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Friday, November 22, 2019

Anacostia Coordinating Council 35th Annivesary Cruise

The Anacostia Coordinating Council is turning 35 years old this year. On Saturday, October 5, they celebrated with sold-out fundraiser aboard the Spirit of...

Deanwood Details, Dinosaurs and Discussion

“Wonderment. You can't buy that,” says Dawn Fox, library associate with DC Public Library (DCPL). The special displays Fox creates for Deanwood Neighborhood Library,...

Celebrate 2019 WNBA Champion Mystics Friday Afternoon

The Washington Mystics are the 2019 WNBA Champions! Join them Friday afternoon at their new home arena to celebrate their first finals win. The team...

DC Welcomes Cannabliss

The first Ward 7 medical cannabis dispensary, Cannabliss, opened its doors on Aug. 14, at 4721 Sheriff Road NE in Deanwood. Unlike other such...

What Makes a Great Playground?

Psychologist Jean Piaget said that play is the work of childhood. Fred Rogers of Mr. Rogers fame agreed, saying that “play is serious learning.”...

When Your Child Finds School a Challenge

School or daycare can be equally stressful for kids and their parents. Your child’s school sends you more emails than your best friend does....

Choosing A Private School for Your Student

You’ve decided to investigate the possibility of sending your child to a private school. You’ve heard that many private schools have smaller class sizes,...

DC Charters 101

During the 2018-19 school year, 66 public charter schools operated on 123 campuses and served more than 43,000 students in grades PK3-12. More than...

What We Learned in Our First Year

Ballou High School Principal Willie Jackson said that his first year as leader of the Ward 8 High School was a transformative experience. “So many...

American Classic Woman of the Year

Karen Houser Hall, a resident of Capitol Hill, won the 2019 American Classic Woman of the Year Pageant at the historic Lincoln Theatre on...