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Scholastic National Art and Writing Award Winner Announced

The following students recently won Scholastic National Art and Writing award: Abigail Cupp – Gold medal in Photography Alina Batchlia – Silver medal in Drawing Lily DiBenigno – Gold medal in Sculpture Charlotte Kelly – Silver medal in Painting Jamileth Picavia – Gold Medal American Vision Gold Medal Award Winners will have their works showcased at a NY […]

22 Students Selected as Winners at Regional Science Fair

The annual Regional Science Fair was composed of students from: Washington-Lee, Yorktown, Wakefield, H-B Woodlawn, Arlington Tech, TC Williams, George Mason and a few local private schools with W-L students making up over twenty winners. Grand Prize (Nominated for the International Science and Engineering Fair – only 2 projects from the entire fair can be […]

Arlington HS Community Read Welcomes Author, Tiffany Jackson

We’re very excited that as part of Arlington High School Community Read, Tiffany Jackson, author of Monday’s Not Coming and Allegedly, will be coming to Washington-Lee on Wednesday, April 3, during 2nd period. Monday’s Not Coming is set in DC and tells the story of what happens when a teenage girl disappears and the only […]

Student Presents Paper at Opening Day of 57th Annual Junior Science and Humanities Regional Symposium

Caroline Cunningham recently represented Washington-Lee High School at the 57th Annual Junior Science and Humanities Regional Symposium hosted at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Her research paper, Investigating Cancer Mutations: Improving the Analysis of Cancer Data with Software, was selected as one of twelve oral presentations given on opening day. This is her second year presenting at […]

Seven DECA Competitors Excel in State Competition

Congratulations to the following students who were recognized as top performers at DECA States in Virginia Beach: Russell Biddle- Recognized for Top Role Play & Qualified for National Competition Maxwell Clegg- Qualified for National Competition Dorthy Grotes- Recognized for Top Test Score Parker Danaceau – Recognized for Top Test Score Liam O’Casey- Recognized for Top […]

VHSL Administrator Award Presented to W-L Principal, Dr. Gregg Robertson

Dr. Gregg Robertson has been selected to receive the Virginia High School League (VHSL) Award of Merit as the Northern Region Administrator of the Year. Doctor Robertson’s willingness to represent the region on VHSL committees, his passion, support and recognition of the power of after school activities and his dedication to stay informed by attending […]

W-L HS Students Selected to 2019 All-Virginia Choir in Richmond, VA.

Washington-Lee HS Choir will be represented by two students at the annual 2019 All-Virginia Choir in Richmond, VA. Sophomore Marissa McDonnell, for the second year in a row, will be joined by Freshman Henry Bedell. Three students were also named alternates; Drew Kellenberger (12), Sofia Sanz-Kimura (11) and Joel Brown (10). McDonnell and Bedell will […]

Senior Regional Orchestra Students Aiming for States

Congratulations to seniors Sarah Russell-Hunter, Max Herrmann and Sabrina Shuster for being accepted into the Senior Regional Orchestra on November 8 – 10, 2019. Henry Nissen and Lily Watson were also selected as members of the All-District Orchestra which performed at Wakefield HS on January 12th. Only 44 violins were accepted out of nearly 150 students […]

Nine Students Earn All-District Band Honors

Congratulations to the following Washington – Lee High School Band students for making the District 12 All-District Band: Benjamin Adams – Tuba Angel Dominguez – Trombone Robert Kirchenbauer – Trombone Alex Stipe – French Horn Noah Portner – Clarinet Nikola Porto – Trumpet Graham Lazorchak – Percussion Nicholas Appricio – French Horn Alternate June Nelson […]