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Thursday, December 13, 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....

Hill Play Groups in Danger of Being Shut Down

Last month, the Office of State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) informed Capitol Hill Cooperative Play School (CHCPS), a parent-run playgroup for 2-year-olds, that they...

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....

National Christmas Tree Ticket Lottery

The lighting of the National Christmas Tree celebrates its 95th year. This year’s festivities take place on Nov. 30 at 5 p.m. Free tickets...

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...

Girl Scout World Thinking Day

Capitol Hill Girl Scouts are celebrating World Thinking on Feb. 10, 2:30 to 5 p.m., at St. Peter’s Catholic Church Parish Hall. This year’s...

Season’s Greenings at the Botanic Garden

Season’s Greenings is open every day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Jan. 1, 2018. Remember that the best things in life are free....

Bubble Guppies Live! Ready to Rock

On April 8, 2 and 6 p.m., the hit preschool show teaches kindergarten readiness skills through musical adventure at The National Theatre. The National...

Howl-o-ween Costumes on Parade

The Howl-o-ween Doggy Costume Contest took place the afternoon of Saturday Oct 28th in Lincoln Park, and the neighborhood turned out to watch the...

Race for Every Child 5k and Kids’ Dash

The Race for Every Child 5k raises funds to help kids grow up stronger. The race is on Oct. 21, at Freedom Plaza. Registration,...