Community Meeting on Ellington Field, Jan. 15

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.

In Ellington Show, Students Respond to Art With Art

“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.

120 Witnesses Testify Passionately About Jelleff Field

Among the speakers at the Oct. 21 roundtable, convened by the District Council Committee on Recreation and Youth Affairs, were students from Hardy Middle School and Maret School.

GU Parent Gets Jail Time for Admissions Fraud

A man who paid $400,000 to get his child into Georgetown University as a tennis player worth recruiting — which the young man was not — was sentenced to four months in prison.

Jack Evans Report: Hyde-Addison Returns to Georgetown

In this column, Ward 2 Council member Jack Evans shares his vision for parents and their children to have access to neighborhood schools and a smooth transition between elementary, middle and high school.

ANC Meeting Erupts in Protest Over Jelleff Agreement

Signs reading “Make Jelleff Public,” passionate statements and a resolution created on laptops in front of a packed crowd dominated the Sept. 3 meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E. 

Back to New Schools: ‘Every Day Counts’

Mayor Bowser, Chancellor Lewis D. Ferebee and Principal Calvin Hooks presided over the ribbon-cutting ceremony at Hyde-Addison Elementary School on Aug. 21. 

College Kids Returning Today Through the Weekend

At Georgetown University, new (first-year and transfer) students are arriving today and Friday and into the weekend. Canal Road, Reservoir Road, 35th, 36th and 37th Streets and Prospect Street will be affected.

Mayor to Cut Ribbon at Hyde-Addison on Aug. 21

Mayor Bowser will be at 3219 O St. NW at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday for the official opening of the renovated, expanded elementary school. The new addition includes classrooms and a gym.

Hyde-Addison Transformed: Georgetown’s Public Elementary School Is Student-Ready 

Principal Calvin Hooks smiled broadly late Friday afternoon, Aug. 9, as some 40 parents and children ooh-ed and aah-ed and commented: “Amazing!” Hooks was...