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 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 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...
After a string of school shootings in D.C. in 2000, Hawah Kasat co-founded a local non-profit that could break the cycle of violence and build compassionate, healthy communities through the transformative power of music, arts, and peace education.  Eight...
By: Elaine Bole Frank and Arden Staroba are now in their mid-eighties and have lived in the Palisades section of D.C. for 50 years. Frank, a Yale Drama School D.F.A., moved here from his job as a theater professor at William and...
Lafayette Elementary School Spring has sprung! It’s in the air, and the Lafayette fourth- and fifth-graders were ready to dance on Friday, May 5, when the student council hosted Hollywood, The Red Carpet. The theme of the spring dance was...
Meet Claire! Claire came to the Humane Rescue Alliance from a rescue at the end of August with nine puppies. She was a wonderful mother and dutifully nursed the pups in her den at the Humane Rescue Alliance. Visitors...
Meet Lady! This sweet girl cannot wait to find her forever home. At 13 years old, she might seem destined to be a couch potato, but she still loves to go for walks, meet new people friends and stop...
Schools in Northwest, The Current is eager to read and publish School Dispatches for the 2018-2019 school year. Indeed, our schools have tons of intelligent students. And we want to read about their daily activities. Email your dispatches to newsdesk@currentnewspapers.com!
Lafayette Elementary School Lafayette’s Pass The Poetry, Please event took place last Wednesday evening, and with it came many families to hear eight fifth-grade students from each of the five classes share one of their poems before a crowd in...

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