Calendar Highlights

11/14 11/14 Father- Son Camp Out – POSTPONED
11/15-17 Y-Club Youth Assembly ~ Atlanta, GA
11/23-29 Thanksgiving Break
12/1 8th Grade Parent Coffee
12/4 Grandparents Day – Early Dismissal
12/5 Watkinsville Christmas Parade, 11 am
12/12 Winter Formal – State Botanical Garden

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

 

Father-Son Campout Postponed

Rain, rain go away! Due to field conditions, the Father-Son Camp Out scheduled for this Saturday night is being postponed.  We will re-schedule this event as soon as possible and let you know when it is back on the calendar!

 

Westminster Captures First Place in State Competition

One Act State-2Students performed “Servant of Two Masters” at the Callaway Theater at Shorter College in Rome GA and placed first in the statewide competition!  The 14 person cast placed first at region as well as state.  Additionally, two Westminster students received individual Outstanding Performance Awards.  Those went to Josh Russell and Jeremiah Smith. Congratulations to all!

 

One Act Cast will Perform “Servant of Two Masters”

November 19th at 11:30 in the Westminster Gym, our cast will present their award winning performance.  Parents and community members are welcome to attend.  WCA students grades 4-12 will watch the performance that day.

 

‘A Merry Little Christmas’ in Watkinsville and we need YOU!

The annual Watkinsville Christmas Parade is coming up on Saturday, December 5th at 11 am. The parade theme is ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas in Watkinsville’. So, listen to a little Judy Garland or Frank Sinatra and get inspired! We need your creative ideas to design and decorate this year’s WCA float. Please email Christie Marsh @ cr0925@aol.com.

 

December Lunch Orders

If you would like to order lunch for your child for the month of December, please log on to orderlunches.com.  For first time users, the password is WCA 319.  The deadline for ordering is
midnight on Tuesday, November 17. Please note that on the upper school form, we are introducing our winter menu for Brett’s on Thursdays.  The new choices are as follows:

  • chicken quesadilla
  • tomato basil soup with grilled cheese sandwich
  • tortilla salad

 

Operation Christmas Child

It is time to pack up shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child! We will be collecting your filled boxes during next week, November 16th – 20th.

  • Upper School students – please bring your boxes to the front office
  • Lower School students – please give your boxes to your teacher

A group of our juniors and seniors will be taking the boxes to the Operation Christmas Child distribution center in Atlanta. So, fill up a box and show the love of Christ to a child this
Christmas!

Questions about how to fill a box? Please go to the Operation Child website at www.samaritanspurse.org.

 

Intramural Winning Team Photos Needed

The yearbook staff needs group photos of the winning intramural teams the Hurricanes (prek/k) and the Fire (1st/2nd). If you have a group photo of either of these winning teams, please email them to virginiastearns.v@gmail.com.

 

High School Students . . . get on your dancin’ shoes!

Tickets are on sale now for the WCA Winter Formal that is coming up on December 12th at the State Botanical Gardens. This event is open to all 9th – 12th grade students. The student council is offering an ‘early bird’ discount for this week only. Purchase your tickets through this Friday, November 13th, and the tickets are $20 each. After this date, the price will be $25 each. So, commit to a good time and purchase your tickets now!

 

Yearbooks ~ Reserve your copy now!

Don’t forget to order your students yearbook before Monday, November 23rd! Yearbooks are only available to be purchased online and the cost is $70 each. Log on to www.jostensyearbooks.com to complete your purchase. Follow this link for details about placing your order. Questions? Please email either ferrang98@gmail.com or connorloveless@yahoo.com.

 

Communications Update

As our former Director of Communications, Leslie Herbert, has moved to Florida, Tami Butts will be sending out the weekly announcements.  Her email address is tbutts@wcalions.org.  If you have information that should be shared through the weekly announcements, please email the information to Tami no later than Tuesdays by 9:00 a.m.

 

Save the Dates

  • On Tuesday, December 1st we will hold an 8th grade parent coffee. In addition to enjoying a good cup of coffee together, we will take this opportunity to talk about your students’ upcoming transition from the middle school to the high school.
  • WCA Homecoming will be held January 9th, 2016. An invitation will be mailed to all alumni in a few weeks. However, if you are in touch with any WCA alumni, please spread the word and let’s enjoy welcoming our graduates back to campus.

 

Every Week at WCA

  • WCA Parents Prayer Time meets every Tuesday from 8:00 – 8:15 am in the Art Room.
  • After School Spanish
    • Grades 1st – 4th meet on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in the Music Room from 2:45 – 3:45
    • Grades 5th – 8th meet on Wednesdays in the Field House from 2:45 – 3:45
  • Chess Club meets each Wednesday from 2:30 – 3:40 in the Art Room for grades 1st – 12th.

 

Prayer Requests

Your continued prayer support for Brent Weatherly and his family is greatly appreciated as he undergoes chemotherapy treatment.