As we walked into Nationals Park on July 26, the smell of summer and crabs filled in the air. The Nationals were hosting the Milwaukee Brewers, and we would be covering the game for The Southwester as part of a special partnership with our school Jefferson Academy. After picking up our press passes and entering […]
On July 3, the Washington Nationals hosted the White House Historical Association (WHHA) to commemorate the 31st president of the United States, Herbert Hoover. The day started with a Hoover bobblehead for the first 25,000 fans and was further highlighted by the presence of two of the former president’s great-grandchildren. Great-grandson James Hoover joined Nationals […]
On April 9, a cold streak streak hit DC, but Randall Field was alive as ever with the dedication of the new Ryan Zimmerman Field. The Nationals All-Star first baseman teamed up with, DC Department of Parks and Recreation, Under Armour, the Nationals’ Dream Foundation and the Cal Ripken Foundation to renovate Randall Field […]
White House at Bat: A Presidential History Challenge The Washington Nationals and the White House Historical Association (WHHA) have partnered together to bring education and sports together in a new and refreshing way. To enter the competition high school students in 9th through 12th grade from Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia are eligible to participate and […]
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 the school took place from […]
Photo caption: Teddy the Racing President from the Washington Nationals at Amidon-Bowen’s new playground. Photo caption: Teddy greeting the students. Opening day at Amidon-Bowen is always exciting and this year was no exception. The positive energy shown by all involved, especially the students, was truly encouraging. With all of the planning that goes into making Opening Day […]
Photo courtesy of Jessica Spotswood. Abe, the Washington Nationals mascot, assisted the Southwest Library staff with the Summer Reading Program kickoff on Saturday, May 30. The Summer Reading Program for adults, teens, and children lasts until August 31. Sign up online or in the library.