Deal Middle School Feb. 14, 2018: a tragic day students and teachers will never forget. Now a month later, Deal students have turned a tragedy into a movement. On March 14, approximately 650 students participated in a 17-minute walkout. There...
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...
British International School of Washington As winter slowly turns to spring, life at the British International School of Washington picks up pace. With year 11’s General Certificate of Secondary Education and year 13’s International Baccalaureate exams fast approaching, as well...
British International School of Washington The first week back from half term break has been a busy one, with students recovering from jetlag after the Tanzania trip, returning from the ski trip or finishing off their mock International General Certificate...
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...
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.” ...
Meet Betty! Betty is a curious, active and playful young lady who would love to have a playdate with you. She has lived with adults and young children, and even with other cats, but would prefer to be the...
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...
Meet Frida! This Torbie is hoping for a new home. Frida is an independent girl who enjoys being brushed and pet behind the ears. She had a rough start, coming across a little frightened and shy. She would do...
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....

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