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....
British International School of Washington One of the exciting upcoming events at the British International School of Washington is our yearly participation in the Global Issues Network Conferences. On March 12 and 13, students will be attending the conference, which...
Meet Dante! Dante is a 6-year-old and was a member of the Prison Dog Program. He spent weeks being trained by inmate handlers and learned skills like sit, down, stay, come and leave-it. Now that he has graduated, Dante...
The Palisades might not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking of locations to shoot a movie, but for Shoshana Rosenbaum, it provided a supportive environment to film her narrative short, “Hide and Seek.” Rosenbaum’s nine-minute movie,...
Emerson Preparatory School Most high schools require a standard physical education (PE) course for students. The class often consists of mandatory strenuous activities, excuses to get out of playing kickball or running a mile, and drill sergeant-like teachers, creating a...

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