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Saturday, December 4, 2021

Washington-Lee High School

Letter: Revamped W-L logo insulting on several levels

Editor: The logo depiction accompanying the article about a planned historical marker at Washington-Liberty High School requires a comment. Aside from the disgrace of removing Gen. Robert E. Lee’s name and image from W-L High School, the new rendition...

Historic plaque for W-L wins approval of advisory panel

A revised plaque highlighting the nearly century-long provenance of Washington-Liberty – née “Washington-Lee” – High School has received thumbs up from the Arlington government’s Historical Affairs and Landmark Review Board (HALRB). The body on Aug. 18 unanimously agreed to support...

Proposed W-L marker back before historical-affairs panel

Four years after the installation of a marker celebrating the history of Washington-Lee High School was scotched by leaders of the county school system, a proposed revised marker – honoring the school now known as Washington-Liberty – is wending...

Editor’s Notebook: Back when rock groups made house calls

Or at least, in this case, they played at local high schools. Let’s take the wayback machine all the way back to this weekend in 1971. Yep, painful as this sounds, it was 50 fun-lovin’ years ago. And at George C....

Editor’s Notebook: The original W-L movie star

Before there was Sandra Bullock, before there were Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine, before there was Gena Rowlands, there was another future movie star to walk the halls as a student at Washington- High School. Back in the late 1930s,...
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Car gets the worst of collision with deer

A motorist was traveling eastbound on Maple Avenue, E., on Nov. 27 at 5:55 p.m. when the vehicle struck...
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