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Meet the new principal: Mr. Antonio Hall

Meet the new principal: Mr. Antonio Hall

Ariel Gill-Ehrenreich, Managing Editor

September 10, 2020

Due to Dr. Gregg Robertson’s retirement, the school is welcoming a new principal this year. Mr. Antonio Hall has 20 years of teaching experience, getting his Master of Arts Degree in Educational Supervision and Administration. He previously worked as an assistant principal at the school, and before that ...

TSA Jewelry Sale

Earrings that a student bought from the fundraiser. They are handmade and one of eight different unique styles.

Ra’Nya Taylor, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019

The  Technology Student Association (TSA) club is having a jewelry sale where they sell laser cut earrings all through December while supplies last. TSA is a national organization for students. Ms. Danielle Meyer, engineering teacher and club sponsor, described it as a student version of the sta...

Beyond the Minimum

Ms. Scher helps two of her students with their calculus classwork during Generals Period.

Abdellah Mouslik, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018

Math teacher Ms. Jennifer Scher gives one of her students a signed Generals Period pass to study for the upcoming calculus test. She smiles at her student and assures her that she is always welcome to the math teacher’s room for help at any time. Her student smiles and walks out, knowing she will get...

Diversity at School

Mr. Jimmy Carrasquillo, the school’s Hispanic Family Liaison, works with spanish speaking students to translate and work with them to make their time at the school better.

Natalie Daley, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018

There are many students and families from all over the world at the school, and some of them do not speak English. That is where Mr. Jimmy Carrasquillo comes in.Mr. Carrasquillo comes in as the Hispanic Family Liaison at the school. He translates and helps those students and families to make their time...

Curtained cafeteria workers

Ms. Nampha retrieves fresh peppers from one the many refrigerators in the cafeteria to prepare a sandwich for the students of Washington-Lee.

Ariel Gill-Ehrenreich, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018

To the majority of students, lunch time is the most anticipated time of the day. When students go to the cafeteria they expect a lot, including a fast and timely lunch, well flavored food, and a diverse palette. However, no one seems to question how they receive these commodities. Most people do not...

3…2…1… Action!

Action team members stand proudly in front of the Arlington National Cemetery, just after laying wreaths on the gravestones. Action Team hopes to complete many more service activities for future holiday seasons.

Luke Dangel, Staff Reporter

November 30, 2018

Distributing food for the homeless, bagging lunches, and volunteering at AFAC on given  Saturdays. Those are just some of the many things that the school’s Action Team does for the local community, through the hard work of students. Action Team is a club that allows students to participate in the...

Cycling through School

 Mr. Greg Butler races against competitors at the Full Moon Vista. He grips the handlebar tighter, tucks in his elbows, and squints his eyes ahead to where he can nearly see the finish line.

Sophie Muir, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018

Suddenly, he is interrupted by a wooden board that is about a foot tall. He swiftly gets off the bike, hoists it onto his shoulder, and sprints across the board. By the time he reaches the end of the board, he can almost taste the finish line. Pedaling expeditiously, he concentrates on beating...

The Man Behind The Curtain

Mr. Glenroy joining in the fun at the Homecoming Dance of 2018. Though he works all day at the school, he still finds time to help out the students after school hours.

Sophia Bailey, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2018

Mr. Glenroy Williams, commonly known as Mr. Glenroy, treads through the empty hallway, smiling at the few stragglers filing out of the building. Attached to his hip, a small music player fills his ears with Reggae music and urges him to dance and sing along as he cleans up after the messy students. ...

Inspecting the respecting

The Men of Respect club holding out their wristbands alongside homecoming goers

Holland Forsythe, Opinion Editor

November 28, 2018

Students throughout the school can be seen wearing wrist bands promoting Men of Respect club. In fact, when members of the club were handing out the white and blue “Consent is Hot, Assault is Not #DoMOR @wlmenofrespectclub” rubber bands, several students shoved to the front of the line to ensure...

New book club meets to watch and discuss “The Hate U Give”

The school’s new book club discusses the book version of “The Hate U Give”. The club has met twice already, and plans to meet again on November 8.

Julia Van Lare, Lifestyles Editor

November 24, 2018

English teachers Mr. David Peters and Ms. Jennifer Bruesewitz have brought a new opportunity for discussion to the school. The two have formed a book club that will invite students to read various books, including “The Hate U Give”. The release of the movie “The Hate U Give”, a film adaptati...

Maggie Jenkins’ tasteful lunch bags

Maggie Jenkins’ tasteful lunch bags

Anika Bahl, News Editor

November 7, 2017

Everyday, junior Maggie Jenkins brings a lunch bag from home with a box of filling comfort food on the inside and intricately drawn cartoons on the outside, both made with love by her father. The interaction has become somewhat of a tradition between the two of them. Mike Jenkins, Maggie’s father,...

Frisbee team celebrates senior night

Sophomore Ethan Burka and junior Adam Edwards hold up a sign for the Frisbee team's Senior Night.

Johnston French and Will LeHardy, Staff Writer and Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2017

While students tend to come out in droves for Friday night football and basketball games, one team that doesn’t get that much attention is the school’s ultimate Frisbee team. The boys’ and girls’ teams, comprised of students from all grades, had their Senior Night on Thursday, October 19, in a c...

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