Greenleaf Scholars

The following Greenleaf Gardens Extension residents began their first year of college in this August. Donja Wilkinson graduated from Dunbar Senior High School, where she competed on her school’s track and field team. She is currently attending Georgia State University with plans to study pre-dentistry to become an orthodontist. Wilkinson excelled in her advanced placement classes […]

Amidon-Bowen Welcomes New Spanish Teacher

Amidon-Bowen has welcomed a new Spanish teacher, Leonimel Martelo. Mr. Martelo is from Colombia and moved to Washington, DC, to “make a great contribution to children’s education by motivating them to learn a foreign language.” He holds a bachelor’s degree in teaching with a focus on language and literature from a renowned university in Colombia. […]

Westminster to Screen The Good Breast in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In observation of Breast Cancer Month, Westminster Presbyterian Church’s Faith & Film Ministries is partnering with the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund in presenting the documentary The Good Breast, an official selection of the 2016 Bentonville Film Festival. The documentary shares the diverse emotional journeys of four women and their surgeon as they face the challenges […]

Eighth Annual DC State Fair Comes to Southwest

Image courtesy of Mariel Smith/Capital Photography Center. September in SW DC, will see the return of contests that crown the city’s best growers, crafters, and cooks, performances from local bands and dance troupes, and more than 35 food, art, and craft vendors showcasing and selling their wares. All of this will take place in a […]

Opera in the Outfield Returns with Aida

Photo credit: Cory Weaver Verdi’s spectacular opera Aida is a super choice for the 10th anniversary of the Washington National Opera’s (WNO’s) partnership with the Washington Nationals for M&M’S® Opera in the Outfield. This is the classic story of the Ethiopian princess enslaved by the Egyptians who is loved by their military hero Radamès. The […]