Jefferson Spotlight: Awards, Honors, Appreciation


Spotlight on:

Students Lara Mohamad and Vivian Monaco, First and Second place winners (respectively) in the annual APS MLK Literary and Visual Arts Contest.  Click to see Lara’s and Vivian’s works.

Student Sassan Fiske (8th Grade) – Winner of the Jefferson Geography Bee

Congratulations to the following students for being selected to the All-District Honor Choir at Marshall High School on Feb. 8-9:

Sophia Alfonso (earned a perfect score), Ellie Gookin, Ella Godbout, Hope Maobelem, Matthew Gookin, Sarah Eichorn, Sophia Bartrum, Sami Stewart, Aria Hernandez, and Anu-Ujin Myagamar.

Jefferson’s Counseling DepartmentEarning ASCA (American School Counselor Association) Model Program Status with Distinction.

Congratulations to Ms. Rotchford, Math, elected our Teacher of the Year.  Also, congratulations to Ms. Gray and Ms. Martinez, elected to be our Support Staff of the Year.


Jefferson Boys Basketball Team and its Coaches Mr. Busby, Mr. Sivells, and Mr. Gladney – Tied for First Place County Champions

Spotlight on our great partners:

phoenix bikesThanks to Phoenix Bikes for doing an awesome spring after-school program.

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Thanks to Arlington Pediatric Dentistry and Rosenthal Automotive for sponsoring our indoor soccer teams in the PRCR Indoor Soccer League.

tetratech-50thThanks to Tetra Tech for sponsoring our Math Counts team.

Thanks to Alexandria-Fairfax Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi

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Thanks to Edu-Futuro and Arlington Chapter of The Links Inc. for sponsoring our after-school robotics programs.

ncbw Thanks to Northern Virginia Chapter of National Coalition of 100 Black Women for sponsoring a mentorship program.

reachfar Thanks to Reach Far foundation for sponsoring our weekly reading program.