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 […]

Amidon-Bowen Tutor of the Month: Rick Bardach

By Ava Millstone Last year, in partnership with Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s Education and Scholarship Task Force, Community Scholar started a tutoring program at Amidon-Bowen. Tutors have completed training and are now working with students for the second year of this successful program.  Thank you for all of our neighbors who are tutoring young people at […]

Community or Chaos?

Civics Group Holds 89thAwards Celebration and Scholarship Luncheon By Vyllorya Evans On Oct. 26, members of SWNA (Donna Purchase, President, Vyllorya Evans, Chair, Education and Scholarship Task Force, Thelma D. Jones, Chair, Youth Activities Task Force, and Neo Morake, Co-Chair Transportation Task Force) attended the 2019 DC Federation of Civic Associations (DCFCA) luncheon and awards […]