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Harry J. Bacas (Colonel, U.S. Army) Retired

September 11, 2016 by Harry J Bacas (Register to contact)

This is to inform Anacostia Alumni of the death of my husband, Harry J. Bacas. Harry passed away on September 25, 2014 after a brief illness. Harry died of leukemia as a result of exposure to Agent Orange after serving two tours in Vietnam. He loved his years at Anacostia HS. and always spoke fondly of the many friendships made through the years. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery overlooking his beloved Washington, D.C. If you ever travel to Arlington National Cemetery you can visit at Harry's gravesite at Section 55, Grave 1155. Harry loved his country and fought for our freedom. He is deeply missed by all of our family.


September 10, 2012 by Maurice Marshall (Register to contact)

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@ ANACOSTIA (202) 698-XXXX


July 31, 2012 by Maurice Marshall (Register to contact)

WAKE 10:00AM

All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feast! -- September 22, 2012

July 23, 2012 by Shirelette McGue Wilkins (Register to contact)

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You're invited to attend our all-you-can-eat crab feast fundraiser to support our 2013 Family Reunion to be held in Williamsburg, Virginia!

September 22, 2012

2 til 6 p.m.

Knights of Columbus (SPX Building)
Sartor Hall

Cost: $55.00 each or 2 for $105.00

3611 Stewart Road
Forestville, MD 20747
(off of Forestville Road, behind the Shell Station)
Old Fashioned Crab Feast Featuring:

Jumbo Beef Hotdogs
All-Beef Burgers
Bar-b-Q Chicken
Potato Salad
Cole Slaw
Sweet Corn on-the-Cob
Green Beans
Fresh Sliced Melon
Assorted Desserts
Ice Cold Beer, Lemonade and Soda

For Tickets and Information Contact:

Shirelette Wilkins (301) 213-XXXX
Sharnette McGue (301) 848-XXXX
Jackie Harris (301) 535-XXXX
Chris Curley (301) 789-XXXX

Music by D.J. Rock Steady

Door Prizes and 50/50 Raffle

Anacostia Old School Cruise

June 25, 2012 by Velisa McGhee Knatt (Register to contact)

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Greetings Anacostia Alumni!!!
With Just 6 months to go Anacostia Alumni friends and family, will sail the ocean blue on the Carnival Imagination to the Bahamas. We set sail from Miami, Fla. on our new date of December 14-17th, 2012.
Reserve your cabins for just $25.00 per person by July 6, 2012. Cabins range from $314- $329 per person. Oceanviews and balconies are available too. Contact Alumni Velisa McGhee at ***** or call (202) 255-XXXX for more details.

Anacostia Alumni Family and Friends FaceBook Group

April 17, 2012 by Shirelette McGue Wilkins (Register to contact)

The "Anacostia Alumni Family and Friends" committee invites you to join our Group. Visit FaceBook, and search for "Anacostia Alumni Family and Friends". Send us your "Join" request, and we'll get you started!

Anacostia Alumni Rock and Bowl

March 29, 2012 by Shirelette McGue Wilkins (Register to contact)

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Greetings Classmates!

If you enjoy bowling, meeting and greeting old classmates, we invite you to join us for the "Anacostia Twilight Bowling Fundraiser" to be held at Bolling Air Force Base! We're having a 50/50 raffle, home made pound cake and cupcake raffle, and other surprises!

Proceeds for this event will be used to help organize and establish the "Anacostia Alumni Family and Friends" non-profit organization, and to assist in defraying the costs of organizing the reunion for the Class of 1972.

Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 8:00 PM - Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 12:00 AM (ET)

Bolling Air Force Base
20 MacDill Boulevard
Washington, D.C. 20032

The cost of this event is $20.00 person* -- in advance and at the door.

To purchase tickets, click on the link below, or copy and paste it into your web browser.


