“Let your eyes look directly forward, and your gaze be straight before you.” Proverbs 4:25
“Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.” Proverbs 27:17
“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men.” Colossians 3:23
“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.” Galatians 5:22-23
“Show proper respect to everyone; love the brotherhood of believers, fear God, honor the king.” I Peter 2:17
“Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will.” Romans 12:2
“So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.” James 4:17
“Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.” Philippians 2:3-4
Empowering learners, preparing hearts, and inspiring lives to faithfully serve as ambassadors for Jesus Christ.
Valerio to Speak at TechMentor 2018 Technology Conference
WCS CIO/CTO/IT Director Omar Valerio has been selected to speak at the TechMentor 2018 Technology Conference at the Microsoft Headquarters in Redmond, WA. Recognized as an innovator and leader in educational technology, this year Valerio will present on technology infrastructure, and Cyber Security " Network Sustainability and Cyber Security Measures."
We are pleased to announce that Donna Underwood has accepted the position of Fine Arts Director, effective July 1, 2018. Underwood has taught art for 16 years at Westminster Christian School where her students have been juried into and won awards in Scholastic and numerous prestigious art shows. The Dade Art Educator Association awarded her the Jackie Hinchy-Sipes Art Advocacy Award in 2010 and the Skevy Ralis High School Art Education Award of Honor in 2017.
WCS Junior Arielle Fedee was selected to be one of six students representing South Florida at The Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF), the world’s largest international pre-college science competition. Her project focused on the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease. She induced Alzheimer’s disease into Drosophila melanogaster (fruit flies) and then tested the effect of turmeric upon the progression of the disease. We are so proud of all that Arielle has accomplished so far. An MIT professor has asked to work with her on this topic. We are excited to see what next year’s project will hold!
Eight seventh grade students received State Recognition from Duke TIP (Talent Identification Program) for their outstanding SAT or ACT scores. They are: Arnold Bomnim, Matthew Bracci, Daniela Corradine, Anthony Mirabal, Caleb Quentel, Isabella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Angel Sajous, and Camila Valdes.
Congratulations to "Warrior Way," the MS newspaper, for earning second place in the Annual Newspaper Review Contest, for the middle schools under 500 students category, by the American Scholastic Press Association.
The Class of 2020, led by the Sophomore class student council and leadership students, successfully collected, organized and packaged 95 complete bags of groceries containing about two week's worth of food that will be distributed to the 40-50 families who benefit from the Feed Miami pantries each week.
Diaz '16 named Goldwater Scholar for Chemistry Research
Ashley Diaz '16, a sophomore at Emory University, earned a 2018 Goldwater Scholarship, the nation’s premier undergraduate award in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering, for her research related to bacterial resistance. Diaz was one of only 211 scholarships chosen from 1,280 applicants nationwide.
Kipper, the piglet, was excited to meet our WCS preschoolers! Kipper lives in the Barn where students were able to feed and pet him. The highlight, however, was when the students each had a turn to run around the field with him and Mr. Heetderks. They learned many facts about pigs, which they have been excited to share with family and friends.
Are you a Westminster parent who would love to share with visiting new parents about your Westminster experience? Are you available for five Wednesday mornings from 8:30 AM -10:00 AM and one Wednesday afternoon for an Open House, to lead a tour of prospective parents on the campus with which you are most involved? Our visitors want to hear about your experiences here at Westminster.