All the Buzz

All the Buzz

Eighth graders took part in the annual Advisory Buzz Competition. The math game asks students to use multiples to BUZZ out certain numbers as they count rapidly in a circle. It requires focus, memory, and quick wits. The winner was Vivian Claire, who earned points for...
Toys Bring Joy

Toys Bring Joy

Students in the middle and upper schools are participating in the Homeless Children’s Playtime Project Toy Drive. The charity event is organized by Ms. Foster, who coordinates community service opportunities for the school.  Students donated toys of all size to...
Parent Participation

Parent Participation

On Tuesday, WLPCS parent Diana Bruce addressed the faculty about the issues for schools surrounding the LGBTQ community. Bruce is the Director of Health and Wellness for DCPS and has over 20 years of experience in working with adolescents. She spoke about language and...
Globally Minded

Globally Minded

Eight Latin middle school students participated in the George Washington University Model United Nations Conference Saturday. Eighth grader Sheridan Easterling was recognized at the Closing Awards ceremony for his participation in the Government of the British Raj on...
Stepping into History

Stepping into History

On Tuesday, several juniors visited the Aspen Institute with Mr. Hagerty to listen to Robert Dallek talk about his new biography of Franklin Roosevelt. The trip was organized with help from English teacher Ms. Collins.  The Aspen Institute is a nonpartisan forum for...