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'Trailblazing' West Springfield Girl Wrestlers
May 11, 2023
Spartan Freshman wrestlers Elaina Primozic and Avana Harford, along with our Wrestling Coach Pat Smith, were honored by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday for their "trailblazing" efforts.
WSHS Journalism Student Selected for JCamp Summer Cohort
May 05, 2023
Paula De Megret-Murray was chosen as one of 30 students to attend JCamp (Journalism Camp) from a pool of more than 450 applicants across the United States. Paula will spend a fully funded week at American University to receive hands-on training from professional journalists.
🏆 Spartan Scholars Recognized in Ceremony 🏆
March 30, 2023
On Friday, March 31, 2023, we held our 12th annual Spartan Scholars Ceremony, honoring our AP scholars and National Merit Finalists.
“When everyone is included, everyone wins.”
March 28, 2023
Ballin’ with Buddies was organized as a unified basketball tournament where several schools - Rolling Valley Elementary School, Irving Middle School, Lewis High School and West Springfield, could come together for camaraderie, but also to showcase the competitive talents of its students.
WSHS Freshman Earns FCPS Science and Engineering Fair Grand Prize!
March 24, 2023
Samuel Stankiewicz won first place in the Computer Science and Mathematics categories, and the overall Grand Prize for the Regional FCPS Science and Engineering for his project, "Simulated Brokerage for Novice Investors." Sam is the first West Springfield student (in known history) to win the Grand Prize.
March 20, 2023
Congratulations to the entire Spartan Orchestra program on a successful assessment. All ensembles earned Superior ratings for their performances.
Growing Your Career Fair
January 20, 2023
Students from West Springfield recently had the opportunity to participate in the Fort Belvoir Growing Your Career Fair, hosted at the National Museum of the Army. The event was a networking career and education fair offering transitioning service for military members, military spouses dependents, and veterans, giving participants the opportunity to connect with career enhancement programs, certification programs, employer sponsored internships, fellowships and degree programs.
Sports Notebook: Spartan MLK Classic boys high-school basketball tournament - Sun Gazette
January 17, 2023
On January 14th, West Springfield High School held the second annual Spartan MLK Classic to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
2022-2023 Purple Star Designation Awarded To West Springfield High School
October 26, 2022
The Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Council on the Interstate Compact for Military Children are pleased to recognize West Springfield for its excellence in supporting military-connected children and their families.
Red Ribbon Week
September 28, 2022
Enrique (Kiki) Camarena was a Mexican-American man working for the DEA after serving in the Marine Corps, being a fireman, police officer, and deputy sheriff in California. While on assignment in Mexico for four years, he was on the trail of the country’s biggest marijuana and cocaine traffickers. He was getting close to exposing a multi-billion dollar drug pipeline in 1985, until he was kidnapped that February. He was headed to lunch with his wife when he was last seen being thrown into a van by masked men, his body wasn’t discovered until a month later.
A Quick Peep into the Roaring 20’s
April 21, 2022
WSHS 11th grade students in WSHS teacher Jeri Clark’s US/VA History classes dove into learning about the Roaring 20’s hands and peep first, creating their own marshmallow Peep 1920’s-themed dioramas. Charlie Chaplin and silent movies, Flappers fashion, jazz, Knute Rockne and the Fighting Irish, family life and The Great Gatsby are among the topics student chose to portray. Now on display in the school library.