Camp Adventura Offers Education and Fun

By Kate Oczypok Camp Adventura, formerly named Waterfront Academy’s Spanish Immersion Camp, is offering an eight-week Spanish immersion summer camp this year. The camp offers Primary (ages 3 to 5) and Elementary (ages 6-12) groups. No prior Spanish speaking experience is needed. Set against the backdrop of Southwest DC, the camp immerses children in the […]

Second Southwest Soirée for Amidon-Bowen: A Smashing Success!

By Alexis Tuttle, Chair of Fundraising Committee, Amidon-Bowen PTA The 2019 Southwest Soirée for Amidon-Bowen Elementary School (ABES) was a tremendous success! Thank you to all the sponsors, community members and Amidon families who attended and participated! The event, held on May 18 at the Capital Yacht Club, brought together close to 200 community members across […]

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 […]