Secretary of Education and DCPS Chancellor Visit Jefferson Academy

Photo caption: Chancellor Antwan Wilson, U.S. Secretary of Education Betty DeVos, Principal Dohmann. Photo caption:Martin Welles and Bruce DarConte speak with reporters. Photos by Perry Klein. On Friday, Feb. 10, the new Chancellor of DC Public Schools (DCPS) Antwan Wilson and U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos visited my school, Jefferson Academy. We were the […]

Fantastic Winter Extravaganza at Jefferson Academy

A Gathering of 100 or more Families Photos courtesy of Bruce DarConte. Music, lively conversation, and laughter were in the air at the 2016 Jefferson Academy (JA) Winter Extravaganza attended by at least 100 families! An early evening event, the extravaganza featured a winter student showcase. The JA School Band performed, exemplary student projects were displayed, […]

Jefferson Students Successful at Virginia Beach Basketball Tournament

An Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) youth team from DC called DC STORM has returned from a successful trip to an East Coast AAU basketball tournament in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The team was put together as a mentor and life skills program by Coach Jay Shorter, Tyrone Jones, and Coach Ronald Hines to teach the skills […]