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Saturday, February 27, 2021

National Christmas Tree Ticket Lottery

The lighting of the National Christmas Tree celebrates its 95th year. This year’s festivities take place on Nov. 30 at 5 p.m. Free tickets...

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...

2018 Indoor Pool Maintenance Schedule

The District’s indoor aquatic centers will undergo yearly scheduled preventative maintenance to deep clean pools and facilities. They will temporarily close in phases except...

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,...

What Day are Hilloween, Howl-o-ween and Halloween?

Unsure if Hilloween and Halloween are the same day? When your pet gets to parade at Howl-o-ween? When to expect trick or treaters? Let...

Kids’ Club at Southeast Library

On Tuesdays, at 4 p.m., there is a different activity each week--games, crafts, science experiments, and more. This program is for elementary-school aged children...

Capitol Hill Readers Stars of Award-Winning Podcast

Where can you find a cow expert on Capitol Hill? Just ask the readers at John Tyler Elementary School (1001 G St. SE). Or...

Adventures of Young Jane Goodall

Before she was a renowned humanitarian, conservationist, and animal activist, Dr. Jane Goodall was a little girl with a very special toy chimpanzee named...

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.”...

Howl-o-ween Costumes on Parade

The Howl-o-ween Doggy Costume Contest took place the afternoon of Saturday Oct 28th in Lincoln Park, and the neighborhood turned out to watch the...
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