Amidon-Bowen Tutor of the Month: Sadia Fatemi

By Ava Millstone The Southwest Neighborhood Assembly’s Education and Scholarship Task Force is leading an effort to provide tutors to Amidon-Bowen Elementary School students. The program was originally started by Robert St. Cyr, executive director of Community Scholar, at Capitol Hill Montessori at Logan, and expanded last year to Amidon-Bowen. “The Southwester” is proud to […]

SW Library Closing June 1

By Southwester Staff The Southwest Library will close permanently on Saturday, June 1 at 5:30 p.m. to allow for the construction of the new Southwest Library. Construction of the new Southwest Library, a fully-funded $18 million project, will begin later in June at the same location. The new library will feature: Environmentally sustainable design with […]

Amidon-Bowen Alumna Assesses School Infrastructure Needs

By Neo H. Morake On April 8, ANC6D’s elected officials approved a letter drafted by Commissioner Anthony Dale seeking to identify capital funding to address three outstanding service requests placed by Amidon-Bowen Elementary School, the oldest having been placed in July 2014. After learning of the issues plaguing my alma mater, I reached out to […]

Op-Ed: Introducing Techbridge Girls-DC: Exciting, Educating and Equipping Girls in STEM

The community of Southwest DC has seen many answers to the question of how to revitalize the neighborhood in recent years, such as the development of new dining, shopping and residential options. One Southwest-based nonprofit, Techbridge Girls-DC, believes that communities also thrive in the long-term when we invest in the development of our youth, particularly […]

Hat Trick for Amidon-Bowen Cheerleaders: Citywide Champs for Third Year in a Row

On March 9, the Amidon-Bowen Elementary School cheerleaders solidified their place in history by winning the Elementary School DC Interscholastic Athletic Association (DCIAA) Cheerleading Championship for the third year in a row. They also won the DCIAA Cheerleading Grand Championship award for the second year in a row. The Grand Championship award is for having the highest […]