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Inadequate ticket sales lead to dance cancelation

Isadora Groves and Kiley Hatcher March 18, 2023

Cupid’s arrows could not penetrate the hearts of Jackson-Reed students this February, leading to the cancellation of the Valentine's Day Bash.  The dance, originally scheduled for February 10, was...

DCPS Connected Schools provides service to families

Kiley Hatcher, Contributor March 10, 2023

DCPS Connected Schools, a community school model, is directing new resources and accelerated learning programs to disadvantaged DC public schools. 12 schools currently have Connected School Managers who...

School overcrowding continues

School overcrowding continues

Kiley Hatcher, Contributor November 13, 2022

Class sizes have dramatically increased as 2,127 students enter the building each day.  “Every year that I’ve been in the building, I’ve felt more and more crowded,” said senior Karam Weigert. Weigert...

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