A World at Our Door

A World at Our Door

This week a number of visitors came to speak to students about studying foreign languages. Wednesday Yoko Eshita, a teacher for the Globalize DC language program Japanese Plus came to speak to students.  She also watched first year classes in French, Chinese, and...
Middle Schoolers Take a Bow

Middle Schoolers Take a Bow

Middle school theater classes are performing scenes from various plays including “The Diary of Anne Frank” and Neil Simon’s “Fools.”  The seventh and eighth grade performance by students in Mr. Birkenhead’s theater classes was this...
Order in the Court

Order in the Court

Students in eighth grade English are working on a unit on courtroom justice, featuring the historical fiction play “Inherit the Wind,” written by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. The book, which focuses on the Scopes Trial of 1925, looks at the timeless...
Music to Warm a Winter’s Night

Music to Warm a Winter’s Night

At last Wednesday’s sixth annual Winter Dinner Concert, students in the performing arts department treated their families and teachers to a variety of culinary and musical delights. The event, orchestrated by arts department chair Ms. Nevola, featured songs by...
Coffee and Creativity

Coffee and Creativity

Students in upper school art classes exhibited their work at The Flying Fish coffeehouse in Mt. Pleasant. Fourteen works of art from Ms. Stephens’ classes will appear at the exhibit through February 7.  Featured students include seniors Allegra Hatem, Lou...