WCS alum Chris Dunn '09 married Caitlin Elle on June 17, 2017 in Cohasset, MA, about 45 minutes south of Boston. In high school, Chris played Varsity Football and Soccer and earned the Warrior Award for Athletics.
Alumna Caitlin Dechelle has recently made major headlines for being the number one stunt double in record breaking movie Wonder Woman. A student at WCS for 11 years, Caitlin spent seven months in Europe filming what would be the biggest Box Office opening ever for a female director!
The WCS Board has elected new officers for the 2017-2018 school year. They are: Alex Trujillo, President; Jorge Scopazzo, Vice President; Cece Boozer, Treasurer; and, Vanessa Turner-Fernandez, Secretary.
With the help of parents, first grade students built rockets during science class over the last several weeks. The culmination of the project was celebrated on Friday, May 19, with Blastoff Day, where students experienced the fruits of their labor. Students followed a checklist for a successful launch from the home base of the baseball field.
Sprinkle '18 To Conduct Research at UM in Summer Program
WCS junior Hannah Sprinkle '18 has been accepted to participate in the HHMI High School Scholars Research Program at the University of Miami this summer. This is an exciting opportunity for students with a passion for science to gain hands-on research experience. Students work in teams to conduct biomedical research over the course of seven weeks, mentored by University of Miami professors. Hannah was selected to work researching cancer.
Upton Accepted Into Top Summer Engineering Programs; Selects MIT
Junior Brejah Upton applied to and was accepted into the prestigious summer engineering programs at MIT, Stanford, University of Michigan, and University of Wisconsin-Madison. She selected to attend the six-week 2017 Minority Introduction to Engineering & Science (MITES) Program at MIT beginning on June 10.
Young Warrior Entrepreneurs Participate in Local Business Fair
On April 29, at Dadeland Mall, 23 Westminster ES and MS students participated in the first annual Children's Business Fair sponsored by Product With Purpose. These young entrepreneurs, worked all year creating business plans, business cards, flyers, and calculating their costs and margins. All of these assignments were part of the students' classwork during TechTime. During this class, students learn authentic technology skills and work on innovative learning activities that reach beyond the school walls and into the community.
As we come to the end of the school year, there are so many donors and volunteers that we wish to thank, but there are four parents who are becoming alumni parents who are deserving of special recognition. They are:
WCS has hired Florida native Ed Holly to lead the school’s football program. A 25-year coaching veteran with experience at virtually every level of football competition, Holly has spent the last year as the defensive coordinator at East Mississippi Community College.
Student Athletes Commit to Play at Collegiate Level
On Tues., Apr. 4, WCS Athletics hosted its Spring Signing Event, honoring an additional 10 athletes who have committed to play their respective sports at the collegiate level. To date, Westminster Christian's Class of 2017 has an impressive 20 athletic college commitments.
Depending on interest, WCS will now have bus service available in the mornings for students needing transportation to school. The buses will pick up from three locations: Salvadore Park (1120 Andalusia, Coral Gables); Dante Fascell Park (8700 SW 57 Ave, S. Miami); and, Coral Pine Park (6955 SW 104 St, Pinecrest). The cost is $350/semester. If you are interested, please contact email@example.com.
Are you a Westminster parent who would love to share with visiting new parents about your Westminster experience? Are you available for three Wednesday mornings and one Tuesday morning from 8:30 AM-10:00 AM, and one Wednesday afternoon for an Open House, to lead a tour of interested prospective parents on the campus with which you are most involved? Our visitors want to hear about your experiences here at Westminster.