Month: March 2018

National Medal Award Winners

Please join us in congratulating exceptional W-L art students who won awards in the National Scholastics Art Competition. National Gold Medal/American Vision (Drawing) – Pearl Sirena National Silver Medal (Photography) – Ashly Graham

Weekly Writing Prompt

“You can always tell prettiness from beauty. Beauty arises from contradiction, even when it’s under the surface. Any report of experience will be contradictory. And part of the reportage is to include those contradictions,” says Chris Kraus in a conversation with Leslie Jamison for Interview magazine. Write a personal essay exploring the idea that an […]

Annual IB Art Exhibit Held in the Little Theater

IB Art exhibition will be open to the public for Tuesday (9am – 7pm) and Wednesday (9am – 3pm), March 20th – 21st. Join us on Tuesday to meet the artists after-school (3 – 7pm) in the Little Theater. Refreshments will be provided for guests to come and enjoy the show!

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Students Advance to VA State as well as Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

Congratulations to the following students for being nominated to represent Washington – Lee HS at the Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair; James Licato, Caroline Cunningham, Skylar Brodowski. Furthermore, congratulations to freshman James Licato for earning GRAND PRIZE. He will be attending the “Intel International Science and Engineering Fair” in April. Licato constructed a sewage system to actively determine how […]

Music Department Gathers Hardware

Washington – Lee HS Music Department has recently accumulated tremendous achievements: Madrigal Singers for a “Superior Performance” yesterday at the District Performance Assessment held at Chantilly HS. Symphonic Band for earning a Superior rating at the District Band Assessment, earning them eligibility for their 12th Virginia Honor Band award. Intermediate Concert Band for earning an […]

Weekly Writing Propmt

As the landscape and terrain of planet Earth shifts and transforms over time due to impact caused by natural and human forces, some ancient trees, bodies of water, cliffs, and stone formations have disappeared. Taking inspiration from National Geographic’s photo slideshow of natural wonders that are in the process of vanishing or have already vanished, […]

Students Compete at DECA State Leadership Conference with Eight Advancing to Nationals

This past weekend, 34 W-L DECA students competed at the DECA State Leadership Conference in Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Selling and Finance events. Please join me in congratulating the following eight students who have qualified to compete at the National Leadership Development Conference to be held in Atlanta, Georgia next month; Geoffrey Ax, Harry Cantor, Liam O’Casey, Cristina […]

Weekly Writing Prompt

Though indoor shopping malls hit a peak in the mid- to late-1980s, financial services company Credit Suisse reported earlier this year that about a quarter of the enclosed malls still existing in the United States will be shut down within the next five years. Write a short story that takes place in what was once […]