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Soccer Sails On to the Championship

The middle school girls have continued to their undefeated soccer season with an exciting win on Tuesday against Capital City Public Charter School, 8-1. The goals were scored by Caroline Ball, Sylvie Mogul, Dami Akinsanya, Niamh O’Donovan. Greer McPhie, with two assists by Bridget Watterson. The team will move on to play in the division championship at Audi Field on Friday at 5pm to play against DCI. The team is coached by seventh grade science teacher Ms. Hinkson. The Audi field bag policy will be in effect, so please leave bags at home and only bring plastic or see-through bags.

Teachers in Training

With a shortage of daycare options, several faculty members brought their children to school on Monday. Faculty children helped clean the cafeteria, erased the white boards, shadowed in classrooms, and even took math tests and did homework!

Food by Another Name Would Not Taste as Sweet

On Thursday, students in Chinese I took a field trip to Rockville, MD to an Asian food court and Chinese supermarket. Mr. Liu has taught the class to use Chinese words for food and money so they could practice ordering and purchasing food. The modern language classes all do restaurant visits and use their newfound language for practical survival skills.

The Rumor Mill

Students will perform the Neil Simon play “Rumors” on November 21, 22, and 23.  The fall drama is directed by our theatre department teachers. The story takes place at the 10th anniversary party of the Deputy Mayor of New York, Charlie Brock, and his wife Myra.  The madcap story involves various dangerous and unexpected acts that take place at or nearby the party.

Stoked on STEM

Physics and AP Environmental Science teacher Mr. Torrence and librarian Ms. Hamm took 24 students to the Association of Old Crows STEM Symposium last week.They had the opportunity to fly real drones and virtual planes, control robots, design ships, wear bomb squad gear, and handle radar detecting equipment used in warfare. Students also learned about scholarships and internships. Most of the students were from AP Computer Science and Science Research Methods classes.

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Ms. Hamm featured in School Library Journal

Ms. Hamm featured in School Library Journal

School Library Journal by Bekah McNeel May 21, 2019 | Filed in News & Features Intensive literacy training and discipline saturate all 49 IDEA school campuses in Texas and Louisiana, including the libraries. While the IDEA libraries feel consistent with the rest...

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Back in Action

Back in Action

Middle School parents attended Back to School Night on Thursday.  Teachers presented an overview of the curriculum, complete with discussions about the essential questions that govern each class. Back to School Night is a great chance to learn about what happens...

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Good Morning, Washington visits Latin

Good Morning, Washington visits Latin

Reporter Kidd O'Shea dropped by to appreciate our teachers on Thursday of Teacher Appreciation Week. He brought coffee and breakfast, we shared why we teach. A few early-rising students also shared what they love about teachers at Latin. Diana Smith also introduced...

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WJLA Features Senior Jonathan Benitez

Senior Jonathan Benitez was featured as part of ABC7's Michelle Marsh's Inspire series over the winter break. Benitez is the recipient of a Beat the Odds scholarship from the Children's Defense Fund. You can watch the story below.

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Latin Featured in Article on Charter School Diversity

Latin Featured in Article on Charter School Diversity

A Bright Spot in School Diversity Diverse public charter schools are in demand and growing. By David Osborne and Emily Langhorne | Nov. 29, 2017, at 3:30 p.m. The Albert Shanker Institute recently released a report that analyzed the negative effects of private schools...

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Upcoming Events

  • Fall Athletics Awards

    11/25/2019  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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  • Thanksgiving Break- SCHOOL CLOSED

    11/27/2019 - 11/29/2019  
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