Photos and Videos tagged with #dc public schools
Ballou HS' marching band brings majesty to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. for the White House Easter Egg Roll on April 9.
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Members of McKinley Technology High School’s robotics team pose with Principal David Pinder after competing in the FIRST Robotics Competition at the Chesapeake Regional held March 9-10 at the Baltimore Convention Center. A robotics team from Phelps Architecture, Construction and Engineering High School also competed in the Chesapeake Regional. Out of 64 teams participating, Phelps finished 28th and McKinley 39th in the round-robin play. This was the first regional of the year for both teams and provided an excellent opportunity for the students to fine tune their machines and techniques prior to the DC Regional on March 30 and 31 at the DC Convention Center. Wilson and Anacostia high schools will travel to Richmond, Va., to compete in the Virginia Regional on March 16 and 17.
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Randle Highlands Elementary students pose with actor Neville Braithwaite on Feb. 14, 2012, after watching the premiere of “The Wings of Ikarus Jackson” at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. At the event, sponsored by RIF, students received a copy of “Wings,” the story on which the play is based, and another book from RIF’s Multicultural Book Collection.
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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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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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Pic of the Day: Students choose tiles Saturday before the start of the first-ever School Scrabble Capitol Cup competition at Walker-Jones Education Campus.
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Pic of the Day: American Library Association President Nancy Everhart honors Melissa Jackson, Ballou HS' head of library and media services, for her work to improve the Ballou library and get kids excited about reading.
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Pic of the Day: Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, and #DCPS students compose messages to US military serving overseas during a Wednesday visit to the Vice Presidential Mansion.
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Pic of the Day: 'And in that school they had a llama, E-I-E-I-O.' Randle Highlands ES brings the farm to students.
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Pic of the Day: Members of Ballou High School's chess club enter a battle of wits in a Nov. 23 chess tournament.
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Pic of the Day: Fierce competition at GeoPlunge Tourney today. Check back for the winning team!
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Pic of the Day: Hey, geography buffs, take the 'Plunge' on Nov. 18 at the Annual GeoPlunge Challenge Tournament! Read about it here: http://dcps.dc.gov/DCPS/Beyond+the+Classroom/GeoPlunge+2010.
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Pic of the day: Members of the #DCPS High School Cabinet, the last under Chancellor Michelle Rhee's tenure, pose for a photo with the Chancellor.
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First lady Obama, how does your garden grow? Students from Tubman ES help harvest crops from White House garden.
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Nous avons une gagnante! (We have a winner!): Garfield ES student Zakiya Roberson is going to Monaco! Her circus drawing wins Alliance Francaise de Washington poster contest.
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PIC OF THE DAY: Parents and children get an education in methods for keeping students academically engaged over vacation at a Chancellor's Forum: Passport to Summer Learning held 6/30/10 at Brent Elementary School in Southeast. The event featured booths from community partners including the DC Public Library, pictured here, FDIC, Destination DC, Everybody Wins!, Facing History and Ourselves, the UDC Science and Engineering Center, Junior Achievement, DC Parks and Recreation, DCPS Food Services Summer Meals, Shell Hydrogen Learning Center, National Geographic and the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Madame Tussauds had a wax likeness of first lady Michelle Obama and National Building Museum brought a Lego town building from its new display. Children and parents received passports and got them stamped at each booth. If they filled up their passports they could get a healthy snack and a "Fun and Free in DC" guide.
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I AM A #DCPS GRAD: For School Without Walls grad Seonwoo Ted Jeong, the answer to developing clean, renewable energy technology is blowing in the wind.
- 1548 days ago via site