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Westminster Honored at 2nd Annual St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards

June 15, 2018

The-Wiz-Dorothy-ScarecrowWe are proud to announce that Westminster Christian Academy’s spring production of The Wiz received two awards at the 2nd Annual St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards (SLHSMTA).

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AP Physics Class Awarded 2nd Place in Physics Bowl

May 16, 2018

student-on-ipadWestminster’s AP Physics class placed second in their region at the 2018 American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) Physics Bowl. Originally tied for first, the team was awarded second place after losing the tiebreaker.

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Westminster Students Recognized for Performance on National Exam

May 10, 2018

spanish exam studentsFifteen world language students at Westminster Christian Academy received national recognition for their performance on the 2018 National Spanish Examination.

Westminster Receives Ten Nominations for Musical Theatre Awards

May 4, 2018

The Wiz productionWestminster Christian Academy’s spring production of The Wiz received ten nominations in nine categories for the St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards.

Westminster Christian Academy Announces Next Athletic Director

March 19, 2018

Westminster Christian Academy has hired Cory Snyder, former football coach at Francis Howell High School, as the next director of Westminster’s athletic program.

Six Westminster Students Named National Merit Finalists

February 14, 2018

Six Westminster Christian Academy students have been named National Merit Finalists. Francie Akins, Richard Johnson, Amie Lee, Matthew Moore, Hayden Shively, and Daniel Wang were among 15,000 students to advance to Finalist standing in 2018.

Westminster Wrestling Coach Honored for School Legacy

December 1, 2017

Mark Muehleisen may not often be found in the spotlight, but his efforts, hard work, and commitment to the sport of wrestling are evidenced on the gym floor mats at countless matches and in the lives of the student-athletes he has coached.

2017-18 high school hockey preview

November 3, 2017

“This year we will feature a very young lineup, with almost half our roster being made up of freshmen,” Penberthy said. “The kids are working hard on and off the ice to be better players and stewards of the game.  Our expectations are high and we anticipate to compete in a very tough conference and mimic the success we enjoyed last season and years before.”

Westminster Christian Academy Wildcats finish first winning season, ready for field hockey postseason play

October 18, 2017

In just its third year of varsity play, the Westminster Christian Academy Wildcats field hockey program recorded a winning record. The Wildcats head into the postseason Midwest Field Hockey State Tournament as the No. 13 seed, its highest ever. Westminster Christian Academy has yet to win a postseason game. It wants to change that. It is important for the program to win one and keep playing, Wildcats coach Nancy Schmer said. Schmer is proud of her team’s accomplishments this season.

Football player at Westminster is kicking for a good cause

October 5, 2017

Andrew Kempen has a big left foot an and even bigger heart. The death of his two mentors has motivated him to help others.

 

Westminster Students Named 2018 National Merit Semifinalists

September 15, 2017

Six Westminster Christian Academy seniors were recently announced as Semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program. Seniors Frances Akins, Richard Johnson, Ynseo Lee, Matthew Moore, Hayden Shively, and Daniel Wang were among the academically talented high school students to receive this honor.

Battle totes the load as Westminster rolls past John Burroughs

September 10, 2017

LB Battle looked at his nine teammates stacked next to one another at the line of scrimmage and licked his chops. When first-year coach Keith Herring left Brentwood to take the reins of the Westminster football program in the offseason, he told his new team he liked to run the ball. “For me that’s a great thing,” said Battle, a senior running back.

Westminster freshman breaks loose with huge upset

September 1, 2017

The Metro Conference Tennis Tournament proved to be a coming out party for Westminster Christian freshman Izzy Cancila. Cancila knocked off top-seeded Sami Remis of John Burroughs 9-8 in the No. 1 singles title match on Thursday at Westminster. Cancila began her magical run with a semifinal win over Caleigh McClain of MICDS on Tuesday.

Westminster Students Complete UMSL STARS Program

August 21, 2017

This summer, five Westminster Christian Academy students graduated from the 2017 Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Seniors Blake Andrews, Markus Cicka, Amie Lee, Daniel Wang, and Preston Willis, were among the 96 high school junior- and senior-level students from the St. Louis metro area to complete the program.

Westminster’s Davis named Gatorade player of the year for Missouri

June 20, 2017

Screen Shot 2017-06-20 at 10.23.53 AMFor the second time in a week, a St. Louis-area soccer player has been named Gatorade Missouri player of the year. Westminster graduate Kirsten Davis was awarded the girls statewide honor Monday. Summit’s Billy Hency, a junior last season, received the boys honor for Missouri last week. “I’m definitely super excited about it,” Davis said. “It’s such a great feeling to be recognized. I’m super happy.”

First Team All-Metro: Infield: Kevin Graham, junior, Westminster

June 17, 2017

Screen Shot 2017-06-19 at 1.31.03 PMThe University of Mississippi commit helped the Wildcats to a third-place finish in Class 4. Graham sported a .396 batting average and drove in 41 runs. He also led the Wildcats in runs scored with 51 and was tied for the team lead in home runs.

Stewart leaves mark at Westminster before playing at next level

June 17, 2017

34655783916_20c288062b_kWestminster coach Rich Van Gilst knew the answer. But he wanted to be certain. So Van Gilst slowly walked out to the hill to visit mound ace DJ Stewart in an early-season showdown against defending Class 5 state champion Francis Howell.

Westminster’s Stewart drafted by Phillies

June 15, 2017

Screen Shot 2017-06-15 at 2.33.26 PMWestminster senior DJ Stewart was the first high school athlete from the state of Missouri to be picked in the Major League Baseball free-agent draft, when he became the Philadelphia Phillies’ 39th-round pick in the 40-round draft that wrapped up Wednesday.

Westminster’s Stewart drafted by Phillies

June 15, 2017

Westminster senior DJ Stewart was the first high school athlete from the state of Missouri to be picked in the Major League Baseball free-agent draft, when he became the Philadelphia Phillies’ 39th-round pick in the 40-round draft that wrapped up Wednesday. “It feels great,” Stewart said.

Westminster Awarded Best Musical at St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards Ceremony

June 1, 2017

Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation 2017 award ceremony at Fabulous Fox Theater in St. Louis, Missouri on May 28, 2017.

On May 28, The Fabulous Fox Theatre hosted the first annual St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards ceremony in partnership with The Muny and the Performing Arts Charitable Foundation. The cast of Westminster Christian Academy’s recent spring production, Fiddler on the Roof, attended, having received six nominations including, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Musical Direction, Best Musical, Best Ensemble, and Best Technical Execution.