Washington Commanders Bring Back to School Fun to Southwest

Courtesy of Fredo Vasquez In early September, Washington Commanders quarterback Jacoby Brisset hosted a community event at King-Greenleaf Recreation Center in Southwest, designed to break down barriers between law enforcement and at-risk communities and to celebrate “safety, neighborhood unity, football, and the back-to-school season.” The event, sponsored by DC Mayor […]

Ahead of New School Year, Community Delivers 2,000 Backpacks through Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid

By Katrina Avila The enduring mission of Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid (SYC/W6MA) remains unchanged: to provide resources to Black and Brown youth and families across DC that others may already possess. Whether it’s offering after-school enrichment and tutoring programs or vital support, SYC/W6MA has played a crucial role […]

Grand Slam for Amidon PTA Back-to-School Night at Nationals Park

A huge cadre of children, parents, teachers, and staff attended Amidon PTA Back-to-School Night on Sept. 9 at Nationals Park. In what has become an annual tradition, the Nationals have partnered with Amidon-Bowen Elementary School and the PTA to make Back-to-School Night a fantastic success. This year, family night at […]

Back to School at Amidon-Bowen

It was a successful first day back to school for Amidon-Bowen Elementary School. Google surprised art teacher Greta Schorn in her new classroom with art supplies that she had put on a wish list for her class. Google arrived with supplies including glue sticks and canvases. Ms. Schorn said that she […]