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Good Morning America Features Latin’s Challenge

Good Morning America Features Latin’s Challenge

Principal offers $100 for students who turn off their electronics 1 day a week over summer break A school principal from Washington, D.C. is challenging her students to spend one day a week this summer without using any electronic devices, and is promising a reward of...

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San Diego FM Radio 94.9 Interviews Diana Smith

San Diego FM Radio 94.9 Interviews Diana Smith

Dana & Jayson - The $100 Tech Challenge JUNE 19, 2017   Diana Smith is the Principal at Washington Latin Public Charter School in DC, and to help her students combat the pull of technology, she issued a challenge. Dana & Jayson had the chance to speak with her...

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WTOP Radio Interviews Diana Smith

WTOP Radio Interviews Diana Smith

DC principal offering students $100 to stay off phones this summer By Hanna Choi, June 12, 2017 8:49 am WASHINGTON — A local principal is offering students $100 each out of her own pocket to stay off their electronic devices just one day a week for the duration of...

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Fox 5 News: Principal Smith interviewed on No-Tech-Tuesday

Fox 5 News: Principal Smith interviewed on No-Tech-Tuesday

Fox 5 Good Morning NO TECH CHALLENGE: Principal to pay students to stay off electronics over summer POSTED: JUN 13 2017 11:55AM EDT WASHINGTON - A D.C. charter school principal is reaching into her own pocket to try and get her students to put down their electronics...

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PBS News Hour Story features Latin’s Tech Challenge

PBS News Hour Story features Latin’s Tech Challenge

PBS News Hour 5 important stories that have nothing to do with the Russia investigations BY LAURA SANTHANAM, ERICA R. HENDRY, JOSHUA BARAJAS, IMAN SMITH AND ANDREW WAGNER June 14, 2017 at 7:02 PM EDT Lordy! All eyes were on James Comey last week The fired FBI director...

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Washington Post Features No-Tech-Tuesday Challenge

Washington Post Features No-Tech-Tuesday Challenge

Can they unplug? A school principal will pay students to forgo screen time this summer. By Alejandra Matos, Washington Post, Friday, June 9, 2017 "...One educator in the nation’s capital wants to curb the tech deluge. "Diana Smith, principal at Washington Latin Public...

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Wall Street Journal article features Washington Latin

Wall Street Journal article features Washington Latin

Carpe Diem: U.S. Students Revive Latin and Greek Wall Street Journal, June 8, 2017 Who says Latin is a dead language? Thanks to the The Wall Street Journal and Nina Sovich for featuring Washington Latin in an article examining the resurgence of Latin instruction in US...

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Endings and New Beginnings

Endings and New Beginnings

On Thursday, the middle school ended the semester with a valediction, or farewell celebration for each grade. Fifth and sixth graders met to share in the successes of the year. Students were commended for attendance, honor roll, or specific achievements in the arts,...

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A Final Goodbye For the Summer

A Final Goodbye For the Summer

Upper Schoolers had the chance to say a bittersweet final goodbye to each other and to their teachers at the Valediction Ceremony on Friday.  Under Arts Department Chair Ms. Nevola's tutelage, the Jazz Band prepared a rendition of "At Last." Teachers recited their...

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No Rest for Teachers

No Rest for Teachers

Proving that a teacher's work is never done, Director of College Counseling Ms. Latham will be attending a Financial Education Summit for Teachers in MD later this month and will present at the NACAC conference in Delaware on the subject of "Building a College Going...

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