NEWS

Teacher to Teacher

Teacher to Teacher

Educational innovator Deborah Meier visited our school last week and spoke to students, teachers, and administrators about our educational goals. She also enjoyed the chance to observe a socratic seminar in an upper school Latin class and was impressed by our...

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Cross Country Chase

Cross Country Chase

This Saturday, November 4th, the  Washington Latin Cross Country Team will be racing 23 other schools from around the District at Kenilworth Park. The team, coached by Mr. Hotchkiss, and Mrs. VerCammen has already nabbed four trophies, more than 20 medals, more top-10...

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Making our Garden Green

Making our Garden Green

Former Head of School Martha Cutts returned to the school to take part in Casey Trees’ School Tree Planting Program.  Ms. Cutts joined several hard-working student volunteers to help plant new trees for our school. Senior Lucie Warga, juniors Thalia Flores, Julia...

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Lifetime Language Learner

Lifetime Language Learner

Class of 2014 graduate Eliana Duran earned a third place finish in the Washington, D.C./Maryland/Virginia "Jiangsu Cup Chinese Speech Competition" finals. As a prize for her language skill, she won a full summer Mandarin language immersion trip in Nanjing, Jiangsu...

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Soccer Stars!

Soccer Stars!

The Boys and Girls soccer teams repeated their success in the championship game of the Public Charter School Athletic Association. The girls defeated Capital City Charter School 7-0 on Monday, while the boys defended their crown Tuesday with a 2-1 win over Paul Public...

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A Winning Week

A Winning Week

Washington Latin sports teams had a particularly successful week with Girls Varsity Volleyball defeating Paul Public Charter School, Girls Soccer defeating DC International by 6-0, and Boys Soccer besting St. Andrews with a 4-1 win. Boys soccer also defeated EL Haynes...

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Shedding Light on Watersheds

Shedding Light on Watersheds

Sixth graders visited the Aquatic Resources Education Center to continue their study of the health of local watersheds. The Washington, D.C. parks facility is a multi-use environmental education and aquaculture center in Anacostia Park. The National Park Service and...

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Great Debate

Great Debate

Middle and Upper school students participated in the Washington Urban Debate League season Opener at Capital City Public Charter School. Of our 16 participants, 13 were new to debate.  Students participated in novice, JV, and varsity divisions. Ninth grade pair Jia...

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Research on Poverty

Research on Poverty

As a culmination of the first quarter poverty unit, Ms. Haywood's eighth graders did library research on Eleanor Holmes Norton to evaluate the type of legislation she has supported and committees she is on and write a letter to her about their ideas about combating...

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Artists on Display

Artists on Display

The main hallway is now decked out with new art projects from Ms. Stephens' classes. The 7th grade classes learned about Post-Impressionism, designing a composition and acrylic painting using specific style techniques. They took a Van Gogh painting and changed...

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