Sad News

It is with deep sadness that the Board of Trustees of Washington College Academy announces the passing of Dr. Robert Orr, WCA president in an automobile accident on June 23. Dr. Orr has been an ardent supporter and leader for the school for many years and had touched the lives of so many people. He was our leader and he will be missed.

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2nd Annual Civil War Weekend at WCA

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WCA will be host for the 2nd Annual Civil War Weekend this Saturday and Sunday. Here is a complete schedule of events:

EVENT SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, JUNE 10

9:00 AM REGISTRATION OPENS

9:00 PM REGISTRATION CLOSES FOR THE EVENING .

SATURDAY, JUNE 11

9:00 AM CAMPS AND EVENT SITE OPENS TO THE PUBLIC. REGISTRATIONS RE-OPENS
OFFICERS CALL, MORNING REPORTS DUE
PARTICIPANTS INTERACT WITH THE PUBLIC

9:30 AM INDIVIDUAL DRILL FOR UNITS

11:00 AM LADIES TEA IN HARRIS HALL DINING AREA

2:00 PM TROOPS FORM FOR BATTLE AND WEAPONS
INSPECTION. REGISTRATION CLOSES FOR THE DAY

2:30 PM BATTLE

3:30 PM PASS AND REVIEW

4:30 PM CIVIL WAR MUSIC PROGRAM PRESENTED BY DR. ROBBERT ORR. TEMPLE AUDITORIUM
SITE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC FOLLOWING PROGRAM

MIDNIGHT LIGHTS OUT!!

SUNDAY, JUNE 12

8:00 AM REENACTOR BREAKFAST. LATE REGISTRATION OPENS

11:00 AM CHURCH SERVICE HISTORIC SALEM PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

NOON SITE OPENS TO THE PUBLIC.

1:00 PM REGISTRATION CLOSES FOR THE EVENT

1:30 PM TROOPS FORM FOR BATTLE AND WEAPONS INSPECTION

2:00 PM BATTLE REGISTRATION CLOSES

3:00 PM PASS AND REVIEW

CAMPS BREAK AND SITE CLOSES FOLLOWING PASS AND REVIEW.

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Ribbon Cutting for Masonry Program

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May 20, 2016 · 3:19 pm

WCA Announces Spring 2016 Courses

Washington College Academy announces its slate of courses for Spring 2016, including two new email correspondence courses for adults looking to expand their education.

“East Tennessee In the Civil War” will be held 6-8 p.m. Tuesday evenings, April 5, 12, and 19 at the President’s House on the WCA Campus.

“The Meaning of Christ” will be held 6-8 p.m. Tuesday evenings, April 26, May 3, 10, and 17 at the President’s House on the WCA Campus.

Individual Instruction in Music,” “Music Ensemble,” and “Individual Instruction in Art” courses are also available.

New this semester are two courses to be taught through email correspondence. “Pioneer East Tennessee” and “The MidEast Conflict” will allow students to participate through readings and email, while the classes will meet just one time at the end for a broad discussion about the topics.

For more information about classes available at WCA, visit WashingtonCollegeAcademy.org or call Dr. Robert Orr at (423) 257-3294.

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Campus Work Day announced

Hello, everyone.

Washington College Academy will hold a work day for interested alumni on March 26 at the Pence Science Building. We are preparing the building for our new brick masonry program. We invite everyone to come down and help. Email info@washingtoncollegeacademy.org for more info.

 

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Historic campus could soon be taking on a new specialty

A campus that is home to one of the oldest colleges in the U.S. could soon go back to its roots.

Source: Historic campus could soon be taking on a new specialty

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WCA Announces Fall 2015 Classes

Dr. Robert Orr, president of Washington College Academy announced a slate of courses to be offered for the Fall 2015 semester at Washington College Academy.

“Our goal is to provide educational opportunities for lifelong learners,” said Orr.

The course offerings are:

High School Curriculum Our high school equivalency (HSE) classes are ongoing, allowing anyone to begin at any time, working at their own pace to prepare for the state examinations. Classes meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday nights. The instructor is Marie Wilder. For more information call (423) 257-2555.

 

The Civil War in East Tennessee

An examination of the battles fought and sides taken in East Tennessee from the beginnings of the war to reconstruction.

Instructor: Dr. Robert Orr

Tuesdays in October at the WCA President’s House 6 p.m.

$5 registration, $20 for four classes.

John Calvin and Representative Democracy

An examination of the political impact of Calvin’s thinking on the development of Representative Democracy. Church government underwent extensive reformation by Calvin and his followers. One hundred and fifty years of religious wars followed in which the Roman Catholic establishment tried to repress the emerging Democratic civil governments, with major success of the movement coming in the British Isles and America. Instructor: Dr. Robert Orr

Tuesdays in November at the WCA President’s House 6 p.m.

Fees: $5 registration, $5 per class

Individual Instruction Music: Guitar and Piano

Instructor: Dr. Robert Orr

One hour, once a week, Harris Hall, WCA campus

Schedule times with instructor

$5 registration fee, $10 per class
Drawing for Beginners

This class for adults will improve drawing skills through attention to composition and perspective.

Instructor: Dr. Fran Church Fridays in October at WCA Art Studio

1-3 p.m.

$5 registration and $35.00 for four two-hour classes

All materials furnished. Contact Dr. Fran Church at (423) 620-9008 or churchfran1@bellsouth.net

Batik for Beginners

This wax-resist dying process has been used for centuries and produces beautiful results.

Instructor: Dr. Fran Church

Thursdays in October at WCA Art Studio

1-3 p.m.

$5 registration and $45.00 for four two-hour classes

All materials furnished. Contact Dr. Fran Church at (423) 620-9008 or churchfran1@bellsouth.net

Historic Painting

Participants will learn about and paint scenes from an historic event in local history. Dr. Robert Orr and local artist Joe Kilday will co-instruct the class.

Dates and times to be determined.

Contact Dr. Robert Orr (423) 257-3294

For more information, contact Orr at (423) 257-3294 or via email at loro1@earthlink.net.

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