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Greater Debater

Greater Debater

At the final debate tournament of the year. seventh grader Jackson Lewis debated maverick (by himself) and won fifth place in the overall debate.  The debate team is advised by reading specialist Ms. Lee-Bey, and features individual and partnered debating...

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The Pride of Our Pride

The Pride of Our Pride

The eighth grade will celebrate the Advisory Olympics on Thursday, and the Upper School will hold Lion Day activities on Friday. Students will dress in class colors for for Lion Day and advisory colors for Advisory Olympics.  The eighth grade Olympics is an all-day...

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Fabulous Freshmen

Fabulous Freshmen

Ninth graders Jalen Richardson, Alicia Campbell, and Helena Ikenberry were awarded prizes for their science fair research at a banquet at the Elephant and Castle downtown this week. The Federal Water Quality Association honored high school students for cutting edge...

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Our Spirit Runneth Over

Our Spirit Runneth Over

Eighth graders took part in a week and a half of Spirit Week activities this year to end their year on an exciting note. Last week students celebrated at the Flower Power Themed Dance. Best dressed winners included eighth graders Wyatt Grimm and Juliette Warga and...

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Upper Schoolers On the Go

Upper Schoolers On the Go

This week upper school students in several different grades took fun and educational field trips to have a day to recharge and collaborate before the final exam study period begins. Ninth graders visited SkyZone, a trampoline park in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Tenth...

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Teacher on TV

Teacher on TV

Upper school Arabic teacher Joe Hamd was interviewed on Al Jazeera Arabic in a live TV broadcast around the globe. He spoke about Qatar Foundation International and teaching Arabic in the United States. He had the chance to speak about the work that QFI does to...

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WUSA9 Returns for No Tech Challenge Update

WUSA9 Returns for No Tech Challenge Update

DC students get paid $100 for putting their phones away Evan Koslof, WUSA-9, August 30, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA9) - A couple months ago, WUSA9 brought you the story of an unusual challenge at one D.C. school. The principal at the Washington Latin Public Charter...

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WAMU Reports on Latin’s No Tech Tuesday Challenge

WAMU Reports on Latin’s No Tech Tuesday Challenge

What I Learned From ‘No Tech Tuesday’: Students Speak About A Summer Without Technology By Kate McGee, August 29, 2017 Before students at Washington Latin Public Charter School in Northwest D.C. left for summer break, their principal announced an unusual summer...

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Good Morning America Features Latin’s Challenge

Good Morning America Features Latin’s Challenge

Principal offers $100 for students who turn off their electronics 1 day a week over summer break CATHERINE THORBECKE Good Morning America June 27, 2017 A school principal from Washington, D.C. is challenging her students to spend one day a week this summer without...

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San Diego FM Radio 94.9 Interviews Diana Smith

San Diego FM Radio 94.9 Interviews Diana Smith

Dana & Jayson - The $100 Tech Challenge JUNE 19, 2017   Diana Smith is the Principal at Washington Latin Public Charter School in DC, and to help her students combat the pull of technology, she issued a challenge. Dana & Jayson had the chance to speak with her...

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