Service

Spring Blood Drive

This past Tuesday, WA hosted its annual spring Red Cross blood drive. This event provides a great opportunity for students to serve the community by assisting with the drive and donating blood. During the drive, students checked in donors, and made sure donors got nutritious snacks and drinks afterwards. Fifteen students and staff donated [...]

2020-02-14T17:54:59-06:00February 14th, 2020|Service|

Preparations Continue for Mission Project

As Spring Break approaches, 33 students are gearing up for the 2020 "Gift to Guimaras" international mission trip to the island of Guimaras in the Philippines. Over the last few months, they have been meeting with project leaders Mr. Darlie and Mrs. Blanch Gagatam in the English room for prayer and information on how [...]

2020-02-07T20:14:45-06:00February 7th, 2020|Mission Projects, Service, Spiritual Life|

WAY Teams Visit Tomah and Madison East

Sixteen students who are part of the WAY Team (Wisconsin Academy Youth Team) spent Sabbath sharing and enjoying fellowship with the Tomah SDA Church and the Madison East SDA Church. At Madison East, students shared updates about Wisconsin Academy and provided a beautiful special music. At Tomah, the students were involved in most of [...]

2020-01-24T22:01:37-06:00January 24th, 2020|Leadership, Sabbath, Service, Spiritual Life|

A Different Kind of Christmas Party

Last Sunday afternoon, the young ladies of the women's dorm hosted a Christmas party for their "adopted grandparents" in our local church. While only about half of those invited were able to come, this party, entirely organized by our young ladies and was a joy to attend. After opening prayer and hot drinks, the [...]

2019-12-20T18:45:54-06:00December 20th, 2019|Dorms, Giving, Service, Women's Dorm|

Students Prepare a Home for the Homeless

First, we took out the trash. Although the second-floor apartment had only two bedrooms, a tiny kitchen, and a small living room, the previous occupants had left a lot of trash that needed taken the dumpster - worn-out shoes, children's toys, piles of papers, old clothes, pacifiers, bank statements, beer cans, broken appliances, paper [...]

2019-12-20T18:38:13-06:00December 13th, 2019|Service|

Saving Lives, Giving Blood

Science teacher Kelly McWilliams announced that we surpassed our goal, giving 36 units of blood yesterday during our annual Fall Blood Drive.  A number of students gave for the first time. This potentially saves 108 lives. Thank you to everyone who gave, whether donating blood, or volunteering to run the drive. You made a [...]

2019-10-11T19:11:47-05:00October 11th, 2019|Service|

5k Fun Run Raises Money for Kosrae

GET MOVING! Nearly 140 students, church members, and friends from the community participated in the Wisconsin Academy's "Run for Kosrae" 5k Fun Run on Sunday, September 15, raising $4,890.00 to help a school and church on the Micronesian island of Kosrae. The Lake Union Conference and its schools have “adopted” the island of Kosrae [...]

2019-10-23T12:56:23-05:00September 17th, 2019|Outdoors, Physical, Service|

Senior Class of 2019 Makes a Difference on Class Trip

This year, the Senior Class of 2019 spend a much of class trip helping others. On Sunday, we volunteered at Buckhorn State Park, preparing for the summer season. We raked leaves, picked up sticks, cleared limbs, and removed trash at a picnic area by the lake. We stayed at Camp Wakonda and enjoyed a [...]

2019-05-03T21:39:37-05:00May 3rd, 2019|Class of 2019, Service|

Assisting at the Pregnancy Call Line Sharing Center

On Monday, March 4, students helped out at the Pregnancy Call Line Sharing Center in Madison. The Sharing Center provides free baby items for women and families. Students organized boxes of baby clothes by size and season, disinfected donated toys, hung up clothes on racks, checked donated books for ripped or damaged pages, and [...]

2019-03-29T17:28:57-05:00March 29th, 2019|Service|

A Home for Monkeys

Last Sunday, students volunteered at Primates Incorporated, a spacious and enriching monkey sanctuary near Westfield. Primates Incorporated plans to rescue about five to 10 monkeys a year, with the goal of 100 at the facility within two decades. Currently, they have five rhesus monkeys. Students helped the sanctuary in a variety of ways, tearing [...]

2018-11-09T17:46:50-06:00November 9th, 2018|Service|