Casual American – so, no cooking!
  • Students get in free!
  • Family Season Passes are honored for admission fees!

WCA Spirit Wear Winter Sidewalk Sale

School store moving to the traffic circle for winter clearance sale Thursday morning!

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Everybody loves a good bargain and there are bargains to be found on all winter spirit wear in the WCA school store.  Tomorrow, Thursday, February 2nd, the school store is moving to the traffic circle beginning at 7:30 am.  So, drop off your student(s) and stop by the sidewalk sale to save on great Westminster gear for your family!

Artists’ Reception Celebrating Jittery Joe’s Student Exhibit

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Coffee and art are made for each other and this month Westminster students are providing the art and Jittery Joe’s is providing the coffee!

On Thursday, February 9th there will be an Artists’ Reception at Jittery Joe’s Epps Bridge from 7 until 9 pm to celebrate the WCA Student Art Exhibit.   WCA students will be providing live music and Jittery Joe’s is generously offering drink specials!   Please stop by and enjoy this time of fellowship, good coffee and our students’ wonderful artistic and musical endeavors! Questions? Please contact Jackie Kirsche, jkirsche@wcalions.org.


Admissions Preview Day ~ Saturday, February 11th

preview-dayOur next admissions preview event is coming up on Saturday, February 11th beginning at 10 am in the administrative building.  If you know families that are interested in learning more about our school, please help us spread the word about this event. This is an excellent opportunity to meet members of our administrative team, tour the campus and hear from current students and families.   Don’t forget about our referral program where you will receive $300 for every family you refer that enrolls at WCA!  Questions?  Please contact Taylor Smith, tsmith@wcalions.org or 706-769-9372, ext 120.

Uniform Consignment Sale

The clothes fit in August, but it’s January and your student may have grown. If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Consignment Sale PicThere will be a uniform consignment sale on Saturday, February 4th, from 8:30 am until 11:30 am. The sale will be set-up in the upper school kitchen area during intramural basketball games.

If you would like to participate in this sale, please bring your gently used uniform items, with price tag attached and enough cash to make change. Items eligible to be sold must comply with current uniform policies. (WCA Uniform Guidelines 2016-2017) Please know that for the 2017-2018 school year, old logo uniform clothing will still be acceptable.

If you know of any new families coming to WCA, please help us spread the word about this opportunity to get incredible savings on great uniform items. Questions? Please contact Raynette Noles, raye.noles@gmail.com.

 

2017-2018 Academic Calendar Overview

Screen Shot 2017-02-01 at 2.33.30 PMNeed to make plans around next year’s school holidays and breaks?  The 2017-2018 Academic Calendar Overview for WCA has been finalized and is now available by following the link below.

WCA 2017-2018 Academic Calendar Overview

WCA Lost and Found

Last day to “repatriate” lost items – Tuesday, February 7th

lost and foundLost and Found items will be on display next Tuesday, February 7th, until 2:45 pm in the upper school gymnasium.  Please know that after 2:45 on that day, remaining items will be donated.  Also, items can always be claimed anytime before Tuesday you are available to look through them.  Thank you for helping us get your things back into your possession!

Prayer Requests

As the body of Christ, we have the privilege of praying for each other. If you have a prayer request that you would like to have included here, please contact Tami Butts, tbutts@wcalions.org.

There are members of our community in need of our faithful prayer support. These families have set up blogs that you can follow to keep up to date. As you read the blogs, there is much to pray for and much for which to be thankful.

  • For updates and specific prayer requests for the Needham family (Linley 6th), please read Susanna Needham’s blog to follow their families journey as 3 yr. old, Beck, is undergoing treatment for leukemia. For questions, or to address immediate needs, please contact Julie Tomlin (rblessedhome6@gmail.com).
  • Please be in prayer for Brent Weatherly and his family. He has started a blog where you can follow his journey and receive specific prayer requests. http://dbw26.wordpress.com.
  • Thank you for your continued prayers for Hannie Lanclos and her family as she continues her path of healing.

Thank you for lifting up these members of our WCA family.

Prayer requests are included here at the request, or with the permission, of the family.