1301 N Stafford St
Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 703-228-6200
Fax: 703-524-9814
Monday, April 24, 2017

Photo Ops

  • Skills USA

    Congratulations to senior Lina Al Hashimi for receiving a bronze medal in Medical Math at the SKILLS USA state competition.

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  • NHS

    Students in the National Honor Society weed and mulch the marquee at the corner of Washington Blvd and Stafford St. Their efforts are part of W-L's Greening the Grounds initiative, in which clubs and groups adopt areas of the school grounds to maintain.

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  • Tug of war

    Students in Ms. Liller's chemistry class participate in atom tug of war, a hands on demonstration of polarity.

     

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  • At lab

    Students in Mr. Brodowski's IB Biology class visited a cadaver lab and practiced drawing blood. Emnet won the contest for fastest lab tech!

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  • Guest speaker

    Dr. Andrew White engages Latin III students with tales from the Roman Republic.

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  • Micah with trumpet

    Congratulations to junior Micah Reinharz for being selected as one of only 24 high school trumpet players from across the country to participate in the semi-final round of the National Trumpet Competition. This competition will take place March 10-12 at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. Way to go Micah!

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  • Guest speaker

    Air Force General Chris Craig, Commanding General Afghanistan, visits Mr. Vogel's EPF class to discuss America's role in the region and careers in the military.

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  • Kennedy Center

    Students in Ms. Severin's chorus class performed at the Kennedy Center.

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  • Mr. Brown

    Congratulations to social studies teacher, Mr. Steven Brown, for being recognized by Leadership Arlington as one of their Top 40 Under 40 in Arlington!!

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  • Lydia

    Senior Lydia Cawley addresses fellow students at the Virginia Junior Classical League state convention.

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  • Facetime

    Rohini uses FaceTime to work on her group project with Justin and Martin. Great use of technology to keep the learning going even during a family trip to London!

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  • Dia de lost muertos

    Students in Dr. Santamaria's class created a tableau for Elvis Presley as part of a project about Dia de los Muertos.

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  • America Day

    Students in Mr. Vogel's AM Economics and Personal Finance class show their school spirit during Homecoming Week's America day.

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  • Freshman Orientation

    Students and parents enjoyed an awesome breakfast today at Freshman Orientation thanks to this amazing parent! Thank you Carolyn for all you do for W-L and our families!

     

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  • Mr. Vogel's class
     
    Students in Mr. Vogel's and Mr. Albers' history classes had the opportunity to meet Mr. Terry Shima, a WWII veteran, and Mrs. Mary Murakami, who lived in an internment camp during WWII. Both visitors shared their stories about being a Japanese-American during WWII.
     
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  • NHS
     
    Members of the National Honor Society help to green the grounds at the corner of Stafford and Washington Blvd.
     
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  • Poetry Club
     
    Spoken Word Poetry Club members compete at the Louder Than A Bomb DMV slam.
     
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  • Graph
     
    Students in Ms. Barnes' algebra class work on a life-size graph.
     
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  • Bio Trip
     
    Students in Ms. Sotomayor's biology class took a trip to the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. They had a chance to explore the different exhibits and complete an assignment in the hall of human origins as a complement to their current unit of study. A few lucky students from the group were invited backstage to meet a Smithsonian entomologist and had the chance to ask questions and view the private insect research collection!
     
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  • IB Bio
     
    Craig was one of five IB Biology students who attended the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at Georgetown University. In this seminar, called Fear Factor, Craig was blindfolded and had a tarantula crawl on his hand.
     
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  • US History
     
    Mr. Ofiesh works with students in US History class to review for the semester exam.
     
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  • Art Club
     
    Art Club students made ornaments to sell at the Holiday Bazaar.
     
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  • Madrigals
     
    Members of the Madrigals work with 7th graders from Thomas Jefferson.
     
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  • Hour of Code
     
    Students in Mrs. Meier's class participate in the National Hour of Code using their Mac Book Airs.
     
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  • Biology Lab
     
    Students in Dr. Hoo's biology class work on a food label analysis lab, where they investigated lipid content in food.
     
