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Thursday, August 22, 2019

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...

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...

“Think Art Before You Toss”

The environmental activists in the Junk Art Club at Eliot Hine MS are staging another show at the Hill Center Young Artists Gallery. Those...

Kids in Canal

Kids in Canal is a free 12-week children's series that brings in popular kid's entertainers from magicians to musicians that keep the little ones...

Angle for Family Fun at DOEE Casting Call

Looking for family fun that's off the hook? Head to the Family and Youth Casting Call (FYCC) June 1! FYCC is a free annual event...

Pole Vaulting on Capitol Hill

When my editor asked if I could write a story on pole vaulting, I was not thrilled. I only knew of the sport from...

Choose Your Adventure: Sleepover at the Smithsonians

Does Henry, the elephant in the foyer of the National Museum of Natural History, come alive when the museum is closed for the night?...

Sing! Learn! Play! At American Youth Chorus Summer Camp

This summer the Congressional Chorus is expanding its youth programming opportunities through a new summer camp the American Youth Chorus (AYC) Summer Music Camp. Designed...