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Blessed Sacrament School Every spring, the March Madness basketball tournament takes place, composed of the top college teams. But March Madness is not solely about watching the games, as it really brings together everyone, especially my friends and me. I...
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...
British International School of Washington This week was our first week back from our much-needed spring break. From IB and IGCSE exam practice, to various extracurricular activities students hit the ground running. Most notably, for the last couple of weeks our...
British International School of Washington Last week, the British International School of Washington issued its first edition of Amplified. It replaces The Atlantic, our original school newspaper. When creating Amplified, the team’s main goal was to produce a fresh take on...
Emerson Preparatory School Most high schools require a standard physical education (PE) course for students. The class often consists of mandatory strenuous activities, excuses to get out of playing kickball or running a mile, and drill sergeant-like teachers, creating a...
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...
Alice Deal Middle School On April 4, eighth graders attending Alice Deal Middle School’s art class visited the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery. I was one of these students. Analyzing specific themes in each portrait, we looked at the facial expressions...
Blessed Sacrament School Halloween traditions at Blessed Sacrament School and the Chevy Chase neighborhood are always eagerly anticipated. Blessed Sacrament has a Halloween parade featuring kindergarten through fifth grade in their costumes. The students walk around the school several times,...
British International School of Washington One of the exciting upcoming events at the British International School of Washington is our yearly participation in the Global Issues Network Conferences. On March 12 and 13, students will be attending the conference, which...
Lafayette Elementary School On the first day of school at Lafayette, students poured into the schoolyard, both excited and afraid to look up at the sky. Principal Broquard had already made two announcements preparing us to line up and exit...

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