Category Archives: Gradeschoolers

Update: Acton DC Will Offer Fourth Grade in the 2015-2016 School Year

In response to demand from families, the first class of Acton DC, a new elementary school opening near the National Cathedral this fall, will now be made up of first, second, third, AND fourth graders. I first posted about Acton … Continue reading

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Acton Academy of Washington, DC: A New Elementary Option Next Year

[Note: This interview discusses a new non-traditional elementary school option in Washington, DC. While my children attend a traditional DC Public School that we are very happy with, I recognize that we all have different ideas about what we want … Continue reading

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Pinstripes in Georgetown is Right up Your Alley

Even though school wasn’t cancelled for the snow today (DCPS, anyway), it made me recall last winter, when there seemed to be an exorbitant amount of days off, between holidays, snow days, and other random administrative reasons. It’s a good … Continue reading

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Giveaway: Enter to Win a Family Fun Pack of Tickets to ‘Fiddler on the Roof’

A few weeks ago, I received a last minute invitation to join a friend and her in-laws to see “Fiddler on the Roof” at Arena Stage when her husband couldn’t make it. While I’d seen the film, and have known … Continue reading


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Shop a Spanish Book Fair & Learn about Programs at Waterfront Academy

How about adding a little culture to your children’s array of holiday gifts? Waterfront Academy, the dual immersion (Spanish and English) Montessori school in southwest DC, is having a Children’s Spanish Book Fair next Monday and Tuesday, December 8-9 from … Continue reading

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