Students in the News: Gautam Malik

This 17-Year-Old Go-Getter’s Journey to Self-Made Entrepreneurship by Shinjini Das, Huffington Post (8/11/2017 6:25 PM ET) Gautam Malik, a 17-year old self-made entrepreneur thriving in the sneaker industry, decided at the age of twelve that he would never work for someone else. At that time, Gautam became immersed in sneakers after buying his first pair […]

Seven Students Named As National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

The National Merit Scholarship Program announced that 19 Arlington students are semifinalists in the 63nd annual National Merit Scholarship Competition. Semifinalists are the highest scoring entrants in each state and represent less than one percent of the nation’s seniors. Washington-Lee High School: Christopher-Thomas Cordero Johnston French Jack Horton Jayaprakash Kambhampaty Benjamin McCracken Kerry Meade Lillian […]

Yearbooks For Sale!

Don’t delay in purchasing your  2018 School Yearbook The price increases throughout the year, so buy yours today. Supplies are expected to sell out. Student and business recognition ads are also available.

IB Film takes Gold Medals at Arlington Student Short Film Festival

IB Film Students took two Gold Medals at the recent Arlington Student Short Film Festival this past weekend. Best Documentary- “We Serve Too” Directed by Carolyn Bradley 2.  Best Audience Choice- CGI Stop-motion Animation, “See the World” Directed by Katherine Smith. Ms. Smith was awarded as the best film viewed by all the filmmakers and judges at […]

2016 APS Go! Survey Results

APS Go! is a division-wide Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Plan to increase student safety and reduce congestion around our schools by encouraging parents, students and staff to reduce the number of single occupant or single family vehicle trips to and from school. APS Go! encourages sustainable transportation of all kinds: walking, biking, car/vanpooling, school busses […]

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.