The Sum of Our Parts

The Sum of Our Parts

Students in 8th grade history worked with K’Nex last week to learn about interchangeable parts, Samuel Slater, and industrial espionage. Slater was an early industrialist known as the “Father of the American Industrial Revolution” and the...
Silence and Discussion

Silence and Discussion

On Friday, students in the GSA club took part in the annual Day of Silence.  The event is based on a tradition started 20 years ago, by students at University of Virginia who organized a day in which they remained silent to show support for those who identified as...
Theatrical Dreams Realized

Theatrical Dreams Realized

Seventh graders learned the answer to the Langston Hughes poem’s rhetorical question: “What happens to a dream deferred?” when they traveled to Arena Stage this week to see Lorraine Hansberry’s play A Raisin in the Sun performed. Seventh...
Alumni Abroad

Alumni Abroad

Many Washington Latin graduates are taking advantage of the chances to travel during college. Washington Latin 2014 graduate Vanessa Rodriguez has just been offered an internship this summer at Podcasts for Peace based in Managua, Nicaragua for the summer. Rodriguez,...
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...