St. Albans School will feature five festively decorated houses in the Spring Valley neighborhood as part of its 35th annual Christmas House Tour on Dec. 1 and 2. Tour hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday and 10...
Meet Tortellini! Tortellini is a sweet 3-year-old who is ready for a lucky break. Surrendered by her owner, Tortellini came to HRA pregnant, underweight and a bit shy. A nutrition program was prescribed and she has gained some of her weight...
Annunciation Catholic School Over the years, the eighth-graders have been participating in a buddy system with the Pre-K 4s at Annunciation Catholic School. Eighth-grade students have Pre-Kers whom they watch and participate in activities with. While bonding with their buddies,...
By the Humane Rescue Alliance Meet Rumple! This little guy came to the Humane Rescue Alliance looking more like a sheep than a dog, as his coat had become completely overgrown and matted prior to his arrival. After an extended grooming...
The McLean Gardens condo complex celebrated its 75th anniversary on Sunday with a festival and series of talks on the history of the area. The Sept. 24 event included speeches by Mayor Muriel Bowser, D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson, Ward...
By Harriet Edleson When interior designer Susan Nelson created a holiday display for the Light Up The Season benefit for Children’s National Health System, she worked with a teen patient whose favorite animal was a cheetah and who dreamed of...
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.”...
By ELLIDA PARKER AND MAYA WILSON Wilson Beacon (Wilson High Newspaper) Principal Kimberly Martin remembers eagerly awaiting the first day of school in 2015. She was new to Wilson and was thrilled by the prospect of working in a diverse community...
Two graduates of Northwest schools are among this year’s U.S. Presidential Scholars — one of the nation’s most prestigious honors for high school seniors. Kira Medish of National Cathedral School and John Nugent of School Without Walls High School were...
The Junior League of Washington, a nonprofit focused on women’s empowerment, will host its Holiday Shops fundraiser on Saturday and Sunday in Dock 5 at Union Market, 1309 5th St. NE. More than 70 merchants will participate in the...

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