Month: March 2019

Wakefield has 5 National Scholastic Medal Winners

The National Scholastic Art Award winners have been chosen and Wakefield has won 5 National Awards! The following students have won National Medals for their art work: Senior Carlos Lemus Acevedo: What Remains (Mixed Media) Gold Medal Junior Willow Boswinkle: Side View (Photography) Gold Medal Sophomore Carmina Lopez: A-114 (Painting) Gold Medal Freshman Oliver Bullington-McGuire: […]

Takier George earns a spot on the DC Youth Slam Team

Junior, Takier George, made it onto the DC Youth Slam Team on Saturday night at the Grand Slam Finals on Arena Stage. The DC Youth Slam team travels to Las Vegas this summer to represent the DMV area at Brave New Voices, the biggest international Poetry Slam competition. Takier is only the 2nd Wakefield poet […]

Wakefield Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra Receive Superior Rating

This year the orchestra department has 3 orchestras – The String Orchestra, The Symphony Orchestra (new class), and The Chamber Orchestra.  The Symphony Orchestra and Chamber Orchestra participated in the District XII Orchestra Assessment on Friday, March 15th and Saturday,  March 16th.  Ensembles are rated as –  Superior (I), Excellent (II), Good (III), Fair (IV), and Poor (V).  […]

Senior Project Students Spend Night in a Box to Support ASPAN

Several seniors, as part of our Senior Projects, have organized the annual “Night in a Box” event at Wakefield on Thursday, March 14. The main focus of the “Night in a Box” is to understand the plight of our homeless neighbors better. Participants will experience an environment similar to that which homeless people have to […]

Entrepreneurship Students Compete and Win in State DECA Competition

Students: Ruben Matos, Ryan Klug, Arti Shala, Ela Gokcigdem Four Entrepreneurship students went to Virginia Beach, after winning DECA district competition, to compete in DECA State Competition. Arti Shala, Ryan Klug and Ruben Matos are advancing to National competition in Orlando, FL at the end of April. Congratulations to all students and good luck to […]