by Katherine Rivard “I’m kind of an optimistic person. As long as we’re in this beautiful place, let’s let go of our cynicism and talk to each other,” began Philippa Hughes, the brains behind a new string of free events...
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,...
47 OLV youth receive the sacrament of confirmation by Eliza E. & Frankie F., Our Lady of Victory eighth-graders On Saturday February 16th, 47 seventh and eighth graders from Our Lady of Victory School and religious education program received the sacrament...
The Rock Creek Conservancy has doubled its four-week RC3 youth summer initiative this year, bringing in 40 students from three D.C. high schools to work as employees of the nonprofit organization for the summer months. Since 2005, the conservancy has...
The Parks at Walter Reed will hold a Holiday Reflection and Tree Lighting from 4 to 6 p.m. on Saturday to celebrate the holidays and commemorate the former Army medical center’s history, according to a news release. The event —...
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...
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...
By the Humane Rescue Alliance Let this little guy solve the mysteries of your heart! Meet Watson, a 7-year-old pup looking to find the loyal companion that he deserves. Watson came to the Humane Rescue Alliance because his previous owner could...
Amid the bustle of the city, the District’s wealth of parks and trails could easily go unnoticed and become neglected. However, in recent years the city has seen a wave of activism around park conservation, with locals organizing “friends...

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