As a parent of a child at Ware Academy, each of you is a member of the Ware Academy Parents Association (WAPA) and a vital part of its success. As parents, we are all here to make sure our children’s experience is as great as it can be. We need your involvement with WAPA to help run our various events and committees. As an active member, you’ll have fun and help make a huge contribution to your child’s daily life at Ware.

The Ware Academy Parents Association (WAPA) provides opportunities for parents to support and enhance the educational experience for each student.  We welcome and encourage you to take part in WAPA events and programs.  Being involved in WAPA is a great way to directly affect the daily school life of your child.  Even the smallest amount of your time and support is welcome and will make a difference.


WAPA objectives are:

  • Enhance relationships between parents and the school
  • Function as a source for communication for all parents
  • Provide informational and social opportunities for all parents
  • Provide relevant educational opportunities for all parents
  • Work closely with the Head of the School on program enhancements
  • Provide support to the faculty and students
  • Facilitate extracurricular learning experiences for the student body

WAPA sponsors many events throughout the school year:

  • Teacher Appreciation Luncheons
  • Back to School Picnic
  • Concessions for Athletic Contests
  • Fall Festival (in conjunction with the faculty)
  • Father-Daughter Dance
  • Mother-Son Outings
  • Middle School Dance
  • Pi Day
  • Field Day (in conjunction with the Athletic Department)
  • Eighth Grade Dinner

In addition, WAPA facilitates a number of support programs that include:

  • Mentoring for new Ware families
  • Class Ambassadors (parent representatives for each grade)
  • Surf Shop (school book store)
  • Ware Wear

WAPA supports these activities through various fundraising events, our corporate reward programs (Food Lion “Shop and Share” Program, Farm Fresh, Box Tops for Education, Labels for Education, and Target), proceeds from the Surf Shop and revenue from athletic contests.

This year, WAPA will host three general meetings.

All of our events and efforts require parent involvement. Please consider volunteering your time to assist at any level.

Events and CommitteesIMG_6298

  • Athletic Coordinator
  • Athletic Concessions
  • Box Tops, Farm Fresh, Target
  • Back to School Picnic
  • Direct Sales
  • 8th Grade Dinner
  • Fall Festival
  • Father-Daughter Dance
  • Field Day
  • Grandparents
  • Hospitality
  • Mother/ Son Event
  • Newsletter
  • Teacher Appreciation Luncheons
  • Surf Shop
  • Ware Wear

Other WAPA-related links: