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 [...]

SA Banquet 2021

This year’s much-anticipated (and rescheduled) SA banquet was held at the Kestrel Ridge Ball Room in Columbus. Attendees enjoyed a Mediterranean meal including falafel, couscous, and more on beautifully decorated tables. Deserts were made by one of the seniors.  After the meal, students changed and traveled to Watertown for a fun evening of roller [...]

SA Spirit Week

If we look a little out of the ordinary this week, it's because we're smack dab in the middle of 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 tried to outdo each other with [...]

SA Fall Picnic Features Canoe Trip

SA Fall Picnic at Wisconsin Academy traditionally includes a variety of games and relays on the ballfield, pitting class against class. This past Sunday, the Student Association found a creative replacement, canoing -  equally as fun and in compliance with social distancing. After a prayer for safety and courage for nervous first-timers, our cavalcade [...]

SA Vespers: “Be Strong”

The Student Association officers led us in vespers this Friday evening, each sharing a brief meditation on an aspect of this year's SA theme: "Be Strong." This theme is based on Joshua 1:9: "Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord [...]

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