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Students “Attend” Classes from Home for a Week

Last week, the entire student body "attended" classes from home via Microsoft Teams. While most classrooms were already equipped with cameras and the rest to connect with distance students, directing lessons exclusively to the cameras without students in the room was an adjustment. That didn't stop Mr. Cantrell from discussing the mechanics of elections [...]

Ladies Send Notes of Encouragement

One Thursday morning instead of regular morning worship, the ladies of the women's dorm gathered with Dean Wamack in the lobby to create cards. First, each student picked a name from the list of WA Church members. Next, they prepared cards. The cards included a favorite Bible verse. After writing the name and address [...]

Mike Edge Speaks for Week of Prayer

During our most recent week of prayer, Elder Mike Edge described the building blocks of a relationship with Jesus. He spoke Thursday evening, for chapel and vespers on Friday, and again for church on Sabbath. The final meeting was Sabbath afternoon, during which he made a call. Several students decided to make a decision [...]

1950: Knipschild Speaks for Week of Prayer

The following note appeared in the November 21, 1950 issue of the Lake Union Herald. Elder J. F. Knipschild conducted the young peoples’ Week of Prayer at Wisconsin Academy October 27 to November 4. This was an important spiritual occasion in the lives of practically every student. The Spirit of God was present in [...]

Sanctuary Projects Completed

Thursday was "due day" for the Sanctuary Projects in Bible III. We've been studying about the Sanctuary and its services this quarter, and the major project was to complete a model of the tabernacle in the wilderness. While the models needed to represent all the major features of the tabernacle, there were no specifications [...]

Personal Fitness with the Men of WA

It's a few minutes after 7:00 a.m. The men of WA have gathered in the parking lot to warm up for Personal Fitness. It's chilly. There will only be a few more weeks they can be outdoors, but today is a good day. Stretch and hold. Mr. Mike Cho, the Assistant Dean of Men [...]

Making Piñatas in Spanish I Class

This week, in Spanish I, students have been constructing traditional Mexican piñatas. Each year, Spanish teacher Willyta Wamack tries to bring some aspects of Spanish-speaking cultures into her classroom. The piñatas are taking many forms. One is a star, another is a sombrero, a third is a globe. "So we both choose a llama, [...]

Friday Evening in the Men’s Dorm

Last Friday evening after Vespers, I spent some time relaxing and enjoying a typical Sabbath evening with the men in the men's dorm. One group of guys gathered around the fireplace to play and sing praise together. Song after song filled the lobby and drifted down the halls - "My hope is built on [...]