Reading Is Fundamental Celebrates 50 Years of Inspiring Children to Read

Reading is Fundamental (RIF), the nation’s largest children’s literacy organization, celebrated its 50th anniversary of inspiring children to read, learn, and grow by hosting a virtual birthday party at Amidon-Bowen Elementary School in Washington, DC. Award-winning singer and actress Jordin Sparks; passionate advocate, actor, and musician Tray Chaney; and notable children’s author Tara Lazar joined […]

Mandarin Oriental Selects Amidon-Bowen as 5K Beneficiary

Mandarin Oriental, located at 1330 Maryland Ave SW, announced it selected Amidon-Bowen Elementary School as the beneficiary of the hotel’s annual FANtastic March, a 5K fundraiser. On Saturday, Oct. 29 at 9 a.m., hotel colleagues and guests will lace up for the Sixth Annual FANtastic March. The race begins at the hotel’s front drive and winds around […]

Teacher Openings at Amidon-Bowen

Amidon-Bowen is looking to hire for the 2016-17 academic year. We are looking for great people to fill the following full-time openings: special education teacher, Spanish teacher, STEM/science teacher, general elementary education teacher, and social worker. There is also an opening for a part-time dean of students. If interested, please contact the principal, Izabela Miller, at […]

Community Rallies to Honor Black History

Amidon-Bowen Black History

Photo caption: Shakespeare Theatre actors Renea Brown as Queen Titania and Brent Stansell as King Oberon in a scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Photos courtesy of Martin Welles, Amidon-Bowen PTA President. The community united to honor black history at the Amidon-Bowen Black History Month Celebration on Feb. 25, 2016. Joined by American civil rights activist and freedom rider, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, nearly 200 guests wrapped arms and sang We Shall Overcome. The choir, led by Para Perry, also performed the Black National Anthem Lift Every Voice and Sing, If You Miss Me at the Back of the Bus, and Keep […]