NEWS

Purple Posse

Purple Posse

Teachers gathered in the library Wednesday to celebrate our fearless leader Diana Smith with a birthday party.  Mr. Clausen and Mr. Yonker wrote a comedic performance about a day in the life of Ms. Smith, and teachers made a purple mad hatter's crown and framed a...

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Models of Unity

Models of Unity

Friday students in the upper school will attend a Model UN conference at American University. Members of the club attending include senior Javi Galarce, junior Goodness Ukaegbu, and sophomores  Zander Shoag, Shelby Ferncrombie, Maddy Katz, Harry Hirsch, and Makiya...

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Spelling Sensations

Spelling Sensations

Seventh grader Adelaide Pfeuffer came in first place in the schoolwide spelling bee on Monday. She was followed by fifth grader Oliver Paterson, seventh grader Paulina Inglima, and sixth grader Ben Yarkin. Adelaide won with the challenging word subterranean, (after...

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Lions in the Snow

Lions in the Snow

Washington Latin juniors Audrey Ashdown and Cecilia Timberg and sophomore Joseph Claire arrived at the Conserve School in Land O' Lakes, Wisconsin this weekend for their spring semester. They will study environmental education in nearby forests and lakes, learning...

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We Fly

We Fly

On Thursday, January 25th, the AP Physics students led by Mr. Emrys and Mr. Torrence took a field trip to iFly. The indoor sky diving facility is the simulation of true freefall conditions in a vertical wind tunnel. Students evaluated the impact of forces like drag...

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In Search of Beauty

In Search of Beauty

Next week Honors Humanities classes will  visit the National Gallery. The students are working on a philosophical unit on Beauty, which asks the question what makes something beautiful? What is the purpose of beauty? Finally they will evaluate if there are connections...

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Voices in Harmony

Voices in Harmony

Next week, the Latin Voices singers will perform at National Cathedral at noon on Wednesday in for the annual High School Choir Festival! Admission is free. The performers will be singing with other choirs from around the District such as Gonzaga, Wilson, St. Anselms...

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Basketball Double-double header

Basketball Double-double header

Tuesday the Boys and Girls Varsity Basketball teams played against Washington Math and Science at home and Wednesday the Middle School teams played against DC Prep! Teams were victorious in this busy week of  home games.

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Drama Darlings

Drama Darlings

Seventh and eighth graders had their winter theater showcase last week. Students from Mr. Birkenhead's theater class performed plays in the MPR. Eighth graders performed  scenes from The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, a musical by William Finn. Seventh...

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Supreme Studies

Supreme Studies

Mr. Liu's government class visited the oral arguments at the Supreme Court on Wednesday. They were present for some of the case of Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro. The class watched court proceedings, including hearing Justice Sonia Sotomayor question one of the...

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