Museum of Failure at Georgetown Park: A Success

September 21, 2023

Looking for a successful museum visit in Georgetown? Don’t fail to visit the pop-up Museum of Failure – a “collection of failed products and services from around the world” – […]

A 50-Year-Old Pre-School in Georgetown That’s Different 

September 5, 2023

A lot of big folks in Georgetown used to be little folks at the Little Folks School at 3247 Q St. NW. It is 50 years old this year and […]

First Day for New MacArthur High School Is Historic

August 28, 2023

The club sign-up tables were out on the wide entrance sidewalk, as teachers, school administrators, Principal Harold McCray, Jr. and DC Public Schools Chancellor Lewis Ferebee were on hand to greet […]

Exclusive Interview: DCPS Chancellor Ferebee Confident at Start of School Year

August 21, 2023

DC Public Schools Chancellor Lewis D. Ferebee is in charge of more than 112 public elementary and secondary schools in the District, serving 50,000 students with more than 4,300 full-time […]

Back-to-School Briefs, Aug. 2023

August 16, 2023

Gearing up for Back-to-School, Georgetown students and families can look forward to new school programs and fresh faces. While D.C. public schools will begin Monday, August 28, private schools often […]

‘Dog Days of Summer’ Reading Suggestions

August 3, 2023

Though we’re now officially in the Dog Days of August and everyone’s gearing up for “Back to School,” there’s still plenty of time to delve into the delights of summer […]

YMCA’s ‘Thingamajig Invention Convention’ Brings Out Kids’ Creativity

July 27, 2023

Next week, the YMCA’s “Thingamajig Invention Convention” will invite hundreds of children for an in-person, hands-on science fair and festival August 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children can […]

At Home: The Bathtub 

July 20, 2023

In 1917, the renown newspaperman, H.L. Mencken, published an article titled “A Neglected Anniversary,” in which he described the curious history of bathtubs in America. The “facts” in his piece […]

Gala for Washington Global Celebrates School’s 8th Year

June 29, 2023

The Annual Showcase Benefit of the Washington Global Charter School was held at the stunning Qatar America Institute for Culture on June 7. Following a reception, eighth-grade student Kaidyn Bennett, […]

Capital Jewish Museum Opens June 9

June 8, 2023

Background on the Museum Building The Lillian and Albert Small Capital Jewish Museum, opening June 9, at 575 3rd St NW, is not just the repository of Jewish life in […]