Westlake Christian Academy Elementary School Concert Rings In Christmas Season
Westlake Christian Academy held an Elementary Christmas Concert on Thursday, December 6, in the school's gymnasium. Students from preschool through 3rd grade took part in the program, entertaining the audience with beloved Christmas songs. The older students, starting with first grade, also took turns accompanying the singers by playing bells.
Westlake will hold 2 more Christmas events this year. The WCA Concert Choir and Concert Band will perform this Thursday, December 13th at 7:00 p.m., while the 4th - 6th grade elementary choir will perform on Thursday, December 20th. Both concerts are free to the public.
Westlake Christian Academy is a co-educational, independent Christian school comprising about 200 pre-school through senior high school students, each of whom is provided with a solid, Christ-centered education that disciples them to honor Jesus Christ in thought, word and deed. The school's mission is to nurture the spiritual, academic and social maturation of Christian young people through a well-rounded education which includes scholastics, athletics, the arts, and community service in a nondenominational, evangelical context. Founded in Waukegan in1972, Westlake Christian Academy relocated to its permanent home in Grayslake in 2002. It is recognized by the Illinois State Board of Education and is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI), which provides certification for teachers based on their qualifications in their academic area, Biblical studies, and the Christian philosophy of education.