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PHOTOS: Arlington Community High School 2022 graduation

Enjoy these photos by Deb Kolt of the 2022 graduation ceremony for students at Arlington Community High School. Click on any photo below to start the slide show; click on the "i" at bottom left of any photo for...

Career Center grads to many paths to singular destination

It already had been a momentous month of June for Akram Bikoni. He had attended his first prom and, that very same day, became an American citizen. And on June 14, Bikoni joined fellow members of the Class of 2022...

Arlington Community High School grads lauded for success

Jairon Hernandez Sanchez arrived in the U.S. as an immigrant in 2011. “It was like being born again, but this time I was on my own,” he said. “Like any other immigrant, I faced many challenges, especially the language. My only...

Editor’s Notebook: Playing catchup on graduation

This week’s Arlington print edition will have coverage of a number of graduation ceremonies that didn’t quite fit in last week’s edition, including those at the Arlington Career Center and Arlington Community High School. Both had a different vibe than...

Yorktown graduates learned to navigate troubled waters

If the two-year pandemic has had a silver lining, it was providing everyone, but perhaps especially students, the chance to re-evaluate their values, priorities and perspectives. Such was the view of Yorktown High School Class of 2022 president Zachary Levin,...

Wakefield grads ready for what’s to come next

Returning to their familiar graduation venue after a two-year COVID absence, Wakefield High School seniors seemed right in step with many ceremonies of the past held at D.A.R. Constitution Hall in Washington. The approximately 525 members of the Class of...

W-L grads to embrace individuality on the path ahead

Members of the Washington-Liberty High School Class of 2022 will definitely have stories to tell down the road about a high-school experience that started in person, then went “virtual” only to rebound for their senior year. “We’ve experienced history in...

Potomac School grads ‘have the power to make a difference’

The human brain’s neuro-plasticity allows it to grow in new and unexpected ways when exposed to new stimuli, Potomac School senior Owen Diesenhaus reminded classmates at the school’s June 10 commencement ceremony. Interacting with other people is a fine way...

Flint Hill grads lauded for tenaciousness, team spirit

Among the 145 members of the Flint Hill School Class of 2022 are those who excel as equestrians, entrepreneurs, sailors, EMTs, fashion models, researchers and mentors. Even one who decided to learn to play the French horn because, as a...

Madeira School bids adieu to ‘ambitious, kind, passionate’ seniors

Members of Madeira School’s Class of 2022 only will feel free and unburdened once they acknowledge that some things are out of their control, student speaker Kathryn Chamberlin told classmates at the June 3 commencement. “If I believe in anything,...
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Democrats aiming for consistent messaging on Missing Middle

Leaders of the Arlington County Democratic Committee appear concerned enough about the impact the Missing Middle housing debate could...
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