For more information, please contact:

Maurice "Moe" Marshall, Class of 72

Debra Jones, Class of 76

Justine B. Middleton, Class of 78

Velisa Knatt, Class of 78

Christopher "Chris" Curley, Class of 80

Shirelette McGue Wilkins, Class of 80

A list of attendees** will be compiled and hand-delivered to the base on April 10th. Anyone submitting information past this date will not be allowed to participate, as their names will not be on the base access sheet.

Upon entering the base, each participant MUST their valid photo ID (Government, Driver's License, Military). No outside food is allowed within the bowling alley. Refreshments are sold in the concession area.

*Includes shoe rental and bowling.

**In order to access the base, Chris will be collecting the following information from those who are interested in attending this event: full name, date of birth, and vehicle tag number. Please forward this information in an e-mail format to: *****

Anacostia Alumni's

October 31, 2011 by Deborah Jones (Register to contact)

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Hello Sousa Jr and Anacostia Alumni’s this is the SECOND LETTER regarding the Alumni 2012 Cruise. Please take the time to read all the information. The 2012 cruise will take place on December 07, 2012 thru December 10,2012. We will be leaving from Miami Florida on December 07, 2012 at 4PM. We will travel to Nassau Bahamas-4days and 3 nights. We will return on Monday December 10 2012 at 8AM.Remember all friends and family are welcome. Your first initial deposit will be $25.00 per person. The deposit will reserve your spot and lock in your rate. The rate depends on the cabin you select. Also the deadline for your $25.00 deposit per person will be December 12, 2011.The cruise ship is the Carnival Imagination.
For further information on how to submit your $25.00 deposit contact Velisa(78) at (202) 255-XXXX or email Deborah(76) at ***** you will be given a link to use to make your deposit (use Anacostia 2012 Cruise in the subject line)

Get Ready!!!!! Get Ready!!!!! Get Ready!!!!!!

*Note: Cancellation Fully Refundable Before October 2012

Anacostia Old School Cruise

October 31, 2011 by Deborah Jones (Register to contact)

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Welcome to the 2012 Old
School Cruise Ship sponsored by Developing Visions LLC

(Deborah and Velisa McGhee)

Roll Call: Alumni’s of Sousa Jr High, year 1965 thru 1973 and

Anacosta High, year 1974 thru 1982 are you ready to travel back in time? Are

you ready to cruise with the old school? We may not be able to turn back the

hands of time but we can definitely take a scroll down memory lane. The Mother

ship connection is ready to cruise back in time December 7 thru 10, 2012. All

friends and family members are welcome.

So, stay tune for more information.

email: *****

GET READY!!!!! GET READY!!!!!!! GET READY!!!!!!!


April 13, 2011 by Raymond Bullock (Register to contact)

AUGUST 4, 2012
CONTACTS: RAY BULLOCK (1963)(202)882-2884, Wm. "PEEWEE" PEGUES (1964)(571)229-0776, DELANTE JOHNSON (1965)(301) 580-4519, RONALD CUNNINGHAM (1966)(301)630-7997, RODNEY SPINKS (1967)(202)329-5713, RANDOLPH HURSEY (1968)(202)889-8720

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Summer Meal Sites for Children, Youth in D.C. Announced  The Washington Informer

Just because school ends doesn't mean student meals must end as well.

Short film starring DC students explores 'pushout' in high schools  The DC Line

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Washington Teachers Union President cited for DUI  WJLA

A Washington Teachers Union official is facing charges related to a DUI crash this past winter. Union President Elizabeth Davis was cited for five criminal counts, ...

DC Children Receive Free School Meals This Summer Thanks to the USDA  Our Community Now at Virginia

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‘We forever love you’: Slain Anacostia High student remembered as a friend to those in need  Washington Post

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Several schools, including some in Fairfax, Prince William, Montgomery County and D.C. launched their free summer meals program June 17. Students ages 18 ...

Police: Anacostia High School student shot, killed in Southeast DC  WJLA

DC's police chief says a 15-year-old Anacostia High School student was chased by two masked gunmen who shot and killed him Thursday afternoon.

