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Xstreme XSTEM

Xstreme XSTEM

Sixth graders attended a XSTEM conference to learn more about science, technology, engineering and math. They collected scientist trading cards, learned about bouncing lasers, listened to engineers who worked on the Kepler mission, sent Morse code messages through...

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Rethinking Lincoln

Rethinking Lincoln

Students in Mr. McGrath's D.C. History class visited Ford's Theatre on Tuesday. Students will learn about Lincoln's assassination through the play, One Destiny. The play revisits the events of April 14, 1865 and reconstructs the sequence of events that lead up to...

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To Be or Not to Be

To Be or Not to Be

Mr. Day's English 10 class and Ms. Seid's AP Literature Class will perform a scene in the Text Alive! Hamlet production at Shakespeare Theatre company.  The performance will be at 10 am on April 28 at Sidney Harmon Hall and will feature sophomores Eva, Antoine,...

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PEN/Faulkner Author Visit

PEN/Faulkner Author Visit

Students from the Upper School Poetry Club and AP Literature will be meeting with the author Eugina Kim, who wrote The Caligrapher's Daughter with students from Banneker and Holton Arms at Potter's House in Adam's Morgan.  The event will be part of the PEN/Faulkner...

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Paideia Plans

Paideia Plans

Juniors Jania Claire, DJ Okuleye and Tate Wright will travel to Rome through the Paideia Institute for language and history study abroad. Last year Isaiah Smith studied in Rome through this scholarship. Students will read selections of Latin texts from the late...

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Language and Learning

Language and Learning

Juniors Dyllan Cole and Chandler Brossard won scholarships to study foreign languages abroad through the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) Exchange Programs, sponsored by the State Department. The program provides merit-based scholarships for...

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AP Latin Outing

AP Latin Outing

On Friday, the AP Latin class will visit an exhibit on Black Classicists at the Center for Hellenic Studies. The exhibit focuses on the first generation of Black PhDs in Classics. Colleges like Howard University played an important role in offering a range of classes...

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Celebrating China

Celebrating China

Over Spring Break, students in upper school advanced Chinese classes traveled to China with Ms. Stouder, Mr. Kelly, Mr. Liu, and Mr. Hagerty. They visited Beijing, Changsha, and Zhang Jia Jie and spent time meeting students in local schools, hiking, and learning about...

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Jazz Unites Us!

Jazz Unites Us!

On Friday, April 6th, the Jazz band will be traveling to the Department of Education to hear the Thelonius Monk Institute present a uniting of jazz bands. The groups performing will include  Duke Ellington School of the Arts, Newark School for the Arts and Baltimore...

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Mic Drop

Mic Drop

The new Arts and Literary Magazine, Open Mic has published its first online addition, which can be accessed at https://latinopenmic.wordpress.com. The student published magazine, started this year by junior Chloe Cattaneo features poetry, short stories, photography,...

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