Lovers of Literature

Lovers of Literature

Middle schoolers took part in the Letters About Literature Contest. The event is run by the Library of Congress. Students are asked to write a letter to an author (living or dead) about how a book changed the student’s view of themselves or of something in the...
Remembrance of Lives Lost

Remembrance of Lives Lost

On Tuesday, teachers spoke with Mr. Hagerty’s history classes about their experiences and memories surrounding September 11 in preparation for the eleventh grade field trip Thursday to the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Mr....
Raising Student Voices

Raising Student Voices

At last week’s faculty meeting, several students, ranging in age from ninth through twelfth grade addressed teachers in a panel moderated by Ms. Grant. The event, the first of its kind, brought together a wide variety of students to share their experiences at...
A Prom to Remember

A Prom to Remember

Friday juniors and seniors will host their annual prom at the Hill Center at 8 pm. The event, chaperoned by upper school teachers, features fancy clothes, limousines, music, dancing, and fine catering provided by Latin parent Tracy Stannard, owner of the Broad Branch...
Extra, Extra Read All About It!

Extra, Extra Read All About It!

Eighth graders will be visiting the Avalon Theater this Friday to see the movie Newsies. The movie, which focuses on a paperboy strike in the 1920s, touches on some of the key issues in the American turn of the century industrialization that students have just learned...