Faking the Grade: How the Teacher's Union race is heating up in the District  WJLA

Three candidates to lead nearly 5000 Washington public school teachers pledge action in light of revelations made by ABC7's “Faking The Grade” investigation.

Shot 17 times: Witnesses share details in DC high school student’s killing  WTOP

WASHINGTON — A neighborhood beef, a signature motorcycle jacket and previous acts of violence led investigators to quickly identify a 16-year-old who is now ...

Teen arrested for killing of 15-year-old Anacostia High freshman  WTOP

A teenager, 16-year-old Malik Holston, is now in custody, charged with killing a 15-year-old Gerald Watson in a Washington, D.C. apartment building stairwell.

Anacostia High School security guard arrested for having sex with a minor while on duty  WTOP

Joseph Smith, 39, of Northeast D.C., was arrested and charged with first-degree sexual abuse of a minor on Oct. 19 for having sex with a 17-year-old girl while ...

Anacostia High guard charged with engaging in sexual activity with student  Washington Post

A security guard at Anacostia High School in Southeast Washington was arrested last week and is facing charges of engaging in sexual activity with a student on ...

Fighter pilot remembers

Retired Air Force Colonel Thomas Batey sits in his living room in Koloa. In the blurry foreground is a model of the plane he flew 50 combat missions in over ...

Anacostia high school guard charged with sexually abusing a minor on school grounds  FOX 5 DC

An Anacostia High School security guard is facing criminal charges for allegedly sexually abusing a minor on school grounds.

Faking The Grade: One question final exam allows HS student to graduate  WJLA

Answering one question, “Who is most responsible for the current relationship between Washington, DC and Congress” was all it took for one DC public school ...

Teachers walk out, cancel classes for an hour at D.C.’s Anacostia High  The Washington Post

Frustration at Anacostia High boiled over Wednesday, with the entire teaching staff walking out of class midmorning to protest building conditions — conditions ...

jonetta rose barras: time to rescue traditional public schools east of the river  The DC Line

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Five years ago, she was a homeless high school valedictorian. Saturday, she got a degree from Georgetown.  The Washington Post

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A lottery transformed where Washington kids go to school. But does it address inequality?  The Washington Post

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DC teen with troubled past tries to beat the odds with help of remarkable young teacher  WJLA

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New Ballou, Anacostia Principals Accentuate the Positive  Afro American

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Former homeless student, Georgetown grad: 'Your blessing is there waiting for you'  ABC News

As she sat in the well-appointed "commuter lounge" of Georgetown University, Rashema Melson drank in her surroundings as she drank an ice cold bottle of ...

Four challenged D.C. schools are getting new principals. But do school leaders want to work here?  The Washington Post

David Pinder, a D.C. schools official, delivered the frustrating results of a principal search to the Anacostia High teachers. The school was searching for its sixth ...

D.C.'s Low-Income Neighborhood Schools Are Losing Money. Is The Budget Or Enrollment To Blame?  WAMU 88.5

Although Mayor Muriel Bowser's 2020 budget increases spending on public education, schools in wards 7 and 8 are set to see significant drops in funding, ...

Formerly Homeless Student Graduates From Georgetown University  NPR

In 2014, Rashema Melson was a homeless high school senior who was awarded a full scholarship to college. Now, she is a graduate of Georgetown University ...

D.C. schools with failing marks deserve more attention  The Washington Post

Regarding the May 29 Metro article “Council votes to move Banneker High”: While the D.C. Council and Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) fight over the location of ...

Yo-Yo Ma visits students in D.C.'s Anacostia neighborhood  WJLA

Yo-Yo Ma started out at We Act Radio, Anacostia's own station, with handshakes and hugs as the famed Paris-born cellist came to D. C. from his home in Boston ...

15-Year-Old Killed in Southeast Shooting  Afro American

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, Six Black males have been murdered in the month of December- all under the age of 40.

'I knew that education was the only way out' | Former homeless student graduates from Georgetown University

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How to fix broken toilets in a D.C. high school  Washington Post

Regarding the April 5 Metro article “Protesting broken toilets, teachers walk out of class at Anacostia High”: I am a 1950 graduate of Anacostia High School.

