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Friday, October 19, 2018

Meet Six New Ward 6 Principals

In the upcoming 2018-2019 academic year, Ward 6 will welcome twice as many new principals to its schools as it did the year previous....

Amidon-Bowen Holds Its First Soiree

Despite a downpour, parents and friends of the Amidon Bowen elementary school, located on I Street SW, celebrated their first, annual Soiree. Inside the...

The Advantages of a STEM Program

STEM education programming is a comprehensive approach to learning. It focuses on the four subjects: science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The concept has...

The Advantages of Single-Gender Schools

Single-gender education, the teaching of male or female students in separate classes or schools, was common in the United States until the twentieth century....

How Low Should I Fly My Helicopter

Modern parenting gets more complicated every day. Keeping tabs on your child physically is no longer enough; you also need to know where they...

How to Choose a Summer Camp

Summer camp is a time to build memories – a place for kids to wile away the summer hours but also a time to...

Attend the J.O. Wilson Summer Camp Fair

The weather is crisp and the scent of pine needles is in the air. But summer camp registration begins as early as the end...

Maury Elementary Teacher Wins Award

Maury Elementary teacher Lauren Bomba has won the prestigious Rubenstein Excellence in Teaching Award, the Hill Rag has learned. Bomba's colleagues celebrated at the...

Jefferson Ultimate Plays Deal Tournament

Alice Deal Middle School hosted their annual Halloween themed Ultimate Frisbee tournament on Oct. 28. ‘Dealoween’ consisted of two Deal teams, Jefferson Academy, DC...

Finding a School that Better Supports Your Student

I have spent over 30 years as an educator and administrator in traditional private schools, serving diverse communities of students and families. With dedicated...