Stepping Up to Help Neighbors

By Southwester Staff Although there is no denying that it has been a tough year for Southwest residents, the community can be grateful for the many local organizations working to bring assistance and comfort to the neighborhood. The Friends of Southwest DC’s annual report, just released, highlights its support to community organizations that have worked […]

September Transitions

By Kate Miller September! That time of year when pumpkin spice comes out. Kids go back to school. The trees start to lose their leaves, and the holidays are barreling down. While September happens for everyone of all ages, I was particularly interested in what moms feel this time of year and wanted to know […]

New Team at “The Southwester”

“The Southwester” is proud to announce its new team. As of this month, former Copy Editor Mike Goodman is taking the helm as the new Editor-in-Chief, and Southwest resident Matt Koehler has joined the staff as the new Copy Editor. Mike has served as Copy Editor of “The Southwester” for the last year and has […]

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 […]