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Friday, March 24, 2023

Halloween Weekend Fun at Anacostia Arts Center

Saturday, Oct. 29 | 2 to 5 p.m. | Taste N' Shop, Featuring Xavier Brown of SouthEats Co-op Supporting Black-owned businesses means creating space for...

DPR Hosts Halloween Events Starting Oct. 24

DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will host dozens of Halloween events from Oct, 24 to Oct. 31. These free events for youth,...

How to Find a Tutor

After months of shuttered schools and virtual learning, many parents worry that their children have fallen behind academically. Other parents see their students excelling...

How DC Schools Are Funded

DCPS takes up about 11 percent of the total District budget‚ about $2.2 billion in taxpayer dollars for the 2023 fiscal year which begins...

A Different Route to Teaching

When her principal approached her one day in 2017, Lolita Fields was working in the after-school program at Appletree Parklands (1801 Mississippi Ave. SE),...

Summer Camp Directory

Yes, there's still time to register for summer camp! Read about summer camps that still have spaces available for summer break 2022: Adventures on the...

Extracurriculars Build Lifelong Passions

Elizabeth Nelson, long-time volunteer at Maury Elementary (1250 Constitution Ave. NE), recounts an incident from a trip she took with Maury's hiking club. In...

Adolescent Depression: How To Know When Your Child Needs Help

Being an adolescent is an exercise in wild mood fluctuations. Swinging from effusive gushing about the latest album to declarations that their lives have...

How the School Lottery Works

Every student in DC has the right to attend their in-boundary (aka “neighborhood”) school for grades K-12, which is assigned based on their home...

Register for Ward 8 Toy Giveaway Today!

On Monday, Dec. 20th, the Office of Ward 8 COuncilmember Trayon White, Sr. in collaboration with Matthews Memorial Baptist Church will host the Ward...