British International School of Washington The United Nations celebrated World Children’s Day on Nov. 20. This day was established in 1954 to “promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improve children’s welfare,” according to the UN website. The British International...
by Dani Rizzo, Digital Director, Humane Rescue Alliance Meet Bronzite! This sweet senior may be on the older side at 10 years old, but he still has lots of love to give. Bronzite is fun, easy going, and would thrive...
Meet Bella! This one year-old lady is waiting for her adopter to come scoop her up! She came to the Humane Rescue Alliance when her owners moved and could not take Bella with them. She is a terrific dog and...
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...
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...
by Ella, Tatum, and Adrian, Sheridan School 3rd Graders Hello! Our names are Ella, Tatum, and Adrian. Right now it’s Ella talking about what we learned about New Years. First, we watched a Brainpop Video to learn about what people around...
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 Bluesie. This 9-year-old girl has every right to feel blue. Her previous owners worried that it would be hard for a dog her age to walk up and down many flights of stairs in an apartment building several...
By the Humane Rescue Alliance Meet Roxanne! This 8-year-old petite lady would love to find a forever lap to sleep in! Calm and a bit shy, yet still charming, little Roxanne is searching for a patient owner with a relaxed lifestyle....
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...

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