St. Peters, MO (December 3, 2012) – Westgate Christian Academy Middle School hosted its first annual “Taste of Middle School” event on Tuesday, November 27, for 5th graders and their parents. The evening began with an address from Principal Ron Ring, who explained that Westgate’s Middle School teachers are called and thrilled to be serving in their current vibrant roles. Ring stated, “Our Middle School teachers want to expose our students to a variety of academic ideas, subjects, and concepts in creative ways, but are also committed to helping students realize who they are as children of God as they discover their roles in life.” Then, each core teacher, as well as the elective teachers, presented an overview of their curriculum and subjects of study, and also conducted a question/answer session.
Westgate Christian Academy Middle School serves students in grades 6-8 and is located at 600 Salt Lick Road (inside the Mid-Rivers Seventh Day Adventist Church) in St. Peters. Electives available for study at Westgate Christian Academy Middle School include Art, Computer, Robotics, Music, P.E., Domestic Arts, Dynamic Christian Living, Student Council, Choir, Drama, and Student Leadership Institute (taught by Principal Ron Ring). For more information or to schedule a school tour, visit Westgate online at www.WestgateAcademy.com or call 636-442-8000.
About Westgate Christian Academy
Nationally accredited and recognized for its low student-teacher ratio, Westgate Christian Academy provides exemplary non-denominational Christian education for students K-8 as well as early childhood. The school’s staff works in partnership with families to provide a Christ-centered environment that fosters excellence in Faith, Character, and Academics. Students consistently score above the 75th percentile in national academic testing. The school has been recognized as the best private school in St. Peters for the past four consecutive years by the U.S. Commerce Association. Westgate is still accepting applications for fall enrollment.