New High School, Literacy Program News Popping in Georgetown

May 12, 2022

Breaking news about a new high school for Georgetown students on MacArthur Boulevard to open August 2023, and a new District training program to train teachers in the latest “how […]

Google’s Online Dictionary: Sub-Optimal, Rubbishy 

April 4, 2022

Sure, we all turn to Google to launch our web searches and often find what we were looking for in just a few clicks. But, has anyone noticed just how […]

Allister Chang’s Literacy Goals for the State Board of Education 

March 9, 2022

One of Georgetown’s rising stars is Allister Chang, 31, Ward 2’s elected representative on the DC State Board of Education (DCSBOE). He was elected in November 2020 at a dramatic […]

Duke Ellington Takeover: Council Member Pinto Offers Clarifications

February 28, 2022

Following our Feb. 24 article “Amid Scandal, Duke Ellington School to Transfer to DCPS,” Ward 2 Council Member Brooke Pinto contacted The Georgetowner to clarify positions she and Ward 2’s […]

Amid Scandal, Duke Ellington School to Transfer to DCPS        

February 24, 2022

This article has been updated.   The palatial $200-million renovated Duke Ellington School of the Arts, comprising a large block at 35th and R Streets and Reservoir Road NW, is […]

Hefty Renovation Request for Hardy MS Approved by Local ANCs

February 22, 2022

Resolutions for a significant renovation project for Hardy Middle School building and facilities at 1819 35th St. that could cost upwards of $100 million in budgeted District public school capital funds […]

Halcyon Fellows’ Impact Reaches Millions Worldwide  

February 9, 2022

Inclusivity and impact are two powerful driving forces behind Halcyon – a local incubator that has made headlines for its ability to nurture early-stage startups, develop forward-thinking entrepreneurs, and launch […]

Mapping Georgetown: An Amazing Inauguration Day

January 24, 2022

“I went next door at one point and spoke with Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriquez. Don’t get to do that every day!”       ~ Fr. McDermott, Georgetown University […]

G.U. and 15 Other Elite Universities Sued for Collusion

January 11, 2022

Georgetown University has been named in an antitrust lawsuit alleging that it, along with 15 other prestigious mainly private universities, engaged in price fixing and unfairly limited student financial aid […]

First Day Fully Open for ‘Full-Up’ Hyde-Addison School

August 30, 2021

D.C. Public Schools opened fully to all students today, Aug. 30, and the atmosphere appeared to be – subdued excitement.  At least at Georgetown’s only public elementary school, Hyde-Addison. “The […]