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Highlights from 2018-2019
Categories: General, Lower School, Middle School, Upper School, Athletics, Fine Arts, Student Life, Capital Campaign, Community Service
Posted: 5/29/2019

It’s been another incredible year at Whitefield Academy! Here are some of our favorite memories from the 2018-2019 school year:
WolfPack athletics continued to grow and thrive! Click here to read about some of the highlights from the year, including varsity football competing in the playoffs, Metro10 championship victories, varsity boys...



All-Area Soccer Players
Categories: General, Upper School, Athletics
Posted: 5/24/2019

Congratulations to our girls and boys soccer players who earned All-Area this season!

Girls: Caroline Browne (11th), Claire Browne (12th), Carson Llewellyn (12th), and Kyla McCurdy (9th)

Boys First Team: Jason Dinschel (11th), Jack Krahel (10th), Matthew Oluyide (12th), West Peterson (12th), Rees PicKell (11th), Matthew Soud (12th), and Casey Torres (11th)

Boys...



WolfPack Year Recap
Categories: General, Middle School, Upper School, Athletics, Alumni
Posted: 5/23/2019

This year was an amazing time for WolfPack athletics as our student-athletes worked hard, played hard, and honored Him.

Below are some of the greatest moments from all three seasons as well as athletic achievements from our Whitefield alumni.

2018-19 Athletic Highlights The varsity boys cross country and soccer team placed 2nd in...



Class of 2019 graduation
Categories: General, Upper School
Posted: 5/21/2019

The commencement ceremony for Whitefield Academy’s Class of 2019 was held on Saturday, May 18, at the Church of the Apostles in Buckhead. Led by Head of School Dr. Kevin Bracher, Upper School Principal Nathan Stevens, and Board Chair Jason Bilotti, 69 graduates received their diplomas and became members of...



Senior Recognition Assembly
Categories: General, Upper School
Posted: 5/16/2019

The Upper School Senior Recognition Assembly was held on April 26 in the LSSAC. The program included Dr. Kevin Bracher, head of school, welcoming guests and praying followed by the presentation of the senior class and Nathan Stevens, Upper School principal, presenting each graduating senior with a Bible.

Departmental awards were...



Kennedy named to First Team All-Region
Categories: General, Upper School, Athletics
Posted: 5/13/2019

Whitefield Academy junior Ian Kennedy has been named to the First Team All-Region 6A. As first baseman and pitcher for the varsity baseball team this season, Ian has led the team on the mound and at the plate.    Hitting: 72 at bats – 41 hits, 13 doubles, 3 HR and...



Whitefield students shine at National Spanish Examinations
Categories: General, Middle School, Upper School
Posted: 5/10/2019

Congratulations to the Whitefield Academy students who attained national recognition for excellent performance on the 2019 National Spanish Exams. The students earned a total of five silver medals and seven bronze medals, along with 14 honorable mentions. Whitefield Academy students have a long history of high achievement on these exams...



PreK and kindergarten students learn about letters K and Q
Categories: General, Lower School
Posted: 5/10/2019

It was a busy day for PreK and kindergarten students as they enjoyed an amazing performance by puppeteer Lee Bryan, "That Puppet Guy," and then activities centered around the letters K and Q.

Bryan, "That Puppet Guy," entertained everyone with clever versions of Aesop’s Fables, including The Tortoise and the Hare,...



Fourth-graders serve at Love Beyond Walls
Categories: General, Lower School
Posted: 5/9/2019

Whitefield's fourth-grade students took part in a fun service project at Love Beyond Walls, learning to see and have empathy for others and equipping us to be the hands and feet of Jesus!



Upper School Academic Honors Assembly
Categories: General, Upper School
Posted: 5/9/2019

On April 24 students in grades nine through 11 were recognized for their academic achievements during the Upper School Academic Honors Assembly. Departmental academic awards as well as scholar awards were presented in addition to the Ephesians Award for Service, Timothy Award for Character, Academic Excellence Awards, and the Valentine...



Great Day of Service scheduled for August 24
Categories: General, Lower School, Middle School, Upper School, Community Service
Posted: 5/8/2019

On Saturday, August 24, more than 1,000 members of the Whitefield Academy community will come together to participate in the school’s third annual Great Day of Service! This event is centered on coming together as a Pack and starting off the school year with a focus on “others ahead of...



