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Tomorrow is the First Chance To See DCPS School Boundary Proposals

April 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Capitol Hill

Did you still hear the grief and trauma of parents on the Hill reeling from the results of the DC Public School Lottery this Monday? Local “it-girl/boy”  neighborhood schools (those who’s first slots to go to in-boundary families) including Peabody Primary, Maury Elementary, and Brent Elementary are said to only to have accepted half 9 […]

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Opinion: Middle Schools on the Hill

March 5th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Capitol Hill

By guest author Joe Weedon Elementary schools across Capitol Hill are booming. Enrollment is up, test scores are improving. Our neighborhood’s success in supporting our neighborhood elementary schools has even entered into the Mayoral debate.  Councilmember Wells regularly states that, “every elementary school in Ward 6 has a waiting list” and that “I know we […]

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SWS Open House TOMORROW, January 15th

January 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Capitol Hill, DC, H Street, Near Northeast/Atlas District

Listen up, expecting, new, and already-struggling-with-a-toddler-thanks parents! It’s OPEN HOUSE SEASON at your local schools, and we’re here to keep you updated about it. Why visit a school during open house? It’s a chance for you as a new parent to create fellow parent contacts, as well as to see the future learning environment of […]

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Lost Capitol Hill: Opening and Closing the First School on the Hill

August 12th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Capitol Hill

Last week, we looked at the first school on Capitol Hill – the Eastern Free School – and how it opened in a rented building next to the Capitol. Today, we look at how a purpose-built school replaced it, and the state of public education in the early years of Washington D.C.

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Help Spruce Up a School Ahead of the New School Year

August 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Capitol Hill

Its nearly impossible to believe August is already here and that back to school time is around the corner. But before you spend the rest of the month soaking up as much summer sun as possible, you might want to consider blocking off some time on Saturday August 24th to volunteer at a DC Public […]

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