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VOLUME 3, ISSUE 28                                                            March 30, 2012

From Our Superintendent, Merida Brooks

This is the Lord's doing and it is marvelous in our eyes.

Psalm 118:23


Thank you for praying for us and for the ACSI Visiting Team!


Our visitors have come, saturated our campuses with their presence and their questions, and are now gone. They poured over reams of information and documentation, visited in every classroom and met with every administrator and leader in the school. As a result, the most repeated comment and observation was the evident presence of Jesus in the lives of the people associated with WCA.   The relationship between the students and the teachers as they related in the classrooms was a tremdous blessing to the team. Again, the Living Stones of WCA continue to be our greatest strength and the hallmark of a Westminster education.


We will receive an official report outlining specific commendations and recommendations. The recommendations will be addressed over the next seven years until they return. We are grateful for sincere encouragement and specific challenge in order to move Westminster forward academically, technologically, and in our co-curricular programs while maintaining our clear spiritual priority.


Thank you for being a part of the Westminster Family! 




Merida Brooks




In This Issue
14th Annual WCA Golf Scramble
WCA Senior Awarded
Alumni Spotlight
Easter Break
A Day at Calvary Campus
Please Share!
Under the Big Top
Superintendent's Meeting
Sader Sport Beat
Sneek Peak...
Maintenance Appreciation Day

Student Council Intent to Run Forms Due


Calvary Campus Easter Walk

Easter Break


SAT Testing

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The Golf Scramble is one of our annual fund raising events that help support the mission and programs of WCA.  If you have not registered yet, Click Here to register TODAY!

We are excited to announce the "Crusader Pro" Golf Team.  Members are those who recruit a new team to be a part of this year's scramble.  Read more about being a part of the "Crusader Pro" Golf Team. See the email that went out recently for details by clicking here! 


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WCA Senior Awarded President's Volunteer Service Award
Lynzi Glasscock

Congratulations to Lynzi and her parents, Douglas and Jennifer Glasscock, for this honor.  Lynzi participated in the Spirit of Community Program this year as a representative of Westminster Christian Academy. "The recipients of these awards vividly demonstrate that young people across America are making remarkable contributions to the health and vitality of their communities," said John R. Strangfield, chairman and CEO of Prudential Financial, sponsor of the award.  

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Julie Emerson, WCA Class of 2006,  Wins RSCC Race

"I am very honored and humbled to be the new Republican State Central Committee member from District 39-A. Most people are now probably wondering exactly what that is...don't worry, you are not alone. Each state party in every state has a State Central Committee that is the governing body of that state party. The body meets four times per year and votes on party platform, party rules, and will make decisions including, but not limited to, the process for presidential primaries, the process for electing delegates to state and national conventions, and the electing of party officials such as chairman and vice chairman. I have been a frequent attendee of these meetings for the past few years, but I am now very excited to be able to have a vote on the committee." Julie Emerson

Congratulations Julie, Class of 2006!

Easter Break
April 6-April 13
Easter Cross
Drivers-Ed Offered
Coach Davis Driving Academy
April 14, 21, 28 & May 5
8am-4pm @ WCA

There are 20 spots available. First come, first serve. 
Registration is April 2nd-4th, 3 p.m.- 4 p.m. Complete registration form here.
Late Registration after the April 4th will be $25.

A Day at WCA- Calvary!
Calvary Campus
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As the new spring weather has caused the flowers and trees on our campuses to show off their new growth, the nice weather shows off our growing students as well!


The students on the Calvary Campus recently enjoyed some special time outside. They started with snack then went on to play for recess. Mrs. Myers brought out a kite for the students to take turns flying while Mrs. Accardo had trucks for them to play with.  Following their regular snack and recess time, Mrs. Meyers and Mrs. Accardo provided for kite flying and play with trucks! 





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Post and Tweet About Open Enrollment Going on Now! 

More than three quarters of our new families come from recommendations from our current families!  Classes are filling up quickly but many classes still have spots available. Please consider updating your Facebook and Twitter with a message that reads...  

