Meet Musa! This 8-year-old gal has had quite a story. Her life began in Puerto Rico. Three days before Hurricane Maria made landfall, her family left her with a neighbor. Musa survived the hurricane, but her family did not...
Children and other members of the Georgetown community will be invited to Volta Park to be photographed with Santa Claus and receive a toy on Sunday, Dec. 3. Organized by the Friends of Volta Park group, the annual “Breakfast...
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...
by Alix John, Communications and Digital Media Specialist, Humane Rescue Alliance Meet Penelope! At 11 years old, she’s a spunky gal. She came to the Humane Rescue Alliance almost two weeks ago and has made quite the impression on...
British International School of Washington Our school has always eagerly engaged in opportunities of philanthropy around the world. These acts include sending stationery to children who lack supplies, creating Thanksgiving food baskets for those less fortunate and raising awareness and...
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!
More than 100 children descended on the Cleveland Park business district on a recent Saturday morning, eagerly awaiting buyers for the products they’d spent months devising, making and marketing. Customers who strolled through the white tents at the Acton Children’s...
Meet Cody! This black-and-white beauty is the friendliest of cats and is very easily handled. Humane Rescue Alliance staff and volunteers describe her as the perfect personal assistant who is curious and loves to help her human with any...
Historic houses around the District are lighting up their Christmas trees, putting out poinsettias and proudly displaying their seasonal exhibits as December brings in the holidays this year. In several local properties showcasing more than 100 years of history, the...
by Katherine Rivard Washington is filled with two types of people: those committed to preserving history at the  incredible museums and universities, and the many politicians and policy wonks, excited to shape the nation’s future. This same mix of...

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