Westminster Academy


"This is the education I wish I had" is the most often heard response from people discovering Classical Christian Education. We invite you to find out why.

Welcome to Westminster Academy�s cyber home. We are glad that you are here. Westminster Academy is one of 200 - and growing - schools across the nation that have discovered the simplicity and power of a Classical Christian approach to education. In eight years, this Memphis based school has acquired its accreditation and grown to nearly 300 students in grades kindergarten through the twelfth grade.

Classical Christian education is distinct. To find out more, we invite you to explore our web site. Begin by clicking on "ABOUT US" above and more importantly make plans to visit our school.

We look forward to seeing you.

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GENERAL NEWS - information for everyone
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School Closed for Spring Break - March 7th - 11th.  Regular Office Hours resume March 14th.

Westminster Academy Yearbook
WA Yearbook Staff has been honored with an Honorable Mention by Taylor Publishing in the 2005 Yearbook Yearbook.

Openings remain for 2005 - 2006 school year in some grades. 
Call the office 380-9192 for information

Celebratio!  Gala and Auction
April 1, 2005 Memphis Botanical Gardens... approaching 400 items for the silent and live auction call the office for information on how to attend @ 380-9192

Regular School office hours are 7:30am-4:00pm.

WESTMINSTER NEW NEWS - information for WA families
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Welcome Home Josh Alley!
Josh Alley, Class of 2000 and a member of the 655th Transportation Company returned home from Iraq on March 4th.  A large contingent of fellow alumns, current students, faculty, and families was on hand to greet Josh and welcome the troops home.

Puttin' on the Hits
Westminster Academy Choir Dessert Concert / Fundraiser will be held March 17th from 6:30 - 8:30 pm in the school cafeteria.  Tickets are $6 and available from any choir member or in the office.  Call 380-9192 for more information.

Mock Trial News

Assembly News 
Neal Bowen, Bass Instructor at the Visible School visited on February 8th.  For his freflections on his visit see an excerpt from the Visible School Newsletter.

Basketball Champions!
Elementary Boys and Girls won the League Tournament Championship!  JV Girls won the League Tournament Championship (in triple overtime!) to take 2nd Place in the Conference.  JV Boys took 2nd Place in the League Tournament Championship and the Conference.  Varsity Girls took 3rd Place in the League Tournament and the Conference.  Varsity Boys took 4th Place in the League Tournament and the Conference.

National Merit Scholarship News
Katie Corell and Haley Ray have been named National Merit Finalists!

Tax News
Tax donation letters have been mailed out. If you made a contribution of money or property to Westminster during 2004 and you have not received a tax donation letter, please contact Gina Hall (380-9192) as soon as possible. Examples of property donations are books, playground equipment, computer equipment, classroom supplies, etc. Thanks to all who give their time and resources to Westminster!

Westminster Academy 3rd Annual Juried Exhibition of Original Art
Exhibition Opening and Reception is March 18, 2005 at 7:00 pm.  Exhibition Closing on March 25, 2005.  Eligibility and More Details...

Choir News
The 3rd-6th Grade Select Choir has been invited to sing for a luncheon at Second Presbyterian Chruch on Monday, April 11th.  The students will leave the school at 12:00 noon, sing from 12:30-1:00 pm and then go to lunch at Oak Court Mall.  They will return by 2:30 and will be responsible for making up any missed work.

Mrs. Hammond's Homework: Pre-Algebra and Algebra I
homework available! Look under WA Family then
Upper School.

Class of 2005 College Acceptance News:
Congratulations! Class of 2005 students have so far been accepted by the following colleges and universities: Rhodes, Rice University, Wheaton College, Georgia Tech, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, North Carolina State, UT Knoxville, UT Chattanooga, MTSU, Ole Miss, Tulane, Letourneau University.

Uniform Dress Policy
Westminster Academy will institute a school uniform requirement... beginning in the fall of 2005, students will be required to wear their dress uniform on Tuesdays. The following fall (2006) the uniform will be required every day. Details will be mailed to parents shortly and additional information will be posted on the web at that time.

Considering being involved in the school as a volunteer?
Call Mindy Johnson @ 327-5400 for options

(All calendar changes and additions will be noted here)

 Lower School Character Day and Book Fair

 Choir Field Trip 

 Senior Banquet

 Youth Legislature


UPCOMING EVENTS (click to see details)

3/4  End of 3rd Quarter
       Hamburger Dog Day - Upper School Only


3/14  4th Quarter Begins

3/15  Assembly - Story of St. Patricks
        Board Meeting - 7:00 pm - WA Cafeteria

3/16  All School Devotions

3/17  Choir Dessert Fundraiser

3/18  ACCS Art Competition
        Student Council Swing Dance - Upper School Only

3/22  Assembly
        Report Cards Sent Home

3/23  Dog Day


3/29  Assembly

4/1  CELEBRATIO 2005



Enrollment News
Contracts for current students were due on February 4th with the $200 deposit and are now past due. Be sure to submit your contract and payment immediately or contact the office.

2005-2006 Tuition Plan





Upper School sign in/out policy

Named Finalists:
Katie Correll and Haley Ray
Named Commended Scholars: Jeremy Avila, Nicholas
Barnhart, and Mark Fritchie

in their victory November 10th against Marion, AR.

The 2003-2004 Exclesior (WA YEARBOOK) has been selected
by Taylor Yearbooks as one of the best 100 in the country.
Congratulations yearbook staff and Peter Bouck, Editor!

Westminster Academy in the news... Commercial Appeal
recently about Ben Ferguson's (Westminster Academy '00)
visit to the school and
Megan Vijiarungam, a senior recently
took part in the
2004 Presidential Classroom Scholars
Program in Washington D.C.
Commercial Appeal.

CiRCE Conference concludes
Over 100 teachers, adiministrators, parents, homeschoolers,
and others from Oregon to Virginia and Michigan to Florida
gathered to hear from leading Classical Christian educators.
Sessions were recorded and are available to all.
See the CiRCE web site to order,
click here.

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Westminster Academy : 2500 Ridgeway Rd. : Memphis, TN 38119
Phone 901.380.9192 :  Fax 901.405.2019