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Ellington Faculty Named DC “Best Composer” 2016

Mark G. Meadows named “Best Composer” and tied for “Recording of the Year” in Washington City Paper’s The Year in Jazz 2016 RECORDINGS OF THE YEAR (tie): Mark G. Meadows,  To the People Sriram Gopal, The Fourth Stream  Two albums that couldn’t be more different. Pianist/composer…

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#DCEFF25 Youth Film Award Finalists

#DCEFF25 Youth Film Award Finalists Top 10 #envirofilm submissions by young Washingtonians. 3 Ellington students are amongst the top 10 finalists in the Environmental Film Festival Youth Competition. Congratulations on your achievement and for your hard work. http://dceff.org/category/dceff25-youth-film-award-finalists/ CITY’S END…

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Ellington Students are DC Metro Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Recipients

Congratulations 2017 DC Metro Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Recipients!To recognize their outstanding work, recipients of this year’s Gold Key, Silver Key, and Honorable Mention Awards are invited, along with their guests, teachers, and our esteemed jurors, to the DC…

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Ellington Celebrates Christmas At The White House

Once again, Ellington Visual Arts students were given the incredible opportunity of illustrating the White House Holiday Tour Book and attending the official White House Holiday party hosted by the President and First Lady. This marks the 6th consecutive year that the Duke Ellington School of…

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DCPS Today: A Letter from Interim Chancellor John Davis

November 23, 2016 As we approach the Thanksgiving Day holiday, DC Public Schools would like you thank you – our families, our community advocates, our stakeholders. Your support is critical to our collective success. The current national news has raised…

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New Chancellor of DCPS

Meet Chancellor Antwan Wilson — February 1, 2017 Dear Friends, Today marks my first day as Chancellor of DC Public Schools (DCPS), and I’m excited and honored to be here! Growing up, I had a lot of first days –…

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Ellington Students Practice Right to Protest

Hundreds Of High Schoolers Walk Out Of Class To Protest Trump’s Presidency About 42% of American adults did not vote in the 2016 general election. While that’s a huge chunk of people not exercising their right to vote, there’s an even bigger population…

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Sophisticated Ladies Vocalists on Australian Morning News Show

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Ellington Study Abroad Students Participate in Photography Contest

“As a journalist, I get curious about a topic and think there’s something there that needs to be known, needs to be shared,” photojournalist Tomas van Houtryve said to students, parents and staff from DC Public Schools on Monday, October 3, 2016….

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Ellington Faculty Vera Katz on “The Scholars” with E. Ethelbert Miller

“The Scholars” is a television interview series that explores contemporary scholarship. Vera Katz is Professor Emerita from Howard University in the Department of Theatre Arts where she taught both acting and directing for 32 years. For the past 16 years…

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