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Grinding Wheat in Home Ec Class

Miss Heidi Rasmussen's Home Ec class has been doing some interesting things recently. The day I visited, students were learning how to grind wheat by hand with a Country Living grain mill. While it is a lot of work turning the wheel, it is gratifying putting in grains of wheat and seeing flour sprinkle [...]

Dr. Jennifer Jill Schwirzer Speaks for Week of Prayer

We have been blessed to have author, counselor, and musician Dr. Jennifer Jill Schwirzer with us for our second week of prayer. During morning and evening meetings, Dr. Jen has been sharing biblical life principles illustrated by her life story. Instead of writing about her messages here, I invite you to watch them streamed [...]

Seniors Speak for Dedication Weekend

Last week, during Senior Dedication, seven seniors preached short sermonettes for church. Each gave insights into the meaning of the class text: Romans 12:2: "And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God." These messages [...]

Juniors & Seniors Preview Andrews University

On Sunday and Monday, our juniors and seniors visited Andrews University to experience a taste of university life and explore options for the future. While there, the students enjoyed question-and-answer sessions with current students, worships, fun activities, visits to departments of their choice, a gymnastics performance, and the opportunity to see several WA alumni [...]

Music Tour to Gurnee and Northbrook

Last Sabbath, students in our select vocal group, the Choralaires, and our handbell choir, Belissimi Cerchi, shared worship in music at the Gurnee SDA Church in the morning, and the Northbrook SDA Church in the afternoon. Under the direction of Mr. Bruce Rasmussen, the Choralaires sang a number of songs, including "Keep the Sabbath [...]

Cases Speak on Relationships and Marriage

What is a healthy Christian relationship? Elder Adam Case and Laurella Case presented a special weekend on marriage and relationships on a Friday evening and Sabbath morning in late October. In his early presentations, Elder Case explored biblical principles, shared personal stories, and answered questions students had submitted. During the church service, Mrs. Case [...]

A Double Alumni Homecoming

Wisconsin Academy celebrated two runs of honor years on October 15-17, and we were blessed so much. God works in such amazing ways. We’d had to postpone our gathering three times and we came down to a time when although Covid was high in Wisconsin, we decided we’d go ahead for those who wished [...]

Fun Run/Walk Raises Money for Kosrae

Our second “Run for Kosrae!” 5K Fun Run/Walk took place on Sunday, October 17. Students, families, church members, several alumni, and community friends gathered to run or walk an out-and-back distance of 5 kilometers. Matthew Lawrence, a junior, was the first to complete the run, followed by Wisconsin Conference associate treasurer John Ramsey. The [...]

Freshmen Work on “Moo Moo Land” Project

If you had stepped into Strategies for Success class last week, you would have found the freshmen designing flags, writing laws, composing a national anthem, constructing models of government buildings, sculpting miniature cows and chickens, and a variety of other activities. Together, they're creating a new country - a bovine nation they have named [...]