24 Apr 2015

Kids:

Maury’s ThinkTank & STEM Expo is Tuesday 4/28! (With BATS!!)

There are so many great things about living on the Hill; however, one of the best ones has to be the wonderful community of parents and teachers at our elementary, middle, and high school level. They work incredibly hard and bring out the best in our kids – and they also make great things happen! […]


11 Mar 2015

Kids:

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

Events:

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

History:

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. […]