Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books

Fourteen middle school students took part in Battle of the Books, a DCPS librarian initiative. The event took place in the Sumner School museum on Wednesday, April 5th. The students read 8 books and competed in panels of 4 students against teams from other schools....
International Goals

International Goals

Eighth grader Masai Brown-Andews was selected as part of the Olympic Development Program in Virginia to play soccer in the 2017 International Tour, a series of games against German teams in Berlin and Dresden, Germany. The team left Saturday, April 8, and returns the...
Local History

Local History

Mr. Dumas’ history class went on a trip this week to the African American Civil War Museum. Students discussed Washington, D.C.’s role as a place for freemen and former slaves. Students have already viewed the Civil war movie Glory, which showcased the...
Jazz on the Go

Jazz on the Go

The Jazz Band traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this week. Students listened to CMU’s jazz band play, and watched the  traveling show of Stomp, and visited the University of Pittsburgh. They also worked with a music teacher from a Pittsburgh high school. The...
A Salute to Speech

A Salute to Speech

At the April upper school assembly on Tuesday, seniors who have shown a particular proficiency in public speech throughout their role in class discussions, public speech competitions, open houses, athletic department banquets, and Arts Night or Choral Concerts...