Former Homeless Student Graduates from Georgetown University: 'It's an Unbelievable Feeling'

"I knew that education was the only way out. I knew like I need to get my work done," said Rashema Melson.

D.C. graduation rate declines but not as much as feared  Washington Post

The graduation rate for the District's traditional public high schools slid 4.6 percentage points in 2018 — marking the first decline since at least 2011 and coming ...

A 'good kid,' 15-year-old chased down and shot to death in SE DC

Investigators have no suspects and no motive, but they suspect a neighborhood beef over nothing led to the murder of 15-year-old Gerald Watson who was shot ...

A Heartwrenching Story About Why Teachers Are Leaving DC in Droves  Washingtonian

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Hundreds attend candlelight vigil in memory of 15-year-old killed in DC  WJLA

Several hundred people attended a candlelight vigil Monday night to remember a 15-year-old Anacostia High School student chased down and killed last week.

Segregation Is Preventable. Congress Just Isn’t Trying.  The Atlantic

When the Supreme Court struck down school segregation 65 years ago in Brown v. Board of Education, it overturned the doctrine that separate institutions for ...

Yo-Yo Ma Visits Anacostia  The Washington Informer

As part of his Bach Project, internationally renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma spent Friday, Nov. 30 in Anacostia, performing live at WeAct Radio, co-hosting an ...

For Schools With High Teen Pregnancy Rates, Can A Midwife Help? : Shots - Health News  NPR

With teen pregnancy rates in some communities stubbornly high, some schools are trying something different: hire a midwife.

'I just started flowing. It was the only thing that helped'  Politico

In tough neighborhoods, can high-school mental health counselors cut the school-to-prison pipeline?

2018 saw 13 children murdered and 13 arrested for murder in DC  WTOP

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In retirement, DC educator leaves legacy at Eastern HS  WTOP

After 43 years as an educator, Patricia Briscoe is retiring from Eastern High School. She's leaving behind not just a legacy, but a road map for the future.

A Failing Grade for the Capital's Public School - Georgetown Public Policy Review  Georgetown Public Policy Review

Washington, D.C. was once again in the national spotlight recently, though this time the dysfunction and chaos stemmed not from Congress, but city government.

Once homeless, local student prepares to receive degree from Georgetown University  WJLA

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - Graduation is just days away and 23-year-old Rashema Melson is feeling a little emotional. "There's so much to cry about and I'm ready ...

DC School Has Program Allowing Students to Receive Contraceptives Without Parental Consent  Townhall

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The Fallout From D.C.'s Graduation Rate Scandal  WAMU 88.5

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Interactive Map: At Least 21 Children and Teens Have Been Shot in DC This Year  NBC4 Washington

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D.C. Schools Brace for Catastrophic Drop in Graduation Rates  U.S. News & World Report

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Report calls into question validity of hundreds of diplomas  The Washington Post

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D.C.'s New Violence Intervention Programs Are Earning Respect in Neighborhoods  Washington City Paper

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Man dead after being stabbed in arm in SE DC  WTOP

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DC Community Leaders Hold Peace and Public Safety Forum at Anacostia High  Afro American

The abundance of D.C. Metropolitan police patrolling the neighborhoods around Anacostia High School has strained relationships between students and ...

Faking the Grade: DCPS gave out $8 million in bonuses despite grade inflation  WJLA

Data exclusively obtained by the ABC7 I-Team show DCPS gave a total of $8755975 in IMPACTplus bonuses to teachers and administrators since 2014.

Murders In DC Jumped 40 Percent In 2018  WAMU 88.5

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A DC Committee Just Approved A Bill To Let 16- And 17-Year-Olds Vote, But Check Out The District’s Graduation Rate  The Daily Caller

Many students at D.C. public school struggle to graduate, but a committee approved a bill that would allow 16- and 17-year-old residents to vote in some ...

