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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

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Photo Ops

  • NHS

    Students in the National Honor Society weed and mulch the marquee at the corner of Washington Blvd and Stafford St. Their efforts are part of W-L's Greening the Grounds initiative, in which clubs and groups adopt areas of the school grounds to maintain.

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  • Tug of war

    Students in Ms. Liller's chemistry class participate in atom tug of war, a hands on demonstration of polarity.

     

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  • At lab

    Students in Mr. Brodowski's IB Biology class visited a cadaver lab and practiced drawing blood. Emnet won the contest for fastest lab tech!

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  • Guest speaker

    Dr. Andrew White engages Latin III students with tales from the Roman Republic.

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  • Micah with trumpet

    Congratulations to junior Micah Reinharz for being selected as one of only 24 high school trumpet players from across the country to participate in the semi-final round of the National Trumpet Competition. This competition will take place March 10-12 at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. Way to go Micah!

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  • Guest speaker

    Air Force General Chris Craig, Commanding General Afghanistan, visits Mr. Vogel's EPF class to discuss America's role in the region and careers in the military.

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W-L Announcements

  • Washington-Lee Students Accepted to Summer Governor's School Program

    Congratulations to the following students who have been selected to attend Governor's School Academic, Mentorship, Visual Arts, and Foreign Language Academies this summer:

    Ezekiel Albro: Vocal/Tenor, Noah Hall: Instrumental/Bassoon, Charlotte Maskelony: Vocal/Alto 1, Skylar Brodowski: Agriculture, Johanna Klein: Agriculture, Benjamin Brooks: Mathematics, Science & Technology, Christian Clark: Mathematics, Science & Technology, Jayaprakash Kambhampaty: NASA/Engineering, Madeline Holladay: Spanish, Negar Kosar: French, Isabella Turilli: French, Jade Riopelle: Latin

    Twenty four students from APS were selected for this honor. To gain admittance to the program, students had to apply and go through a highly competitive process. Students applying for the visual and performing arts program were also required to complete an arts audition at the district level. Then candidates moved on to compete at the state level.

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  • Two W-L Students Win Prizes in EPA Challenge

    Congratulations to the following two students, whose Geospatial Tools and Techniques projects to design and develop a mapping web app won prizes in the EPA's Visualize Your Water Challenge.

    Nicholas Oliveira won the grand prize (#1 in the nation!), which consisted of a $2500.00 prize, a free trip this summer to a GIS conference in California, and having his work published in several books and on several government websites.

    Anna Lujan won the National Geographic Prize. She will be getting several accolades from National Geographic and her work will be published on several government websites and a couple of books.

    Way to go Generals!!

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  • W-L Choral & Orchestra Departments Earns Top Awards

    The Choirs and Orchestras just returned from a very successful trip to Williamsburg where we competed in the Worldstrides OnStage Performance Festival. 

    Festival Orchestra – GOLD

    Chamber Orchestra – 1st Place GOLD

    Women’s Chorale – GOLD

    Madrigal Singers – 2nd Place GOLD 

    Men’s Chorus – 1st Place GOLD 

    In addition, the chamber orchestra received an Adjudicators Award for their high scores and tenor Zeke Albro was given the Maestro Award for his solo in Loch Lomond.

    WAY TO GO GENERALS!

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  • Distracted Driving Pledge

    As part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month students signed a pledge to drive without distractions and encourage others to do so, too. Click here to see a list of students who made the pledge.

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  • AP and IB Testing Schedule 2016

    AP and IB testing begins on Monday, May 2nd. Click here for the full calendar of test dates.

    Students should keep the following in mind for each test session:

    • All students must arrive at least 15-20 minutes before the published start time.
    • Students must enter the exam room in a quiet and orderly manner and look for their assigned seat.
    • Dress comfortably and wear layers. 
    • All bags, pocketbooks, and other belongings should be left at the front of the exam room.
    • No textbooks, note books, or instruction books are to be brought into the exam room.
    • No food or drink (other than water) are to be brought into the exam room.
    • No cell phones or other electronic devices are to be brought into the exam room—if caught with a phone, the student will be dismissed from the room and the exam will be cancelled.
    • Candidates should bring at least one pen, a pencil and a ruler to all examinations.
    • Students must write in either blue or black ink (except for multiple choice papers).
    • All calculators should be cleared.
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  • Weekly Washington-Lee Writing Prompt

    All students are encouraged to take part in the weekly writing prompt. There will be a new prompt each week. There is no minimum or maximum number of words. Just respond! Responses may be featured in Penman, W-L's literary and arts magazine.

     Writing Prompt

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  • Yearbook Ordering Information

    Payments

    You can purchase your yearbook online by clicking on the image above or by clicking here. The current price is $95 and can be paid using a payment plan or in one lump sum. You can also personalize your yearbook and buy accessories from the same link.

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  • Stay Updated on MacBook Airs at W-L
     
    Receive the latest news and updates regarding MacBook Airs at Washington-Lee using Remind. Remind delivers either text or email messages directly to your chosen device without providing your personal contact information. 

    Receive Text Messages

    Subscribe by texting @macbookair to 81010.
     
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    Receive Emails

    Click on the link provided in order to begin receiving messages by way of email. remind.com/join/macbookair
     
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  • APS ParentVue
     
    Families can now access student schedules, class attendance, grades, and report cards through ParentVue and the Family Access Center. You can reach the Family Access Center through W-L's Site Shortcuts, the W-L Parents tab, or the APS website Parents tab. Click here to link to a brief instruction guide on some of ParentVue's functions.
     
    Information about ParentVue was mailed home in August. To create an account and log into ParentVUE, you need a valid email address and the Activation Code provided in the letter that was sent to you. Then follow the steps in the letter to register and set up your password. If you did not receive a letter or misplaced your Activation Code, you can email W-L's registrar at debbie.germosen@apsva.us. For other technical questions, please visit the Help Center at http://access.help.apsva.us or contact the Help Center by email: access@help.apsva.us or phone: 703-398-1426 or 703-228-2994 (Monday-Friday 6:30am-6:00pm).
     
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  • Stock up on Generals Gear

    Looking for something to show off your Generals Pride? Click on the image below to visit the Generals Apparel Shop. There is something for everyone!

    Generals Apparel

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