Month: December 2019

Students Hit the Campaign Trail for President of the VA Jr. Classical League

Twenty-five Washington – Liberty High School students attended and competed at the Virginia Junior Classical League State Convention. The event was held over the weekend before Thanksgiving in Richmond, VA. Supported by a dedicated and enthusiastic campaign staff which included: Kaylee Board (pictured) and Annabel Phoel (pictured), as well as Carson Brantley, Caroline LaPiana, Michael Robertson, Lauren Rylander, Jana Smith-Perry, Lara […]

“It’s Academic” Team Aires March 7, 2020 on NBC4

Spoiler Alert: Washington – Liberty HS’s “It’s Academic” Team won their match on Saturday, December 14, against Suitland High School and Wheaton High School. The team; Abby Martinage, Duncan Griffith, Michael Farrell-Rosen, has been practicing really hard this year in preparation for scrimmages, scholastic bowl regionals and their tournaments. This past weekend’s contest will air […]

Photography and Visual Art Students “Look Within” to Win Regional PTA Contest

Last week, the Arlington County Council of Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs) announced the 2019 – 2020 Reflections contest winners at the county level. Reflections is a nationwide contest and arts promotion program that encourages students to create works in dance choreography, film production, literature, musical composition, photography, and visual arts, based on a common theme. […]

Urban Land Institute Winners

Students presented their vision, site plan, and financial model to volunteers in a mock City Council today. This council is staffed by Urban Land Institute (ULI) members (real estate developers, city planners, marketing managers, and architects) and our ULI rep said that all presentations were excellent and better prepared than those recently done by University […]

Lincoln-Douglas Debate Headed to Metrofinals

Washington – Liberty High School competes in a Lincoln-Douglas style debate, which is a 1 vs. 1, philosophical debate format. It’s a 12-hour tournament day where they compete in four rounds, arguing for or against a given topic twice. Tournaments are against high-schools in the D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia region. By placing in JV […]

2019 Poetry Out Loud Winners Mellifluously Announced

2019 Poetry Out Loud Winners were announced yesterday, please see below for their accolades: 1st- Mia Shenkman – (10th grade) Advances to Regional Competition in February 2020 2nd- Abby Martinage (12th grade) 3rd- Gillian Doherty (9th grade) Honorable Mentions: Liam Mason Margot Sellgren Atalie Dempsey Fardeen Bablu Chrisraine Gilpin Otter Kammer Piper Powell Lindsey Gradowski Aida […]

W-L Names 2019 Teacher of the Year, Ms. Fiorini

Congratulations to Health and Physical Education teacher, Ms. Sara Fiorini, on her selection as Washington – Liberty’s 2019 – 2020 Teacher of the Year! Ms. Fiorini has been integral member of W-L since 2001 and teaches 9th grade Health and Physical Education. She’s also a sponsor of several after-school clubs and very well deserving of […]

Author Visit: Elizabeth Acevedo shares her works on Dec. 4th

As part of the Arlington High School Community Read, Elizabeth Acevedo, award-winning author of With the Fire on High and Poet X, will be coming to Washington-Liberty HS on Wednesday, December 4, during 1st period. Elizabeth Acevedo won the 2018 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature and the Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Fiction. She […]