Congratulations to the Washington Lee Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Jazz Big Band and the Jazz Lab. All bands earned a Superior Rating and First Place with the top score of 97 out of 100. Alex DeLazzari, Ben Brooks and Sam Colaccino all earned most outstanding soloist. Washington – Lee HS Bands earned their 17th GRAND […]
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards are the nation’s longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7–12. Currently regional winners’ works are exhibited at the Arlington Country Central Library. The top art at the regional level advanced to the national competition in New York City, NY. Only one percent (1%) of works from […]
Carolyn Bradley received a Silver Medal with Distinction for her Writing Portfolio in the National Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. She will be honored for her achievement during the National Ceremony at Carnegie Hall in New York City. More than 320,000 students submitted works of art and writing and 2,500 were chosen to receive National […]
For the second consecutive year, a W-L student has won the National Punctuation Day contest. Grace Leckey, 12th grader, wrote to Mrs. Auer, her teacher at Saint Charles School, in Arlington, VA. In addition to her tremendous accomplishment, Leckey received a goody bag of punctuation products as well as a punctuation book. Link to article: National Punctuation Day
When you walk towards the film classroom at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington Virginia, USA, you are met with a visual feast of energetic and colorful walls of graffiti. Diploma Programme (DP) film students embrace this space where they’re engaged and inspiration can flourish. We invited film teacher Rosa Reyes and artist Mas Paz to […]
Our 3rd annual Art/Latin Museum Trip took more than 80 students to Philadelphia, PA on Tuesday. Students participated in a fascinating mythological tour of the Philadelphia Art Museum then enjoyed local food at historic Reading Terminal Market for lunch followed by visiting the spectacular Longwood Gardens, established in 1906 by entrepreneur Pierre Du Pont.
Washington-Lee High School placed in five categories at the County level of the PTA Reflections contest this year! First place winners will go on to the District and possibly State levels of the contest in the coming weeks. The CCPTA announced winners at their meeting last night with an Awards Reception scheduled to be held on Wednesday, January 18th. Details […]
The 13th annual Poetry Out Loud competition took place in the school library on Tuesday, December 13th. Three students from each grade level were represented at the event. Junior Garcia-Amezquita placed third, while freshman Kristin Alleyne placed second and sophomore Ellen Berenson placed first. Berenson will continue onto the regional competition on January 27th. Photos […]
Washington-Lee High School received the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA) Quality Program Award at its annual conference in Nashville yesterday. Washington-Lee is the only high school to receive the prestigious award. The NIAAA award recognizes excellence in implementation and administration of a high school athletics program. The award also recognizes the continuing research and […]
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