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Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | From WEDJ

WEDJ Welcomes New Chief Operating Officer Andrew Kirkland

WEDJ is pleased to welcome Andrew Kirkland to our leadership team in his new role as chief operating officer. Mr. Kirkland brings extensive experience overseeing operations in education and youth development organizations, including the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington and other Boys and Girls Clubs around the country. Mr. Kirkland has also worked READ MORE »

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | From WEDJ

Earning Wolf Dollars Provide Students With Incentive for Keeping WEDJ Commitment

WEDJ students can earn big bucks by honoring the WEDJ commitment to work hard, create a respectful learning environment, and follow the WEDJ Code of Conduct. These aren’t US dollars that students are earning, however, they’re Wolf Dollars. Wolf Dollars are the new WEDJ positive behavioral incentive system. Students can earn Wolf Dollars by arriving READ MORE »

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | From WEDJ

You’re Invited to the Pink Pumpkin Breast Cancer Awareness Event October 24

Our own WEDJ Wolf Cheerleaders invite you to a Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Pumpkin fundraising event on Friday, October 24 from 5:30 to 7:30pm in the WEDJ multipurpose room. Benefitting the Washington Hospital Center Breast Cancer Patient Assistance Fund and the WEDJ cheerleading program, pink pumpkins decorated by our cheerleaders will be on sale for READ MORE »

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 | From WEDJ

A Message from the Resident Leader

We are excited by the growth already demonstrated by our students in the first academic quarter of our school year. Teachers are working extremely hard to develop challenging and engaging lessons for all of our students, and we are very pleased with the work that WEDJ’s students are doing in their core academic and arts READ MORE »

Monday, October 20, 2014 | From WEDJ

WEDJ Students to Perform at DC Mayor’s Arts Awards on October 29

On October 29 selected WEDJ students will be participating in the opening production number at the 29th annual DC Mayor’s Arts Award Ceremony at the Lisner Auditorium. The Mayor’s Arts Awards is the largest and most visible yearly event honoring the DC arts community. Our students will have an opportunity to sing and dance with READ MORE »

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 | From WEDJ

Ms. Elcock Seeks Supplies for Self-Portraits through Donors Choose

Our wonderful art teacher, Ms. Elcock, has created a Donors Choose project to support new art supplies for WEDJ fourth graders to draw and paint amazing self-portraits. Learn more about this project or make a contribution here: http://www.donorschoose.org/project/sensational-self-portraits/1394912

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 | From WEDJ

National Philharmonic T-shirts On Sale Now!

The National Philharmonic is excited to be selling t-shirts again this year. Show pride in our music program with our awesome black t-shirts that showcase the National Philharmonic logo.  Please note the design is the same as last year’s t-shirts. Students, parents, and friends are welcome to order these cool shirts. Please note that they READ MORE »

Monday, September 29, 2014 | From WEDJ

WEDJ Arts Parent Meeting October 22 at 6pm

WEDJ invites families of third- through eighth-graders to our quarterly arts information night, Families Supporting the Arts. We will discuss upcoming events and performances and introduce parents to each of the arts disciplines that WEDJ students are learning. Please come out on October 22 at 6pm to learn more about the arts at WEDJ. Park READ MORE »

Thursday, September 25, 2014 | From WEDJ

WEDJ Welcomes New Teachers

Please join us in welcoming these wonderful new teachers to the WEDJ staff.   Abiola Adams, first grade Sekia Adams, fourth grade English language arts Gianni Clarkson, sixth-eighth grade science and social studies Maurice Douglas, fourth grade math Torrey Hawkins, PE and health Sana Ibrahim, third grade math George McCullough, seventh and eighth grade math READ MORE »

Thursday, September 25, 2014 | From WEDJ

Kindergarteners Reading More about the World Thanks to Donors Choose

This year Deana Kensler’s kindergarteners will be learning more about a variety of nonfiction topics, from plants and spiders to healthy eating to cultures around the world, thanks to the generosity of donors who supported Ms. Kensler’s magazine initiative on DonorsChoose.org. DonorsChoose.org is a website where educators can promote a project or describe materials they READ MORE »