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The Price of Pollution

The Price of Pollution

Eighth graders Lucien Anderson, Miles Tiller and Ketan Mampara won the youth contest at the DC Environmental Film Festival for their short film, "99 Cents." Their brief movie focused on the price of soda bottles and their permanent impact on the environment, in terms...

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Hear Our Voices

Hear Our Voices

Last weekend the Latin Voices and Honors Choir traveled to New York City to compete in the Fame Concert Choir / Show Choir competition. This competition also is held in Orlando, Chicago and Hollywood. Choirs came from Ireland, Jackson Mississippi, and Albuquerque,...

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History in the Making

History in the Making

Students in Ms. Smith and Ms. Jesseman's College Writing Class visited the African American History and Culture Museum Tuesday and had the chance to see various exhibits about the impact of African Americans in American history. Students will use these experiences in...

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Making the Most of the Mall

Making the Most of the Mall

Sixth graders this week took a trip to the National Mall to visit the Capitol and the Natural History museum. In the Capitol, students took a tour and considered how aspects of the civics curriculum about the founding of the American government and its philosophical...

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Up We Go

Up We Go

Students in Ms. Foster's Health Class went rock climbing on Wednesday. The class focuses on all aspects of health including prevention of diseases and mental health. For students the work climbing rocks builds physical and emotional strength and trust between members...

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Strutting and Fretting Their Hour Upon the Stage

Strutting and Fretting Their Hour Upon the Stage

Ms. Kolb's eighth grade Theater class performed at the Folger Secondary Shakespeare Festival on Tuesday. The students in the course performed a 25 minute Macbeth that they have prepared over the last two quarters. Lucien Anderson earned a "Distinction in Acting" award...

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Big Apple Bound

Big Apple Bound

The Honors Choir and the Latin Voices choir will travel to New York on Thursday to perform. The students will sing at St. John the Divine and Symphony Space. Along with our regular concerts, pep rallies, and assemblies, Washington Latin's various choirs have performed...

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Student-Faculty Slam Dunk

Student-Faculty Slam Dunk

The middle school student basketball team will play the faculty afterschool on Thursday. Comical flyers featuring athletes and dancers have adorned the hallway all week, as seventh grade English teacher Mr. Green has stoked the student-teacher competition with witty...

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Historical Homes

Historical Homes

The eighth graders took a field trip Monday to Lincoln's Cottage and Frederick Douglass House. They had the chance to consider the lives and lifestyles of both men, viewing the homes where they lived, learning about their families, and learning about their work and...

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Many Voices as One

Many Voices as One

On Tuesday's upper school Cultural Unity assembly, the choir opened the event with the song "Tshosholoza," and sang ""Stand By Me," and "My Soul is a River." Arabic teacher Mr. Porcelli spoke about his own experiences with various ethnicities and faith, developing his...

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