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We believe that education is a training of character, and character is the intersection of intellectual development and moral integrity. 

WASHINGTON LATIN BY THE NUMBERS

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2018-19 Enrollment

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NEWS

To Thine Own Self Be True

Students in upper school art in Ms. Stephens and Ms. Coleman's class created artful self-portraits using selfie photos as inspiration. Students used shading with charcoal, cut-outs from magazines, and various other media to create artful portraits in various colors...

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Friends, Romans, Countrymen!

Friends, Romans, Countrymen!

In the fifth and sixth grade Roman banquet, students showcased their knowledge of Latin and Roman history and culture. Students wore traditional Roman costumes, and ate traditional foods of celebration and festivities, including cheese, fruit, and stew.  The event was...

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Farewell, Thou Lob of Spirits

In celebration of the end of their middle school career, eighth graders began the annual Spirit Week this week. Students dressed showing Latin Pride for Advisory Feud on Thursday. On Friday, students dressed for matchy/match day, finding twins or triplets to showcase...

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If Thou Wilt Lend This Money..Lend it Rather to Thine Enemy

If Thou Wilt Lend This Money..Lend it Rather to Thine Enemy

For the annual Penny Wars fundraiser, during lunch, each advisory will have a large water jug with the advisor's name on it. Students will try to earn points for their advisory, by putting pennies in their advisories' water jugs, and putting any currency that is...

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We Are Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made Of

We Are Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made Of

In the celebration of arts and performance, upper school students gathered for the semi-annual "Hook" performance in the library. The event is organized by junior MK Wilson and seniors Nathan Cobbs, Meg Grieve, and Kellin Jeffries, with Mr. Hotchkiss serving as the...

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Legenda – Weekly Blog

Greek is the Word

When Bill Clausen started teaching Greek I in the fall of 2015, he and Dr. Smith felt that adding a second classical language was the logical next step for our school. Mr. Clausen, who joined Washington Latin in our second year, teaches Latin and humanities courses,...

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A Fuller Human Experience

The fact that the experiences of all people are not always celebrated or even recognized led to the establishment of Black History Month. Last week I tried to argue that American history needs to account for the people and stories of all America, not just those in...

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Learning Lost Stories

Learning Lost Stories

Later this year, the country remembers 400 years since the first Africans were forcibly brought to this country. In August of 1619, a Dutch frigate landed in Point Comfort (site of modern-day Hampton, VA) with a cargo of “20 and odd Negros,” originally from...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • CTLC presentation in MPR and Gym

    05/21/2019  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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  • PFA Forum: State of the School

    05/22/2019  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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  • 6th Grade to NMAAHC

    05/31/2019  9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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  • Spring Athletics Assembly

    06/03/2019  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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  • 11th/12th Overnight to Sandy Hill

    06/04/2019 - 06/05/2019  
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  • PFA Executive Committee Transition Meeting

    06/04/2019  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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  • MS Valediction; Last day of school for 5-8th

    06/06/2019
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  • US Valediction; Last day of school for 9-12th

    06/07/2019
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