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Yearly Archives: 2021

Term 3 Overview - 02/7/2021 9:47 pm

Per DCPS guidelines and approval for reopening from the DC Department of Health and OSSE, Ellington has victoriously been approved to return our Arts departments, except Theatre and Vocal Music. In Instrumental Music, students who play wind instruments also ARE…

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The Spiritual Artwork of Asha Elana Casey - 02/7/2021 9:44 pm

Post-independence Senegalese playwright Abdou Anta Kâ deftly wrote that “one had to find inspiration in myth to write today and tomorrow’s histories. Men have a tendency to change but not the gods–the gods are eternal.” It is within this framework…

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Letter from New DESAP President Jeanette McCune - 02/1/2021 7:44 am

Feb. 1, 2021 Dear DESA Community, It is my honor to have been elected to serve as President of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts Partnership (DESAP) Board effective January 2021.  DESAP, comprised of the John F. Kennedy Center…

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‘JustFlow’ Comedy Telethon: Ellington to host national event - 01/18/2021 10:38 pm

WASHINGTON – Millions of people around the country have suffered devastating consequences due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Not surprisingly, the impact for students and families within the Historically Black Colleges & Universities community has been disproportionately high. Humor Mill TV…

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