Tuesday 1/15 - regular school day

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“To all who seek to learn and all who love to teach”

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

Certain about Certamen

Certain about Certamen

Ms. Rose took our school's Certamen team to a tournament in Virginia this week. Our team of fifth and sixth graders, many of whom were some of the youngest participants in the event, scored well in their divisions, with one team earning a first place finish in the...

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Teachers as Readers

Teachers as Readers

Our library teacher portraits have grown with beautiful new photos by Students Support Services teacher Yule Pieters. The photos depict several teachers reading their favorite books, whether they are math textbooks, memoirs, historical texts, or works of fiction....

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Portrait of Our Students as Young Artists

Portrait of Our Students as Young Artists

Upper school students in Ms. Stephens' art class made self-portraits from photographs, using various media and colors to depict aspects of their identity. Students enlarged photos using the grid method to get an accurate representation of their faces, and then chose...

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Math in the Morning

Math in the Morning

Several teachers will meet before school this Friday to discuss the book Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You Had: Ideas and Strategies for Vibrant Classrooms. Throughout the year, teachers have joined several educational reading groups to learn more about reaching...

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Laoshi Returns!

Laoshi Returns!

Chinese teacher and World Languages department chair Ms. Stouder returned from maternity leave after the vacation. Over the summer she gave birth to her son Isaac. She was visited on her first week back by several Washington Latin graduates during the week who...

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Legenda – Weekly Blog

DC School Report Card

This morning, the District of Columbia unveiled a new DC School Report Card, an interactive website for parents and families with common information about all public schools in our city, both DC Public Schools and charter schools. The Report Card site includes...

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YES!

During the adolescent years, young people grapple with a variety of major social and emotional issues and need to develop a variety of competencies. These include self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, responsible decision-making and relationship skills....

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Words Still Matter

Last week Ms. Smith discussed the origins of our school's informal motto: “Words Matter.” This week, I’d like to build on what she wrote. One of the critical indicators of students' success in school, on standardized tests, and indeed, in life, is their vocabulary. To...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Teenage Brain Book Club - 1st meeting

    01/20/2019  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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  • NO SCHOOL – MLK, Jr. Day - School-wide Community Service Day

    01/21/2019
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  • Make-Up Senior Picture Day

    01/24/2019  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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  • Noon Dismissal for Professional Development

    01/25/2019  12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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  • Blessing of a B- Book Club - Meeting 1

    01/29/2019  6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
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  • Admissions Open House

    01/31/2019  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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  • Understanding Latin

    02/11/2019  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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  • Admissions Open House

    02/13/2019  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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