Richard Wright Public Charter School Leader, Students Receive Presidential Award

By: Jamari Tyree, Grade 10 Richard Wright PCS Student Writer Dr. Marco Clark, also known as “America’s toughest principal,” has accomplished many feats in the education sector nationally and, for the last 15 years, in Washington, DC.  On January 13, Clark hit another major mark as he became the recipient […]

Till: The story that broke African American hearts and propelled the Civil Rights Movement

By Latrice Adams and K’Imani Rispus Richard Wright Public Charter School, Grade 11 Local students joined the cast of Till, an upcoming movie telling the heartbreaking but heroic story of Emmett Till’s mother, Mamie Till-Mobley, for a screening at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in September. The […]

Amidon-Bowen Family Fun Day

  (photo caption: Artist-in-Residence Sculpture.)   (photo caption: Family Fun Day participants on a school tour.)   (photo caption: Lucy Rojansky, Amidon-Bowen Principal Miller, PTA member Bruce DarConte, and ANC 2B Commissioner Stephanie Maltz at Family Fun Day.) On Nov. 1, Amidon-Bowen held a Family Fun Day and Open House. Activities included soccer […]