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Family, Food and Fun

Family, Food and Fun

The Parent Association hosted a playful Fall Festival last Saturday, complete with bounce house, kickball tournament, and jousting space. Mr. Green's advisory also sold sweet treats for hurricane victims, while the PA members provided delicious barbecue and healthful...

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Conversation and Consideration

Conversation and Consideration

Latin teacher Mr. Clausen hosted an afterschool "soiree" for teachers on the subject of Authority and Agency. Teachers meet regularly in these types of open-ended sessions to discuss a theme from their reading and how it can inform our classroom pedagogy. The...

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International Models of Unity

International Models of Unity

Latin's Middle School Model United Nations team attended the first middle school Model UN conference of the school year, hosted by Holton Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland over the weekend.The school was represented by eleven ambassadors for world peace, eight of whom...

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It’s Easy to be Green

It’s Easy to be Green

Students in the upper school Environmental Club met with members of Casey Trees on Wednesday to learn how to plant trees. Senior Lucie Warga, juniors Audrey Ashdown, Thalia Flores, sophomores Ellery Grimm, Joseph Claire and Kim Montpelier,  and freshmen Nazareth...

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Fast and First

Fast and First

The upper school cross country team sped to the PCSAA championship, winning the top spot as the fastest team in the Public Charter School Athletic Association. After a race at Fort Dupont Tuesday, the team nabbed a first place finish for the season.  Students earned...

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Into the Woods

Into the Woods

On Monday the fifth grade will take its annual trip to Calleva.  The Poolesville, Maryland adventure camp features various ropes and activities courses designed for trust and team-building activities. This event kicks of the year for fifth graders, helping the class...

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New Author on the Block

New Author on the Block

Children's book author Emma Otheguy read to fifth graders Friday from her book Marti's Song For Freedom. The bilingual story was published in 2017 and describes the experiences of a Cuban freedom fighter.  Her debut middle grade novel, which is about two Latin...

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Spirit and Sports

Spirit and Sports

Thursday was a day of wearing sports gear for students to help ramp up their excitement and spirit for Friday afternoon's pep rally and homecoming game. In our annual spirit week, cut shorter due to the SATs and College Fair, students will also wear their class colors...

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Convening Colleges

Convening Colleges

The Upper School college fair was Wednesday from 2-3:15. Students had the chance to meet with over forty different visiting college representatives and ask questions about the unique experiences at various schools. Schools in attendance included Fairleigh Dickinson,...

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From ABCs to SATs

From ABCs to SATs

Juniors and seniors in the Upper School took the PSATs and SATs during the school day on Wednesday. Our school made great care to provide quiet, organized testing conditions in the MPR, library, and in small groups. This important day of testing gives students a...

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