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Daring Documentarian

Junior Luca Camponovo’s documentary “BeBop’s Blare: How Modern Jazz Communicated the Protest of Black Americans in the Middle of the 20th Century” was chosen by the National Museum of African American History and Culture to participate in the 2021 documentary showcase presented by National History Day. Luca is also a member of the school Jazz Band. He developed his documentary through an elective course called “Real World History” through the Center for Inspired Teaching.

Softball Plays Hard

Varsity girls’ softball won the 2021 PCSAA championship, finishing its first undefeated season ever. The team is coached by Mr. Staten and Ms. Leah Kolb. 

Discs in the Air

The Latin Lions MS Ultimate Frisbee Team went to Fort Stevens Rec Center to play DCI last Thursday. With such a large Latin team, there were two Latin squads (Alpha and Omega) and Washington Latin also lent DCI additional support in the form of two players. In the mini games, Latin Alpha went 4-2 (both losses to Latin Omega) and Latin Omega went 3-2. DCI only managed one win against the Latin Omega squad. Both Latin squads included every team member in the game and how every Latin player made tremendous contributions to the team effort. The team is coached by fifth grade Latin teacher Mr. Starnes and Student Support Services teacher Mr. O’Brien.

Home Run

Latin’s A-Team baseball defeated BASIS 12-2 last week in a thrilling game. Seventh grader Tate Meier led the way with a 3 RBI day. Eighth grader August Heim picked up his 2nd win, working three innings and striking out 6. Latin moves to 3-0 on the season and will play DCI next Friday at 4:00 at the RFK Sportsplex. A Latin win will bring home the PCSAA Baseball championship for the first time since 2015. The team is coached by sixth grade history teacher Mr. Staten and middle school dean Mr. Coleman.

Caution: Scientists at Work

Caution: Scientists at Work

Ms. Jost’s science research methods held its annual Poster Symposium on Wednesday at 10:30 in the courtyard. Students presented their year-long research findings. The class allows students to define and plan and complete an original research project on scientific and medical issues. 

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NPR Joins Latin’s 2021 Graduation

NPR Joins Latin’s 2021 Graduation

High School Graduations Brought Joy This Year, Even If They Weren't Back To Normal June 26, 20217:00 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition Latin's 2021 graduation was one of three ceremonies featured in this national round-up. You can read or listen to the full story on the...

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Ms. Stouder mentioned in Malaysia’s The Star Online

Ms. Stouder mentioned in Malaysia’s The Star Online

The 'Red Scare' in Washington Wednesday, 09 Sep 2020 6:00 AM MYT By CHEN WEIHUA THE "Red Scare" seems to be spreading fast in the United States after US President Donald Trump said last month that if he is not re-elected in November,"you're going to have to learn to...

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Ms. Moore Featured in NY Times!

Ms. Moore Featured in NY Times!

5 Ways to Get Structure Back Into Your Kids’ Lives School has begun, here’s how to reintroduce routines. By Christina Caron Sept. 2, 2020 This is not a lecture about the benefits of setting up a daily routine. Most parents already know that kids thrive on structure....

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  • 5th Grade & New-to-Latin 9th Grade Orientations

    08/24/2021
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