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Dan Burke Receives Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award

November 18, 2018

Dan-Burke-TeachingEnglish Department Chair Dan Burke joined an elite group of St. Louis area educators as a recipient of the 2018 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award. This award recognizes teachers for their passion for teaching, their impact on student learning, and their knowledge and creativity in the classroom. (more…)

Student-Athletes Make Plans to Pursue College Athletics Official

November 14, 2018

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Congratulations are in order to Dani Mabry, Blaise Matheny, Jimmy Obertop, and Sarah-Elizabeth Williams on signing letters of intent today! After graduation, you’ll find these student-athletes pursuing their academic and athletic goals at the following schools: (more…)

16 Students Earn Spot in St. Louis Metro District 8 Music Ensembles

November 5, 2018

Congratulations to the 16 students who auditioned and were selected for the St. Louis Metro District 8 music ensembles! Students selected for these elite ensembles have the opportunity to perform with some of the best student-musicians in the St. Louis area. (more…)

Tennis Team Dedicates Season to Raising Support for Autism Research

October 3, 2018

Coach Madeline Jolly encourages her team to choose a person or a cause to sponsor each season. “As a coach, I think focusing on bigger picture issues helps my players keep perspective and remember that the platform they have as a varsity player should be looked at as an opportunity to represent something bigger than yourself,” Jolly told West News Magazine. (more…)

Westminster Students Named 2019 National Merit Semifinalists

September 25, 2018

national-merit-semi-18Three Westminster Christian Academy seniors were recently announced as Semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

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Students Shine in UMSL STARS Program

September 15, 2018

This summer, two Westminster Christian Academy students graduated from the 2018 Students and Teachers as Research Scientists (STARS) program at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Jerry and Lauren spent their summer working alongside some of St. Louis’ top research scientists as part of the Students and Teachers as Research Scientists program.

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Terschak ’19 Breaks School Swim Record

September 12, 2018

During the September 6 swim meet versus Ritenour and Lutheran St. Charles, one of the oldest Westminster swim records on the board fell. Caleb Terschak ’19 swam the 100 backstroke in 58.32 seconds, breaking the previous record of 58.48 seconds established in 2010 by Michael Seifert. Caleb then turned around and broke his own school record two days later at the Ladue Invitational with a time of 57.84 seconds.

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.