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Friday, July 10, 2020

Santa Comes to Coldwell Banker Saturday

You better not cry and you better not pout because Coldwell Banker Capitol Hill celebrates the Holidays with their Annual Toy Drive and a...

What Makes a Great Playground?

Psychologist Jean Piaget said that play is the work of childhood. Fred Rogers of Mr. Rogers fame agreed, saying that “play is serious learning.”...

When Your Child Finds School a Challenge

School or daycare can be equally stressful for kids and their parents. Your child’s school sends you more emails than your best friend does....

Choosing A Private School for Your Student

You’ve decided to investigate the possibility of sending your child to a private school. You’ve heard that many private schools have smaller class sizes,...

DC Charters 101

During the 2018-19 school year, 66 public charter schools operated on 123 campuses and served more than 43,000 students in grades PK3-12. More than...

What We Learned in Our First Year

Ballou High School Principal Willie Jackson said that his first year as leader of the Ward 8 High School was a transformative experience. “So many...

Angle for Family Fun at DOEE Casting Call

Looking for family fun that's off the hook? Head to the Family and Youth Casting Call (FYCC) June 1! FYCC is a free annual event...

Pole Vaulting on Capitol Hill

When my editor asked if I could write a story on pole vaulting, I was not thrilled. I only knew of the sport from...

Choose Your Adventure: Sleepover at the Smithsonians

Does Henry, the elephant in the foyer of the National Museum of Natural History, come alive when the museum is closed for the night?...

Sing! Learn! Play! At American Youth Chorus Summer Camp

This summer the Congressional Chorus is expanding its youth programming opportunities through a new summer camp the American Youth Chorus (AYC) Summer Music Camp. Designed...
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