D.C. enacts emergency rules that move away from hard-line attendance policy  Washington Post

D.C. school officials want chronically absent students to have more flexible schedules and additional avenues to complete work they missed while out of class ...

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Man who helped victim of brutal abduction, assault tells his story  FOX 5 DC

A D.C. resident who helped the victim of a savage rape and robbery incident is speaking out.

Faking the Grade: Hunting for accountability in grade fixing scandal in DC schools  WJLA

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City Takes On 'Neglectful' Property Owners As Attorney General Files Lawsuits  WAMU 88.5

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Yo-Yo Ma’s Days of Action  The New Yorker

On a sprawling tour, Ma meets with artists, students, and activists, exploring culture's contribution to social progress and deepening his mastery of Bach, Alex ...

Faking the Grade: DCPS grade fixing audit released; Dunbar principal placed on leave  WJLA

Thefinal audit involving alleged grade fixing at D.C. Public Schools was released Monday.And the principal of Dunbar High School has been placed on leave, ...

DC Residents Say They Want A Schools Chancellor With A 'Deep Moral Compass'  WAMU 88.5

Public forums have begun in the run-up to the search for a new chancellor for D.C. Public Schools. This is the second chancellor search the District has ...

2nd suspect arrested for kidnapping, rape of woman after she left Metro station  FOX 5 DC

A second suspect wanted for the rape, kidnapping and robbery of a woman as she was leaving the Naylor Road Metro station two weeks ago has been arrested, ...

'They Just Know You Up to No Good'  Politico

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Should cities subsidize housing for a family making $141,000?  The Washington Post

From coast to coast, booming American cities and suburbs are looking for ways to preserve homes for an increasingly cash-strapped middle class. California's ...

Suspect in Prince George's County and DC abduction, rape case in custody; another still at large  FOX 5 DC

A man suspected of kidnapping, raping and robbing a woman as she left the Naylor Road Metro station is in custody while a second suspect remains on the ...

Teenager killed in Southeast DC double shooting  FOX 5 DC

WASHINGTON - Police are investigating a double shooting in Southeast D.C. that resulted in the death of a 17-year-old boy who had attended Anacostia High ...

'Where the need is:' Tackling teen pregnancy with a midwife at school  MPR News

With teen pregnancy rates in some communities stubbornly high, one school district is trying something different: staff the schools with a midwife.

Cheerleader's heartwarming 'promposal' goes viral  Fox News

A Washington D.C. teen whose “promposal” went viral said she is just happy that her date said yes.

When $63 Million Doesn’t Buy Working Toilets  National Review

When 450 students arrived at Anacostia High School in the District of Columbia's southeast neighborhood on April 4, they found that few of the sinks or toilets ...

Teenager shot, killed in SE identified

The teenager killed just blocks from Anacostia High School Thursday afternoon was identified as 17-year-old Kevin Anthony Jackson, from Southeast.

Student journalists at Wilson High's Beacon look to build on high-profile year  The DC Line

Maya Wilson squeezed through the crowd that packed Pennsylvania Avenue for the March for Our Lives. She was trying to reach the nearest Starbucks ...

Wilson High’s Amir Gerald named HS football Player of the Week  WTOP

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FAMU freshman Mya Moye shines as the youngest in charge

Young phenom excels on the hardwood as the team's leading scorer.

District Line Daily: Ghost Down  Washington City Paper

A vehicle crashed into the ghost bike memorial in Northeast where a cyclist was killed by a driver just a month earlier.

Budding football rivalry between DeMatha and Friendship Collegiate continues  Hyattsville Life & Times

By CHRIS McMANES — Twenty-five years ago, Mike Hunter enjoyed a victory over DeMatha. The former Gonzaga wide receiver is now head football coach at ...

Alternative high schools are giving D.C. students another shot at graduation  The Washington Post

Officials say such schools will continue to be a priority for the city.

D.C. Public Schools to open career academy for aspiring police officers  Washington Post

D.C. Public Schools will launch a career academy for aspiring police officers at Anacostia High School in August 2016, offering mentors, paid internships and ...

