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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

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....

Free Lifeguard Training

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) offers free lifeguard training certification courses for Summer 2018. Courses run through June 2018. DPR has...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Step Afrika!’s Family Fun Pack

From Dec. 15 to 30, celebrate the holidays with clapping, stomping and all-around fun featuring their furry friends from the Animal Kingdom, and a...

2018 Indoor Pool Maintenance Schedule

The District’s indoor aquatic centers will undergo yearly scheduled preventative maintenance to deep clean pools and facilities. They will temporarily close in phases except...