13 Mar 2015

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School Auctions: Help St. Coletta’s Garden Grow

Here at The Hill is Home, sometimes we wish we were made out of money. Frankly, I think everyone’s wished that sometimes. We’ve been telling you all about the school auctions going on, and even if the sentiment may sound maudlin, we would love to help out all the schools (and, really, hit up all […]


11 Mar 2015

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School Auctions: Capitol Hill Montessori’s Very Dangerous Idea

Oh yes. I do mean dangerous. I had to spend some time doing research and active exploration in the Capitol Hill Montessori auction site in order to write this post, you see. Maria Montessori would be so proud of me! I meant to just spend about five minutes perusing the many different kinds of auction […]


04 Mar 2015

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School Auctions: Jazz and Great Stuff at the National Press Club

Up next in the Capitol Hill school auctions is School Within School. Initially an early education program that was contained within the Capitol Hill Cluster School, SWS –now housed within the old Goding school at 9th and F Streets NE– has added PreK-3 and has been adding a grade since the 2012-2013 school year (they’re […]


25 Feb 2015

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School Auctions: Who is Ready for a Sock Hop?

School auctions are as much a philanthropic endeavor as they are a reflection of their community. This weekend, get ready to don your coolest leather jacket and/or tie a pink ribbon on that high ponytail, Capitol Hill: River Park Nursery’s Sock Hop and Silent Auction is here! Details below: WHEN: Saturday, February 28, 2015 from […]


14 Jan 2014

SWS Open House TOMORROW, January 15th

Listen up, expecting, new, and already-struggling-with-a-toddler-thanks parents! It’s OPEN HOUSE SEASON at your local schools, and we’re here to keep you updated about it. Why visit a school during open house? It’s a chance for you as a new parent to create fellow parent contacts, as well as to see the future learning environment of […]