Wednesday, May 15, 2013
The two teams played Tuesday night at 7 p.m.; Hayfield and Lee season results.
The Edison High School Eagles boys lacrosse team lost to McLean Tuesday night, 10-7, taking them out of the running for the Northern Region title. The Eagles had a pretty strong season this year with an overall record of 15-2 and a conference record of 6-1. Unlike Edison, Hayfield Secondary School ended its season earlier this month with a loss against Mount Vernon High School, 6-5. The Hawks had a rocky season this year with an overall record of 5-7 and a conference record of 4-3. Lee High School also ended its season earlier this month with a loss to W.T. Woodson, 16-1. The Lancers have had a rough season, losing a majority of their games, leaving them with an overall record of 1-11 and a conference record of 0-7. Full Northern Region …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Amy Lee returns to the Lancers after teaching and coaching in Miami at Hillel Community School.
Lee High School recently announced they have hired Amy Lee as the new girls basketball coach, according to a recent news release. Lee returns to the high school after two years of teaching and coach in Miami, FL at Hillel Community School, where she contributed to building the foundation for the girl’s basketball program. Before moving to Florida, Lee was a physical education teacher and a varsity assistant for the Lancers under Harold Jackson during the 2010-2011 season. Before that season, Lee coached for three seasons at Harmony High School in Harmony, FL. While at Harmony, she helped lead the girls’ varsity team to an overall record of 49-23 and finished as runner up in the Orange Belt Conference. Lee started her coaching career in …
Friday, May 3, 2013
From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, the students enjoyed music, food and drinks.
The Waterford in Springfield hosted the fifth annual day prom event for Key Center School students Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Springfield. Students danced and enjoyed food and drinks prepared by Waterford's Executive Chef Michael Rogers. The Key Center School serves students in Fairfax County and surrounding areas who have intellectual disabilities and autism. Students from Lee High School have been volunteering twice a month to help prepare the students for the big day and they were also available to escort students at the Waterford during the event. Students with the cosmetology program at Edison High School also helped by doing hair and makeup before the students were taken to the Waterford. "I wanted to contribute to this event …
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The event will take place at the Waterford in Springfield
Local high school students and businesses in the Springfield and Kingstowne areas are collaborating to create a special event for students with intellectual disabilities and autism from the Key Center School. A day prom will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the Waterford in Springfield. Keith Clark, the sponsor for the event and the founder and president/CEO of Waterford, along with award-winning Waterford Executive Chef Rogers have designed and produced the event for the students with food and beverages, music and beautiful decor all in a ballroom environment filled with sparkling chandeliers and gorgeous fountains. As sponsors, the Waterford is also covering 80 percent of the cost for the event. About 20 students from Lee High…
Saturday, April 27, 2013
The drama club puts on a production that combines classic fairy tales, but with a bit of a twist.
Many classic fairy tales collide in Stephen Sondheim’s musical "Into the Woods." Robert E. Lee High School recently put on a production of the musical. Read a review of the April 20 performance. Keep up with Kingstowne news and events by signing up for our free newsletter. Learn more here!
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The performance will be the end of 11 senior students' high school drama careers.
The Robert E. Lee High School drama club will perform Steven Sondheim musical "Into The Woods," according to a recent news release. The performance will take place at 7 p.m. April 18-20 in the school's auditorium For 11 of the performers, this will be their last high school performance before they move on to other future endeavors. Danielle Payne, who plays Cinderella’s stepmother, has performed in 12 plays at Lee High School in the past four years, and she said she found a thrill in performing and has formed many friendships with castmates. “There are so many amazing memories that I have about my time in the theatre department of Lee,” said Payne. "Meeting one of my best friends, being able to grow as an actor and a person with the help …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Meghan Cox and John Brody were awarded for their dedication to strength and training conditioning.
The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) recently awarded two Lee High School athletes, according to a recent news release. Meghan Cox and John Brody were awarded the annual All-American Strength and Conditioning Athlete of the Year award. NSCA recognized the two student athletes for their hardwork and dedication to strength, training and conditioning. According to the news release, the NSCA awarded 229 collegiate and high school athletes from 98 schools with this esteemed award. “The advantages of strength training and conditioning cannot be denied in collegiate and high school athletics," said Boyd Epley, Founder of the NSCA. "The NSCA is pleased to recognize student-athletes that put forth an effort to improve their …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Marcella Fulmore started the mentoring program Powerful African-American Males About Success.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors recently recognized Marcella Fulmore, a social worker at Robert E. Lee High School, for being named the 2012 Outstanding Mentor by Virginia Mentoring Partnership. After speaking with African-American males about their plans for college and finding that they could use a little direction, Fulmore started the mentoring program Powerful African-American Males About Success (PAAMAS). Through PAAMAS, Fulmore arranges for the students to mentor younger students and participate in volunteer work. She also arranges college tours, inspirational guest speakers, sporting events and movie nights for the students in the program. See also: Lee High School Social Worker Named Virginia's 2012 Outstanding Mentor
Friday, April 5, 2013
The Lancers started their baseball season in March.
The Lee High School varsity baseball team started in early March with scrimmages against South Lakes and Thomas Jefferson. The Lancers also participated in the Langley "Icebreaker" Tournament where they lost to Langley, 2-4 and beat Mount Vernon, 7-6. The Lancers then lost to Lake Braddock Secondary, 0-10, on March 20 and also lost to Osbourn Park High, 0-10, in the "Let's Play Two" Tournament on March 22. The team then won against Thomas Jefferson in the same tournament, 2-1. The Lancers lost two more games in the tournament after beating Thomas Jefferson. On April 3, the Lancers lost in a home game against W.T. Woodson, 0-11 and took on South County Friday evening. Here's a schedule of upcoming games for Lee varsity baseball: For more …
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Students from Lee, Edison, and Hayfield will perform as a group with other students from Fairfax County April 27.
Of the 66 Fairfax County Public Schools students named to 2013 All-Virginia Choruses or chosen to serve as alternates, 16 of them are students at high schools in the Kingstowne area. Students chosen will perform together April 27 at Hanover High School in Mechanicsburg. One student was chosen for the chorus from Edison High School; six were chosen from Hayfield Secondary School and; three from Lee High School will join in the performance. Edison High School: Hayfield High School: Lee High School: Virginia All-State Chorus is sponsored by the Virginia Choral Directors Association, an affiliated unit of the Virginia Music Educators Association. For the full list of students named to 2013 All-Virginia Choruses, click here.