Why Amidon-Bowen Elementary School?

Highlights from 2019 and Looking Forward to 2020 By Grace Hu & Allison Harvey, Parents of Students at Amidon-Bowen Elementary School The DC Public School Lottery is now open. Applications are due on March 2. If you have a child entering pre-K next school year, here are a few highlights from Amidon-Bowen Elementary School (ABES): […]

Computer-for-Kids Classes Start in January

By Thelma D. Jones The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly Youth Activities Task Force (SWNA YATF) will begin its Computer-for-Kids (CFK) Computer Training classes for Southwest youth ages 6-12 on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at 6:30 p.m. The eight-week class will be held for one hour every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., at the James Creek Resident Council Computer […]

District Hardware and Bike Closes

By Matthew Koehler On Dec. 1, at 5 p.m., a day after Small Business Saturday, District Hardware and Bike permanently shuttered its doors to business.  In a statement released on their website, the owners stated, “Unfortunately, things haven’t worked out the way we thought or planned, and we are unable to continue operating.” On various […]

SW Library Disappears Amidst Demolition

By Georgine Wallace Just when all of us were ready to beat on the walls with our own hammers, the permit to raze the old Southwest Library was granted by DCRA on Thanksgiving Eve. The official demolition began on the morning of Dec. 6, when the excavator made its first hit on the front entrance. […]