CALENDAR AT A GLANCE

Please note this is not an all-inclusive school calendar. Always check the Google Calendar for additional events, updates, and detailed information.
10/7                      School Pictures
10/9                      Blood Drive/End of Quarter 1
10/12                    Fall Preview Day
10/14                    PSAT Testing (Grades 8-11)
10/16 – 19           Fall Break
10/21                    Early Dismissal/Parent Teacher Conferences
10/30                   Fun Friday (Lower School)

Westminster Preview Day Monday October 12
Tell your friends, family, and neighbors about our first Preview Day of the year on Monday, October 12 at 9:00 am.  This is a fantastic opportunity for them to “Come Hear Our Story” and see what makes WCA special. Please contact Director of Admissions Taylor Smith with questions. Reservations are not required.

Westminster Hoodies on Sale
2015-WCA-hoodiesWestminster Nike Hoodies are now available for purchase and will be on sale this Thursday from 7:30-8:00 and from 2:15-2:45 near the traffic circle. These hoodies are approved for classroom attire. The cost is $40 for youth sizes and $45 for adult sizes.

Blood Drive Friday
The Blood Drive will be hosted this Friday (10/9) in the gym. NHS representatives will call donors with appointments to confirm your time slot. Please arrive on time. Walk-ins will be accepted. Blood Drive hours are 7:30 am – 1:15 pm. Thank you for supporting the Blood Drive.

Half Day of School October 21
In conjunction with teacher conferences, students will be dismissed on a half-day schedule Wednesday, October 21. The Lower School will release students at 11:00 am, and Upper School students will be dismissed at 11:20 am.

FRONT PAGE NEWS

Uniform Re-Sale
Join us next Tuesday, 10/13 from 11:00-3:00 for the Fall Uniform Resale. This re-sale is for winter tops, sweaters, vests, jackets, spirit-wear, and WCA sweat shirts. (Please do not bring pants. We must sell the pants we already have in storage before accepting more.)

Volunteers are needed! Please contact Raynette Noles raye.noles@gmail.com or Debbie Vazquez ogvaz@yahoo.com for volunteer information. Set up will take place that morning. If you wish to volunteer you are welcome to come sort clothes at 8:00 am.

  • Information for Sellers: If you are interested in participating, please click here. Included in this packet are directions and information pertaining to the condition of  re-sale items, how to hang, label, and much more.  Sellers can pick up their clothes/money Wednesday from 2:00 – 3:30 pm.  Please remember, uniform donations will be accepted and sold with proceeds benefiting Westminster.
  • Information for Shoppers:  This is a CASH ONLY event due to IRS regulations. Fives and ones would be greatly appreciated. No checks, no credit cards, no TADS billing.

Chick-Fil-A Calendars …
Yes, they are here! Thank you to everyone who ordered! Please see Fran in the main office to pick up your order.

Athletic Team Photos Today
Fall Team Pictures will be taken after school today, 10/7. Athletes should bring their uniforms.

Lunch Cancellation
Due to early dismissal on Wednesday, 10/21, lunches for that day have been cancelled. Families who ordered lunches for that day should see a credit on their Order Lunches account to be used on their next order.

November Lunch Orders
The open dates for ordering lunches in November are Wednesday, October 7 – Friday, Oct. 16. Please log in to orderlunches.com and place your orders.

WCA Parents Prayer Time meets every Tuesday 8-8:15 am in the art room.
Spanish Class meets each Tuesday after school.
Chess Club meets each Wednesday after school.

Georgia GOAL
Plan now to redirect a portion of your state of Georgia tax dollars via Georgia GOAL. Through Georgia GOAL, prospective Westminster students can gain access to the learning opportunities here and become a part of the WCA family. Follow this link to learn more about Georgia GOAL, now offering online enrollment.  You can help make a Westminster education a reality for local families – it’s never been easier!  Georgia GOAL website

A Big Lion Thank You to…
The Sepesi family, who donated a stethoscope to our nurses station. Dr. Josh Sepesi is a local OB/GYN, and children
Avery (upper school) and Jacob (1st grade) attend Westminster.

FROM THE UPPER SCHOOL

Fall Sports Senior Night 
Monday, 10/12 is Senior Night. Senior athletes from volleyball and cross country teams will be recognized prior to the home volleyball game shortly before 5:00 pm.

PRAYER REQUESTS

Brent Weatherly has returned to MD Anderson for an MRI and PET/CT scan on 10/7. Please pray for the scans to show favorable results so they can proceed with surgery, which will be 10/13. Pray for strength for Brent and Kim, patience and endurance for Kim’s parents (Tom & Kathy Gibson) and safety and well-being for the children. Kim asks that we pray their family will have peace and comfort with all news, and that they will trust in the Lord and draw near to Him.

Brian and Konda Johnson, parents of Grace (4th grade) and Hollan (9th grade), request prayer for Konda who will have surgery  October 14. Information regarding a sign-up to prepare meals for them will be sent next week. Thank you for supporting the Johnson family with your prayers.

INTRAMURAL SOCCER ACTION

Friday, October 9
Intermediate League
Field 1: Galaxy vs. Lightning
Field 2: Thunder vs. Whitecaps
BYE: Impact

1st/2nd League
Field 3 (6:10-6:30) Rapids vs. Fire
Field 3: (6:40-7:00) Evolution vs. Fire

PreK/K  League
Field 4: (6:10-6:30) Hurricanes vs. Earthquakes
Field 4: (6:40-7:00) Tornadoes vs. Earthquakes
Friday, 10/16 NO GAMES due to Fall Break

WCA ATHLETICS CALENDAR

Wednesday 10/7
Fall Sports Photographs (after school)

Thursday 10/8
XC Meet (HOME)
VG 4pm; VB 4:30pm; MSG 5pm; MSB 5:20pm; JRG&B 5:50pm

Monday 10/12
SENIOR NIGHT 4:45-5:00 pm
V Volleyball Tri-match vs Heritage and Augusta Eagles 5:00 pm