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    Explore the ways music can help you grow

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    Enjoy a warm, nurturing learning environment

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015 | From WEDJ School

WEDJ Opening With A Two Hour Delay On Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Due to the inclement weather, WEDJ will open with a two hour delay on Tuesday, 1/27/15. All employees should report to work by 9:45am. School will start for students promptly at 10:00am.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 | From WEDJ School

2 Hour Delay On Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Due to the inclement weather, WEDJ will open on a 2 hour delay on Wednesday, 1/14/15. All employees should report to work by 9:45am. School will start for students promptly at 10:00am. Please travel safely!

Monday, January 12, 2015 | From WEDJ School

WEDJ will be on a 2 hr delay on 1/12/2015

Due to the anticipated inclement weather, WEDJ will open with a  2 hour delay on Monday, 1/12/15. All employees should report to work by 9:45am. School will start for students promptly at 10:00am. Please travel safely and we will see you tomorrow.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 | From WEDJ School

WEDJ Kindergartener Meets First Family For Christmas Special

Jaden Phillips, a student in my Kindergarten class, was invited along with his family to the 33rd Annual Christmas In Washington concert this past Sunday, December 14, 2014 at the National Building Museum.  At the event, Jaden met President Obama, the First Lady, and Sasha and Malia Obama. Jaden was dressed as an elf for READ MORE »

Friday, December 12, 2014 | From WEDJ

IMPORTANT LETTER TO PARENTS REGARDING STUDENT HEALTH

Dear WEDJ Parents and Friends: William E. Doar Jr. Public Charter School For the Performing Arts has informed the DC Department of Health of an potential outbreak of gastroenteritis, better known as stomach flu. After a number of students reported being ill, the school nurse quickly informed school leadership. In accordance with our standard operating READ MORE »

Thursday, December 4, 2014 | From WEDJ

Art Majors Create Mandalas Using Radial Symmetry

​The middle school art majors are studying balance, a principle of art. They are focusing on radial symmetry and creating mandalas. 

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 | From WEDJ

You’re Invited to Beauty and the Beast Holiday on December 12!

Come celebrate the holidays with our first and second grade students as they present Beauty and Beast Holiday!  Friday, December 12 10 am and 1pm  Free admission with an new unwrapped toy that will be donated to Children’s National Medical Center.  Doors open at 9:45am and 12:45pm! Please park in the Vanguard parking lot behind READ MORE »

Monday, December 1, 2014 | From WEDJ

Important Message about Expectations at WEDJ from Mr. Touchette and Mr. Carter

Dear WEDJ Families, We hope that you had an enjoyable Thanksgiving with your families and friends. It is our pleasure to work with your children–our WEDJ scholars–every day at school. We can look back over the first three months of the school year and honestly point to a great deal of success that we would READ MORE »

Monday, December 1, 2014 | From WEDJ

Queen Aisha Performs for WEDJ Audiences During Arts Week 2014

WEDJ’s own Ms. Johnson is also a talented jazz performer who appears as Queen Aisha and entertained the WEDJ family and guests during Arts Week 2014! Thank you Queen Aisha for bringing your music to WEDJ!

Monday, December 1, 2014 | From WEDJ

Girls Chasing Dreamz and Love Linx Give Back!

Girls Chasing Dreamz and Love Linx give back, helping organize donations of non-perishable food for families in need.

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