05 May 2015

Editorials:

Bike to School Day? Fine.

Nothing says spring is back in DC like our annual Bike to School Day. You can keep your tourist-laden cherry blossoms, I’ll take our local celebration of something that makes Capitol Hill one of America’s best neighborhoods to raise children. It’s something we often take for granted: the ability to easily bike to school. After a […]


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! […]


20 Apr 2015

Events:

Two Rivers PCS Framing the Future Gala

Saturday April 25th Two Rivers Public Charter School hosts its 11th annual Framing the Future gala. This year the event has moved from the school’s contemporary elementary school building at 4th and Florida Ave NE across the street to Dock5 at Union Market. The event begins at 6:30 with music by the Jazz Collective and […]


13 Mar 2015

Kids:

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 […]


04 Mar 2015

Kids:

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 […]


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