New interim principal discusses his predecessor's legacy and future of the school.
Becoming the new principal of Kenmore Middle School would be difficult enough, but David McBride is stepping into a role Dr. John Word had occupied for 18 years.
Parents and students celebrate perseverance.
The Green Household is going to be a little quieter after graduation. On June 23, Viktor Green was one of the 440 graduates from Yorktown to walk across the stage at Constitution Hall in D.C. Viktor Green lives one block away from Yorktown High School, and so throughout the sports seasons the teams would come over to their house for lunches and snacks.
Doug Johnson struggled to explain what it feels like to be a father watching his daughter graduate.
A new principal at H-B embraces an old school tradition.
H-B Woodlawn is a little different.
Appreciative of what they learned.
Despite humidity and the looming chance of thunderstorms, members of Washington-Lee’s graduating class received their diplomas at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. on the morning of June 23.
The 17th Annual Cappies Gala honoring high school theater was held Sunday, June 12 at The Kennedy Center.
Claudia Delgadillo, a first grade teacher at Claremont Immersion School, and Lilliana Maldonado-Mendez, a Spanish teacher at Washington-Lee High School, were honored with the Victoria D. de Sanchez Hispanic Teacher of the Year Award from the Hispanic Youth Foundation of Northern Virginia.
Thanks to a portable planetarium, Marymount University has been taking space to elementary and middle school students.
The Arlington Community Foundation (ACF) awarded college scholarships valued at a total of $473,500 to 78 students to attend college next year.
Ten-year-old Charley Hicks carries the summer reading Olympic torch on the first leg of the Summer Reading Relay on Saturday, June 4.
Letter to the Editor
Kudos to the School Board and County Board for taking time to consider the complex access and safety issues at the historic Stratford School site.
Students organized gloves, hat and scarf drive.
The students in Mrs. Byron’s and Mrs. Kirsch’s TA [home room], at Thomas Jefferson Middle School, completed their IB community project by doing a gloves, hat, and scarf drive.
Gulf Branch Nature Center features three different sessions.
Arlington County offers nine sessions of weekly summer camp beginning June 27 and running through the week of Aug. 29-Sept. 2. Times for the sessions vary. Some of the camp content is repeated at each location and different park locations so the camp brochure indicates campers should attend only one session.
Yorktown High School’s One-Person Shows are the culmination of four years of the Yorktown Theatre Program. Each Theatre IV student chooses a literary, fictional or historical character and then writes, choreographs, directs, and acts in a 30-minute show about that character. Shows take place in the Yorktown Black Box on: April 21, 7 – 9 p.m; April 22, 5 – 10 p.m.; April 23, 11:15 a.m. – 10 p.m.; and April 28, 7 – 7:40 p.m. For a schedule of individual show topics and times, go to: http://yhstheatre.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/2016-OPS-Marathon-Program.pdf.
IB art students at Washington-Lee High School will present their IB Studio Art Exhibition on April 5 after school (reception begins at 3 p.m.) and April 6, all day until 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend.