YES!

During the adolescent years, young people grapple with a variety of major social and emotional issues and need to develop a variety of competencies. These include self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, responsible decision-making and relationship skills....

Words Still Matter

Last week Ms. Smith discussed the origins of our school’s informal motto: “Words Matter.” This week, I’d like to build on what she wrote. One of the critical indicators of students’ success in school, on standardized tests, and indeed, in life, is their...

Words Matter (A Letter from Principal Smith)

Over the years, many of you have asked about the origin of our unofficial motto,“words matter.” This simple phrase strikes a chord with so many – and especially now in the current atmosphere of verbal virulence. The story of its origin is equally simple: the fact of...
Other People’s Pigeons

Other People’s Pigeons

A team of intrepid Washington Latin students rescued a downed racing pigeon with the help of several teachers and students. With the help of Ms. Seid the team of young missing bird sleuths identified and contacted her owner who picked up the injured bird, which had...
Science Teachers Unite

Science Teachers Unite

Several middle school and upper school science teachers attended the National Science Teachers Association regional meeting in National Harbor. They visited workshops on climate change, Ecology, robotics, STEM, race in the science classroom, graphing, and more....