Spanish Ministry of Education as the International Spanish Academy of the Year 2016
Kudos 2018 – 2019
Coach Richardson and Varsity Girls Basketball Honored by State Senator Ebbin
Virginia State Senator Adam Ebbin presents Senate Resolution No. 522 to Coach Marcia Richardson and the Wakefield High School Girls Basketball Program for their achievements during the 2016-17 Season in the Wakefield Town Hall.The WHS Varsity Girls Basketball Team reached the Virginia High School League Group 5A state tournament for the first time in the program’s history in 2017. GO WARRIORS!
FéLICITATIONS to Katy Wheelock who recently received word that she has been selected for the Order of French Academic Palms by a decree from the French Government. The French Academic Palms maybe the highest honor a person can receive for the promotion of the French language and culture. People around the world receive the award each year, mostly in France.
CONGRATULATIONS Last Wednesday the Novo Foundation and the Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors announced that Nisha Sensharma was one of the recipients of the SEL Innovation Fund Awards. Nisha has worked closely with Patricia Hunt on the proposal and implementing mindfulness techniques into their classrooms. The Innovation Fund sought proposals from individual educators, teams of educators and district leaders seeking to improve systems that foster social and emotional skills in fresh, inventive or innovative ways. Examples include novel interventions or instructional practices focused on improving competencies such as resilience, learning mindsets, compassion, self-management and sense of belonging.