Will Georgetown Get a Public High School?

February 22, 2021

Among the preliminary ideas is to convert Hardy Middle School at 1819 35th St. NW into a public high school.

Standing Room Only at Ellington Field Meeting

January 21, 2020

On Jan. 15, close to 200 residents met with city officials from the Departments of Parks and Recreation, DC Public Schools and the Department of General Services about the field’s future.

Community Meeting on Ellington Field, Jan. 15

January 13, 2020

The Department of Parks and Recreation has scheduled a meeting at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library to discuss potential uses of the field, located between 39th Street and River Road NW.

Town Meeting on Ellington Field, Jan. 13

December 23, 2019

Mayor Bowser announced the city’s intention to transfer the administration of Ellington Field from DC Public Schools to the Department of Parks and Recreation. But the transfer has become controversial. 

In Ellington Show, Students Respond to Art With Art

November 18, 2019

“In My Shoes” is on view at the school, 3500 R St. NW, on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Dec. 14. A $20 donation is suggested.

Funding Announced for Ellington Field, Rebuilt Jelleff Center

October 15, 2019

Mayor Muriel Bowser has budgeted $25 million to tear down and rebuild the 50-year-old Jelleff Recreation Center, Ward 2 Council member Jack Evans told attendees at an Oct. 7 community meeting.

Weekend Round Up May 2, 2019

May 2, 2019

This weekend’s performances include Bach oratorios, a Charlie Parker tribute and a contemporary dance piece at the National Portrait Gallery.

Weekend Round Up December 13, 2018

December 13, 2018

It is a weekend of wreaths, with wreath-making workshops at Tudor Place and the Wreaths Across America event at Arlington National Cemetery.

Weekend Round Up November 8, 2018

November 8, 2018

This weekend’s musical options include Duke Ellington School vocal ensembles, John Lloyd Young, Chris Botti, the City Choir and Trio Karénine.

Back to School in Georgetown

August 20, 2018

Student numbers are up in Georgetown, with neighborhood homes increasingly being bought and remodeled by urban-oriented millennial families with school-age children, according to local architects.