News from Waterfront Academy

Hispanic Heritage The students of Waterfront Academy walked to the Smithsonian’s Discovery Theater on the National Mall, had a picnic on the grass, and then enjoyed the show “Uno, Dos, Tres con Andres” to celebrate Hispanic Heritage month. “Uno, Dos, Tres con Andres” is a bilingual children’s music show that celebrates Latin culture. Waterfront Academy is […]

Building Disaster Resilience for the Whole Community

Photos courtesy of Philip Baguiao Ms. Peggy Keller, the director of community preparedness and resilience in the DC Department of Health, led a spirited conversation with a small group of SW community residents on Thursday, Oct. 16 at Amidon-Bowen Elementary School. The activity was held to mark International Disaster Day, which serves as a landmark date to […]

Moving of the Copper Beech Tree from St. Augustine’s

Please enjoy these photos of the moving of the Copper Beech tree from St. Augustine’s across the street to the area near the Lobsterman statue on Oct. 6. It took nearly two weeks to prepare the tree for moving, at a cost of over $100,000. The move itself took the better part of a day. The church […]