Eighth-graders host field day at AYA
Categories: General, Middle School, Community Service
Posted: 5/7/2019

On April 13 Whitefield eighth-grade students had the incredible opportunity to partner with the Atlanta Youth Academy (AYA) in facilitating their annual Field Day for their students and for God’s glory. Whitefield students planned the field day games, set up the events, and cheered on the AYA students! What an...



Orchestra receives Excellent rating at Southern Star Music Festival
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 5/6/2019

The Whitefield Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra took part in the Southern Star Music Festival on Friday, May 3. Under the direction of orchestra teacher Emily East, they performed a challenging repertoire for three collegiate adjudicators and placed Excellent in both of their categories. The students then spent an incredible Saturday...



Class of 2019 at a glance
Categories: General, Upper School
Posted: 5/6/2019

Whitefield Academy is pleased to celebrate the achievements of the Class of 2019. As these 70 seniors prepare for graduation, it is our pleasure to highlight some of their accomplishments and share their plans after Whitefield. Click below for exciting information about our graduates!

Class valedictorian Donovan Pearce will be attending...



Thirty-two MS students inducted into the NJHS
Categories: General, Middle School
Posted: 5/6/2019

Congratulations to the newest members of the National Junior Honor Society. These 32 middle schoolers were inducted into the NJHS on May 2.

Inductees
Cameron Alexander 
Carson Bassing 
Jackson Brooks 
Megan Calloway 
Isabel Comstock 
Jay Decker 
Marin Eckerson 
Thomas Figaretti 
Brooke French 
Andrew Glover 
Hines Harman 
Marin Hayslip 
Drew Heiskell 
Grace Hurley 
Daniel Johnson 
Priscilla Kennedy
Jonathan Kern
Whitacre Mansfield II  
Moriah McNair
Callum Neese
Sydney Nettles
Davis Saad
Drew Saad
Angela Sanchez
Sarah Kate Smith
Bo...



Four seniors sign to play collegiate athletics
Categories: General, Upper School, Athletics
Posted: 5/2/2019

On April 25 four Whitefield student athletes signed to play at the collegiate level next year. Congratulations to the following seniors on their accomplishment!

Emilie Grand’Pierre – swimming – Bowdoin College
Kyle Holt – football – Jacksonville State University
Zachary Justice – cross country – Wheaton College
Amilya Little – softball – Clark Atlanta...



Grandparents attend Spring Lunch and Learn
Categories: General
Posted: 5/2/2019

Grandparenting 2.0! We loved having our grandparents on campus for the Spring Lunch and Learn. Bethany Brant, Director of Instructional Technology, had a fun discussion with them on technology and communicating with their grandchildren. Everything from emojis to SnapChat was discussed.



Whitefield Academy breaks ground on Lower School building
Categories: General, Lower School, Capital Campaign
Posted: 4/30/2019

Whitefield Academy celebrated a milestone with the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Lower School, Brostrand Hall on April 15. Just one year ago, the school publicly launched its $24 million “Leaving a Legacy” campaign to include building the new academic building for grades PreK-4 on its 100-acre campus. Over the...



AP Computer Science students compete in AP Bowl
Categories: General, Upper School
Posted: 4/29/2019

Eight AP Computer Science students attended the annual AP Bowl at Georgia Tech on April 20. The competition, which involves taking a test similar to the multiple-choice portion of the AP Computer Science exam, drew a field of more than 200 students from metro-Atlanta high schools. 

For the third time in...



Seniors visit Ms. Hawkins' PreK4 class
Categories: General, Lower School, Upper School
Posted: 4/23/2019

Members of Whitefield’s inaugural PreK4 class visited their former PreK4 teacher Ms. Hawkins and her class on April 23. The nine members of the class of 2019 spent time reading books and talking with the PreK4 students before returning to the Upper School. To make the visit even sweeter, Ms....



Duncanson wins first place at GA Middle School State Track and Field Meet
Categories: General, Middle School, Athletics
Posted: 4/23/2019

Middle School track star Ayden Duncanson, eighth-grade, won 1st place in both the 100m and the 200m in the Georgia Middle School State Championship Track and Field Meet on April 20!

Ayden was responsible for 48 points at the Metro 10 Championship on April 15 at Mount Pisgah, earning the title of...