Alice Deal Middle School was rocking last weekend, as the seventh and eighth grade drama club delivered a standout performance of Disney’s “High School Musical.” Over the course of four shows, which ran from April 19 through 21, more than 100 students...
Washington International School On a hot Monday afternoon, the day before the eighth grade moving-up ceremony, 11 Washington International School eighth-graders traveled to the National Arboretum in Northeast. They weren’t studying trees or smelling flowers. They were taking photos. This was...
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...
by Eben Gottlieb, Quinn Polly-Reeder, and Kaiyah Saint Firmin In 2nd grade at Sheridan, we are learning to add and subtract with numbers into the thousands, by pretending to work in T-shirt factories. In groups, we started a factory and...
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...
by Amy Woolsey On the stairwell of the George Washington University Museum, there are words painted in patriotic red and blue: “Rockwell Roosevelt: The Four Freedoms – Enduring Ideals.” It’s a bold and fitting introduction to the museum’s newest exhibit, which opened...
Chevy Chase residents are invited to attend two community holiday events this year, as a way to meet neighbors and get in the spirit of the season. Marelise Voss is hosting the third annual Chevy Chase caroling event this Sunday,...
Maxwell Stone, an 8th grader at Alice Deal Middle School in Northwest D.C., won the 2018 Congressional App Challenge representing the District of Columbia. Stone, aged 14, created an app called “Landmarks the Spot.” Other D.C. entries came from students...
True to his namesake, Odysseus has been on quite a journey. He came to the Humane Rescue Alliance in February when his owner could no longer care for him. Heartbreakingly, it was on Valentine’s Day. And this sweet, handsome...
Mr. Magic is super sweet and can’t wait to find a lap where he can rest his rather large head! This big guy loves to be around people, especially when he’s getting all the attention he deserves. At 5 years...

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