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.

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.

120 Witnesses Testify Passionately About Jelleff Field

October 23, 2019

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

September 30, 2019

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

September 13, 2019

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

September 5, 2019

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’

August 26, 2019

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

August 22, 2019

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

August 19, 2019

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.