Kids & Family

Kids & Family

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
In early January, District students participating in the “DC Kids Ride Free on Bus” program must “tap” their registered DC One Card on the farebox card reader each time to board the bus for free, during the designated program... >>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
11/15/2014 - 12:00am
Pulling weeds and planting seeds Maury fifth grade students are studying biodiversity in the Anacostia Watershed with experts from the Anacostia Watershed Society. Recently they have made a seed-collecting trip to Bladensburg Regional Park and while... >>more
11/14/2014 - 12:56pm
Grand Opening! On September 24th, Friendship Public Charter School celebrated the grand opening of a state-of-the-art $18 million facility in Anacostia with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Friendship Tech Prep Academy will serve students in grades six... >>more
10/08/2014 - 8:42am
I love to see new gyms open in my neighborhood. It means there are more choices to fit individual tastes and budgets and less excuses for not exercising. Recently, four boutique exercise studios flexed their muscles within walking distance of... >>more
09/30/2014 - 8:03am
Bang Salon, a full-service hair salon, will host a 12-hour marathon hair Cut-A-Thon on Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the company's soon-to-open location at 1212 4th St, SE. This is the salon’s fourth charity event in support of... >>more
09/25/2014 - 4:00pm
On Tuesday, Sept. 23, I joined dozens of hopeful future Van Ness Elementary School parents and community members, to learn more about DCPS’s plans to reopen their school. Van Ness Elementary, just across M Street from the Washington Navy Yard... >>more