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Sunday, May 01, 2016

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  • Tech Expo this weekend!

    Wakefield High School is will be conducting the Tech Expo this Saturday, April 30, 2016, 8:30-1pm.  Competition is open to all students in business and information technology, computer science, engineering design, computer graphics, desktop  publishing, video production, robotics, computer networking, engineering, cyber security or other approved technical categories. The Tech Expo is this Saturday, April 30th. All are welcome!

    Tech Expo Collage

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    Flower Sale The Annual PTSA Plant Sale will be held on Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 9 am - 3 pm at Wakefield.  You can download and print the flyer.  Come and support Wakefield Warriors!
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  • The Addams Family Premieres 

    The show starts at 7 PM, on the 29th and 30th, tickets are only $10. The show features set design by Jackson Hambridge, Makeup Design by Jordyn Harris, Lighting Design by Evan Voldal, costume design by Science Teacher Michelle Harris as well as hilarious students in the cast. Don't miss it!

    Addams Family 1 Addams Family 2

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  • AP/Finals Study Night

    Who:    High School Students & Teachers

    (Teachers may reserve a table for study sessions.)

    What:    AP/IB/ Finals Study Night.  Quiet study, group study, and online practice tests available.  Free pizza, coffee, and snacks thanks to your PTA!

    Where:  Central Library

    When:   Sunday, May 1, 9:00 – 11:00 p.m.

    How:     Meet in the auditorium at 9:00 pm to sign-in. (Do not park in the garage.)

     For more information call 703-228-5946, or lcosgrove-davies@arlingtonva.us

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    Congratulations to the following students who earned their Microsoft 2013 Excel Certification!

    Kelvin Rodriguez, Fatima Zafar, Misbah Zafar, Jonathan Chiles, Kaylah Gillums, Jason Meneses-Numbela and Jeffrey Caballero.

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  • BizFest Youth Enterpreneurship Program

    BizFest Winner Tasneem Sponsored by the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the BizFest Youth Entrepreneurship Program is an innovative program that empowers youth with knowledge and insight into the world of business.  Tasnim Alam's idea and business plan, which was presented to a panel of judges won first place in the competition!

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  • Wakefield Art Students win 5 National Scholastic Art Awards this year!

    The student and their work are: Eyerusalem Meaza- Gold Medal, Photography "The Long Wait"; Jack Karton-Silver Medal, Illustration "Touchdown"; Karolina Lajch-Silver Medal, Photography "Mask"; Francesca Salas-,Silver Medal, Photography "How do you define Rich and Famous?"; Madelyn Wood-Silver Medal, Photography "No Dreams Tonight".  These students have been identified by panels of creative professionals as the most talented young artists and writers in the nation. This year, nearly 320,000 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 on Thursday, June 2.


    Meza picture   Karton Picture   Mask   Maddie

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  • Wakefield Grabs AVA!

    Wakefield student wins American Visions Award!  A BIG congratulations goes out to Margot Dunn's art student, Elma Shishir, who's illustration,"Wrecking Ball Wreckage" was chosen as one of the five American Visions Awards in the 2016 Scholastic Arts Competition.  The American Visions distinction is awarded to pieces of art that are considered the Best in Show!  Please congratulate this talented sophomore when you see her!

    Elma Sishir

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  • Science Fair Results

    Congratulations to all Wakefield Science Fair participants! WHS had 14 participants in 6 different judging categories. Two students, Joann Chongsaritsinsuk and Amy Kohan, won first place! For WHS results please click here, and for full regional results you can access the APS science fair page here.

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  • Wakefield French Teacher Wins Grant

    Wakefield High School French teacher Susan Haley was awarded a training grant from the French government to study for two weeks in Vichy, France. The grant (Stage Pédagogique de Courte Durée) includes housing with a French family, daily classes focusing on teaching French as a Foreign Language, as well as French language and culture, sponsoredby CAVILAM - Alliance Française.  Additionally, a stipend towards plane and train fares, as well as teaching materials is provided.  In 2016, a total of 20 awards were granted in the United States:  16 awards to teachers of French as a Foreign Language, and 4 for teachers in French bilingual schools. 

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