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Snapshots Showcases STEM Robotics Lab at Barcroft

Snapshots Showcases STEM Robotics Lab at BarcroftIn this week’s episode, Snapshots showcases a STEM robotics lab and competition at Barcroft Elementary School. Through a partnership with Americorps, students used several Lego robotics kits to learn about building and programming robots during the school’s recent intersession (Barcroft is on a modified-year calendar).

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Washington-Lee Senior Wins College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship

Washington-Lee Senior Wins College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship Today, the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced that Washington-Lee High School senior Jesse Chung earned National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges or universities. More than 2,000 students from around the country were named additional winners of the scholarship, joining more than 2,500 that were awarded scholarships in […]

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Wakefield Education Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients

Wakefield Education Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients The Wakefield High School Education Foundation announced its scholarship recipients yesterday. This year, the Wakefield Education Foundation awarded 24 scholarships totaling $145,500. The Foundation has granted 321 scholarships and teacher grants totaling $1,668,669 since 1986. The 69 applications were reviewed by staff and Wakefield alumni. This year, the Foundation […]

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Washington-Lee Student, Teacher Attend White House Education Event

Washington-Lee Student, Teacher Attend White House Education Event Washington-Lee senior Catherine Dempsey and teacher Ryan Miller attended the ConnectED Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) initiative at the White House yesterday. Dempsey and Miller were invited to attend by the Geographic Information System (GIS) company Esri and chosen by the White House to participate in […]

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Washington-Lee Education Foundation Awards 2014 Scholarships and Fellowships

Washington-Lee Education Foundation Awards 2014 Scholarships and Fellowships Ten Washington-Lee High School seniors have been awarded $1,000 scholarships from the Washington-Lee Education Foundation, Inc. to help pay educational expenses for college this Fall. The students and the colleges they will attend are: Shalma Akther – Virginia Commonwealth University Kyle Chipman – Vanderbilt University Jesse Chung […]

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Snapshots Showcases Career Center Healthy Lunches Event

Snapshots Showcases Career Center Healthy Lunches EventIn this week’s episode, Snapshots features the Arlington Career Center Healthy Lunches event held May 19. The event, hosted by staff and students of the Culinary Arts & Sciences Program, focused on how to make healthier lunches at home, as well as on how to make healthier lunch selections […]

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