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Tuesday, May 05, 2015

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WHS Happenings


  • Annual Business Plan Competition Winners

    Congratulations to the following students who won Wakefield’s Annual Business Plan Competition.  Coming in 3rd place and winning $50 was Aidan Moloney and Ramsha Ashraf, winning 2nd place and $75 was Jake Karton and Sara Shah and coming in 1st place, winning $100 and advancing to regional competition was Rachel Springmann and Nishita Barua.  Congratulations to all students who competed. 
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  • Library Hosts Wakefield Exhibit

    Everyone is invited to enjoy beautiful photos by Wakefield photographers now on exhibit at the Columbia Pike Branch library (adjacent to the Career Center).  The exhibition runs the entire month of May.
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  • Wakefield Wins at Le Grand Concours! 

     Follow the link below for the full story in the World Languages page!
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  • May 6 is National Walk and Bike to School Day

    Malk n Bike to School Wednesday May 6 is national walk and bike to school and work day!All you have to do is arrive to school by foot or by bike before 8:14 and you will be awarded a certificate. All the cool kids are doing it! Questions? See your local PE teacher!!
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  • Anything Goes Now Playing!

    Anything Goes
    The spring musical Anything Goes will perform May 8 and  9. Showtimes are 7 pm. All tickets are $10 at the door.  The show is full of energy, the costumes are gorgeous and the kids are incredible! With a set designed and constructed by Jake Bucks, art by Sidney Shaharari, dances by CaraPpoythress and former rockette, Jen Cordiner, stage managers Evan Voldal and Jackson Hambridge, this is not a show to miss! The musical features Asa Meyer, Jack Cackley, Garret Rinker, Cara Poythress, Jake Bucks, Retta Laumann, Rafael Lopez, Hazel Thurston, Gabriela Villegas, Dondre Summers, Gijs Veerdonk, Flavio Avalos, Jordan Mohammed, Mia Hodges, Catarina Davis, Belle Perkins, Faith Dabrio, Mia Ewell, Tyler Lapointe, Anujin Gankhuyag, and Ethan Chow. The show features wonderful songs such as "I get a kick out of you," "You're the top," "Friendship," "It's de-lovely," "Anything goes," "Blow, Gabriel, blow" and more.  Please come out and support us this weekend!
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  • Wakefield Alumn to Speak at JMU Commencement

    Rosemary Girard, Clas of '11,  will be the Student Speaker at James Madison University during their commencement ceremonies. The Student Speaker is an honor bestowed to a senior through an application and audition process, run by the Student Government Association. Rosemary is graduating summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, as a JMU Honors student, and as the Advocacy Studies Outstanding Student of the Year with a double major in Communication Studies and Writing, Rhetoric & Technical Communication. In her time at JMU, she served as an intern in JMU's Office of Communications & Marketing, worked in media relations on the fringes of Capitol Hill, and spent two summers interning at the Library of Congress. In the fall, she will begin a master's degree in Public Relations and Corporate Communications at Georgetown University. Congratulations!!

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  • Yearbooks for Sale

    Seniors!  The yearbooks are for sale, and they are $80!  Please go see Ms. Cameron or Ms. Wathen to get your copy!
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  • National Honor Society Induction

    NHS Logo The Wakefield Chapter of the National Honor Society is pleased to announce that it will be inducting 75 new members in their ceremony on May 19th.  Parents and friends of the inductees are cordially invited. 
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  •  Wakefield wins Medals at Science Olympiad

    The Wakefield Science Olympiad Team competed against 19 teams last month in the regional tournament, getting our highest placement and most points ever at a regional competition.
    Experimental Design, 1st  place: Trey Tigue and Danny Donate-Perez
    Experimental Design, 2nd place: Neil Barrett and Patrick Girard
    Compound Machines, 2nd place: Brenda Hidalgo and Maddie Megargee
    Write It, Do It, 4th place: Grayson Fontaine and RJ Garado
    Write It, Do It, 5th place: Patrick Girard and Isai Alvarez
    The 1st and 2nd places were the highest we’ve ever finished in an event.  Congratulations to all our competitors!
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  •  Wakefield in the top 1% of Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

    art and writing award The following students have earned national recognition in the The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards of 2015: Jungyoon Hong (American Visions Medal, Gold Medal), Deanna Subhi (Silver Medal), and Grisel Vasquez (Silver Medal).  These students have been identified by panels of creative professionals as the most talented young artists and writers in the nation.  This year, 300,000 works of art and writing were submitted.  Only the top 1% were recognized at the national level.  These students have been invited to attend a ceremony at the world-famous Carnegie Hall in June of this year. Congratulations!
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