Kids & Family

Kids & Family

04/17/2015 - 1:06pm
There seems to be a lot of mentoring going on all over the Hill these days. But, what does this really mean? Mentoring usually refers to two types of situations: (1) an organization matches older volunteers with younger strangers who want to be... >>more
04/08/2015 - 11:12am
From the outside, the beautiful new addition to Stuart-Hobson Middle School, 410 E Street NE, appears to be nearly complete. The school has received over $40 million to update and retrofit the heating, cooling, and ventilation in its beautiful 1927... >>more
04/03/2015 - 11:22am
Washington Area Frisbee Club Announces Spring Youth League Washington Area Frisbee Club is hosting a Youth League this spring. The league is co-ed and is open to boys and girls, ages 10 to 13, from the DC metro area. What? Ultimate! When? Sunday... >>more
03/16/2015 - 6:59am
Bria Washington, a senior at Friendship Collegiate Academy Public Charter Schooland a regular at Jan’s Tutoring Houseon the Hill for the last 11 years, is headed off to college in the fall on a DC Achievers Scholarship. The award could be... >>more
03/08/2015 - 1:00am
Egg Hunt on 8th will take place on Saturday, April 4 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. for kids ages 3 to 8. Once again the 9th Street Neighbors group will provide volunteers. Egg Hunt on 8th is co-hosted with Hill Center. Eggs are hidden (by stealthy egg-... >>more
03/03/2015 - 3:42pm
This spring, Eastern High School, “The Pride of Capitol Hill”, will graduate its first class of seniors since 2011. Eight members of this “Legacy Class” play varsity boys’ basketball for the Ramblers, and four... >>more
02/19/2015 - 9:42am
What’s a kid to do these days? Why, everything, of course. Can’t that get out of hand quickly? Yes, yes it can. It is an indisputable fact that high school kids compete to appear more involved in extracurricular activities for college... >>more
02/04/2015 - 11:41am
How could he lose the study guide for tomorrow’s exam? Why does she wait until just before bedtime to remember the school project, due tomorrow? When will he ever remember to bring home the books needed to do his homework? These are a few... >>more
01/12/2015 - 2:53pm
What do the best and worst students have in common? Work. What can average students do to improve their academic performance? Work! And what kind of experience do you need in order to get a job? Work, work, work! The highest-achieving students have... >>more
12/17/2014 - 1:00am
Friends Community School Open House Receptions  It is admissions season at Friends Community School, a kindergarten through 8th grade Quaker school that educates students of all beliefs. Open houses for prospective families are scheduled... >>more
12/16/2014 - 1:00am
Amidon-Bowen Open House, Dec. 15 On December 15th, there will be a school Open House. Parents will have the opportunity to observe classes, meet teachers, tour the school, and ask any questions that might help them make this... >>more
12/15/2014 - 1:00am
Literacy Night Cookies and milk and a bedtime story – enjoyed in pajamas at school? It must be Literacy Night. This annual celebration of books and reading featured theatrical performances including “Little Red Riding Hood” (... >>more
12/13/2014 - 1:00am
First Lego League Tournament Held at Friendship’s Collegiate Academy Friendship Collegiate Academy is the only D.C. location this year to host a FIRST Lego League (FLL) Qualifying Regional Tournament in the VA/D.C. Region.  Using a... >>more
12/13/2014 - 1:00am
Sharing Food and Expertise  November began with 22 CHDS alumni from 12 high schools giving eight- grade families an insider’s perspective on how high schools ease the transition for 9th graders with bonding trips, peer leaders, advisors,... >>more
12/12/2014 - 1:00am
J.O. Wilson Arts in Action  Academics are very important at J.O. Wilson, and so are the arts. In addition to weekly music and visual art classes, third graders take ballet. Twice a week, instructors from the Washington Ballet come to the school... >>more