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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Celebrate Solstice Saturday

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian celebrates the first Saturday of summer on June 22—Solstice Saturday—beginning with an afternoon, 3 to 7...

The Ballad of Mu Lan: Courage, Honor, and Country

Courage, honor, and country! When China is forced to war with the invading Xia, each family must send one man into battle. In her...

ANC 6E Report

Commissioners Alex Padro (6E01), Michael Brown (6E02, secretary and treasurer), Frank Wiggins (6E03, vice chair), Alex Marriott (6E05, chair), Alvin Judd (6E06) and Kevin...

Lewis Ferebee Is Ready to Be the DCPS Champion

On March 5, 2019, the DC Council unanimously confirmed Dr. Lewis Ferebee as the next Chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS)....

Kids Get Free Saturday Lunch During Government Shutdown

Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Friday that due to the hardship DC residents continue to face during the federal government shutdown, free lunch will be offered free...

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...

How To Get An A+ At Parent-Teacher Conferences

Conferences are a wonderful way to learn about the teachers, the classroom, and how your child is doing in school. Though you may worry...

Your Kid Needs Help, But Who Do You Call?

There is a lot of help available for kids today who are facing social or academic issues. Some of it is good, even life-changing;...

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...

What Do Those STARs Mean?

Last week, the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) released the DC School Report Cards and School Transparency and Reporting (STAR) Reports,...