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Bike Repair Shop Finds a Home in Navy Yard

“Is that a food truck?” No, but it did win City Paper‘s award for Best Bike Shop Disguised as a Truck, and we agree. After...
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New Principal at Jefferson Academy

There’s a new principal at Jefferson Academy (JA)! On June 26, Mr. Dohmann officially started as principal. He has worked at JA for four...
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My Trip to Ecuador

Photo caption: Jefferson 8th grader Julianna Williams (back center) working on a project to build a school in Ecuador. Photo caption: Former Jefferson student Reece...
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Save the Dates for Southwest Nights at Arena Stage

Arena Stage has announced its new season, starting with Kathleen Turner in The Year of Magical Thinking (Oct. 7 to Nov. 20), The Little...
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Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story Comes to Arena Stage

Bebe Winans might well be tempted to break out in a song, “Look out Broadway ’cause here we come. … Arena is bringing you...
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Southwest as Backdrop to Spanish Summer Camp

The campers at Waterfront Academy are learning and practicing their Spanish at summer Spanish camp with Southwest as the backdrop to it all. Each...
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New STEM Teacher at Amidon-Bowen

Jamie Ewing is a National Board certified teacher who has been recognized nationally and internationally for the way he inspires learning. Jamie is the...
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Southwest’s Komen Toastmasters Elects New Officers

Komen Toastmasters—Southwest’s friendly neighborhood toastmasters’ club—elected new officers for the 2016/17 toastmasters year, which runs from July 1 2016 to June 30 2017. Distinguished...
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17 Southwest Students Awarded College Scholarships

Photo caption: Benjamin Sands holding the original saxophone sponsored by his SWNA scholarship. Photo caption: Scholarship alumni (L to R): Kirstin Jones, Jamal Jones,...
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What’s in a Name: A Series on Shakespeare, SEU, and Southwest, Part 4

Author’s note: This is part four of a series on the redevelopment of the old Southeastern University site in Southwest. These articles will serve...