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Friday, May 22, 2015

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  • Middle School Activities Night 

    Wakefield will be hosting a Middle School Activities Night on Thursday, May 28 at 7:00 pm in the Town Hall.  This is an opportunity for new freshmen and rising 8th graders to get a glimpse of the various activities and sports that are available for students to try out for or join next year.  Parents and students will be able to pick up important information on athletics, chat with club sponsors and coaches, visit various tables set up with materials about their organization, and more.  Tables will be arranged in the Town Hall so that parents and students can visit from 7:00-7:40. A short presentation will be held in the auditorium from 7:40 to 8:00 pm to provide important information on physical forms, insurance, concussion, return to play for the injured player, athletic website, and more.  See you then!

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  • Writing Contest Award to Wakefield Spanish AP Student

     Concurso escritura Kaeli Rice Williams, accompanied by her parents and the Spanish Ambassador,  receives her 3rd place Writing Award from the Embassy of Spain for their Annual Essay Competition. Kaeli was awarded a certificate along with a $150.00 prize. The competition was open to all High School Students in the DC Metro area taking Spanish 3 through AP Spanish. Great job Kaeli!
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  • Wakefield Foundation Scholarships Awarded

    Once again, the Wakefield High School Education Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of scholarships to seniors at Wakefield.  This year the Foundation awarded twenty-four scholarships totaling $177,000, which brings the total scholarships granted over the history of the Foundation to 345.  As of this cycle, the awards total $1,845,699 in scholarships and teacher grants. Since 1986, the Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit run entirely by volunteers, has raised donations from Wakefield alumni, staff and friends to provide scholarships to graduating Wakefield seniors. 
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  •   CAPPIES Nominations

    Cappies The Cappies Nominations are in and two of our students have been nominated for their performances in the Wakefield Players' Production of "Anything Goes". Congratulations go to Senior Cara Poythress who was nominated for Best Female Dancer and to Freshman Garrett Rinker who was nominated for Best Comedic Actor in a Musical. We'll find out who the winners are at the Cappies Gala at the Kennedy Center on June 7th at the Kennedy Center, good luck Cara and Garrett!
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  • Congressional Arts Competition

    A big congratulations goes out to our 3 winners in this year's Congressional Arts Competition, Felicity Bell, Merrin Winkle and Jahdorna Grant.  They received their award by our Congressman, Don Beyer, himself!  Please check out this link to see the great work done by these talented young ladies!
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  • Wakefield Entrepreneurship Program Excels

     A huge congratulations goes out to entrepreneurship students Sara Shah who won 3rd place at the NFTE Regional Business Plan competition yesterday at Microsoft and Nishita Barua who was a runner up and winner of the Entrepreneurial Spirit award.  Over 1300 students in the DC, MD and VA area competed for these awards and Wakefield was the only school to have two students make it to finals competition.  Thanks to Sara and Nishita for making Wakefield proud!
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  • Students of the Month for April announced!

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  • 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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