EDU News http://www.wcsmiami.org/ EDU News ES Teachers Share the Love of Reading with Patients at Christmas http://www.wcsmiami.org/permalink/385083/69545 Over 100 books were donated by WCS Faculty for children at Baptist Hospital. The books were delivered at Christmas time by Elementary Faculty and Staff. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:37:33 EST 385083 Teachers Learn About the Everglades http://www.wcsmiami.org/permalink/385077/69545 Do you know what these seven elementary teachers were doing on a Saturday just before Christmas? They attended an Everglades Literacy workshop at Fairchild Tropical Botanical Gardens, sponsored by the Everglades Foundation. They spent the day being immersed in the Everglades Literacy Conceptual Framework and Everglades curriculum. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:10:50 EST 385077 Puppies Provide Stress Relief During Mid-Terms http://www.wcsmiami.org/permalink/385073/69545 Thanks to the Science National Honor Society for collaborating with Luv My Furbaby Rescue to bring puppies during the break between HS mid-term exams on Tuesday. It was a great way for students to relieve some stress brought on by exams, and to share love with these puppies up for adoption. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:07:06 EST 385073 Students Place in All-State Choirs http://www.wcsmiami.org/permalink/385047/69545 The WCS Choral Department has placed a total of 23 choral students in the 2015 All-State Choirs. Students were given a series of tests prepared by the Florida Vocal Association, measuring sight-reading, music theory, and vocal repertoire and voice quality to determine the very best choral students statewide for membership. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:02:11 EST 385047 Science National Honor Society Inducts New Members http://www.wcsmiami.org/permalink/385044/69545 Congratulations to the following students who were inducted into the Science National Honor Society: Michael Arencibia, Joshua Avery, Anthony Borrego, Nicole Boulris, Grace Chewning, Lauren Dirube, Sophia Duenas, Daniel Dvorak, Tomas Espinal, Andrea Espinosa, Johanna Gutiérrez, Alexandra Hensley, Jonathan Lee, Briani Lopez, Amber Martinez, Tiffany Martinez, Adrian Mayans, Kathryn Milian, Thomas North, Gabriella Rodriguez, Kevin Rodriguez, Nastassja Sardinas, Stefanie Suarez, Alexis Upshaw, Derek Van Hook, Jared Vanden Bosch, and Daniel Zalles. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:58:29 EST 385044 WCS Selects Silver Knight Nominees http://www.wcsmiami.org/permalink/347724/69545 Congratulations to the following seniors who were selected to represent Westminster as Silver Knight nominees: Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:00:36 EST 347724 Drama Students Take Top Awards at District Competition http://www.wcsmiami.org/permalink/385035/69545 Congratulations to the drama students for walking away with 11 Superior and 10 Excellent ratings from the Individual Events District Competition. This is an incredible accomplishment considering we are part of the largest Drama District in Florida! Five Superior performances will be selected to represent WCS at the State Competition. Student ratings are as follows: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 08:23:41 EST 385035 Band Students Are Doing Great Things! http://www.wcsmiami.org/permalink/385026/69545 Congratulations to the WCS Band program and students for receiving top awards and recognitions at numerous events and competitions. Congratulations to junior Dylan Charlton for being accepted into the Florida All State Honor Band for the fifth consecutive year. He will attend the Honor Band in Tampa from Jan. 14-17. WCS students participated in the Solo and Ensemble competition in November, and received the following ratings: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 11:52:39 EST 385026