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Community Night has been rescheduled for Monday, February 7 at 6:30 p.m. Big Night has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 8. More info is below.

Spirit Week 2022 will mark the 33rd year of a tradition that is arguably the highlight of the year for the Westminster community!

Spirit Week provides students the opportunity to work together as a class while getting creative, competing, leading, and joyfully honoring Christ as a student body.

Schedule

Community Night: Monday, February 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Big Night: Tuesday, February 8 — Performances will follow the varsity basketball game. More info is below.

Artboards

The theme is “childhood animated movie”. Each class will pick one movie with that theme and create an artboard that represents the movie.

Film Projects

The following must be included in each film.
Genre: Sitcom, Character: Always doing tik tok dances, Prop: Football helmet, Line: “Don’t be a bump on a pickle!”

Games

Spirit Week games this year will include ultimate chicken, half-court shot, tug-o-war, mattress surfing, chariot relay, jungle pong, tag royale, and the dress-up relay.

spirit week costumes

Dress-Up Days

Monday 1/31 — Class Colors — Wear your assigned class colors. 7th: orange, 8th: green, 9th: red, 10th: purple, 11th: pink, 12th: blue

Tuesday 2/1 — OccupationsDress up as any occupation (job/career) of your choice. BE CREATIVE!

Monday 2/7 — Duct tape, foil, and cardboard OR ClashYou must use duct tape, foil, and cardboard to create your outfit OR wear a variety of clothes that don’t match.  Your outfit must clash as much as possible.

Tuesday 2/8 — Blue & WhiteDress up in the classic WCA colors of blue and white. Go as crazy as you can while still following the dress-up guidelines!

Dress-Up Guidelines
Modesty guidelines still apply during Spirit Week.
No negative costumes, no weapons—not even fake ones, no cross-dressing, no wheeled props or shoes, no costume masks

Spirit Week Community Events

Community Night
spirit week performance

Monday, February 7, 6:30 p.m.

Community Night is the only chance for friends and family to see all classes’ Spirit Week performances in one exciting evening! It’s also a great opportunity for any family considering Westminster to meet members of our community. Throughout the evening, you will have the chance to enjoy a showcase of all the week’s performances, which include Film Project, Boys Poms, and Lip Sync. The artboard competition will also be on display.

No tickets are needed for this event.

Big Night
spirit week excitement

Tuesday, February 8

Big Night is the grand finale of Spirit Week! The night starts with the upper school basketball games:
4:15 p.m. — Freshman boys vs. Whitfield
5:30 p.m. — JV boys vs. Whitfield
5:30 p.m. — Varsity girls vs. Principia
7 p.m. — Varsity boys vs. Whitfield

Following the games will be the first- and second-place performances of Boys Poms, Lip Sync, and Film Projects. The overall Spirit Week winner will be announced at the conclusion of the evening! The artboard competition will also be on display

Taste of Westminster

During Spirit Week, PAW hosts Taste of Westminster in the Café. This is a great opportunity for students, faculty, and families to enjoy an easy and delicious meal before Community Night. Meals may be purchased online. The deadline to order has been extended to Monday, February 7 at 8 a.m. Meals will not be sold at the door.

Monday, February 7, 5–6 p.m. (Community Night)
Chick-fil-A sandwich, waffle chips, and a brownie

Tuesday, February 8, 5–6 p.m. (Big Night)
Callier’s BBQ, mac & cheese, and a cupcake

Have a Question?

  • Spirit Week FAQs

    How do I find out more about Spirit Week?
    There is an official Spirit Week Handbook detailing everything including dress-up themes, rules, games, music/dance guidelines, etc. Be sure to check Instagram for updates and pictures of the preparations and fun!

    Can I attend the performances during the school day?
    Yes – if your student is performing in a big event that day. With all of our students, faculty, and staff, we don’t have room for all parents and siblings. Visit livestream.com/westminster to watch all live broadcast Spirit Week events. If you would like to receive email notifications before a broadcast goes live, you will need to sign up for an account through Livestream. You may watch replays of Spirit Week events on our Livestream channel when the week is finished.

  • Taste of Westminster FAQs

    How do we purchase dinners?
    Meals may be purchased online. The deadline to order has been extended to Monday, February 7 at 8 a.m.

    Do we need tickets or receipts for Taste of Westminster dinners?
    No; you only need to purchase your dinners. As you arrive, we’ll check off names.

    What if our family members arrive at separate times?
    Not a problem! We keep track of how many dinners per family are served.

    What if we want another student to use one of our meals?
    If you can, please email Lisa Rupprecht to let her know. If not, your student must be present to tell us.

    Can we buy dinners at the door?
    No meals will be sold at the door. If you want to check after the dinners are completed, and we have extras, you can purchase a dinner at that time.