By: Eli Weissman, eighth-grader Recently, seventh and eighth-grade students from Sheridan School went on their fall outdoor expeditions. While some students drove four hours to Ohiopyle, Pennsylvania, others went to NRocks, an outdoor adventures center in West Virginia. While on these expeditions,...
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 Tenleytown duplexes, each with two homes that mirror each other, earned special distinction as landmarks in the National Registry of Historic Places in February. But Frank Perna Jr. — who owns three of the four homes at 4112-4118...
“The Power of Color,” reads the title on the front page of an issue of Ebony Magazine from 1995. The magazine, along with hundreds of other Ebony Magazine covers that span the last 50 years, adorn the walls at the...
Tayla Burney of WAMU 88.5 Radio: ■ “The Ways of the Dead,” “Murder, D.C.” and “Only the Hunted Run” (“The Sully Carter Series”) by Neely Tucker: “This trio of novels represents the fiction I’ve found most authentically captures the District in...
For the third installment of our 2017 holiday gift guide, we’re focusing on certain categories of present recipients we haven’t yet mentioned. Are you looking to please a beverage aficionado, cosmetics fiend or baby/toddler? You’ve come to the right...
Meet Hercules! Living up to his name, Hercules is a big, strong boy. But he’s also a little on the shy side and very sweet! Hercules loves to be around people and snuggle up with whoever will give him some...

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