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Wakefield is an official Special Olympics National Banner Unified Champion School

Wakefield was selected as an official Special Olympics National Banner Unified Champion School. Under the leadership of Juliana Araujo, Becky Kigin, and Danielle McKenzie Wakefield was recognized for being leaders of social inclusion in Arlington County Public Schools. There are 173 schools across the nation to receive this national recognition for the 2019 cycle, with […]

Wakefield Artists Win 208 Scholastic Art Awards!

Scholastic Art Awards are in and Wakefield artists have won a record number of 208 awards! In addition to these fantastic individual awards, Wakefield artists have also claimed 15 Portfolio awards. Portfolios are a thematic body of 8 works that is a visual culmination of 4 years of Art and is limited to Seniors. These […]

PTSA Reflections Winners

Congratulations to Julia Sonn and Marwan Mohamad! Julia and Marwan have each won 1st place for the 2019 PTA Reflections Awards at the County level.  The theme for this year’s PTA Reflections was, “Heroes Among Us”.Julia won Outstanding Interpretation for her photograph, “Heroes of History”, depicting images of the MLK Memorial, Washington Monument and the […]

All In: Spotlight on Senior Projects

Wakefield Seniors Isaiah Calfee and Jacek Zavora with Del. Patrick Hope and W&L teacher (and ABC weatherman) Ryan Miller lobbying at the State House in Richmond, to designate the European Honeybee as Virginia’s State Pollinator! Wakefield Senior Project students meet with AP, Iliana Gonzales at the start of their internships at Claremont Immersion. Wakefield Woods […]

“All in” Attendance Requirements for 2nd Semester

All In attendance requirements for the 2nd semester. ◦ Spring Sports: Between Jan 28 and Feb 15, not more than 5 UV periods ◦ Fall Sports: From Jan 28-June 19, no more than 40 UV periods ◦ Clubs/SGA: ◦ Jan 28- March 1: No more than 10 UV periods ◦ March 4-March 29: No more […]