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Teacher Receives Journalism Education Association “Rising Star Award”

Abrianna Nelson, CJE, has had a whirlwind career as a journalism teacher and adviser since she began back in 2011. After a short hiatus from the journalism classroom, she returned to advising, all while staying dedicated to her responsibilities to give back to scholastic journalism. “I wrote the original iteration of the Entrepreneurship (now Marketing […]

Class of 2019 Post – Graduate Surveys (Student & Parent)

Please click on the links below to review the results of the survey given to the most recent graduating class. The Class of 2019 Students, as well as their parents, were asked questions with respect to their time / experience here at W-L. Post Graduate – Student (2019) Post Graduate – Parent (2019)    

Scholastic National Art and Writing Award Winners

Three Generals have been awarded medals at the Scholastic National Art and Writing Ceremony. The recent event took place at the world-renowned Carnegie Hall in New York City, NY. The students are: Jamileth Picavia-Salazar – American Vision Lily DiBenigo – Gold Medal Abigail Capp – Gold Medal

Student Accepts Invitation for the Summer to join National Youth Leadership MEDICAL Program at UCLA

Junior, Trinity ODonnell, has been selected to represent Washington – Lee HS for the National Youth Leadership MEDICAL program this summer at The University of California, Los Angles (UCLA). In this program, she’ll have first-hand experience of the residency program, attending medical classes, learning emergency care from respected surgeons. All the while observing surgeries and learn […]

Better Sports Club (B.S.C.) of Arlington Award Eight Generals

The Better Sports Club (BSC) of Arlington recently awarded several student – athlete Generals for their contributions on the field. The BSC Mission Statement is “a nonprofit community organization founded in 1957 “to promote useful citizenship through the medium of sports.” The Better Sports Club is dedicated to serving Arlington, Virginia’s youth and to fostering the […]

Students Achieve Recognition at Lincoln Douglas National Debate Championships

Hannah Dembosky and Caroline Cunningham represent Washington – Lee at the Lincoln Douglas National Debate Championships. Hannah placed 5th, and Caroline finished with a winning record and one ballot away from the elimination round. Hannah is the first W-L debater to advance at Nationals beyond the first round of eliminations!

Science Teacher, Mrs. Dawn McCoart, Awarded the Franklin D Kizer Distinguished Service Award at the Virginia Junior Academy of Sciences 78th Annual Meeting

On May 23, 2019, Mrs. Dawn McCoart was awarded the Franklin D Kizer Distinguished Service Award at the Virginia Junior Academy of Sciences 78th Annual Meeting at Old Dominion University. This award recognizes the exceptional contributions to VJAS of a STEM teacher. Mrs. McCoart is the W-L Science Department Chair, a National Board Certified Teacher […]

47 W-L Student Scientists Presented their Papers at the 78th Annual Virginia Junior Academy of Science (VJAS) Symposium

Forty-seven W-L student scientists presented their research papers to panels of university judges at the 78th Annual Virginia Junior Academy of Science (VJAS) Symposium held at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA this past week. Eleven students received formal recognition including Mr. James Licato whose project won the overall VJAS “Best in Symposium Award” among […]

Senior to be Graduation Speaker for George Mason University’s Early Identification Program

Mina Al Hashimi (class of ’19), was chosen to be this year’s speaker for George Mason University’s Early Identification Program (EIP) Graduation Ceremony. The EIP at George Mason University (GMU) aims to improve students’ access to higher education and quality of life by providing academic enrichment, personal development, and community engagement programs. Al Hashimi has been […]