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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 […]

Model UN Goes to UVA

Washington – Liberty HS students attended the Model United Nations Conference at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA from November 15 – 17, 2019. Jack Montgomery was awarded an Honorable Mention for representing a Roman business man in Cleopatra’s Counsel during a crisis committee.

Lincoln-Douglas Debate Team Acquires Accolades

On Saturday, November 16th, ten members of the Washington-Liberty HS Lincoln-Douglas Debate Team competed in their second tournament of the year at Rock Ridge High School in Loudoun Co, VA. Members as well as individual awards of the W-L HS L-D Debate Team include: Lindsey Gradowski   Alana McBride  Chrisraine Gilpin   Elizabeth “Lizzie” Dickerson – 1st Place […]