Parents, Community Weigh in on D.C. Schools Chancellor Pick  The Washington Informer

A school leadership committee comprised of teachers, principals, parents and civic leaders will help D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser choose the next schools ...

D.C. police recruiting plan partners with Anacostia High School, UDC  WJLA

Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the city's creating a Public Safety Academy at Anacostia High School, starting with 10th grade students to set them on a ...

What went wrong at D.C.'s high-achieving Wilson High School?  The Washington Post

As parents, community leaders and school officials puzzled over the precipitous drop in standardized test scores at one of the District's leading public high ...

Anacostia | Zip Trip: The Vibrant Gem of DC  FOX 5 DC

Summer is almost here and that means it's time again for our FOX 5 ZIP TRIPs! Our first of the season takes us to ANACOSTIA, the historic D.C. neighborhood ...

Teen fatally shot day after 19th birthday amid gunfire aimed at D.C. home  Washington Post

The gunfire came so fast at the far end of Tubman Road in Southeast Washington on Saturday evening that no one could provide a description of the shooter.

Spudis, Edward Verhines  Winston-Salem Journal

Spudis Winston-Salem Edward Verhines Spudis April 25, 1925 - March 25, 2019 Dr. Edward Verhines Spudis, aged 93, died on March 25, 2019 at Salemtowne ...

A harmful reaction to a long-standing problem  Washington Post

Regarding the June 23 Metro article “District to move away from tough truancy rules”: I am a parent to four children, including one who was a senior at Woodrow ...

Soup, bread and a little cash prize: D.C. teachers gather to support one another  The Washington Post

At this dinner party, there were 10 types of soup: clam chowder, lentil, chicken noodle and others featuring a variety of beans. There was wine and French bread.

Michelle Obama reaches out to DC high school students  Christian Science Monitor

Thirteen students from Southeast Washington's Anacostia High School – one of the city's most challenged public schools – have had a day they'll never forget.

Wilson DQ Gives Anacostia High Chance at Turkey Bowl Gold  CBS Local

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – After a surprising turn of events, Academies at Anacostia will get a chance to revive their season by playing for the city title in D.C.'s ...

More money won't fix America's schools  Washington Examiner

Across the nation, public education is in a crisis, and we're in desperate need of a workable solution. As with many other social woes, the leftist answer is simply ...

DCSAA inducts 10 members in its inaugural Hall of Fame class  The Washington Post

The District of Columbia State Athletic Association honored its first High School Hall of Fame class Thursday night, which included 10 high-achieving individuals ...

Police increase patrol near Anacostia High after large fight  WJLA

WASHINGTON (WJLA) - When school let out Wednesday afternoon, police stood watch for blocks around Anacostia High School and took after kids they ...

The GOOD Guys: Former Georgetown Football Players Take On Poverty in DC  The Georgetown Voice

In the fall of 2015, the House majority leader, a conservative pollster, and three Georgetown football players walked into a bar. Disgruntled Rep. Kevin McCarthy ...

Spingarn High Students, Alums Brace For School's Closure  WAMU 88.5

We'll talk with students past and present at D.C.'s Spingarn High School about how they'll say goodbye to the school when it closes at the end of this academic ...

The Brown v. Board of Education case didn’t start how you think it did  PBS NewsHour

While the Brown vs. Board of Education case is often celebrated for ordering school desegregation, history shows many black people in the city where the case ...

Homeless DC valedictorian earns full scholarship to Georgetown

That Rashema Melson graduated at the top of her class surprised few at her Washington, D.C., high school. But that she maintained a 4.0 grade point average ...

Southeast D.C. students get $10 million boost for college from Gates Foundation  Washington Post

Hundreds of D.C. youths who attend school in some of the city's poorest neighborhoods will receive a boost of academic and financial support for their college ...

'They got my head back in the game'| DC program helps students stay in school, graduate

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) — At some of D.C.'s toughest high schools, it can be a challenge for students to focus on classwork or even bigger aspirations like ...

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