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...
Blessed Sacrament School On April 13, Blessed Sacrament had a middle school dance and invited five other middle schools to join. It went from 7:30 to 10 p.m., so everyone was tired afterwards. It started off like every other school dance,...
British International School of Washington The United Nations celebrated World Children’s Day on Nov. 20. This day was established in 1954 to “promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improve children’s welfare,” according to the UN website. The British International...
British International School of Washington One of the many influential clubs at our school is the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) club, a student-run meeting intended to implement the United Nations’ SDGs into our school. Nord Anglia, the company that...
British International School of Washington This week at the British International School of Washington marked the second full week of school after the summer break. Students arrived back with renewed spirits and exciting stories, ready to tackle the academic year...

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