by Dani Rizzo, Digital Director, Humane Rescue Alliance Meet Louie! This spotted, wiggly pup came to the Humane Rescue Alliance all the way from Birmingham, Alabama, and is ready to find his new family here in DC. We’re hoping...
by Katherine Rivard After over 23 years of crafting his daily column in The Washington Post, each with exactly 770 words, oh the sweet relief Bob Levey must have felt to sit down and let out his first novel,...
Maret students make an intensive study of Thailand by Maret Second Grade Students Recently, we spent four days learning about Thailand during Maret’s Intensive Study Week (ISW).  In our cooking class, we learned about Thai ingredients and cut up vegetables to make...
By Sophie Mindes “I am an island. Understand me and leave.” This is how Cuban-born artist Zilia Sánchez describes herself and her current exhibition, now on display at the Phillips Collection. The exhibition, entitled “Soy Isla (I am an...
by Dani Rizzo, Digital Director, Humane Rescue Alliance Meet Bingly! Originally from Fort Worth, Texas, Bingly made his way to DC as part of HRA’s transport program in January. This four year old boy loves tennis balls, peanut butter, and...
Sheridan kindergarteners test sleds on a ramp By Sheridan Kindergarteners In kindergarten, we are using little sleds we made to test how far and how fast different materials go down a ramp. First, we built our sleds. We worked with a...
Students from the Hardy Middle School in northwest DC won the gold and silver medals and tied for bronze at American University’s third annual “Optics Olympiad,” a science fair and competition for DC middle-school students in science, technology, engineering, and...
by Filipe Limao, Sheridan School 4th Grader In January, the fourth grade children at Sheridan began using FitBits. They are using them to challenge their health and stamina during their fitness unit in PE. Every weekday, they go down to...
by Dani Rizzo, Digital Director, Humane Rescue Alliance Meet Sage! This sweet senior came to the Humane Rescue Alliance scared and shutdown—unsure of her new surroundings. In just one month, she’s already made incredible progress and is ready to find...
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...

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