Last Sabbath was our second opportunity to have outdoor services with the local Wisconsin Academy Seventh-day Adventist Church family. Through the summer months and into this year, the local church members have met in a grove of trees near the Lighthouse thrift store. It is a beautiful place within a stone's throw of the [...]
At the end of our first week back at school, students and staff reviewed their knowledge of the WA Handbook with a friendly game of Jeopardy in the chapel. Mr. Dan Show served as host, running an electric answer button system of his own design. Teams of two students or staff responded to "answers" [...]
The second day of orientation was just as fun as the first day, and we learned a lot, too. Pastor Fetrick led song service and worship. Ms. Leny helped us understand how the cafeteria works. Mr. Parish shared about the Lighthouse thrift store and distributed $5 gift cards to every student. In the gym [...]
We're starting this week with two days of orientation and lots of fun activities! The Student Association officers had worship this morning, followed by our traditional SA Handshake with a twist - elbows only. Next we learned about grades & GPA, attendance, and campus safety. We took a break to play "Come, Fishy-fishy" on [...]
Thank you, parents, families, and friends of the senior class of 2021 for helping to make Senior Dedication a success. The seniors organized and led a beautiful vespers, Sabbath School and church service. On Friday evening, seniors and others shared memories and reflected on God's goodness over the past four years. Kevin Wilkinson gave [...]
This afternoon, several of the staff traveled to the Wisconsin Conference headquarters just over the way to attend the dedication of Wisconsin Academy's new van. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Passenger Van has a seating capacity of 12 and is essentially brand new. This van will be a tremendous blessing as it will help us [...]
Yesterday afternoon, I stopped by the Industrial Arts class to see what they were up to. I found them with their instructor, Mr. Doug Show, near the maintenance building. With only two students in the class, it is quite informal. Mr. Show was teaching them to lay concrete block. A section of the old [...]
At lunch today, many students tried fresh sugarcane for the first time. After peeling the green woody skin off, the pith is wonderfully sweet. Thank-you Yepheng, for bringing it for us to try.
The state is mandating all schools to close until April 6, so students will not be returning until the evening of April 5. This means students will be doing assignments from home for two weeks. Things are changing daily, so we will keep you updated.
With the coronavirus striking a variety of places around the world and measures being put into place regarding travel and large gatherings, the Education Committee has had to make some immediate decisions regarding Wisconsin Academy and its activities. First, based on what other Adventist secondary schools are doing, the academy will be having students [...]