Spirit Week

If we looked a little out of the ordinary last week, it's because we were celebrating Spirit Week, organized by the Student Association officers. Spirit week is a fun opportunity to dress up (or down?) with costumes based on daily themes. On Monday, we either dressed up like socialites or like people from the [...]

Juniors Win Class Scramble

"Batteries!" The word echoes across the gym as students scramble to find a battery in the pile of items their class brought from their dorm rooms. Once found, a runner speeds to the center of the gym and tries to place the batteries in a hula hoop circle before runners from the other three [...]

SA Fall Picnic

There's nothing like outdoor games with friends on a sunny day to help students temporarily forget their studies. At 11:00 last Sunday, the entire student body gathered in the field for our traditional SA Fall Picnic, pitting class against class in a variety of games and challenges. Each class group wore their colors as [...]

Vespers in the Grove

"The Grove" is a beautiful grassy area under overhanging oaks along the Crawfish River, a great place for outdoor vespers services when the weather is good. Last Friday, we welcome the Sabbath there with singing around a campfire. The Student Association leaders and RA's from both dorms planned the evening, organizing the singing and [...]

School Year Begins With 73 Students

God has once again blessed us with a wonderful group of young men and women here at Wisconsin Academy. So far, we have 73 students registered, including 21 freshmen, 18 sophomores, 18 juniors, and 16 seniors with a few more possibilities. We represent many different backgrounds and countries of origin, yet we are all [...]

Flower Night

It's hard to believe it's already time to say goodbye! On Wednesday night, after worship, students said farewell to each other with a traditional exchange of flowers.  Each student was given three flowers to share with words of encouragement, apology, or simply goodbye. Many of the blossoms switched hands multiple times as we were [...]

Spring Picnic

This Wednesday, students and faculty enjoyed the annual spring picnic. The weather was beautiful, and the Student Association officers had planned a variety of fun activities. Each class participated in an obstacle course that included a rope walk over the Crawfish River, tire flipping, disc golf, crawling through hoops, rolling down a hill, a [...]

SA Organizes Campfire Vespers

As the sun sank low across the rolling fields, we gathered the welcome the Sabbath around a large blazing campfire out behind the women's dorm. The Student Association officers had planned the evening - the first vespers outdoor vespers this spring. We sang while we watched the fire burn, then listened as students shared [...]