08 Apr 2016


CHML Online Auction Starts 4/11 & SWS Dine Out Monday 4/11

Here are two gentle reminders to mark your calendars because you love our local schools and/or buying/eating stuff: The Capitol Hill Montessori School (CHML) Auction is back, and just like last year, it is All Online! From Monday, April 11 until Thursday, April 21, you can bid to your heart’s content in your underpants if […]

24 Feb 2016

Capitol Hill:

Apparently, DC is not Great For Families*

I recently got an email from Apartment List about a compilation they did on the best cities to raise a family. Spoiler alert: DC is nowhere near the top. You can read the whole post here and also use their tool to find out where over 460 cities across the United States ranked on their list. (Thanks, […]

03 Feb 2016


Books From Birth Launches Tomorrow

Tomorrow morning, Councilmember Charles Allen will join DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and DC Public Library Executive Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan to announce the official launch of the city’s Books From Birth early childhood literacy program. Councilmember Charles Allen introduced the Books From Birth initiative last year as part of the city’s efforts to address literacy rates in […]

13 Mar 2015


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


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 […]

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