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WASHINGTON LATIN BY THE NUMBERS

Year Established

Average Class Size

2018-19 Enrollment

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NEWS

No Rest for Debaters

Washington Latin debaters performed well at the Ornstein Summer Debate Institute, competing against hundreds of children from the D.C. area. Ninth graders Jackson Lewis and D'Andre Person scored 11th overall in the varsity division. In the junior varsity division,...

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Science Teachers in the Air

Science Teachers in the Air

Physics teachers Ms. Shapiro and Ms. Torrence, joined sixth grade science Ms. Dobler and Librarian Ms. Hamm at the Sandy Spring Adventure Park this summer for Teacher Appreciation Day. The teachers took a course to help prepare them for ropes climbing.  Students in...

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Ancient Language Modern Traveler

Greek teacher Mr. Moore isn't just a fan of Ancient Greece. He set some #globetrotting goals this summer with a trip to Peru, England, Ireland, Denmark, and Sweet.  Other international travelers this summer included history teacher Mr. Bhuva, who visited India, and...

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Graduating with Gratitude

Graduating with Gratitude

Graduation will take place next Monday, June 10th at UDC. The event will feature several important speakers including the speakers selected by the senior class. Seniors voted for Maya Woods-Arthur to be the student speaker and English teacher Ms. Seid to speak for the...

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The Unofficial Start of Summer

The Unofficial Start of Summer

Fifth and Sixth grade students celebrated the end of their labors with Field Day competitions. Students competed in a buzz tournament and various sporting events. Sixth grader Nicholas Kempf won the Beep Tournament. The last day of classes for students was Thursday,...

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Legenda – Weekly Blog

Greek is the Word

When Bill Clausen started teaching Greek I in the fall of 2015, he and Dr. Smith felt that adding a second classical language was the logical next step for our school. Mr. Clausen, who joined Washington Latin in our second year, teaches Latin and humanities courses,...

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A Fuller Human Experience

The fact that the experiences of all people are not always celebrated or even recognized led to the establishment of Black History Month. Last week I tried to argue that American history needs to account for the people and stories of all America, not just those in...

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Learning Lost Stories

Learning Lost Stories

Later this year, the country remembers 400 years since the first Africans were forcibly brought to this country. In August of 1619, a Dutch frigate landed in Point Comfort (site of modern-day Hampton, VA) with a cargo of “20 and odd Negros,” originally from...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • GVS: Latin@ Holton Arms(Scrimmage)

    08/27/2019  4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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  • GVS: Crossland @ Latin (Scrimmage)

    08/30/2019  4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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  • GVS: Latin @ Caroll

    09/03/2019  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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  • GVS: School Without Walls @ Latin

    09/05/2019  4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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