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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

Year Established

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2018-19 Enrollment

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NEWS

Discs in the Air

Last week Latin's middle school Ultimate team led by Ms. Barlev, Mr. Starnes, and Mr. O'Brien played Alice Deal Middle School in a tight game. Elias Baldwin made the historic first score for Latin off a pass from Stephen Showalter and did it again the very next point,...

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The Ladies of Lacrosse

Washington Latin's upper school girls' lacrosse team beat Wilson twice, pulling their average up to 4-2. The team is lead by coach Ms. Clausen. The defensive line has successfully shut down our opponents in the last few games, while the midfield is full of athletic,...

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Into the Woods

Into the Woods

Next week the seventh graders head to the woods of Echo Hill. The overnight camp on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland is an exciting opportunity for seventh graders to spend time in the outdoors studying water plant and animal life, outdoor survival skills, canoeing, and...

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Convivial Gathering

Convivial Gathering

At our annual Convivium, a chance to celebrate achievement from teachers and alumni as well as members of the larger community. This year the event was hosted at the Sumner Museum. One of our 2014 graduates was awarded the Alumni Prize. This went to Walter  Deleon,...

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Match Point

Our upper school tennis team triumphed in several matches at the St. Anselm's tournament. The team played three singles and four doubles teams in a 10-game pro-set (first to 10 games wins, win by 2 games).  Senior Daud Gantt-Bey was victorious 10-3, ninth grader Conor...

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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

  • PASSOVER

    04/19/2019 - 04/27/2019  
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  • Enrollment Paper Submission Session

    04/23/2019  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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  • PASSOVER

    04/19/2019 - 04/27/2019  
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  • 7th Grade to Echo Hill Outdoor School

    04/24/2019  9:30 am - 04/26/2019  3:30 pm
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  • PASSOVER

    04/19/2019 - 04/27/2019  
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  • 7th Grade to Echo Hill Outdoor School

    04/24/2019  9:30 am - 04/26/2019  3:30 pm
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  • PASSOVER

    04/19/2019 - 04/27/2019  
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  • 7th Grade to Echo Hill Outdoor School

    04/24/2019  9:30 am - 04/26/2019  3:30 pm
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  • PASSOVER

    04/19/2019 - 04/27/2019  
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  • Enrollment Paper Submission Session

    04/27/2019  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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  • Enrollment Paper Submission Session

    04/30/2019  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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  • Senior Honors Concert

    05/01/2019  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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  • Food Truck Festival (tentative)

    05/04/2019  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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  • Advanced Placement testing begins

    05/06/2019  12:00 am - 05/07/2019  12:00 am
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