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Sunday, July 3, 2022

Parent School Organizations Work to Connect Families, Staff and Community

Parent school organizations at elementary, middle and high schools across the District have always been important in our city’s education ecosystem. While their traditional...

Live from Your Heart, Not Your Head

“Start listening to your own heart. Follow your intuition and your guidance. Become still enough to connect to it and listen. Don’t get lost...

Adolescent Depression

Being an adolescent is an exercise in wild mood fluctuations. Swinging from effusive gushing about the latest album to declarations that their lives have...

How the School Lottery Works

Every student in DC has the right to attend their in-boundary (aka “neighborhood”) school for grades K-12, which is assigned based on their home...

Capital Turnaround Phase II Opens

In October, Capital Turnaround celebrated another milestone in the renovation of the Navy Yard Car Barn when National Community Church (NCC) opened the kids...

Local Gardens Light Up for the Holidays

Many public parks and gardens have discovered that their garden spaces can become winter wonderlands by adding lights and outdoor activities, providing a fun...

Christmas Village Comes to Capital Turnaround Saturday

Usher in the Christmas season with this free event Saturday, Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for kids and their families in the...

When Small Businesses Collaborate, They Create Community

Freed Bodyworks and Rooted Pilates are two small Capitol Hill businesses hit hard by the shutdown last year. Specializing in health, wellness and movement,...

Visit Friends Community School

Now in its fourth decade, Friends Community School (FCS) is a thriving K to 8, Quaker school located on 17 acres in College Park,...

Where Should My Child Go To School?

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted many people to re-examine what’s most important to them — regarding careers, proximity to family, and general quality of...
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