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HOMECOMING AND SOUTH EAST CHAPIONSHIP GAMES

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

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ATTENTION ALL ANACOSTIA ALUMNI

DR. ROBERTS(CURRENT PRINCIPAL) AND CATO JUNE NEED ALL ALUMNI TO COME OUT AND SUPPORT THE 2012 FOOTBALL TEAM WHEN THEY PLAY 2 OF THEIR MOST IMPORTANT GAMES.

HOMECOMING

BELL VS. ANACOSTIA @ ANACOSTIA
FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 28TH 2012
GATES OPEN UP @7:00PM
TICKETS $5.00

SOUTH EAST CHAMPIONSHIP
BALLOU VS. ANACOSTIA @ ANACOSTIA
FRIDAY OCTOBER 12TH 2012
GATES OPEN UP @ 7:00PM
TICKETS $5.00
TICKETS CAN BE PURCHASE EARLY
@ ANACOSTIA (202) 698-XXXX

HOMEGOING SERVICE FOR LAWRENCE (L.A.) ANDERSON CLASS 0F "74"

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

GREETINGS FELLOW ALUMNI
THIS IS TO INFORM YOU THAT REV. LAWRENCE (L.A.) ANDERSON CL.74 PASSED
AWAY ON JULY 20TH 2012.
PLEASE NOTIFY ALL ALUMNI,FORMER CLASSMATES AND FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF HIS PASSING.
SERVICES WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 1ST 2012 @ LIBERTY BAPTIST CHURCH 527 KENTUCKY AVE. S.E.
WAKE 10:00AM
FUNERAL 11:00AM

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:

STEAMED MALE CRABS
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 (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 *****@yahoo.com 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.

http://www.*****/****



For more information, please contact:

Maurice "Moe" Marshall, Class of 72
*****@verizon.net

Debra Jones, Class of 76
*****@yahoo.com

Justine B. Middleton, Class of 78
*****@comcast.net

Velisa Knatt, Class of 78
*****@yahoo.com

Christopher "Chris" Curley, Class of 80
*****@yahoo.com

Shirelette McGue Wilkins, Class of 80
*****@yahoo.com



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: *****@yahoo.com.

Anacostia Alumni's

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

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MORE INFORMATION ON ANACOSTIA OLD SCHOOL CRUISE!!!!

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 *****@yahoo.com 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: *****@yahoo.com













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

ANACOSTIA MUTI-CLASS COOKOUT

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

ANACOSTIA MULTI-CLASS COOKOUT
AUGUST 4, 2012
NOON 'TIL DUSK
COSCA REGIONAL PARK
THE GROUP PAVILION (B-SIDE)
11000 THRIFT ROAD CLINTON, MD 20735
$25.00 PER PERSON
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

Anacostia High School News From Around The Web

Sixth-grader gets high marks for 'nudging' Obama along interview

May 1, 2015 by UPI.com

UPI.comPresident Barack Obama participates in a "virtual field trip" with middle school students from around the country at Anacostia Library in Washington, D.C., on Thursday. Sixth-grader Osman Yahya, left, got high marks for moderating and keeping the president ...

Remarks by President Obama in Discovery Education Webinar with Middle ...

April 30, 2015 by eNews Park Forest

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Remarks by the President in Discovery Education Webinar with Middle School ...

April 30, 2015 by OfficialWire

We are live from Anacostia Library in Washington, D.C. with students from Kramer Middle School and Brightwood Education Campus. ... And we have the Superintendent of Schools for Washington, D.C. — Kaya Henderson is here. ... It turned out that in most schools around the country, people had a connection to the Internet and there were computers in the classrooms, but a lot of times you didn't have the kind of connections and wireless and high-speed broadband that would allow you to pull up information really ...

Scottsbluff teacher among teachers honored in Washington DC Wednesday

April 29, 2015 by Scottsbluff Star Herald

Scottsbluff Star HeraldWASHINGTON (AP) — A Scottsbluff teacher joined teachers from across the United States in Washington D.C. Wednesday during National Teacher of the Year ceremonies. Earlier this year, Scottsbluff High School math instructor Shelby Aaberg earned the ...

