This month in ... ■ 1972 — Firefighter Maurice L. Butler, a private assigned to Georgetown Engine Co. 29 and Truck Co. 2, received the Kiwanis International Distinguished Service Award. Butler was recognized for the rescue of a 3-year-old girl...
British International School of Washington On Sept. 25, our school welcomed representatives from the Real World Challenge, an elite STEM competition that includes young adults from all around the world. The representatives explained how the competition consists of three levels —...
Meet Rusty! This 10-year-old is actually nothing like his name — there’s no rust in this little guy! Rusty enjoys playing chase, tug of war, sunbathing and going on walks. He is easily excited and will twirl in circles...
British International School of Washington One of the many influential clubs at our school is the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) club, a student-run meeting intended to implement the United Nations’ SDGs into our school. Nord Anglia, the company that...
The Rock Creek Conservancy has doubled its four-week RC3 youth summer initiative this year, bringing in 40 students from three D.C. high schools to work as employees of the nonprofit organization for the summer months. Since 2005, the conservancy has...
Eaton Elementary School In honor of Black History Month, the Eaton Extra students asked classmates and teachers for their favorite African-American hero. Here are some of the responses: Officer Clark said, “Michelle Obama because she was a powerful first lady.” ...
From the time Joseph Buckley was a child, he had a love of exploration and learning that would one day bring him back to teach math at Wilson High School, his alma mater. Buckley began teaching at Wilson in 2010,...
By the Humane Rescue Alliance Meet Colby! This good-looking 1-year-old boy is ready to be in a loving, stable home. Colby came to Humane Rescue Alliance when his owner had to move and could no longer care for him. Colby lived...
Mondays are a drag and weekends can be too wild. Wednesday, on the other hand, is just right. While some cats prefer to be complete loners and others are completely obsessed, this girl likes giving her people just the...
Meet Hercules! Living up to his name, Hercules is a big, strong boy. But he’s also a little on the shy side and very sweet! Hercules loves to be around people and snuggle up with whoever will give him some...

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