Washington Latin Public Charter School provides a challenging, classical education that is accessible to students throughout the District of Columbia.
We seek to develop students who will become thoughtful people who will contribute to the public good as citizens and leaders in their lifelong quest towards a fuller humanity.
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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.
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Parent Association hosted a playful Fall Festival on Saturday, complete with bounce house, kickball tournament, and jousting space. Mr. Green's advisory also sold sweet treats for hurricane victims, while the PA members provided delicious barbecue and healthful...read more
Latin teacher Mr. Clausen hosted an afterschool "soiree" for teachers on the subject of Authority and Agency. Teachers meet regularly in these types of open-ended sessions to discuss a theme from their reading and how it can inform our classroom pedagogy. The...read more
Latin's Middle School Model United Nations team attended the first middle school Model UN conference of the school year, hosted by Holton Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland over the weekend.The school was represented by eleven ambassadors for world peace, eight of whom...read more
Students in the upper school Environmental Club met with members of Casey Trees on Wednesday to learn how to plant trees. Senior Lucie Warga, junior Audrey Ashdown, Thalia Flores, sophomores Ellery Grimm, Joseph Claire and Kim Montpelier, and freshmen Nazareth...read more
The upper school cross country team sped to the PCSAA championship, winning the top spot as the fastest team in the Public Charter School Athletic Association. After a race at Fort Dupont Tuesday, the team nabbed a first place finish for the season. Students earned...read more
On Monday the fifth grade will take its annual trip to Calleva. The Poolesville, Maryland adventure camp features various ropes and activities courses designed for trust and team-building activities. This event kicks of the year for fifth graders, helping the class...read more
Children's book author Emma Otheguy read to fifth graders Friday from her book Marti's Song For Freedom. The bilingual story was published in 2017 and describes the experiences of a Cuban freedom fighter. Her debut middle grade novel, which is about two Latin...read more