Congratulations to senior Lina Al Hashimi for receiving a bronze medal in Medical Math at the SKILLS USA state competition.
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.
Students in Ms. Liller's chemistry class participate in atom tug of war, a hands on demonstration of polarity.
Students in Mr. Brodowski's IB Biology class visited a cadaver lab and practiced drawing blood. Emnet won the contest for fastest lab tech!
Dr. Andrew White engages Latin III students with tales from the Roman Republic.
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!
Congratulations to the following students who placed in the top 10 at the Technology Students Association's Virginia State Conference (Technosphere).
Technology Problem Solving - John Blair and Owen Potts
Technology Bowl - John Blair, Ethan Hall, Owen Potts
Other W-L TSA members who attended the conference were Isabella Corry, Aidan Holland, and Livia Polise.
Congratulations to the following student groups, whose films were selected to be shown at the Arlington Film Festival. The Film Festival will take place on June 11th.
Stephanie Ortiz, Claire Pfeifer and Sylvia Shea for Wholeness
Maneth Beck, Amara Dixon, Lauren Washington, and Niki Kosar for Wallin'
Maneth Beck, Hunter Nixon, Liam Cespedes, and Thanos Sarreas for Walk
Matt Dabu and Matt Schultz for Night Terrors
Please congratulate the following Latin students for their achievement on the National Etymology Exam!
Advanced Level (Grades 11&12)
Bronze: Maddie Albro, Jack Doll, Emily Hartman, Julian Hayes, Fiona Miller
Silver: Noah Kline, Jade Riopelle, Winston Stemler
Gold: Lydia Cawley, Zephren Collinson, Madeleine Dougherty, James Gusmer, Momoka Keicho, Apollo Yong
Intermediate Level (Grades 9&10)
Bronze: Lily Di Benigno, Draken Garfinkel, Jared Garfinkel, Reilly Halvorson
Silver: Lucy Nissan
Gold: Claire Baptiste, Daniel Belajic, Malcolm Douglass, Quincy Dowling, Aidan Endo, Abby Fry, Ryan Jones, Olivia Juras, Jaya Kambhampaty, Vincent La Grassa, Kashi Nikore, Karuna Sinha
Congratulations to senior Caroline Nelson who won the grand prize for the Congressional 8th district art competition. Additionally, sophomore Wejdan Abolkhoyour was awarded Honorable Mention.
Since the Congressional Artistic Discovery competition began in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have participated. Students submit entries to their representative’s office, and panels of district artists select the winning entries. Winners are recognized both in their district and at an annual awards ceremony in Washington, DC. The winning works are displayed for one year at the U.S. Capitol.
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.