Kids & Family

Kids & Family

11/28/2014 - 12:00am
Student Families!  The student’s first quarterly student family’s charity project was providing toiletries and other small items to the school’s sister parish in Haiti, Notre Dame D’Altagrace. The school-wide donation... >>more
11/27/2014 - 12:00am
Hispanic Heritage The students of Waterfront Academy walked to the Smithsonian’s Discovery Theater on the Washington Mall, had a picnic on the Mall, and then enjoyed the show, “Uno, Dos, Tres con Andres” to celebrate Hispanic... >>more
11/26/2014 - 12:00am
Can you share one hour each week with a student who is struggling to read? By becoming a reading partner and volunteering as little as one hour a week, you can help a child learn to read. Reading Partners DC provides an easy to use curriculum and on... >>more
11/26/2014 - 12:00am
Caption: Tyler Walks for Autism Tyler Elementary School serves a large special education population. The school offers a spectrum of services that cater to the individual needs of its students, from full inclusion to self-contained classrooms. Tyler... >>more
11/26/2014 - 12:00am
Basketball legend, Bill Walton, is quoted as saying: “I can think. I can sleep. I can move. I can ride my bike. I can dream.” Now, many Payne Wildcats may share that same sentiment. During the week of October 6th, Dan Hoagland of the... >>more
11/25/2014 - 12:00am
On October 21st and 25th, Eliot-Hine students participated in the “Get the Ball Rolling Flag Football Experience” held at Redskins Park in Ashburn, VA. Students were able to participate in warm-ups and play flag football games inside the... >>more
11/24/2014 - 12:00am
Stuart-Hobson is taking a new approach to math instruction this year: Teachers are using a “blended learning” model, a combination of traditional teacher-led instruction and an adaptive computer program that targets each student’s... >>more
11/23/2014 - 12:00am
In the art room with Watkins’ new art teacher Claire Reintgen, fourth-graders have been producing some intricate artwork that requires focus and patience. It’s “op art” or optical art, abstract pieces that rely on repeating... >>more
11/22/2014 - 12:00am
Peabody Primary Campus  The pre-k classes have begun six-week studies based on the students’ interests. The pre-k3 classes are studying music-making. The pre-k4 classes are studying buildings, and they kicked off their study unit by... >>more
11/21/2014 - 12:00am
Nurturing Confident, Compassionate Learners  At twice yearly family conferences, Capitol Hill Day School parents and teachers meet to discuss their children’s progress in school. Parents are often asked to answer a few pre-conference... >>more
11/20/2014 - 12:00am
Come Play With Us!  Ask any student at SWS, “What’s the most exciting thing about this school year?” and you are almost certain to get this answer: The new playground! After a year of careful planning and a summer of closely-... >>more
11/19/2014 - 12:00am
Safe Kids DC, Children’s National Health System, and other community organizations joined with FedEx volunteers at John H. Ketcham Elementary School in Southeast Washington, DC, to raise awareness about pedestrian safety on International Walk... >>more
11/18/2014 - 12:00am
St. Anselm's Abbey School's Dr. Downey Was Recently Recognized By the Humanities Council for His Teaching Leadership Charles T. Downey, Chair of the Department of Fine Arts at St. Anselm’s Abbey School, received an Abraham Lincoln... >>more
11/17/2014 - 12:00am
Play and Learning: A Great Combination  Playgrounds are a wonderful part of childhood but what about a playground that children build themselves? Since J.O. Wilson purchased a set of Imagination Playground blocks, that’s exactly what... >>more
11/16/2014 - 12:00am
Rocknoceros is Coming! Bring your friends and family and join us for a fun filled family concert at Brent Elementary featuring the award winning children’s band, Rocknoceros.  The event will be held on Saturday, Nov 15 at 11 a.m. (doors... >>more