Remembering Jackie Robinson

Last month the Washington Nationals, in conjunction with DC Public Schools, Warner Brothers, and the Regal Gallery Theater, treated nearly 400 high school students from 14 DC schools to a special showing of the film “42,” which highlights the impact of Jackie Robinson’s legacy on American history. Following the screening, Nationals broadcaster Dave Jageler moderated […]

Reading Is Fundamental Returns Home

On Friday May 10th, after 46 years, Reading is Fundamental (RIF) returned home to where it was founded in 1966 by Margaret McNamara: Amidon-Bowen Elementary School. Amidon’s Principal Izabela Miller welcomed RIF President and CEO Carol Rasco, RIF Board of Director Margaret McNamara-Pastor, DC Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson, as well as RIF’s guest speaker, […]

St. Augustine’s Art & Spirit’s Coffeehouse Presents Arena Stage’s Voices of Now Actors

One of the most popular Art & Spirit Coffeehouse programs returns Wednesday, June 5 with two original one-act plays by the popular Voices of Now, an Arena Stage program for young actors from the Mentor and Jefferson Middle School ensembles.  Many of the student actors are southwest residents.  The Coffeehouse is at St. Augustine’s Episcopal […]