Dads Make a Difference

Dads Make a Difference

Several fathers and father figures in both the upper and middle school have joined Project D.A.D., an effort to engage men in connecting with each other and providing enhanced support for the young people in our community, especially those who are most at risk. We are...
It Takes a Village

It Takes a Village

Parents in the middle and upper school have gathered in their children’s classroom after-hours over the last two Thursdays to meet with teachers on Back to School Night. These events allow an important way for teachers to communicate face-to-face about...
A Portrait of Learning

A Portrait of Learning

Students in AP English literature took a trip Wednesday to the Portrait Gallery. This is one of our frequent trips to the Smithsonian museums that support our curriculum.  Students will view the Sylvia Plath exhibit and the permanent Struggle for Justice exhibit. The...
Freshmen in the Forest

Freshmen in the Forest

Freshmen took part in a Terrapin Adventure Course on Wednesday. The annual outdoor trip allows ninth graders to get to know each other outside of the classroom, build trust, and problem-solving experiences in a unique environment. Trips to outdoor destinations are...
Teacher on the Go

Teacher on the Go

For upper school Arabic teacher Mr. Porcelli, summer studies have offered him a chance to continue his love of travel. Mr. Porcelli has been active in helping create a teacher travel grant program to allow educators at Latin to enhance their own education with various...
Teacher on TV

Teacher on TV

Upper school Arabic teacher Joe Hamd was interviewed on Al Jazeera Arabic in a live TV broadcast around the globe. He spoke about Qatar Foundation International and teaching Arabic in the United States. He had the chance to speak about the work that QFI does to...