"We are Westminster!  We Believe! You Belong!  Ask me about our school.  Classes are filling up quickly, though, so apply today!"

Thank you for your support of WCA!
Under the Big Top
Lafayette Campus K3 and K4
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The Lafayette Campus K3 and K4 students celebrated their annual "Under the Big Top" event Friday, March 23rd. Parents arrived early to set up and help make each event and booth run smoothly. Students experienced face painting, a train ride, picture booth, bubbles, petting zoo, balloon-making and an obstacle course throughout the morning.  Hot dogs, popcorn, cotton candy and special music were also provided to complete the multi-sensory, carnival experience.  Parents were invited to participate in the picnic lunch under the "big" tent and enjoyed a special performance from each class featuring poems, songs, Scriptures, lion taming and tight rope sparklers!  After encouraging words from Mrs. Bell,  a blessing was spoken over the families by Mr. Stewart.  To top off the event,  a special treat of snow cones was donated by the Gafford family's "Papa Sneaux's."  Many thanks to all who donated time and resources to help make this a special memory for our precious preschoolers.


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Mandatory Superintendent's Meeting
May 8th or June 12th
For new students who entered WCA this year and whose parents did not attend a Superintendent's meeting, those parents must attend one of the two offered  in order for their child to start school on the first day this fall.  This meeting is required for parents of all new students to WCA. For those of you who began after the final superintendents meeting for 2011-2012, two dates have been put on the calendar for these meetings. Please register for either in order to be eligible for the start of the 2012-2013 school year.  You can register at


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Crusader Sports Beat...Go Saders!   
Upcoming Games:
04/02  OC               Home                  3:30pm 

04/04  False River  Away                   4:30pm 

Baseball - Varsity and Junior Varsity

WCA baseball is 8-8 on the year and 4-1 district.

03/24   WCA (3) vs SHVP (5)
03/27  WCA (1) vs St Ed's (8)

Upcoming Games:

03/31  Catholic Point Coupee   Away                5:00pm (JV) 7:00pm (V)                                               


The boys' and girls' track teams had a great showing at the LSU Relays in Baton Rouge last weekend. Running against some of the best track teams in the state (mainly in the highest classifications), the girls 4 x 2 relay--Alexis Milton, Martina Wright, Ivy Cains, Meagan Bolds--finished fifth with a time just shy of the school record at 1:47.63. The girls 4 x 1 relay--Wright, Milton, Cains, Bolds--also made the finals, finishing 7th. Bolds and Milton both the made the finals in the 100 meter dash, as did the girls 4 x 4 Relay. The girls 4 x800 relay--Victoria Olivier, Mary Lavergne, Brooke Thompson, Brittany Smith-- finished a respectable 5th.

Thomas Kemp was the top finisher on the boys side at 10th in the 300 hurdles with a season-best 42.18. Other season bests were recorded by Kenzi Doss in the 3200, Shelby Hunter in the Triple Jump (6th place), Meagan Albarez in the high jump,  Emily Waguespack in the pole vault, Joel Newsom in both the 1600 and the 3200, and Cameron Falgoust in the 3200.

A limited group will be traveling to Austin, Texas to participate in the Texas Relays this weekend. The next team competition is scheduled for August 4th at Kaplan.


Cortlyn Ventress - 1st place (Shot Put)
Mackenzie Marze - 3rd place (Long Jump)
Meagan Albarez - 1st place (High Jump)
Ivy Cains - 2nd place (High Jump)
4x2 Relay - 3rd place
Blythe Thompson - 1st place (100M Hurdles)
Overall the girls finished 3rd place


Josh Hughes - 1st place (400M Run)


April 4th at SpanishTrail    

Any Middle School student interested in Middle School Swimming, please contact Tommy Dejean at 948-8003.


WCA Board

President - Jim Merryman

Vice-President - Tony Kemp 

Secretary - Dexter Lyons

Treasurer - Teri Cober

Jim Carter

Sonny Corley

Fran Deville

Helen Hughes

Jim Odom

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