Our students are shining stars! Each one is uniquely talented and brings a spark to their classrooms, sports teams, clubs, and schools.
Read about their lives and stories.
We asked Braswell what makes the class of 2015 shine.
Here's what he had to say. Read More
Dajuan Greene caught two touchdowns. His team won the state title after going 0-4 at the beginning of the season. Eastern scored 52 points to beat Sidwell Friends 52-34. Dajuan, a senior and wide receiver, won the MVP trophy. Read More
I went to Orr Elementary, Howard University Middle School (not DCPS), then Banneker. The International Baccalaureate program at Banneker prepared me to write well. Translating what I’ve learned in high school to my classes here has been very helpful. Read More
Zachary and his team spend the week in Consuelo, Dominican Republic playing 10-12 games and learning from their counterparts who love baseball just as much as they do. Read More
On November 15th, the DC Public Schools All-City Band performed on the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center. Band directors selected which students would play in the bands, so it featured some of the strongest musicians in DCPS. Read More >>
For Black History Month, students posed as famous wax figures in a Black History Museum. The “celebrities” would stand frozen in time. Their classmates would come up to them, clap, and the wax figures would share something about themselves before “freezing” again. Read More
This is a story about love. The love of parents for their child. The love of teachers for their students. And the love of a child for his parents. Read More
We held a contest for students across the district to create an anti-bullying poster to be featured at all our schools. The winning design features a sketch of a large face and a single tear running down the cheek, with the simple words: “Bullying Hurts! Stop It.” Read More