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    Stretch your body, mind, and imagination

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    Explore the ways music can help you grow

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    Create art that opens up new possibilities

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    Move with energy and strength

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    Expand your definition of classroom

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    Learn how much fun technology can be

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    Interact with talented, caring teachers and staff

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    Experiment with the possibilities science opens

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    Build a strong foundation with teamwork

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    Engage in activities that grow your brain

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    Develop your critical thinking and learning skills

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    Make the most of your talents

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    Enjoy a warm, nurturing learning environment

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014 | From WEDJ

Theatre Students Raising Money for Camcorder through DonorsChoose

Ms. P and her theatre students are raising money through DonorsChoose for a camcorder to record and improve their acting. Can you help? Learn more here: http://bit.ly/1r561u2

Monday, September 15, 2014 | From WEDJ

Paula Brown-Douglas Teaches Dance Intensive to WEDJ Middle School Dancers

WEDJ middle school students took a three-day dance intensive with Paula Brown-Douglas from the Paula Brown Performing Arts Center. Students learned ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance. Paula Brown-Douglas is a professional dancer and actress with more than 20 years of experience in dance performance and offered our students an awesome opportunity to learn from these READ MORE »

Monday, September 15, 2014 | From WEDJ

Middle School Arts Majors Inducted into Arts Program

The Middle School Arts Induction Ceremony was a huge success!Our students were formally inducted into the arts program after a rigorous audition process and received a certificate of achievement. Our students are ready for a school year of arts instruction, performances, and fun!      

Monday, September 15, 2014 | From WEDJ

Middle School Arts Majors Inducted into Arts Program

The Middle School Arts Induction Ceremony was a huge success!Our students were formally inducted into the arts program after a rigorous audition process and received a certificate of achievement. Our students are ready for a school year of arts instruction, performances, and fun!  

Thursday, July 3, 2014 | From WEDJ

Third Graders Meet East Carolina University Basketball Star Chanel Green

You could feel the excitement in the air as ECU basketball star Chanel Green walked into Ms. Cherry’s class to talk to the students about important lessons of teamwork and making good efforts. Students listened eagerly as Miss Green shared the importance of setting goals, being disciplined and putting in hard work. She told the READ MORE »

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 | From WEDJ

New PARCC Assessments to Replace DC-CAS Tests Beginning This Fall

Beginning in the 2014-2015 school year, DC students, including at WEDJ PCS, will take PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) assessments instead of the DC-CAS tests that have been given for many years. The new testing system is aligned with the Common Core State Standards, which DC adopted in 2012. According READ MORE »

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 | From WEDJ

How to Keep Your Kids Reading All Summer

School is out, summer is here, and the last thing you should be thinking about is what your child is reading, right? Wrong. Summer reading is the perfect way for your child to pursue his/her individual interests and at the same time maintain and strengthen important reading skills such as vocabulary and comprehension. Reading is READ MORE »

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 | From WEDJ

Important Changes Coming to WEDJ for 2014-2015 School Year

While summer has just begun, we’re already planning great things for our students for the upcoming school year. Some key changes at WEDJ will include: Following the DCPS calendar Teaching 90 minutes of English language arts and math in all grades each day Updating our traditional report cards to reflect common core standards Teaching a READ MORE »

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 | From WEDJ

Theater Students Study Their Scripts

Theater students review their Shakespeare scripts in preparation for a performance.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 | From WEDJ

2014 Arts Alive Performances

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