When local second-grader Sanah Hutchins wrote a letter to North Carolina-based artist Matthew Willey asking him to paint a mural at her school, she wasn’t even sure she’d get a response. She certainly had no idea that he would...
By JASON WILLIAMS In a town where long-standing institutions are increasingly contouring themselves to contemporary audiences, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returned to Washington to present new works that remain true to the company’s roots. On Feb. 6, the John F....
British International School of Washington On Nov. 17, seven British International School of Washington students left for the United Nations headquarters in New York. As members of school’s sustainable development goals club, these seven students were chosen to go represent...
by Members of the Sheridan School Female Empowerment Meeting Here at Sheridan School, a group of our middle school girls and faculty members are a part of the Female Empowerment Meeting (FEM). FEM started in 2016 when a few sixth...
Meet Musa! This 8-year-old gal has had quite a story. Her life began in Puerto Rico. Three days before Hurricane Maria made landfall, her family left her with a neighbor. Musa survived the hurricane, but her family did not...
Children and other members of the Georgetown community will be invited to Volta Park to be photographed with Santa Claus and receive a toy on Sunday, Dec. 3. Organized by the Friends of Volta Park group, the annual “Breakfast...
Maxwell Stone, an 8th grader at Alice Deal Middle School in Northwest D.C., won the 2018 Congressional App Challenge representing the District of Columbia. Stone, aged 14, created an app called “Landmarks the Spot.” Other D.C. entries came from students...
By BENJAMIN KORN and ELLIDA PARKER Wilson Beacon (Wilson High School Newspaper) Former Wilson students at universities around the country benefit from the D.C. Tuition Assistance Grant (DCTAG), which provides financial aid for D.C. residents at public colleges. To Mykia Washington, the...
More than 100 children descended on the Cleveland Park business district on a recent Saturday morning, eagerly awaiting buyers for the products they’d spent months devising, making and marketing. Customers who strolled through the white tents at the Acton Children’s...
Meet Cody! This black-and-white beauty is the friendliest of cats and is very easily handled. Humane Rescue Alliance staff and volunteers describe her as the perfect personal assistant who is curious and loves to help her human with any...

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