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Come Fly With Me

Come Fly With Me

Ms. Shapiro's AP Physics students will take part in their annual field trip to the flight park iFly this Friday. The unique vertical wind tunnel that allows students to experience the feeling of flight also lets them evaluate what forces are at work on objects in the...

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Poet in Residence

Poet in Residence

Washington Latin freshman Vivian Claire won second place in the DC Poetry Out Loud finals. She took first place in the school wide competition with Wendell Berry's "Enemies" and "Famous" by Naomi Shihab-Nye.

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Underground Hero

Seniors visited the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park in Church Creek, Maryland for English 12. Students viewed the bronze sculptures of the famous Civil War hero, and learned about her military service to the union, her childhood injury, and her multiple...

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Much Ado About Shakespeare

Much Ado About Shakespeare

Eighth graders in Ms. Kolb's Theatre class performed scenes from "Much Ado About Nothing" at the Folger Shakespeare Theatre on Tuesday. The play centers around the tortured love affair between Hero (Aimee Crozat) and Claudio (Charlie Fox-Whelpton), which is thwarted...

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All American Athlete

All American Athlete

Sophomore Zoe Edelman and junior Luke Tewalt both traveled to New York City to compete in the High School National Indoor Track and Field Championships with coach Jamille Callum. This was the final meet of the indoor season and athletes from all over the country had...

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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

  • 5th Grade to NSO Concert

    03/20/2019  10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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  • Senior Recitations

    03/20/2019  3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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  • Spring Break- SCHOOL CLOSED

    03/25/2019 - 03/29/2019  
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  • Spring Break- SCHOOL CLOSED

    03/25/2019 - 03/29/2019  
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  • Spring Break- SCHOOL CLOSED

    03/25/2019 - 03/29/2019  
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  • Spring Break- SCHOOL CLOSED

    03/25/2019 - 03/29/2019  
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  • Spring Break- SCHOOL CLOSED

    03/25/2019 - 03/29/2019  
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  • Bacchanalia Parent Party Weekend

    04/05/2019  8:00 am - 04/07/2019  5:00 pm
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  • Bacchanalia Parent Party Weekend

    04/05/2019  8:00 am - 04/07/2019  5:00 pm
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  • Bacchanalia Parent Party Weekend

    04/05/2019  8:00 am - 04/07/2019  5:00 pm
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  • Jazz Band to New Orleans

    04/10/2019 - 04/13/2019  
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  • Jazz Band to New Orleans

    04/10/2019 - 04/13/2019  
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  • Convivium de Civitate

    04/11/2019  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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  • Jazz Band to New Orleans

    04/10/2019 - 04/13/2019  
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  • Jazz Band to New Orleans

    04/10/2019 - 04/13/2019  
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