Amidon-Bowen Tutors of the Month

By Ava Millstone Thank you to all of our neighbors who tutored young people at Amidon-Bowen Elementary School last academic year. The tutoring program, part of Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s Education and Scholarship Task Force, had a successful first year and is recruiting volunteers for this year. Read more below about Amidon-Bowen’s Tutors of the Month: […]

Goddard School Opens New Location at The Wharf

By Una Yarsky With over 500 schools in 37 states, the Goddard School franchise opened its first DC location at the Wharf. The DC Goddard school is located at the intersection of 7th and I Streets, SW. The new school is owned and operated by third-generation franchisee Taylor Pope, along with his mother Anne Pope […]

Infrastructure Improvements Coming to Amidon-Bowen

By Neo H. Morake, Amidon-Bowen Alumna The start of the school year began on Monday, Aug. 26 and Amidon-Bowen Elementary School students started the new school year facing similar infrastructure issues as they have faced for the past five years: sinking playground surfaces, buckling floors in the multi-purpose room and a gymnasium in need of […]

DC STORM & Jefferson Students Tackle Hampton Roads, VA

By Jay Shorter On the weekend of June 28 through June 30, DC STORM (Students Taught Organization and Respect through Mentoring) traveled to the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. All members of DC STORM attend middle school at Jefferson Academy. The trip was considered a college tour led by Jay Shorter and Ronald Hines and […]

Amidon-Bowen Tutor of the Month

By Ava Millstone Thank you to all of our neighbors who tutored young people at Amidon-Bowen Elementary School this year. The tutoring program, part of Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s Education and Scholarship Task Force, had a successful first year and is recruiting volunteers for next year. Read more below about Amidon-Bowen’s Tutor of the Month: Audrey […]