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WASHINGTON LATIN BY THE NUMBERS

Year Established

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2018-19 Enrollment

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NEWS

Nature Calls

Fifth graders headed to Calleva for an outdoor adventure last week. The Maryland-based outdoor campgroups were established to provide outdoor team building opportunities for schools. Students took part in a zipline, swings, and moved through various trust building...

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Soccer Stars Score Some More

The middle school girls soccer team continued their undefeated season with a win Tuesday against Capitol City Public Charter School.  The score was 4-1 with goals by seventh graders Niamh O'Donovan and Kylie Emanuel and two goals scored by Dami Akinsanya. The team has...

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Healthy Hearts

The Upper School health elective took a trip to a gym called F45 to take a class with former Washington Latin dean Jason Vanterpool. The private class was the culmination of the Fitness and Nutrition Unit.  The class is taught by upper school director Ms. Brady.

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Assembly Home Run

For the first upper school assembly of the year, students and teachers spoke on the topic of "Coming Home." The Latin Jazz Band performed "Any Moment Now," By Scott Ninmer, and senior Owen Fox-Whelpton performed "My Hometown" by Bruce Springsteen. Latin and Science...

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The Play’s the Thing

The Washington Latin Theatre department organizes a fall play and a spring musical. Students are working on rehearsals for the Nov 21-23 performances of the Neil Simon play "Rumors", which has been double-cast to provide ample performance opportunities. This year the...

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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

  • Latin Pride

    10/12/2019 - 10/28/2019  
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  • VVB: Latin @ Thurgood Marshall (Away)

    10/17/2019  4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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  • GVS: Friendship Tech @ Latin (Home)

    10/17/2019  4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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  • Latin Pride

    10/12/2019 - 10/28/2019  
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  • BVS: Friendship Tech @ Latin (Home)

    10/18/2019  4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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  • GVS: Latin @ St. Andrews (Away)

    10/19/2019
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  • Latin Pride

    10/12/2019 - 10/28/2019  
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  • VXC: Milestate Invitational @ Pole Green Park

    10/19/2019
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  • BVS: Latin @ St. Andrews (Away)

    10/19/2019  4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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