Sampling College Life

Sampling College Life

Several rising seniors have chosen to take classes this summer at colleges. Rickee Yates will attend the SOCAPA School of Creative & Performing Arts, Photography Camp at Occidental College in Los Angeles and Georgetown University’s Institute for College...
Into the Woods

Into the Woods

Juniors and seniors took part in the end of the year trip to Camp Letts.  The campground is a YMCA camp that spreads over 2,600-acres on the Rhode River, south of Annapolis, Maryland. Students did not let rain dampen their spirits and took part in collaborative games...
A Tasty Final Field Trip

A Tasty Final Field Trip

Several students and teachers are taking part in an optional afterschool field trip Friday at 2 pm to Ben’s Chili Bowl. The trip, organized by DC History teacher Mr. Dumas, will include an interview with Vida Ali, the current owner and daughter of founders Ben...
Fifth Graders Take a Bow

Fifth Graders Take a Bow

Friday fifth grade theater students will perform scenes from Matilda, Newsies, Bye Bye Birdie, and Hairspray. The fifth graders, under Mr. Balwdin’s direction have been practicing singing, dancing, dialogue and monologues throughout the semester. Mr. Baldwin...
Girls on the Go

Girls on the Go

Middle school students in the Girls on the Run program will compete in the Community 5K at Freedom Plaza on Sunday at 9:00 AM. Running buddies alongside them will be a number of parent volunteers and Ms. Lee-Bey, Ms. Izurieta, Ms. Eleby-El, and Ms. Collins.  ...
Shedding Light on the Watersheds

Shedding Light on the Watersheds

In Ms. Dobler’s 6th grade science class, students spend the beginning of the year studying the Chesapeake Bay watershed as an example of an ecosystem. All students work together, as a class, to craft proposals to answer the question “What can we do to...