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…
“The Power of Color,” reads the title on the front page of an issue of Ebony Magazine from 1995. The magazine, along with hundreds of other Ebony Magazine covers that span the last 50 years, adorn the walls at the…
By the Humane Rescue Alliance Dena is a 5-year-old lady who is so ready to find her forever home! She came to the Humane Rescue Alliance when she was found tied up and in serious need of medical attention. Thanks to…
Maret School Our annual Publishing Party is held in May and features at least one book from each student from kindergarten through fourth grade. One student explains: “We made our books step by step. Everything had to be just right.”…
By ELLIDA PARKER AND MAYA WILSON Wilson Beacon (Wilson High Newspaper) Principal Kimberly Martin remembers eagerly awaiting the first day of school in 2015. She was new to Wilson and was thrilled by the prospect of working in a diverse community…
By the Humane Rescue Alliance Let this little guy solve the mysteries of your heart! Meet Watson, a 7-year-old pup looking to find the loyal companion that he deserves. Watson came to the Humane Rescue Alliance because his previous owner could…
Amid the bustle of the city, the District’s wealth of parks and trails could easily go unnoticed and become neglected. However, in recent years the city has seen a wave of activism around park conservation, with locals organizing “friends…
By Anath Hartmann  Now that Thanksgiving is over, D.C. residents can expect to soon see Christmas-tree sellers setting up camp in their neighborhoods. With so many events raising funds for charity and school functions, it’s easy to ensure that getting…

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