NEWS

Paddle Like A Dragon

Paddle Like A Dragon

Senior Samantha Anderson has been selected to join the Team USA Under 18 Dragon Boat Team. Anderson's current Washington D.C. area dragon boat team, the Capital City Dragons, coached by James Dunbar, was the dragon boat champion at a festival this past weekend. The...

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City of Brotherly Love

City of Brotherly Love

Sixth graders will travel to Philadelphia Friday to view key historical spots. The city, which was home to the Constitutional Convention in 1787, fits importantly in the sixth grade Civics course. Students in sixth grade take a test on their knowledge of the...

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Our Senior Lions Roar

Our Senior Lions Roar

This week seniors have enjoyed a spirit week all their own.  Students have worn different outfits throughout the week, and on Friday, there will be a senior advisory competition, called Lion Day.  The event will be helmed by math teacher Ms. Raskin on behalf of the...

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Super Senior

Super Senior

Last Thursday the DC Association of Chartered Public Schools celebrated the winners of their Most Outstanding Graduate contest. Senior Dominique Cravins was chosen as an Exemplars for exemplifying the mission of her school based on the essay she submitted about her...

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Theater Lights Up the Night

Theater Lights Up the Night

Sixth graders performed scenes from "Arabian Nights" on Tuesday, in the first of this week's theater showcases. The performance, directed by theater teacher Mr. Baldwin, showcased the work students have prepared in class. On Thursday, seventh graders performed scenes...

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The Ultimate Victory!

The Ultimate Victory!

Students achieved the ultimate in Frisbee success, besting the teachers in the annual game last week, 15-14. The teachers who participated included Ms. McDaniel, Ms. Olney, Ms. Sutter, Mr. Hultgren, Mr. Yonker, Mr. Clausen, Mr. O'Brien, Mr. Hotchkiss, Mr. Porcelli,...

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Art of Many Colors

Art of Many Colors

The seventh and eighth graders hosted their final art show of the year, featuring the theme of "True Colors." The exhibits included a spider's web made out of multi-colored yarn, students' still lives, paintings, and activities. The student-constructed activities...

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That’s the Spirit!

That’s the Spirit!

Eighth graders culminate their yearlong advisory competitions with Spirit Week. The competition began on Monday, as students played Advisory Feud, guessing what each other's answers were based on a survey conducted in advisory last week. On Tuesday, students wore...

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Hear Our Voices

Hear Our Voices

The students in the upper school public speaking course entitled, Finding Your Hidden Voice previewed their upcoming performance for teachers Tuesday.  The students included seniors Alexander Sanchez-Arias and Sabrina Payano, and sophomores Rodney Goldring and Lily...

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Lovers of Literature

Lovers of Literature

Middle schoolers took part in the Letters About Literature Contest. The event is run by the Library of Congress. Students are asked to write a letter to an author (living or dead) about how a book changed the student's view of themselves or of something in the world....

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