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Takoma EC shows Fiji Embassy the Dougie and how to jump on it during their capstone presentation at #DCPS Central.

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Acting DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson and Mayor Vincent C. Gray talk about Teacher Appreciation Week and the role and value of outstanding teachers Wednesday at the mayor's weekly press briefing. Henderson and Gray encouraged residents to wear blue ribbons to show their support for teachers every day as part of the DC Public Education Fund's Blue Ribbons for DC Teachers campaign that was launched this week.

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Thursday, April 28th was local food day for the 7 Northeast schools DC Central Kitchen services. Aiton ES, Burrville ES, Kelly Miller MS, Kenilworth ES, Marshall ES, Prospect LC, and Thomas ES enjoyed tacos made with locally raised beef along farm fresh tomatoes and lettuce with strawberries for dessert.

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Bryan Vasquez was selected as school representative from Powell to appear at a Nationals game fully uniformed. Along with other 9 players from different little league teams in the city, Bryan took the National Park field before the professional players, and the National players then took the field and substituted each one of the little league players. Way to go Bryan!

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Thank you to Mr. David Imus for donating 170 maps to #DCPS. Our teachers and students will definitely put it to good use.

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Thank you to FedEx and Heart of America for donating a reading corner to Smothers Elementary school

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John Sousa MS staff took down the Parents 44-42 in their First Annual DC CAS family fun night basketball game.

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Ketcham's Principal Tandi Tyler accepts the last set of White House Easter Egg Roll tickets. Have a great time at the White House, kids. Please share your pictures with us!

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#DCPS student "trying to clear-up the regulation of these two proteins that will determine how cancer develops and how it’s treated." bit.ly/dP0855

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Tyler Rabbit helps cheer on Smothers Elementary students to success on the DC-CAS.

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Acting Chancellor Kaya Henderson speaks with a DC parent at the Ward 5 State of the Schools meeting and meets a prospective #DCPS student.

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Pic of the Day: Five of 20 outstanding #DCPS teachers chosen for the Rubenstein Award for Highly Effective Teaching pose before Mayor Vincent Gray's weekly press briefing, where the teachers were introduced to the public. Each of the 20 teachers will receive $5,000 awards; another 20 outstanding teachers received honorable mention.

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Pic of the Day: Dr. Phyllis Byrd, assistant principal at Ballou SHS, reads from a book written by an African-American author Monday during the African-American Read-In at Ballou. Among authors invited to read were Dawayne Williams, Allyson Criner, Sonsyrea Tate, Charisse Carney-Nunes and Stanice Anderson.

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Pic of the Day: More than 100 prospective Eastern High students and their families attended Saturday's "Re-launching the Legacy" event at the Capitol Hill school in which planning Principal Rachel Skerritt highlighted the features of Eastern's academic and extracurricular programs for families considering Eastern for the 2011-2012 school year.

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Pic of the Day: Sharon Royal, science teacher at West Education Campus, looks through a microscope Feb. 3 during D.C. Teachers Night at the U.S. Botanic Gardens. The fourth-annual event connects teachers with DC-area environmental organizations that offer educational opportunities for students, ideas for field trips and suggestions for lesson plans.

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Pic of the Day: Rachel Skerritt, planning principal at Eastern HS, welcomes Stuart-Hobson Middle School students to her school Feb. 1 during a field trip intended to introduce next year's freshmen class to Eastern's academic and extracurricular programs.

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Pic of the Day: Third graders from Bruce-Monroe Elementary School launch into the air Jan. 26 during a dance performance of The Jackson Five song "ABC" at the Department of Education auditorium. The performance was part of an arts program showcase and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the first D.C. Public Schools Student Art Exhibit at the Department of Education headquarters. Student art from 10 #DC Public Schools adorn the hallways outside the DoE auditorium and students from four #DC Public Schools performed in the showcase.

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On Jan. 13, Watkins Elementary School 4th Graders did their seventh annual "I Have a Dream" speech recitation at the Lincoln Memorial. Photo by Kristine Jones

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Pic of the Day: #DCPS Interim Chancellor Kaya Henderson, joins Mayor Vincent C. Gray, Sousa Middle School Principal Dwan Jordon, U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and Washington Teachers Union President Nathan Saunders for a Jan. 6 panel discussion that focused on the future of education in the new District administration. The event, held at Sousa MS, gave parents, students, community members and press a chance to ask questions of the panelists.

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Featured in Times Square >> SCRABBLE Spells C-A-S-H for student competitors at School SCRABBLE Captiol Cup at Walker-Jones Elementary on December 11, 2010.

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