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Friday, May 29, 2015

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  • Today SOL Testing for Period 7 classes

    Only students with tests scheduled report to school at 8:19
    All other students  arrive 11:00 am
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  • AP World History Orientation Evening

    Thursday, May 28th, 2015, from 6:30-7:30pm in the library at Wakefield. At the orientation, you and your child will have the opportunity to learn more about the AP World History course content, summer assignment, and course expectation; Meet and ask questions of Denis Babichenko, the AP World History teacher; Discover how participation in AP World History integrates with our 9th Grade Foundations Program;  Hear from current freshmen (and their parents) about their experiences in AP World History;  and learn more about the AP Summer Bridge (August 24-26th, 2015).
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  • Seniors! Here is what you need to know NOW!

    Click on this link for info on your graduation events:
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  • Students of the Month for April announced!

    Click here for a complete list!
    Student of the month
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  • Writing Contest Prize Awarded 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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  • 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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