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Echoes of Nature

Echoes of Nature

This week the seventh graders took their annual trip to Echo Hill Outdoor School in Kent County, MD. Students engaged in various daily classes including Survival, Aqualogy, Adventure (low-ropes course), Bay Studies (in a boat on the Chesapeake) and Scanoeing (swamp...

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Remembering Heroes

Remembering Heroes

On Thursday, May 10th, the eleventh grade will travel to Shanksville, PA, to visit the Flight 93 memorial. This is the location where the "fourth"  plane on September 11, 2001 went down because passengers took action to crash it before it could hit its target....

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Letts Go!

Letts Go!

Juniors and Seniors will attend their annual overnight trip to Camp Letts in Edgewater, Maryland on Monday June 4.  The overnight is full of games and outdoor activities and also allows children to reflect on their year at Washington Latin and provide guidance and...

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Relay Royalty

Relay Royalty

Members of the boys track team will be returning to Penn Relays this week, ready to perform. The team that has earned many medals in the past will include seniors Ayinde Motirayo and Max Muradian, junior DJ Okuleye, and sophomores Oliver Spiva and Luke Tewalt. Last...

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Book Battle

Book Battle

Ms. Bloomfield and Ms. Lee-Bey took students to the DMV Battle of the Books on Saturday from 10am to 4pm. The event was a heated competition that involves trivia about reading.  Students will be involved in three different groups. One is the Athenians Team, featuring...

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History on Our Minds

History on Our Minds

Juniors visited the Museum of African American History Tuesday. Students had the chance to observe several exhibits and tie their learning into their history and English classes this year, examining aspects of American History and how it impacted the lives of African...

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Service First

Service First

On Tuesday, Washington Latin hosted its first ever Blood Drive in the gym.  Senior Emma Moore and Humanities teacher Bill Clausen helped organize this event. The blood drive was planned to coincide with the monthly ANC meeting and there was also a PFA meeting that...

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Dedicated to Debate

Dedicated to Debate

Ms. Lee-Bey escorted the WLPCS Great Debaters Policy Debate Team on Friday to a rally for climate change at the Wilson Building. Four students presented speeches at the rally and to DC Council Chair Phil Mendelson, Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White, and a staffer of...

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Global Careers Through Language

Global Careers Through Language

Last Friday a number of juniors and seniors studying Chinese participated in the Confucius Institute U.S. Center's 2018 China Career Day. They joined students from other high schools who study Mandarin to learn about how people use their language skills for various...

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Into the Wild (And Cold!)

Into the Wild (And Cold!)

Upper school history teacher Mr. Bhuva is one of 40 teachers across the US and Canada who was accepted into the National Geographic Fellowship Collaboration this year. He will be exploring parts of the Arctic Sea ice, recording polar bears and wildlife, and assessing...

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