Susan Meehan inched down her front steps, two of her own publications tucked under her arm: “Talking to the Night” and “The Color of Truth,” each a collection of poems centered around the changes D.C. has experienced since the...
For many readers, diving into a novel is a chance for escape — an opportunity to travel to an imaginary land or a locale they’ve never seen firsthand. But fiction can also offer new insights into the more familiar. And...
Annunciation Catholic School The kindergarten class at Annunciation Catholic School has been learning all about plants! We learned that they need sunlight and water to grow. Once the plant is fully grown, it may make a flower and a fruit....
Two Tenleytown duplexes, each with two homes that mirror each other, earned special distinction as landmarks in the National Registry of Historic Places in February. But Frank Perna Jr. — who owns three of the four homes at 4112-4118...
Maret School Our annual Publishing Party is held in May and features at least one book from each student from kindergarten through fourth grade. One student explains: “We made our books step by step. Everything had to be just right.”...
Meet Bruno! If you have been looking for the consummate “lap dog,” Bruno is it! This 11-year-old with a sweet personality cannot wait to find a warm human to cuddle with. While small and “senior,” Bruno is still active...
By the Humane Rescue Alliance Dena is a 5-year-old lady who is so ready to find her forever home! She came to the Humane Rescue Alliance when she was found tied up and in serious need of medical attention. Thanks to...
By the Humane Rescue Alliance Dulce is a 3-year-old girl who has made quite a journey to our nation’s capital. Originally from Puerto Rico, she came to the Humane Rescue Alliance through a transfer program with the Humane Society of...
Like many fourth-graders, Grace Thornton has an imaginary friend. But Thornton’s companion, Bobby the dragon, is more than a harmless illusion — he is her inescapable reality. And during the May 26 “Celebration of Youth” essay contest ceremony at Dupont...
Lafayette Elementary School Lafayette’s Pass The Poetry, Please event took place last Wednesday evening, and with it came many families to hear eight fifth-grade students from each of the five classes share one of their poems before a crowd in...

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