Building Our World

Building Our World

Last week fifth graders took part in a trip to the Building Museum. The annual event combines elements of history and math, as students consider various tenets of design. There were two activities at the Building Museum: Geodesic Dome and Architecture 101. Two groups...
Reaching New Heights

Reaching New Heights

Washington Latin’s theater production of In the Heights premiers Thursday, with a show at 7pm, plus a show at 7pm on Friday, and shows Saturday at 2 and 7pm. The play is a story of a close-knit community in Washington Heights. The narrator Usnavi tells about the...
Senior Scholarship Celebration

Senior Scholarship Celebration

Senior Jenesis Duran won the UNC-Chapel Hill Morehead-Cain Scholarship, a first for a Washington Latin student. The award includes a full ride to the college, including tuition, room, board, books, laptop, and supplies, and also includes funding for four summer...
STEM Stars Saluted

STEM Stars Saluted

The Upper School’s seven teams of ninth grade students nabbed numerous top awards at the city wide DC STEM Fair. at Dunbar High School. In the area of  Biomedical and Health Sciences, Jakai McIlwain and Mia Wilson earned second place for their evaluation of the...
The Price of Pollution

The Price of Pollution

Eighth graders Lucien Anderson, Miles Tiller and Ketan Mampara won the youth contest at the DC Environmental Film Festival for their short film, “99 Cents.” Their brief movie focused on the price of soda bottles and their permanent impact on the...
Hear Our Voices

Hear Our Voices

Last weekend the Latin Voices and Honors Choir traveled to New York City to compete in the Fame Concert Choir / Show Choir competition. This competition also is held in Orlando, Chicago and Hollywood. Choirs came from Ireland, Jackson Mississippi, and Albuquerque,...