Category: Upper School

  • Westminster Academy Students Named Winners of VFW Essay Contest

    The Memphis Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) chapter recently announced the winners of its annual veteran’s day essay contest, and Westminster Academy students took three out of four of the top awards this year. There were over 30 local entries from six different public and private schools, and winners were as follows: Patriot’s Pen Contest, […]

  • Axis Culture Translator Event

    Members of the AXIS group came to Westminster Academy last week to conduct an in-service with students from the Upper School. During the sessions, students explored the implications of technology on their daily lives, and how to live according to God’s commandments while also living in this fallen world. Logan, Reesey, Jason, and Courtney, who […]

  • It’s Greek To Me!

    The third graders at Westminster Academy held their annual Greek Olympics last week. Teams of third graders were paired with Upper School students to decorate chariots and work on speeches about a god or goddess who inspired their decorations. Chariots were paraded through the Grammar School, and speeches were presented to the gods and goddesses […]

  • U.S. Representative Visits Westminster 7th Grade

    U.S. Representative Martha Roby (R-AL) recently paid a visit to the 7th graders at Westminster Academy. The class is learning about the process of a bill becoming a law, and about how Congress works. Rep. Roby spoke to the class about the work she does in the House, and discussed her involvement in serving on […]

  • Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

    This week marks 500 years since Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-five Theses to the church door in Wittenberg. As part of his writings during the time of the reformation, Luther outlined what we now refer to as The Five Solas, which have become central tenants of modern protestant churches. They are: Sola Scriptura – Scripture Alone, […]

  • Volleyball Teams Wrap Up a Strong Season of Team Building

    Over the summer the JV & varsity volleyball teams attended a tournament play camp at U of Memphis that truly helped with team building for the season. “We only had 6 varsity players present all week, and we were a little worried,” said Cindy Dugger, Varsity coach. “But then we surprised ourselves when we played […]

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