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Friday, November 21, 2014

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  • ¡Felicitaciones!  Spanish Honor Society Inducts New Members

     Congratulations to the new National Spanish Honor Society members at Wakefield High School! The 4th Annual Induction Ceremony took place in the courtyard on November 10, 2014. The sponsor teachers, Ms. Magaly Reder and Ms. Katie Friloux said that this was the largest group to date. Representatives of the Spanish Embassy in Washington DC, Señor Alberto Garcia Salinero and Señora María del Mar Torre Ruiz, were on hand to congratulate and encourage the new inductees. Wakefield is one of three International Spanish Academies (ISA)in Arlington Public Schools and as such offers several classes in a immersion setting.  ¡Bravo, estudiantes!  ¡A todos, una!
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  • Congratulations to Wakefield football for advancing in the playoffs! 

    Dear Warrior Nation:

    Thanks to ALL that came out and braved the weather on Friday.  The Wakefield varsity football team defeated Potomac Falls 25-18; advancing to the next round of Region 5A playoffs.   Wakefield will travel to Tuscarora HS next Friday, Nov. 21 to face the Huskies at 7 PM.

    Tuscarora is located 801 N. King Street, Leesburg, VA, 20176.

     
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  • Congratulations to the Students of the Month for October!

    Click on the Student of the Month link on the Site Shortcuts  to view the October Students of the Month.

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  • What is it like to be visually impaired? 

    Wakefield students field your questions and invite you to learn more about living with a visual impairment.  Click on the link:
     
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  • Attention Sophomores and Juniors!

    Sophomores and juniors are invited to apply for the Governor’s Foreign Language Academies for the summer of 2015 in French, Spanish, German, Latin and Japanese. For a number of years, many Arlington students have been honored for their achievement in foreign language study by being selected to participate in these special summer enrichment programs. These residential academies offer a 3-week program of total immersion and partial immersion in the target language, taught by outstanding professors and teachers. The programs include classes in the target language and its culture in a full schedule of recreational activities.

     If you would like to be considered for nominations, please see your World Language teacher to get the Preliminary Form to fill out and submit it by Thursday, November 20, 2014 to your World Language Teacher or World Language Department Chair, Ms Kathryn Wheelock (kathryn.wheelock@apsva.us Room C-223).  Participants for all the academies are selected on a competitive basis. For more information about the program, location and dates for summer 2015, please visit the website: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/instruction/foreign_language/language_academies/index.shtml

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  • Young Democrats

    The Young Democrats Club have created a t-shirt which is available for purchase. If you would like to buy a shirt, please click on this link:  http://www.customink.com/signup/bnbnuwt1. You will be taken to a site outside of APS.  APS takes no responsibility for the content of the outside website
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  • The Great Gatsby

     Wakefield Theatre Arts is pleased to present The Great Gatsby
     December 5th, 6th, 12th and 13th
    We hope you enjoyed the surprise we prepared for you at the Homecoming Dance! Great Gatsby's car was created by Jake Bucks, be sure to thank him for making it for us!  Send your "Homecoming Surprise" pictures to Wakefield Theater Arts at our official event email wakefieldticketing@gmail.com and we will feature them on our Facebook and Pinterest pages! Please include your name.
     
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