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  • Freshman Cheerleaders
     
    Our freshmen cheerleaders made Halloween goody bags for children at Arlington Hospital!
     
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  • Stramann
     
    Students in Mrs. Stratmann's class participate in readers' theater.
     
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  • Econ Class
     
    Students in Mr. Brown's Economics and Personal Finance class will work in a blended learning environment this year, getting both online and in class instruction.
     
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  • Frog
     
    Dissecting frogs in Ms. Sotomayor's biology class.
     
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  • Beach 1
     
    Beach 2
     
    Students in Mrs. Le's earth science class took a field trip to the beach to look for fossils, flora, and fauna.
     
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  • Bike ride
     
    Ms. Stallworth and Ms. Bickelhaupt show their Generals pride on a recent bike ride.
     
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  • Chemistry
     
    W-L alumnus William Gabler, '05, stopped in to speak to Ms. Brasfield's chemistry classes about the chemistry of protective fabrics. William is currently a Ph.D. student in chemistry at NC State.
     
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  • Wacky Tacky
     
    Spring Spirit Week 2014: Wacky tacky day
     
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  • PLC Trip
     
    Core department lead teachers and our Instructional Lead Teacher had the opportunity to attend a workshop in Charlottesville on PLC implementation. While there, they visited the Lawn and the Rotunda.
     
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  • Marcus
     
    White House
     
    Students in Ms. Kelly's class took a tour of the White House. Although they didn't see the president, they did catch a glimpse of first pet, Bo.
     
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  • Robot
     
    Students in Ms. Meyer's Engineering II class had a chance to send their robots into battle in the VEX robotics arena.
     
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  • LC
     

    Latin students Cassia Block, Amanda Oh, Julia Windham, Katie Windham, and Fiona Miller joined more than 130 other students from APS in attending the State Latin Convention in Richmond.

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  • Honors Choir
     
    Seniors Craig Wanda and Sterling Webster were selected to the Virginia Honors Choir. They had a chance to practice and perform with students from across the state at the VMEA Conference at the Homestead.
     
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  • Microbiology
     
    Students work on their microbiology projects for the Science Fair.
     
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  • VAC
     
    Members of the Veterans Actions Club organize supplies that will be sent to a unit of 12 soldiers serving in Afghanistan. Items were collected by Generals Periods and the drive was a huge success.
     
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  • Austin
     
    This weekend, senior Austin Vander Ley completed the Marine Corps Marathon in 5:09. He ran as part of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) charity team, which is a national organization that supports families of fallen soldiers, and raised over $800. Although he doesn't plan on running another marathon anytime soon, he enjoyed the experience, especially all the spectators, crazy costumes, and the Marines who lined the course at the finish line. Congrats Austin!
     
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  • Shark
     
    Frog
     
    Spider
     
    Students in Mr. Brodowski's IB biology class had the opportunity to dissect and examine a shark, a frog, and a spider among other animals.
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  • Chorus Fundraiser
     
    Students in the choral department held a fundraiser at Tropical Fruit Smoothie.
     
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  • Landscape Award
     
    Washington-Lee High School environmental science students and teacher Ryan Miller received a Landscape Recognition Award from the Arlington County Beautification Committee for their efforts to prevent runoff at the school. Washington-Lee High School is the first school to be recognized by the program. 
     
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  • Essay winner
     
    James Hughes won first place and $1000 as winner of the first annual Arlington Historical Society essay contest on the history of Arlington. This year's topic was "Describe Arlington County today had the Retrocession of 1846-47 not occurred."
     
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  • Flame lab
     
    Students in Mrs. Fretts' chemistry class investigated how a flame changes color when different materials are burned.
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  • Govt Trip
     
    Students in Mrs. Taylor's and Dr. Primosch's government classes visited the Capitol and had a chance to meet with Rep. Jim Moran.
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  • It's Academic
     
    Members of the It's Academic team recently taped their competition at the NBC studios in Washington, DC. Tune in on Saturday, January 5th to see how they did.
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