Nearly a dozen Jefferson Academy students plan to travel for spring break to Ecuador for a nine-day trip of cultural immersion and community service in late March. They will study the rich history and culture of Ecuador, as well as work side-by-side with members of an indigenous tribe on a development project. Students are seeking […]
Near Southeast Community Partners (NSCP) and our partner Nando’s Peri-Peri in Yards Park hosted our third annual Teacher Appreciation Dinner on Feb. 4, 2016. This year, NSCP featured teachers from Amidon-Bowen Elementary (our Adopt-a-School Partner) and Van Ness Elementary, which re-opened this school year. Thirty-five teachers, along with Principal Izabela Miller and Head of School Cynthia […]
On Feb. 10, the Southwest Library hosted staff from the Postal Museum, who helped the kids create beautiful cards for their Valentines.
Photos courtesy of Perry Klein. Co-pastors Revs. Ruth and Brian Hamilton were honored at Westminster Presbyterian Church with a weekend of celebratory events with the theme of “through the years.” The celebration started at Friday Night Jazz. The signature event of the celebration was a brunch and program on Feb. 13 celebrating their first 20 […]
Photo caption: View of The Bard at 6th and I Streets SW from the Southwest. Author’s Note: This is part three of a series on the redevelopment of the old Southeastern University site in Southwest. These articles will serve to provide information for the greater community, and not to take a side on the development debate. This […]
Fourteen months ago the Southwest Neighborhood Library was honored to be the location of Councilman Allen’s announcement of his intent to introduce legislation to create a new early childhood literacy program, Books from Birth. On Thursday, Feb. 4, his vision became reality. The program was launched at the Children’s National Medical Center with Mayor Muriel […]
Photo caption: Amidon-Bowen boys hoist the 2016 DCIAA Indoor Track and Field Championship Trophy. Photo caption: Amidon-Bowen girls finish second in the city. Photo caption:Boys 55-meter hurdle is contested by two Amidon-Bowen boys (in orange). Photo caption: The start of the 1,600-meter run is a crowded affair. Amidon-Bowen boys nearly swept the event with first, second, and fourth place finishes. […]