Students in the National Honor Society weed and mulch the marquee at the corner of Washington Blvd and Stafford St. Their efforts are part of W-L's Greening the Grounds initiative, in which clubs and groups adopt areas of the school grounds to maintain.
Students in Ms. Liller's chemistry class participate in atom tug of war, a hands on demonstration of polarity.
Students in Mr. Brodowski's IB Biology class visited a cadaver lab and practiced drawing blood. Emnet won the contest for fastest lab tech!
Dr. Andrew White engages Latin III students with tales from the Roman Republic.
Congratulations to junior Micah Reinharz for being selected as one of only 24 high school trumpet players from across the country to participate in the semi-final round of the National Trumpet Competition. This competition will take place March 10-12 at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia. Way to go Micah!
Air Force General Chris Craig, Commanding General Afghanistan, visits Mr. Vogel's EPF class to discuss America's role in the region and careers in the military.
AP and IB testing begins on Monday, May 2nd. Click here for the full calendar of test dates.
Students should keep the following in mind for each test session:
Congratulations to the following students who have been selected to attend Governor's School Academic, Mentorship, Visual Arts, and Foreign Language Academies this summer:
Ezekiel Albro: Vocal/Tenor, Noah Hall: Instrumental/Bassoon, Charlotte Maskelony: Vocal/Alto 1, Skylar Brodowski: Agriculture, Johanna Klein: Agriculture, Benjamin Brooks: Mathematics, Science & Technology, Christian Clark: Mathematics, Science & Technology, Jayaprakash Kambhampaty: NASA/Engineering, Madeline Holladay: Spanish, Negar Kosar: French, Isabella Turilli: French, Jade Riopelle: Latin
Twenty four students from APS were selected for this honor. To gain admittance to the program, students had to apply and go through a highly competitive process. Students applying for the visual and performing arts program were also required to complete an arts audition at the district level. Then candidates moved on to compete at the state level.
The Choirs and Orchestras just returned from a very successful trip to Williamsburg where we competed in the Worldstrides OnStage Performance Festival.
Festival Orchestra – GOLD
Chamber Orchestra – 1st Place GOLD
Women’s Chorale – GOLD
Madrigal Singers – 2nd Place GOLD
Men’s Chorus – 1st Place GOLD
In addition, the chamber orchestra received an Adjudicators Award for their high scores and tenor Zeke Albro was given the Maestro Award for his solo in Loch Lomond.
WAY TO GO GENERALS!
All students are encouraged to take part in the weekly writing prompt. There will be a new prompt each week. There is no minimum or maximum number of words. Just respond! Responses may be featured in Penman, W-L's literary and arts magazine.
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