Charter school applicant wants to help D.C. students overcome inequality

April 29, 2015 by Watchdog.org

Watchdog.orgBy Moriah Costa | Watchdog.org. WASHINGTON, D.C. — A charter school applicant wants to open a new high school in Washington, D.C., and break down the “Anacostia River line” of inequality. Stacy Kane, one of the co-founders of Washington Leadership ...

School waitlist data can tell us what families want

April 21, 2015 by Greater Greater Washington

Charter and traditional public schools with the longest waitlists for the coming school year are clustered west of the Anacostia River, with bilingual programs generally leading the pack. But there's also a ... All charts from the DC Office of Revenue Analysis. Families can ... The Washington City Paper's Aaron Wiener opined that it's "surely because Bancroft feeds into well-regarded Deal Middle School and Wilson High School, while King feeds into lower-performing Hart Middle School and Ballou High School." But there ...

Advanced Placement offerings vary widely in DC high schools

April 20, 2015 by Washington Post

The number of Advanced Placement classes at high schools in the District ranges from 29 courses at Wilson High School to three courses at Anacostia High School east of the river. Offerings at ... The number of high-level courses helped School Without Walls earn the second-highest ranking in the Washington region on this year's Washington Post Challenge Index, released Sunday night, which ranks high schools according to how many of their students are taking tests in college-level classes. Students at the ...

Unequal shelves in DC school libraries benefit wealthier students

March 9, 2015 by Washington Post

Lafayette Elementary School, in upper Northwest Washington, has one of the largest library collections in the District's public school system, with more than 28,000 books filling stacks on two floors. Drew Elementary, 12 miles away and east of the Anacostia River, has one of the city's smallest ... In 2012, city officials cut the ribbon on a $62 million renovation of Anacostia High School with a new media center and empty shelves. In 2013, Peter MacPherson, a D.C. parent and library activist, threatened to protest at the ...

ACLU questions D.C.'s $20 million investment to help black and Latino boys

February 27, 2015 by Watchdog.org

The plan, called “Empowering Boys of Color,” is part of citywide effort by D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser to help minority boys and includes building an all-boys high school in Anacostia. The school will be run by Tim King, the founder of Urban Prep Academies, ...

Bowser announces 'tweaks' to DC school boundary plan

February 27, 2015 by Washington Post

The boundary changes would immediately expand the options for some families east of the Anacostia River, giving about 180 households the right to send graduating middle school students across the bridge from Ward 7 to Eastern High School on Capitol ...

A dream deferred is turning into reality

February 25, 2015 by Washington Post (blog)

Natalie Wexler is an education writer at Greater Greater Washington and a member of the board of the D.C. Scholars Public Charter School. The Local Blog Network is a group of bloggers from around the D.C. region who have agreed to make regular ...

For one group of kids from Anacostia, a dream deferred is turning into reality

February 25, 2015 by Greater Greater Washington

In 1988, a DC philanthropist promised a group of low-income 7th-graders in the Anacostia neighborhood that he would pay for their college educations. What's happened to the kids since then shows that the presence of a caring adult can alter a child's life ...

Blowing Up What 'Success' Means in Inner-City Education Reform

February 24, 2015 by CityLab

In 1991, the year Tenille Warren entered high school in Washington, D.C., the city's homicide rate peaked. Her southeast neighborhood of Anacostia was center stage for that violence, which played out against generational cycles of poverty, addiction, and ...

All-boys high school plan for Southeast D.C. draws Title IX protests

February 19, 2015 by WJLA

WJLAThe proposal, also backed by D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson, calls for spending $20 million to build the high school for struggling black and Latino boys - similar to Chicago's Urban Prep, which boasts a 100-percent college-bound rate.

Film tells how dream of college came true, or not, for D.C. students

February 13, 2015 by McClatchy Washington Bureau

When the "I Have a Dream" program promised free college tuition to 67 middle schoolers in Washington DC's Anacostia neighborhood, organizers thought it would be a success. A new documentary "Southeast 67" looks at how many students struggled to make sense ... His task: help 67 eighth-graders at a Washington middle school who'd been promised college scholarships by a local businessman if they made it through high school. The students lived in Anacostia, a poor neighborhood in Southeast Washington.

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