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Christmas Pageant in Pictures From the Development Ofoce: WA Alumni and Friends Make The Difference I t is with deep appreciation that at we thank those who respond- Special thanks are in order ed to the last WA Update and for members of the class of 1962 to our December appeal letter. who championed the sewing Wisconsin Academy continues machine project. Class mem- WISCONSIN ACADEMY UPDATE Establishing Faith ‡ %uilding Committment ‡ Training for Service UPCOMING to provide quality Adventist edu- bers initially purchased 12 new cation, in large part due to the Pfaff machines, however with a support of its alumni and friends larger enrollment, they have ex- March 3 Education Fair plus the support of many church panded the project and will purcongregations Wisemen Adrian Nazario ‘1, Kenneth Leiva ‘1, and Francisco Campos ‘1 present gifts to Mary and Joseph, played by Andrea Fernandez ‘13, and Alec Schrenk ‘13 during Wisconsin Academy’s annual “Journey to Bethlehem” Christmas pageant held December 13 and 14, 2012. contributing to chase six additional machines. April 4-6 Elementary Music Festival the YES Financial Assistance Thank you class of 1962! Program. In addition to the ever pres- April 19-21 Alumni Weekend When a church congregation ent need for student assistance, provides YES funds for student other needs include completion May 4 Gymnastics Home Show assistance, Wisconsin Academy of the girls’ dorm rooms apand the Wisconsin Conference prox $50,000 , lab equipment will each provide up to $1500 for our science classes approx May 5 Academy Day of matching money per stuent. $3500 , a camera for marketCurrently 30 churches are par- ing/PR $2500 , new carpet for May 11 Spring Concert ticipating, including 6 from out the library $2500 , new carpet of state. Some churches that for the math room $1800 , ris- May 24-26 Graduation Weekend lack academy-age young people ers for the music department have teamed up with a church $3000 , blinds for some of¿ce that has several. Other church- windows $450 , and printing of es have adopted sponsorships the student-authored devotional Seniors Emily Hangartner and Hannah Hubert sell dried fruit at the Jerusalem market. At over a dozen booths, visitors listened to stories, baked bread on a stick, tried on period costumes, sampled incense, etc. for kids that lack a home church. book $200 . Wisconsin has more than 70 If you wish to donate, make Seventh-day Adventist church your check payable to Wisconcongregations, so there are still sin Academy and mail to: many more that can assist students through the YES Program. Wisconsin Academy W e’ve added five new Upon completion, students will additional transportation. The classes to the cur- be able to take the FAA written plea was answered quickly and riculum at Wisconsin Academy: test, begin Àying lessons, and in real style. We have received Of¿ce of Development welding, small engine repair, work towards a private pilot’s generous N2355 Du%org Rd ground school, drama, and gui- license. Pastor Adam Case’s us to purchase a used yellow lowing results: President, Linda Columbus, WI 53925 tar lessons. President, Neil Mishleau, ’73; donations allowing Christ-centered drama class has school bus in excellent condi- Thanks to David Rawls and performed once and has more tion, and a 55-passenger motor- Schroeder Skilton, ’70; ViceTo learn more, please call the a generous donor, students are performances scheduled. Final- coach. An 18 passenger shuttle Secretary, Julie Heisig Ganske, Of¿ce of Development at 920 learning stick welding with 60/10 ly, Larry Sloan is teaching doz- was also kindly donated. ’74; %oard Members, Aaron 623-3300 ext 25. and 80/10 rods. WA alumnus, ens of guitar students. They are %erger, ’89; Heather Rosen, ’98; Derrick Grubbs, teaches small already performing and leading MCI DL3. It made its maiden and Marty Castleberg, ’71. The new of¿cers are busy planning for alumni weekend to be held Roger Dunder Director of Development More events online at: New and Notable at Wisconsin Academy of¿cers is complete with the fol- The election of new alumni Wisconsin Academy Church pastor Adam Case and sophomore Suny Gomez teach the Hebrew alphabet to two of the over 00 visitors who attended. “Journey to Bethlehem” is a community outreach effort coordinated by Wisconson Academy Church and Wisconsin Academy. Freshmen Nate Waagen practices welding under the direction of instructor David Rawls. Nate and six other students, along with two adults, are taking the semester-long course on Monday and Tuesday evenings. Welding is one of ¿ve new classes recently added to the curriculum. The motorcoach is a 2000 engine repair. We still need song services. voyage on January 9, taking the tools and are always looking gymnastic team to Southern Ad- for equipment in need of re- Transportation Update April 19-21, 2013. For details of pair. Elder Richard Habenicht the weekend, watch our website teaches ground school class. help locating and purchasing ventist University. WA Spotlight DVDs WA Spotlight videos are now available. Ask your pastor about showing one during annoucement time at church. You can also view the most recent video spot online at www.wisacad. org. For more info, contact us at (920) 623-3300 or computers@ In September, we asked for continued X March 2013 Vol.1 No.2

Wisconsin Academy Update, March, 2013

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