Hollywood in the House

Hollywood in the House

Seventh and eighth graders donned their finest clothes for a Hollywood-themed dance. The event last Friday was one of the two school dances a year for the Middle School. With the help of seventh grade English teacher Mr. Green who helmed the DJ booth as DJ Green Bean,...
Interesting Internship

Interesting Internship

Junior Maya Woods-Arthur was chosen as the first high school intern ever to work at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Woods-Arthur has paid particular attention to global civil rights issues during her time at Washington Latin. She visited...
The Actor in All of Us

The Actor in All of Us

On Tuesday the English and Theatre Departments met in the Theatre room after school to work with American University theatre professor Caleen Jennings. She spoke to teachers about bringing theatricality into the classroom, using the body, vocal tones, collaborative...
Signing Bonus

Signing Bonus

Elayna Birch-Smith had an unofficial “Signing” in the College Counseling office with Delaware State University, staged by director of athletics Neil Berment. The senior basketball player is excited to join the Hornets next year. As an art student at Latin...
Super Senior

Super Senior

Senior Isaiah Smith is the 2017 winner of the DC Public Charter School Board’s Student Excellence award, recognizing his dedication, excellence, and care demonstrated in his work at Washington Latin. This is the inaugural year for the award, and Isaiah was...
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...