Notes of Thanks to Our Elders

By Alexis Tuttle This year, third grade students from Amidon-Bowen Elementary School (ABES) brought some holiday cheer to some of our community seniors at Waterfront Village.   ABES third grade teachers, Ms. Ballenger and Ms. Jayamaha, coordinated a fall thanks and appreciation celebration which culminated in a “3rd Grade Fall Party” held on Friday, Nov. 19.  Throughout […]

Southwest Soirée Raises More Than $20,000 for Amidon-Bowen

Photo caption: Southwest Soiree VIPs (left to right): Commissioner Gail Fast (ANC 6D01), Superintendent Shawn Stover (DC Public Schools), Pastor Monica Raines (Christ United Methodist Church), Principal Tamikka Sykes (Amidon-Bowen Elementary School), Commander Morgan Kane (First District), Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6), PTA Co-Presidents Rose Shelton and Allison Harvey, Bruce DarConte (CEO, NSC-Partners), Bruce Levine (president, […]

Professional Athlete Surprises Students at Amidon-Bowen Athletic Banquet

Photo caption: JMA Solutions President and CEO Jan Adams welcomes the students. Photo caption: Guest speaker Washington Redskins Cornerback Josh Norman. Amidon-Bowen Elementary School student athletes and their guests got more than they bargained for when they gathered for their annual athletic banquet ceremony on May 31. This year’s program included something extra special. Jan Adams, […]

Amidon-Bowen’s Girls Basketball Team Makes it to the Playoffs

Dear Readers, Today we will be talking about Amidon-Bowen’s girls’ basketball team. They are one of the best teams ever! They played against one of the toughest teams like them … Takoma Elementary School! They played against Takoma two times. That’s impressive. Now let’s talk about how these tough Tigers made it to the playoffs. […]