Month: May 2017

5K / Mighty Mile Runs Around Washington – Lee

This past Friday, May 19, 2017, functional life skills students joyfully participated in the 5K / Mighty Mile. The idea of a 5K / Mighty Mile was the brainchild of fellow teachers: Ms. Emily Andrusko, Mr. Adam Moir, and Ms. Jenny Cook. The motivation behind the event was to provide life skills students the opportunity to […]

19 W-L Student Scientists Awarded at VJAS

Washington-Lee HS student scientists had another successful year at the Virginia Junior Academy of Science (VJAS) Competition at Virginia Commonwealth University. Seventy-eight papers from 90 students were presented at this very competitive statewide science fair event. Of the 78 papers, 19 students were awarded places. Skylar Brodowski and Nicola McHugh were awarded 1st place awards, while […]

The Cappies Nominations Announced

Washington – Lee HS students were acknowledged for their efforts the school’s winter production of “Pippin.” Zeke Albro was nominated as Best Lead Actor in a Musical for his performance as the title character as well as Julia Elman was nominated as Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role as Berthe. The Cappies, described […]

IB Student, Lilin Keicho, Recognized by APS School Board

IB Biology student Lilin Keicho recently won this year’s Green Action Award. Her project, “The Effect of Natural Microbead Substitutes on Artemia” was recognized by the Superintendent’s Advisory Committee on Sustainability, and her award was presented at a ceremony on May 4th at a meeting of the APS School Board.


W-L Students Headed to Governor’s School Summer Residential Programs

Washington – Lee High School students were recently announced for their acceptance into the Virginia Department of Education Summer Residential Governor’s School. This unique program provides gifted high school rising juniors and seniors with intensive educational experiences in visual and performing arts; humanities; mathematics, science, and technology; or through mentorships in marine science, medicine and health sciences, or […]