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Friday, August 23, 2019

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...

Attend Trusted Health Plan’s Back to School Bash

Join Trusted Health Plan for a Back to School Bash! It's a fun-filled day in the community to help families get ready for the...

Kimball Elementary School Renovation Nears Completion

The renovation and modernization of Kimball Elementary School (3375 Minnesota Ave. SE) is nearly complete. The $55 million project began in January 2018 and...

Volunteers Build STEM Lab at Ketcham Elementary

On Thursday, June 13, students at John H. Ketcham Elementary School (1919 15thSt. SE) got a brand-new science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) lab,...

Secrets of Egypt Family Day at National Geographic

Secrets of Egypt Family Day is on Saturday, July 20, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at National Geographic Museum, 1145 17th St. NW. Embark...

Watercolor Family Workshops

On June 15 and June 16, 2 to 4 p.m., visit Whistler in Watercolor at the Freer/Sackler with teaching artist Lubna Zahid. Explore how...

Storytelling Showcased Monthly at Busboys and Poets

“I’m just doing what I’m doing,” Vera Oyé Yaa-Anna said. “It’s what I would be doing back home. We never get away from our...

Angle for Family Fun at DOEE Casting Call

Looking for family fun that's off the hook? The Family and Youth Casting Call (FYCC) is a free annual event where the District Department...

Kids Get Free Saturday Lunch During Government Shutdown

Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Friday that due to the hardship DC residents continue to face during the federal government shutdown, free lunch will be offered free...