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 […]

13 Jan 2015


Have a School Auction Coming Up? Tell us!

It’s almost auction season for schools around the Hill. Auctions are a great way to party with current and future parents, as well as a chance to get great items. Most Hill businesses donate all manner of great goodies, so it pays to attend one of these many soirees. Watch this space for information, tickets, […]

12 Jan 2015


Lost Capitol Hill: The First Navy Yard Neighborhood School

The Navy Yard neighborhood of Capitol Hill was the first real neighborhood to develop in D.C. While the city as a whole existed entirely to support the new Federal government and was therefore full of clerks, this neighborhood was there for the Navy Yard and so here lived all those needed to build and repair […]

05 Sep 2014

Back to School Night? Yes, It's That Time of Year

Humid and 90 degrees? Is it July or what? Nope, it’s September, and the kids have already donned their first day of school clothes and are getting in the swing of things. Now it’s time for Back to School nights so parents can meet the teachers, get a look at classrooms and eyeball the school leadership. […]

05 Jun 2014

TODAY: Boundary/Feeder Pattern Meeting at SWS at Goding

Today, Thursday, June 5, from 5:30-7 pm at School-Within-School at Goding (920 F St NE) there is an important meeting for parents on the Hill. SWS at Goding will host Deputy Mayor Abby Smith, as well as hold a discussion regarding Boundary and Feeder patterns. This discussion will focus on the future of SWS as children move toward […]