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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,...

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...

Produce Prescription Program Launches at Alabama Street Giant

“How important is this? This is a matter of life and death,” said Councilmember Trayon White (D-Ward 8), “because a lot of people have...

Should Your Child Go to Specialty Camp?

If you attended camp as a kid, you might have memories of canoeing, roasting marshmallows over open fires, archery lessons, crafting and overnights in...

The Educational Benefits of Sports

Kid’s sports are associated with getting fit and having fun. The health benefits of sports and fitness are obvious. But coaches, administrators and experts...

Making the Grade

As the open enrollment for DCPS high school application period is underway, many District students and parents are considering whether or not some of...

The Combined Federal Campaign

The CFC is the world’s largest and most inclusive annual workplace charity campaign, raising millions of dollars each year through nearly 200 campaigns across...

Meet the Ward 7 Principals

Ward 7 welcomes four new principals in the 2018-19 school year. Three come to the younger students, including Neval Thomas, JC Nalle and Burrville...

New High School Principals Focus on the Positive as Year Begins

New Ward 8 high school principals Willie Jackson and William Haith are focused on the positive as they look to not only strengthen Ballou...

Environmental Initiatives

Seaton Elementary School (1503 10 St. NW) Principal Suzanne Peters says adding an environmental education plan for fourth graders was an important contribution —...