Month: June 2016

HB’s 2016 Scholastic National Medal Award Winners

Lucia Ferlauto, American Visions Award Gold Medal, Photography Cole Goco, Gold Medal, Comic Art Franci Swisher-Gomez, Silver Medal, Photography We congratulate ALL students who participated in the Scholastic Awards! This year the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards received nearly 320,000 submissions and less than 1% of those submissions received National Medals. Submissions are juried by […]

Ultimate Frisbee State Champions! May 2016

The HBW Boy’s Varsity team won the 2016 USA Ultimate Virginia Boys’ HS State Championship over Yorktown. Congratulations to all of our frisbee players. Our Varsity Frisbee players participated in the USA Ultimate 2016 High School Southern Regional Championships this past weekend (May 14 & 15, included teams from Maryland to Texas) and did great! The guys came […]

H-B Woodlawn Student Elected 2016 Youth Governor: April 2015

H-B Woodlawn junior Salome Gongadze was elected Youth Governor for the 2016 Virginia YMCA Model General Assembly at the 2015 Virginia Model General Assembly (MGA) held in Richmond earlier in April. YMCA-Arlington sponsors MGA at the Arlington Career Center, H-B Woodlawn, Wakefield and Yorktown high schools through funding provided by The Boeing company, Knights of […]

H-B Art Student to be honored at Carnegie Hall: June 2015

H-B Art Student, Cole Goco received a National Gold Medal from the Scholastic Art Awards. He was honored at a June 11th ceremony at Carnegie Hall, NY. The awards ceremony was broadcast that night live from Carnegie Hall at 6:00 p.m. EST. Cole’s artwork The Island Adventure (Comic Art) will be on display in New York at the Sheila C. […]

Virginia All State Chorus! April 2015

Congratulations to Nick Saunders and Nathaniel Stern for being selected to the Virginia All State Chorus! The All State performance will be held at the Sheraton Premier of Tyson’s Corner, Fairfax Ballroom at 1 pm this Saturday, April 24, 2015. The performance is free and open to the public.

Students Place First in SkillsUSA Competition: June 2015

Julia Harris and Max Stempniewicz earned first place at the state level SkillsUSA Competition in Roanoke. Nikolai Karamyshev and Sammy Allison won a silver medal for their film ‘Mr. Boss!’ featuring Brian McTyre and Artur Pietra.  Watch it here: SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps high school […]