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This Week at Westminster - May 15th

May 15, 2024
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Valedictorian

Westminster Christian Academy is pleased to announce that the Class of 2024 Valedictorian is Isabelle Stephens.  Isabelle is the daughter of Kim and Emma Stephens of Watkinsville.  She began Westminster as a PreK-3 student and is a 15-year graduate.  During her time at Westminster, Isabelle has participated in Mock Trial, Cross Country, National Honor Society, Cheerleading, Lions Lead Literary, Math Team and Quiz Bowl.  Isabelle will be attending the University of Georgia in the fall as a Foundation Fellow where she plans to study English, Business and Pre-Law.  Congratulations to Isabelle and her family!

“I am beyond grateful for all the people at Westminster who poured time, love and truth into me every day.  The kindness and genuine love for the Lord I see in the Westminster community impacted me deeply and I know that I am prepared both spiritually and academically for the next stage of life because of WCA.”

Isabelle Stephens

Salutatorian

Westminster Christian Academy is pleased to announce that Ellison Townsend is the Salutatorian for the Class of 2024.  Ellison is the daughter of David and Leah Townsend of Bishop.  Ellison came to Westminster in middle school as a 6th grader.  During her time at Westminster, Ellison has been involved in Volleyball, Mock Trial, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl, Chorus, Spanish Honors Society and Math Bowl.  She will be attending Georgia College and State University in the fall, studying Psychology and Pre-Law.  Congratulations to Ellison and her family!

“The thing I've appreciated the most about Westminster over the years is the people.  Everyone here shares an incredible sense of community, regardless of class or grade barriers.  That is amazing to me, and I am truly going to miss it.”

Ellison Townsend

Commencement 2024

Commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2024 will be held on Saturday, May 18th beginning at 10 am at Watkinsville First Baptist Church located at 1610 Simonton Bridge Road, Watkinsville.


Extra Yearbooks Available for Purchase

If you are still hoping to purchase a yearbook, now is the time! Jostens has sent us 25 extra yearbooks that are available for purchase through their site by clicking this link. Once purchased, please send Alexis Drury an email at adrury@wcalions.org letting her know you completed your transaction. She will deliver the yearbook to your child! If you have any trouble with this process, contact Alexis Drury.


Upper School Final Exam Days

We've almost made it! Final exam week is unbelievable next week! Here are things you need to know as you make your plans for the end of the 2023-2024 school year:

Upper School:

  • Monday, May 20th - English 8:05-9:35am, Science 9:45 – 11:15am
  • Tuesday, May 21st - History 8:05-9:35am, Math 9:45 – 11:15am
  • Wednesday, May 22nd - Foreign Language 8:05-9:45am (see note below about 6th and 7th grade students)

Middle School:  Students will be completing projects or taking tests during the middle school times posted.  MS students will be on campus Monday and Tuesday from 8:05 – 11:15.  Only 8th grade students in Spanish 1 or Latin 1 will come in to take the final on Wednesday 8:05-9:45.

Please reach out to Kelly Cole if you have any questions.


WCA Summer Office Hours

Westminster school and administrative offices will transition to our summer schedule after Memorial Day on Tuesday, May 28th.  Offices will be open Monday through Thursday from 8 am until noon.  All offices will be closed the week of July 1st - 5th for the July 4th holiday week.  Normal business hours will resume on August 1st.


Summer 2024 Camps @ Westminster

Register today!

We are excited to offer a variety of camps to our community this summer!  Keep your student(s) active and learning by enrolling them in one or more of our camps.  There are camp offerings in sports, art and academics.  Please follow this link for a complete list of camp offerings and to register your student(s).


Summer Lady Lions Basketball

Rising 7th-12 grade girls interested in skill development for the Lady Lions Basketball program, please join us for summer workouts!

All Summer Skill Development sessions will be from 5:30-7 PM every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evening in June.  

These sessions are free, and they are geared toward girls wanting to improve and play at the high school level. If you have any questions, please reach out to Coach Deep @ thedeepfamily@gmail.com


After School Program Registration

We are happy to be able to offer our after school extended day program to our parents who need additional childcare.  After school (available to all lower school) begins at 2:45 with pick-up at 5:15 pm.  

After School Reminders:

  • Please remember that pre-registration (see process below) is needed for the after school program.
  • There are a limited number of spaces available for each day.  If you haven't pre-registered, and we reach our maximum number of students, your child will be unable to stay.
  • Additionally, please remember that a student in extended care may only be signed out by someone who is of driving age or older.
  • **Emergency contact form must be completed and returned before a child can stay for AfterSchool. Please follow this link for the form.**
    Charges of $15 per day per session will be billed to your FACTS account on a monthly basis on the 15th of the month for the previous month.
  • Please know that effective immediately, there will be a $10 fee for all late pickups.  Pick-up time is by 5:15 pm.  Thank you for your understanding and assistance.

How do I sign up?

  • Click the link: After School Registration
  • Click the date your child will need to attend. If your child will attend every day of the month, or the same days each week, you may select "repeats" and choose daily or weekly. If After School reaches max capacity, you will see a red message that says "FULL" on the day. 
  • Click on the "Calendar" box and select “ASP SIGN UP”
  • Type student name(s) into the "Who" box
  • Type AS for After School.
     

If you have questions regarding After School, please contact Brande Grantham - brandegrantham@icloud.com or Tiffany Rasmussen - trasmussen@wcalions.org.

 

 

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